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There are two groups that seem to be badly treated in Nigeria’s political space: women and youths. In virtually all the political parties, there are phenomena called “women’s wing” and “youth wing.”
Award winning author and writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has made her entry into children’s literature with the book titled “Mama’s Sleeping Scarf”. Chimamanda made this known via her Instagram page with the caption "So delighted to announce that I’ve written my first children’s book, Mama’s Sleeping Scarf. It is a celebration of the joy in…
Presidential and legislative polls were recently conducted in Nigeria under very difficult circumstances. A botched change of currency that prevented depositors withdrawing their funds demonstrated yet again the rank incompetence and callous disregard of the ruling elite...
Over the years, Nigerian women have been rewriting women's narrative across the globe: setting new standards and forging new paths, for the sole goal of gender equality. For this year's International Women's Day, we celebrate these powerful Nigerian women breaking glass ceilings internationally. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Dr Ngozi is the Director-General of the World Trade Organization.…
However, equality is still far off, but there is progress, especially for African women, as the continent has demonstrated commitment to promoting gender equality..
Nigeria, which elects a new president on Saturday, is one of Africa's richest and most vibrant nations but is dogged by corruption, Islamist violence and a cost-of-living crisis.
Just last week, it was raining congratulations for our Nigerian-born Temilade Openiyi, professionally known as Tems, as she clinched her first Grammy award for her collaboration with Future and Drake on the song, Wait 4 U.
In a move to promote gender equality and women’s participation in leadership, a not-for-profit and non-governmental organisation, Women in Successful Careers (WISCAR), recently held a special fundraiser to support credible female candidates in the 2023 elections.
Renowned writer and author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has urged women to keep pushing and believe in themselves, noting that there were obstacles on the path of women for being born female, which is evident all over the world but may be manifested differently. She made the call at the 2022 Women in Successful Careers (WISCAR)…