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Mufuliat Fijabi

15 Apr
Basking in last week’s ruling by the High Court, Abuja affirming 35 per cent affirmative action for political offices, the Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF), yesterday...
1 Apr
As Nigerians prepare for the 2023 general elections, clamour for more women representation in elective positions is increasing, even as women activists bemoaned the refusal of the National Assembly to include five key gender bills in the Electoral Act of 2022.
28 Aug 2021
In the face of current realities on gender gaps in leadership and governance, The Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF), with support from the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria and the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Bureau through the Africa Regional Democracy Fund..
10 Oct 2020
Demand Accountability Around Monetary, Material Distribution President of the Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF), Mufuliat Fijabi and CEO, Women’s Radio, Toun Okewale-Sonaiya have lent their voices to women groups that have decried the poor representation of women in the distribution of cash and relief items to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent…
2 May 2020
With a population of over 200 million people taking into consideration available resources to government and our level of preparedness, I will say we’ve fared fairly.
3 Nov 2019
The Nigerian Women Trust Fund is an organisation set up in 2011 as a result of a collaboration between government, civil society organisations and other critical stakeholders, purposely to enhance the participation of women in governance and in the electoral process.
4 Apr 2019
Following the 35 per cent affirmative action, signed and ratified by the United Nations of which Nigeria is a member, the declining rate in women's inclusiveness in governance has been a source of concern to various women and civil society groups.
2 Mar 2019
The Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (NWTF), Mufuliat Fijabi, has decried the violence that took place during last week’s elections, describing it as deplorable and a setback to the country’s democracy.
2 Nov 2018
Women under the auspices of the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) have hinged their support for President Mohammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019 on his appointment of more women into cabinet positions.


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DAKAR, Sénégal, 27 September 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Niyel, one of Africa’s top advocacy organizations, is thrilled to be airing its first season of a health and immunization podcast series ‘Hello Doc’ on top radio stations. This series is to disseminate the podcast widely while giving an opportunity for the audience to engage with a professional…
3 hours ago
Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, alleged that the Department of State Services (DSS) has shortchanged Kanu’s medication and has called for the unconditional release of his client.
3 hours ago
Tougher times await drug barons and cartels operating in Nigeria if they fail to back out of their criminal trade and embrace legitimate ventures. Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Rtd) gave the assurance on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, while leading stakeholders to witness the crushing and setting ablaze 1.8 tons of cocaine recovered by the Agency from a warehouse in the Ikorodu area of Lagos last week.
3 hours ago
A pregnant woman known as Mrs Vivian Charles has alleged that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO ) of Elelewon Police Division, in Obio/Akpor LGA physically assaulted he while at the station to bail her relative on Monday.
4 hours ago
The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has commended the Government of the Republic of Korea, through its grant aid agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), for training Nigerian government officials to increase the capacity of teachers in the country.