Meet ‘your excellencies’, the women Ambasadors
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,...
Women groups decry low representation in COVID-19 palliative distribution
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…
Usage of ICT eliminates multiple registrations, vote fraud, says INEC chairman
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...
NWTF, Sonaiya Applaud LASG, Lament Poor Female Representation Nationally
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.
Women give conditions for supporting Buhari’s re-election
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.
Wfm 91.7, NWTF, WIPF hold first Women Aspirants Summit in Abuja
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.
Former Guardian Editor assumes office as Women Trust Fund CEO
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…