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
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.
“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
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The aides were withdrawn and replaced with a new team of six security aides from the SSS, our source said, adding that when the replacement team, made up of more experienced and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.
SaharaReporters learnt that President Goodluck Jonathan arrived in Abuja last night after abruptly departing from a three-day tour of Malawi and Botswana. A source within the Presidency reported that the president retired to his private quarters at Aso Rock Villa after telling some close aides that his wife, Patience Jonathan, is still alive. Mrs. Jonathan was airlifted more than a week ago to a hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany. Read the rest of this entry
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
A spokesperson for the Horst Schmidt Klinik in Wiesbaden, Germany has revealed that the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan was in a bad state of health when she arrived at the hospital last week.
The hospital’s official, who confirmed that initial records showed that Mrs. Patience Jonathan had earlier been treated for food poisoning in Nigeria before being brought to the Horst Schmidt Klinik, however, said she was responding to treatment after she had undergone a major surgery for a ruptured appendix to remove the poisons in her intestine.
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