Wife of the Nigerian President, Dame Patience Jonathan
Despite her return to Nigeria in pomp and circumstance about one month ago, First Lady Patience Jonathan is still sick, SaharaReporters sources say.
Saharareporters learned that shortly after the public relations exercise that attended her return, she retired into a medically-induced bed rest that has her kept her away from the public, unable to attend to official duties.
￼Abuja -President Goodluck Jonathan has described his wife Patience as the brightest star in his life and his jewel of inestimable value.
Jonathan was speaking at a ceremony to mark the 55th birthday anniversary of the First Lady at the State House, Abuja on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry
The wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan who returned to Nigeria today after six weeks, has denied being hospitalized in Germany for a terminal ailment.
Mrs. Jonathan arrived aboard a presidential aircraft at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, at 3:45pm.
On her arrival she dismissed reports that she was flown to Germany for the treatment of a terminal ailment. However, Mrs. Jonathan did not disclose her whereabouts in the last 6-8 weeks. Read the rest of this entry
Dame Patience Jonathan returned to Nigeria from Germany this afternoon. The presidential jet which conveyed her touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport about four this afternoon.
Yyaaaaa, badbelle comot for road ohhhhhh, now my laughter don sure next time she speaks.. hehehehe,
A source at the hospital said Mrs. Jonathan could not be discharged to leave today as was requested by her husband because there are still several unresolved issues concerning her health. Read the rest of this entry
Presidency sources told SaharaReporters today that Mrs. Jonathan will return to the country as early as tomorrow if everything works as planned.
Its getting interesting.
2. Food poisoning
3. Ruptured appendicitis
4. Tummy tuck
5. Full body work
6. Fibroids removal
7. Parkinson disease
8. And now cancer of the uterus
1-7 was reported by Sahara Reporters but PM news has broken another ground with number 8. Why won’t Jonathan just open up and tell the nation what’s up?
Since 28 August 2012 when it was reported that Patience, the wife of President Goodluck Jonathan was flown to Germany for the treatment of an undisclosed ailment, the presidency has refused to give the nation a clear picture of what she is suffering from.
P.M.NEWS authoritatively gathered yesterday that Patience is being treated for cancer of the uterus at Horst Schmidt Klinik in Wiesbaden, Germany. Read the rest of this entry
“There has been a great measure of secrecy surrounding the president’s departure,” said a source close to the Presidency. “I believe that Mr. President will stop over in Germany to see the First Lady before arriving in New York.”
Mrs. Patience Jonathan is spending her fourth week in a hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany. Read the rest of this entry
Perturbed by the continued absence of the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, from the country as a result of ill-heath, the Presidency has resorted to prayers to quicken her recovery and return to the country.
Dame Jonathan, a serving Permanent Secretary in Bayelsa, her home state, was reportedly flown to a German specialist hospital two weeks ago for an undisclosed medical treatment.
But the Presidency has kept mum over her health condition and whereabouts. Read the rest of this entry
The Presidency has replaced security aides around first lady Patience Jonathan in order to keep her affairs private at the Wiesbaden, Germany hospital, Horst Schmidt Kliniken, following speculations about her health, TheWill can report.
A security source with knowledge of the development told TheWill that the Presidency’s action followed reports of her medical sojourn to the hospital, believed to have been leaked by someone amongst the team of six aides dispatched to Germany ahead of her arrival.
The aides were withdrawn and replaced with a new team of six security aides from the SSS, our source said, adding that when the replacement team, made up of more experienced and trusted aides arrived Germany, they were stripped of other phones and directed to stay off the social media and the internet.
A source traveling with Jonathan in Malawi and Botswana told SaharaReporters that the president’s surprising and sudden departure has increased speculations among members of his delegation that his wife’s health condition may have taken a bad turn. “Some of us are even fearing that the First Lady may be dead,” our source said. Read the rest of this entry
Society lady and influential Nigerian riding on the waves of closeness to the first family- Hajia Bola Shagaya, is having a hard time protecting her power base at present
Sources confirmed the wealthy woman is battling accusation of complicity in the trip that earned first lady, Patience Jonathan admission in a German hospital. Read the rest of this entry
Doctors at a German clinic performed a surgical procedure on Patience Jonathan to remove uterine fibroids, SaharaReporters has learnt from a presidency source. The source added that the fibroids might be cancerous, even though he could not confirm it as German doctors are reportedly conducting further tissue testing.
Another source disclosed that President Goodluck Jonathan was planning a quick and secret trip to Germany to see his ailing wife. Mrs. Jonathan remains hospitalized in Germany almost eleven days after she was airlifted there from Abuja early last week. Read the rest of this entry
Hospitalized Nigeria First Lady Was Misdiagnosed By Presidential Physicians As Mystery Around Ailment Grows
By News Express,
Authorities at the German hospital, Horst Schmidt Klinik, have banned visitors from seeing their VIP patient, the Nigerian First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan.
The action, action to reports, is aimed “to quicken the recovery of the First Lady,” according to the Lagos-based Vanguard newspaper. The paper reports that Horst Schmidt Klinik officials “yesterday, barred visitors and some top Nigerian officials, who went to see her from, doing so.” Read the rest of this entry
A few days after breaking the news that President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife, Patience Jonathan, was hospitalized in Germany, SaharaReporters has learnt that Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria’s Minister for Petroleum Resources, is also receiving treatment in a London hospital for a serious medical condition. Read the rest of this entry
The “food poisoning” condition that landed Mrs. Patience Jonathan in a hospital in Germany reportedly started in Dubai eleven days ago where she had gone to see a doctor because her hands were twitching.
Presidency sources said she had gone to Dubai after the recent African First Ladies Summit in Abuja, an event that imposed an unfamiliar and grueling schedule of meetings and late nights on Mrs. Jonathan, saying she needed some rest.
Her visit to Dubai was explained as a vacation but our sources said it involved a medical procedure, while in Dubai, she reportedly had “food poisoning” alongside her medical doctor, soon after she returned to Abuja last Monday, the emergency broke and she had to be airlifted to Wiesbaden, Germany for food poisoning. Read the rest of this entry