Hamzat Lawal: Selfless Servitude
Confident, self-assured, dependable and go-getter perfectly describes the man that is Hamzat Lawal but when we ask him to describe himself, he is short of words. “Hmmm, this is interesting, I have to tell you about myself outside of what I do,” Lawal, the 2019 United Nations SDG Actions Award winner says. A few more…
Eight years after shooting, Nobel-winner Malala graduates
Nobel Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai, who moved to Britain after being shot for campaigning for girls' education in Pakistan, described her joy Friday at graduating from Oxford University.
All you need to know About Malala Day
The UN has designated July 12, which is Yousafzai's birthday, Malala Day in honour of the young woman who has been a prominent activist for female education since her early teens. Here are the interesting facts about Malala At 17 years old, Malala is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize since its inception…
Malala Yousafzai: Risked Her Life For Girls' Education
Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani education advocate who, at the age of 17, became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize after surviving an assassination attempt by the Taliban. Born on July 12, 1997, Yousafzai became an advocate for girls' education when she herself was still a child, As a young girl, Malala…
Malala Day: Celebrating A Brave Advocate
Happy birthday to the bravest girl in the world. Born on July 12, 1997, in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai started advocating for women's rights in education in 2008. On July 12, 2013, she delivered an impassioned speech at the United Nations (UN) headquarters on the need for gender equality in education. The address saw several rounds…
Pakistanis welcome Malala home, but visit shrouded in security
Malala Yousafzai's whereabouts in Pakistan were being kept a tightly-guarded secret Friday, one day after her emotional return more than five years after being shot by Taliban gunmen.
Tearful Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since Taliban attack
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan Thursday, saying tearfully that it was "a dream" to come home for the first time since she was airlifted to Britain after being shot in the head by a Taliban gunman more than five years ago.
Malala visits Osinbajo
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in Abuja, received in closed doors Pakistani rights activist for girl-child education and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, in the Presidential Villa.