Tag: female

Morocco 2019: AFN begins camping with 42 athletes

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 5, 2019

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Friday opened camping for the African Games in Morocco with 42 athletes invited for trials in Kaduna. Those ... 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

Centre Receives 150 Sexual Assault Cases, with 33 Male victims

Henry Solomon- May 10, 2019

The Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) Kaduna, has received a total of 150 cases of sexual assault in 2018, out of which 33 victims were ... Read More

Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence – Minister

Henry Solomon- December 3, 2018

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar has urged Nigerian women and girls to break their silence and speak out against ... Read More

Amina Mohammed, Makes BBC ‘100 Women’ list

Henry Solomon- November 21, 2018

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General and former Nigeria's Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, made the 2018 BBC ‘100 women’ list including three other Nigerian women. She ... Read More

Abductors Release Zamfara Twin Sisters

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2018

Two female twins that were abducted 25 days ago by gunmen in Dauran village of Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara have been returned to ... Read More

Senior Female LASTMA Officer Dies After Complaining Of Chest Pain (Photos)

admin- November 2, 2018

The family members of a senior female officer with the Lagos State Traffic Management (LASTMA) have been thrown into a state of mourning following the ... Read More

Nigeria Geared Up to Eradicate Discrimination Against Women – Diplomat

Henry Solomon- October 9, 2018

Nigeria has assured the international community of its unalloyed commitment to the advancement of women’s rights and the eradication of violence and all forms of ... Read More

Aspirant Wants Cancellation of Imo PDP Governorship Primaries

Henry Solomon- October 2, 2018

A female governorship aspirant in Imo, Irene Ottih, has called for the cancellation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Imo, alleging her ... Read More

FIFA U-20 Women World Cup: Falconets Lost to Germany 0-1

Henry Solomon- August 6, 2018

Nigeria’s U-20 female football team, Falconets fell 0-1 to three times champions, Germany on Monday in their first game of the FIFA U-20 women’s World ... Read More

Australia to Launch ‘World-First’ Probe into Workplace Sexual Harassment

Henry Solomon- June 20, 2018

Australia will launch a “world-first” independent national inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace, the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) announced on Wednesday. “The 12-month ... Read More

Saudi Women Drivers Ready Zoom on Wheels

Henry Solomon- June 19, 2018

Some Saudi Arabia women drivers on Tuesday said they are getting ready to steer their lives on June 24. In September 2017, King Salman decreed ... Read More

Microsoft Gives Priority to Women Returning into Workforce

Henry Solomon- June 6, 2018

Microsoft Corps is expanding a programme designed to increase its hiring of women seeking to rejoin the workforce. This move follows a rash of complaints ... Read More

The Suspected Killer of Hauwa Muhammad Arrested

Henry Solomon- June 6, 2018

The Yobe Commissioner of Police(CP), Abdulmaliki Sumonu has confirmed the arrest of Muhammed Adamu, the suspected killer of Hauwa Muhammad, a twenty-four-year-old woman. Sumonu told ... Read More

Seven Pregnant Women Amongst Tuesday’s Libya Returnees

Henry Solomon- May 8, 2018

A batch of 218 Nigerians, which included seven pregnant women on Tuesday voluntarily returned from the volatile North African country of Libya where they had ... Read More

Saudi Arabia Working Towards Gender Equal Salaries

Henry Solomon- March 19, 2018

The authorities of Saudi Arabia are working on legislation that will equalize women’s salaries with men’s salaries, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said. “We are ... Read More

EU Seeks to Bridge Gender Gap in Nigeria Ahead of 2019 Elections

Henry Solomon- March 14, 2018

The Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Ketil Karlsen, said on Wednesday that the union was seeking ways to ... Read More

Violence Against Women: Award-Winning UK Movie on Witch-Hunts To Curb Attacks – Human Rights Group

Henry Solomon- February 20, 2018

An award-winning British film about witch-hunts in Zambia could play an important role in curbing violence against women if translated into local languages and distributed ... Read More

Fire Outbreak: 2 Female Hostels Razed at FGC Keffi

Henry Solomon- November 27, 2017

Fire has razed down a block of two female hostels at the Federal Government College, Keffi, Nasarawa State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports ... Read More

RE: Military Stops Admission of Female Cadets

Tanimu- November 15, 2017

John Enenche, Abuja: The attention of the Defense Headquarters has been drawn to a news being spread in the print and online Media about stoppage ... Read More