Thursday, 1st June 2023


Capa nigeria
25 Mar
To commemorate the 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD), the Culinary Arts Practitioners Association of Nigeria (CAPA), hosted seven selected women to a generous brunch, as well as group mental wellness therapy at a private residence in Lagos. Asides the buffet of savoury dishes and drinks present, the ‘safe space’, which the event - still in…
25 Mar
In commemoration of this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD), The Table NG, a Public Relations (PR) and Communications community in collaboration with Robert Taylor Media, hosted a roundtable dinner for 15 women in PR in Lagos.
25 Mar
Despite increasing attention and commitments by policymakers globally to the goal of reducing maternal and neonatal mortality, both have remained stubbornly high in sub-Saharan Africa. In Nigeria, the neonatal mortality rate is still high with over 1000 maternal and neonatal mortality being recorded yearly.
25 Mar
The Convener and Executive Director of Advocates for Health and Rights of Women and Youth Initiative, Mr. Emmanuel Etim, has urged Nigerians to respect the rights of women and youths.
8 Mar
Experts in the Nigerian tech space have reiterated the importance of educating the girl-child on the advantages of the use of technology as a way of closing the digital gender gap in the country. The experts, who spoke on Tuesday at an event organised by the law firm of Duale, Ovia and Alex-Adedipe (DOA) to…
4 Mar
The global pace of reforms toward equal treatment of women under the law has slumped to a 20-year low, constituting a potential impediment to economic growth at a critical time for the global economy.
4 Mar
Towards commemorating the 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD) and promoting the socio-economic inclusion of women in the society, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has dedicated the month of March for the celebration of women across the world.
4 Mar
Seven Nigerian women start-up founders have been shortlisted for the prestigious Aurora Tech Award 2023. The women are among the 22 finalists from different countries shortlisted for the award.
28 Jan
As the general elections draw close, there are genuine concerns on the participation of women despite being almost half of the nation’s population.
14 Jan
A Social startup, Muazu Africa, designed to democratise financing, market and knowledge opportunities for early-stage female-led social enterprises is empowering girls in Nigeria, Ghana, Mozambique and Rwanda through support services and markets intermediary.  To promote decent work and economic growth, Muazu Africa focuses on social entrepreneurship as a leading force for positive transformation in Africa…
7 Jan
Folakemi Fatogbe is a multi-dimensional board-level executive with a compelling financial services/ business background and a fascinatingly creative mindset. She is the Chief Executive Officer/Founder, De-Risking Lab, and the Creative Director/ Founder of Oyaato. In the heat of the 2008/2009 global financial crises, she was headhunted into the dual roles of Special Adviser to the…
28 Dec
Virginity test is illegal, Dr Oluwajimi Sodipo, a Consultant Family Physician at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, declared in Ilorin on Wednesday. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the side-line of a workshop for primary healthcare providers that the WHO had declared the practice as illegal. He added that apart from…
15 Oct 2022
‘I do not regret having all daughters, I don’t miss having a biological son, they have been a blessing and a source of joy to me’, says Hannah Okoye, a retired schoolteacher.


14 mins ago
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has promoted a total of 31,465 policemen comprising 24,991 from Sergeants to Inspectors, 194 from Corporal to Sergeant, and 6,280 from Constable to Corporal. The IGP said the promotion is part of his manpower development policy targeted at promoting deserving police officers on the basis of competence…
29 mins ago
Renowned Ghanaian author and playwright, Ama Ata Aidoo, known for celebrating African women and challenging Western stereotypes, has passed away at the age of 81. Through works like The Dilemma of a Ghost, Our Sister Killjoy, and Changes, Aidoo depicted and honoured the experiences of African women, countering the perception of them as downtrodden. She…
33 mins ago
The Katsina State police command has confirmed the killing of two wanted terrorists. The Katsina police assistant spokesperson, Abubakar Aliyu, in a statement revealed that the terrorists were killed on Monday when they attempted to kidnap one Yahaya Usman at his residence. According to Aliyu, both men were killed in Tani village in the Bindawa…
42 mins ago
The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has stepped down the hearing of Peter Obi and the Labour Party petition against the election of President Bola Tinubu. The tribunal dismissed the petition on Thursday following the poor schedule of documents being sought to be tendered to establish the allegations of malpractices during the Saturday, February 25…
48 mins ago
In a recent development, Elon Musk has surpassed Bernard Arnault, a renowned French fashion icon, to claim the title of the world's wealthiest individual. The Bloomberg Billionaires balance sheet reveals that Elon Musk's net worth now stands at approximately $192 billion, while Bernard Arnault, the CEO of LVMH, holds a net worth of $187 billion.…