Category: Women

Court dissolves 14-yr-old marriage over wife’s attempt to poison husband

Abdul Jimoh- August 25, 2020

A Customary Court sitting at Mapo in Ibadan on Tuesday dissolved the 14-year-old marriage between one Dauda Saliman and his estranged wife, Amina over her ... Read More

Chibok Girls will Never, Ever be Forgotten President Buhari Assures

Tanimu- April 13, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari extends his good wishes to the people of Chibok, Borno State, as they hold prayers and thanksgiving services to mark the sixth ... Read More

Men, Women are Equal in Allah’s sight, says NASFAT Chief Missioner

Henry Solomon- March 8, 2020

The Chief Missioner, Nasru-lahi-l-Fatih Society, NASFAT, Imam Abdul-Azeez Onike, says men and women are equal in the sight of Allah and are expected to perform ... Read More

ECOWAS Judges Seek More Women Inclusion in Nation Building

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2020

The Community Court of Justice Women’s Forum for ECOWAS on Saturday in Abuja sought for more women inclusion in Nation building for the betterment of ... Read More

Edo Government Lauds Empowerment 197 Women in Igarra by NPA

Henry Solomon- February 10, 2020

Edo Government has commended the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for empowering 197 women in Igarra, the Headquarter of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of the state. ... Read More

Humanitarian Affairs Ministry to Partner USAID, World Bank on Women programmes

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2020

Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says the ministry will partner USAID and the World Bank to finance ... Read More

UN Women Honours Candido as a ‘He-For-She’ Champion

Henry Solomon- November 6, 2019

UN Women on Tuesday honoured Mr Abdullahi Candido, the Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), as a ‘HeForShe’ champion for his contributions to women empowerment ... Read More

UAE Begins Vocational Training for 100 Nigerian Women

Henry Solomon- October 19, 2019

The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday in Abuja began a vocational trainning programme for 100 Nigerian women under its women empowerment ... Read More

NCWD, NBS to Collate Data on Women’s contribution in Nigeria’s Economy

Henry Solomon- July 2, 2019

The National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) Abuja says it is set to collaborate with National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to collate data on the ... Read More

Mo Abudu to Chair 47th International Emmy Award Gala

Henry Solomon- June 19, 2019

Media mogul Mo Abudu will chair the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala in New York. The International Emmy Award is an award that bestows recognition ... Read More

Democracy Parade: Your Performance Will Inspire Ladies to Join Military —-Aisha Buhari

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2019

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, said the excellent display by female military and Police officers during the June 12 democracy day parade would endear ... Read More

NAPTIP wants MoU to save Nigerian girls sold N210,000 as sex slaves

admin- May 27, 2019

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons ( NAPTIP ) is seeking an agreement between Nigeria and neighbouring West African countries to ... Read More

Gender equality can promote socio-economic opportunities – Sheba

admin- May 16, 2019

The Acting Executive Chairman, Federal Character Commission (FCC), Mr Abayomi Sheba says gender inequality among others, remains key policy problem in accessing socio-economic and political ... Read More

FG, States should appoint more women – NCWS demands

admin- April 8, 2019

As the nation awaits the next political dispensation on May 29, the National Council of Women Societies, (NCWS) has called for increased political appointment of ... Read More

Expert’s Opinion: Genotype, Finance, Parental Influence Lead to Late Marriages

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2019

A relationship expert and marriage counselor, Mrs Mope Ogunlusi has attributed late marriages in the country to issues of genotype compatibility, financial status and parental ... Read More

1,863 Nigerians vanish in Russia, girls turned prostitutes

admin- March 6, 2019

An estimated 1,863 Nigerians who came to Russia last year for the FIFA World Cup are still on the loose in the country, more than ... Read More

Apostle Adenuga:Stealing pants for rituals shameful

admin- January 28, 2019

The founder, Faith Revival Apostolic Church (FRAC), Apostle Paul Adenuga, has described the stealing of female pants to make quick money as very shameful. Adenuga condemned the act ... Read More

Rahaf, Saudi’s Asylum Teenager Finally Heading To Canada

admin- January 12, 2019

NAN: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that Canada was taking in an 18-year-old Saudi asylum seeker who fled her family and harnessed the power ... Read More

Nigerians speak on women making marriage proposals to men

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 11, 2019

Some Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have reacted to the strange drift of women making marriage or relationship proposals to their male counterparts. ... Read More

25% of pregnant women in Nigeria at high risk of death

admin- December 26, 2018

Prof Oladipo Ladipo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) says 25 per cent of Nigerian pregnant women are ... Read More