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...
The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, ruled in favour of women in the Affirmative Action suit filed on their behalf by Falana and Falana Chambers and Barrister Marshal Abubakar.
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..
23 Jan 2021
The President, Muhammadu Buhari, recently assigned portfolios to 52 non-career and 43 career ambassadors screened last year by the Senate. A cursory look at the postings released showed that 11 envoys were re-appointed with eight retaining their places of primary assignment,...
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 Nov 2019
Concerned stakeholders including the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and Leadership Effectiveness Accountability Professionalism...
18 Oct 2019
The chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the commission has employed a number of innovative approaches, including the use of technology...
24 Aug 2019
overnor Babajide Sanwoolu and his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat have been commended for appointing 32 per cent women to serve in his cabinet. According to the CEO of Women Radio 91.7, Toun Okewale-Sonaiya, Lagos State has shown a genuine political will that is deliberate and intentional and is worthy of commendation.
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.
4 Aug 2018
Women Radio 91.7, Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF) and Women in Politics Forum (WIPF) this week organized the maiden edition of their Women Aspirants Summit in Abuja.
18 Apr 2018
Mrs Mufuliat Fijabi, has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF). A statement made available in Abuja by the Fund, said Fijabi’s appointment as CEO came as part of a planned leadership transition which was announced earlier this year. “It is worthy to note that prior to joining…