Reps push for 50% female lawmakers
The House of Representatives Committee on Women in Parliament and Women Affairs had demanded 50 per cent of elective positions for women in the country. At a summit in Abuja entitled ‘Women Week Roundtable’ organised by the Committee on Women in Parliament...
Ohanaeze Ndigbo youths urge National Assembly to be fair in choosing leaders
The youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has urged members of the in-coming National Assembly to adopt competence, equity, justice and national balance in electing their leaders. In a statement issued yesterday by the deputy national leader, Dr. Kingsley Dozie, the youths of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation posited that no zone should be denied a…
APWEN honours women engineers, inaugurates Lagos chapter
The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), an umbrella body for female engineers has honoured eminent Nigerian women who have distinguished themselves and raised the bar in chosen fields.