1 Jan 2016
In ancient times the role of the woman was that of maintaining and seeing to the welfare of the family; this was made worse with the fact that she was subjected to the kitchen and bedroom as being the only places where she could display her expertise.
29 Dec 2015
The Adamawa Government has dispatched an assessment team to Madagali over Monday’s suicide bombing that claimed 17 lives, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The state Commissioner for Information, Mallam Ahmad Sajoh, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yola. "So far we have 17 dead and 41…
28 Dec 2015
My jacket slung over my right hand, I walk into the office and right into the path of an argument between two lawyers, male and female. The argument stops and the lawyers nod at me in greeting. I respond and begin to walk past them when the female raises her finger to stop me.
27 Dec 2015
AS part of activities marking the 16 days of activism-a campaign to galvanise action to end violence against women and girls around the world, Voices for change (V4C), a Department for International development (DFID) funded programme, which seeks to empower women and adolescent girls by promoting enabling environment for them to maximize their potential, held…
22 Dec 2015
SILICON innovator, Intel has reiterated its resolve to bridge gender gap in technology by hosting female beneficiaries of ‘She Will Connect’ (SWC) programme in Lagos.
21 Dec 2015
“Well, there is evidence that someone in your company has been receiving money from the Plaintiff. This should not be the case. The moment a tenancy agreement has been repudiated through the issuance of an eviction notice, the contract between your company and the tenant is terminated. Your company has no reason to benefit from a repudiated contract.”
20 Dec 2015
ELIZABETH Omotolani Olufa is a singer, songwriter and musicologist. What makes Olufa amazing is her ability to go lower pitches, at the same time, moving higher in full voice, without straining her vocal chords.
20 Dec 2015
AS part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), MRS Oil Nigeria PLC has created an avenue for empowerment through its maiden women empowerment initiative.
17 Dec 2015
Violence against persons, particularly the vulnerable groups which includes women and girls, is rooted in obnoxious cultures and traditions commonly practiced in Nigeria.
16 Dec 2015
African education experts gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the workshop on the capacity building on education and gender reiterated the urgent need for a gender sensitive teaching and learning environments on the African continent. During the three-day workshop organized by the International Centre for the Education of Girls and Women in Africa (AU/CIEFFA), a…
15 Dec 2015
We leave the court, Angela and I. Outside the court premises, the driver is slouching behind the wheel of the white Mitsubishi Pajero Jeep that is the firm’s official car. He rushes out of the car, reaches for the handle of the attaché case in my hand and pushes it into the boot of the Pajero. We sit far from each other in the backseat. Her face is turned to window the entire length of the drive to the office, exposing the harsh lines of a jaw clenched too tight. I smile.
L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa 2015 program honours Africa’s female scientists
14 Dec 2015
Science knows no boundaries, and that includes gender as well as age. African women have once again displayed inventiveness and excellence when it comes to the sciences. The L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO are proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Fellowships. Through the great diversity of…