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12 Oct 2018
Stakeholders have urged girls and women to continually seek knowledge by reading widely to break barriers that relegate them to the background in the society.
1 Oct 2018
Text of national broadcast by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 58th Independence anniversary, October 1, 2018 Fellow Nigerians, Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire…
5 Mar 2018
For the fourth year, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) will join other global exchanges on March 8, to promote gender equality in celebration of the 110th International Women’s Day (IWD), at the Stock Exchange House, Lagos.
18 Feb 2018
Sir: The culture in Nigeria heavily discriminates against women. Our attitude to the female gender is borne out largely of ignorance and lower state of evolution.
25 Jan 2018
The British government will support Nigerian women who want to be actively involved in politics. The UK Special envoy on gender equality, Joanna Roper, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that there was the need to increase women participation in politics in Nigeria. stated this in an interview with the News.
24 Oct 2017
Globally, gender equality has been a concern that has raised many questions related to women and girls on the need for a balance on economic and socially based resolutions.
6 Aug 2017
Ladies and gentlemen, class is in session. This week we'll be discussing gender equality (or rather inequality); women's rights and gender pay gap – all which are synonymous. This isn't the first article on gender (in)equality and certainly won't be the last. The mere fact that gender equality as a topic is still so hotly…
26 May 2017
As a woman, if you find yourself in an office where there are few women or are the only woman, it is your duty to lobby, if you will, for more opportunities for women.
13 May 2017
A group, Strategies To Achieve Gender Equality (STAGE) For Women Coalition Project, has re-echoed the need to integrate female aspirants willing to contest for positions in all elections, ahead of the 2019 general elections.
21 Mar 2017
Beyond the XX Takeover activation, X3M also deployed thought-provoking communication materials, through traditional and digital media platforms, in a bid to keep the issue on the front burner of discussions.
29 Oct 2016
In line with the goal of reinforcing men’s commitment to take action for women’s rights and gender equality, Voices for Change (V4C), a non-governmental organisation, is planning a two-day conference for about 300 men drawn from
15 Jul 2016
It is no longer news that former American Secretary of State, Mrs. Hillary Clinton, on June 4 became the first woman in American history to become a presumptive presidential ...


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There is tight security within and outside the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja,  Venue of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN reports presence of security officers including police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Department of State Security, at different locations around the stadium. Accredited delegates, media, party…
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President Muhammadu Buhari says African political leaders must respect the right of citizens to make their choices at elections. He warned that peoples’ right to vote and determine who leads them should not be treated lightly. Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s spokesman stated in Abuja on Saturday that Buhari gave the warning at a bilateral…
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Roman Abramovich said Saturday owning Chelsea had been the "honour of a lifetime" after the Premier League club said the sale to a consortium led by Todd Boehly, the co-owner of baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers, was expected to be completed by Monday. Chelsea were put on the market in early March, days before Abramovich was…
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Real Housewives of Lagos Stars (RHOL) Carolyna Hutchings and Toyin Lawani (Tiannah) took to Twitter to exchange words. The reality TV stars and former friends took to Twitter to accuse each other over their wrongdoings. Carolyna had called Toyin out for allegedly spreading rumours about her marriage to Musa Danjuma, which ended in 2019. She…
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Police Command in Bauchi on Saturday appealed to the general public to remain calm as normalcy is restored following the civil disturbance in Yelwan kagadama area of Bauchi metropolis. This is contained in a statement issued by the spokesperson of the command SP Ahmed Wakil  made available to newsmen in Bauchi. He revealed that there was…