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International Women’s Day

6 Mar 2020
As the world celebrates the International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, 2020, experts have stressed the need for gender equality, saying that it is necessary for economies and communities to thrive.
20 Apr 2019
GAIA and Women Inspiring Impact Network (WiiN), founded by Towun Candide-Johnson and Folashade Ambrose-Medebem, recently hosted a special International Women’s Day (IWD) dinner aimed at stirring women to become personally accountable for creating a more balanced environment in business and in the corporate world. The dinner, which took place at Omenka Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos, served…
6 Apr 2019
In line with this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) theme, Keystone Bank Limited, through its Employees Voluntary Scheme...
16 Mar 2019
International Women’s Day has been marked worldwide for well over a century. It should and I believe it will continue to grow stronger.
16 Mar 2019
The International Women’s Day which is celebrated on the 8th of March every year is set aside to recognize women, how far we have...
16 Mar 2019
In commemoration of the International Women’s Day, Boundless Hands Africa (BHA) has called for greater inclusion of women in leadership roles at all level of governance.
15 Mar 2019
In an era marked by a significant shift in the traditional concept of womanhood and an increasing presence of women in medicine, law and business, a growing concern that there are few women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), should attract the attention of authorities in any jurisdictions. In this regard, as the issue…
12 Mar 2019
The 2019 Thrive Women Solutions International Women’s Day Seminar Which was organized to celebrate and inspire Nigerian women to commemorate the International Women’s Day (IWD), held on the 8th of March 2019 at The Civic Centre. Victoria Island Lagos. This event has been highly extolled by participants as an exemplary way to celebrate women in the true spirit of International Women’s Day.
12 Mar 2019
On Thursday, March 14, 2019, Access Bank and Diamond Bank will host over 2,000 women to an International Women Day Conference in Lagos. The event, which is targeted at female entrepreneurs and women in business, is lined up with impactful panel discussions that run along the United Nations theme of Think Equal, Build Smart and Innovate for Change as well as networking sessions.
12 Mar 2019
In commemoration of the International Women’s Day (IWD), the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Lawan Kuru, has called on parents to educate the girl child, to enable them compete with their male counterparts in the financial services industry, and other fields of employment hitherto dominated by men.  Addressing the…
12 Mar 2019
To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), Rite Foods Limited mapped out plans to specially unite women in Nigeria through the celebration. Rite Foods Limited has decided to use March of every year to create awareness for IWD and make a difference in the way Nigerians commemorate it. Managing Director, Rite Foods Limited, Seleem Adegunwa, said…
12 Mar 2019
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged government at all levels to include women and girls in the developmental processes of the country, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to offer women more appointments in his government. The executive director, Auwal Musa, said this in Akure on Sunday while commemorating the International Women’s Day (IWD), noting…


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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…
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The Adamawa Judicial Service Commission has announced the dismissal of 11 personnel, demoted a Magistrate and 20 other workers. This is contained in a statement by Hindatu Lamorde, the Commission’s Secretary, on Saturday in Yola. She said the Magistrate was demoted to the pisition of Registrar for involving in corrupt practices. Lamorde said that 20…
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Greece said Saturday some 40,000 illegal migrants had been blocked from entering the country along the northern border with Turkey since the beginning of the year. Greece is often the country of choice for migrants fleeing Africa and the Middle East to try to reach a better life in the European Union. Many come via…
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The Nasarawa State Government has arrested 61 people for alleged violation of the law against open defecation.