Tag: Women

Give Men, Women Equal Attention on Delayed Conception – Gynaecologist

Henry Solomon- July 6, 2020

Dr Abosede Lewu, a Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist says women get more support and attention while experiencing delay in conception or infertility issues than men ... Read More

Gov. el-Rufai approves N200m for women empowerment, says Commissioner

Abdul Jimoh- June 22, 2020

Gov. Nasir el-Rufai has approved N200m fund for the Kaduna State Women Empowered Programme (KADSWEP) to support women at the grassroots in their entrepreneurial activities. ... Read More

Buhari frowns at gender-based violence, says women Nigeria’s treasure

Abdul Jimoh- June 12, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is upset over reported incidents of rape and gender-based violence against women and young girls across the country. The president, ... Read More

Islam abhors oppressing women, says scholar

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 10, 2020

Prof. AbdulRafi Omotosho of the Department of Islamic Law, University of Ilorin, says that Islamic Jurisprudence is against oppressing women in any form. 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

UNESCO Task Journalists on Reportage of GBV

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2019

The UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has urged journalists to focus more attention to reportage of issues bordering on harmful practices and Gender ... Read More

NASS Will Strengthen Laws Against Rape – Omo-Agege

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2019

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has assured that the National Assembly will strengthen the nation’s extant laws as they relate to ... 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

Rape: Speak Out, Police Appeal to Victims

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2019

The Police Public Relation Officer of the FCT Command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, has appealed to victims of rape to speak out and cooperate with police ... 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

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

Food not Cause of Giving Birth to Big Babies – Gynaecologist

Henry Solomon- April 22, 2019

Dr Adebayo Bamisebi, a Gynaecologist, has advised pregnant women to eat nutritious foods and stop laying emphasis on food as causes of their birthing big ... 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

Video: 7 Million Disbursed to Youth and Women in Katsina

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2018

Seven (7) Million Naira was disbursed as interest free loan to 700 Youth and Women trained in cosmetology and other trades on completion of their ... 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