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2 Oct
Nigeria’s pioneer fashion designer, Shade Thomas-Fahm; Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, Folorunsho Alakija and former Chairman of Access Bank, Gbenga Oyebode recently joined the U.S. Consulate General, Claire Pierangelo....
14 Jun
A former Presidential Adviser on National Assembly Matters, Florence Ita-Giwa, yesterday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his position that only the National Assembly has the powers to amend the constitution.
20 Feb
Senator Florence Ita-Giwa (OON) is a mixture of simplicity and complexity, which makes her a journalist’s favourite interviewee. On the occasion of her 75th birthday
5 Oct 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari will, today, attend a two-day joint executive-legislative retreat designed to promote harmonious working relationship between the two arms of government.
2 Jun 2020
Professor Benedict Bengioushuye Ayade, better known simply as Ben Ayade is a multi-disciplinary academic. He has a string of five degrees in various fields: a bachelors degree,
2 Apr 2019
In the Guardian of August 14, 2018 I had written an article titled “The Amazons are coming.” In that piece I named five women who had threatened to take President Muhammadu Buhari’s job from him. They were Oluremi Sonaiya, a Professor of Linguitics who had contested for the office in 2015 and flunked. Others were…
9 Mar 2019
Sunday, March 3 was a day to remember, as prominent female politician, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, celebrated her 73rd birthday in grand style. The influential Cross River State-born politician didn’t end the party with her birthday celebration, as she also launched her much-anticipated restaurant, Echos of Calabar Kitchen, located on Akin-Olugbade Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The…
19 Feb 2019
Florence Ita Giwa was born on this day in 1946 in Cross River to former staff of “The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper” and “The West African Pilot,” Beatrice Bassey-Ita. To many, Ita Giwa is known as “Mama Bakassi.” To some, she is the wife of the veteran journalist, Dele Giwa. Still, to some, she is a…
2 Feb 2019
Former Special Adviser to the President on Legislative Matters, Florence Ita-Giwa has warned politicians to stop using youth to perpetuate violence during election.
28 Oct 2018
For a ruling political party desirous of seeking reelection, the All Progressives Congress (APC) does not appear to be serious about recording significant success in the 2019 general elections, an exercise that is barely four months away.
23 Oct 2018
Following wrangling within Cross River State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) occasioned by the fall-out of its last primaries...
12 Oct 2018
On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, a coalition of women groups has come up to demand gender parity in elective and appointive positions in public service.

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