Stakeholders seek to end gender gaps in political representation, get more women into politics
Concerned stakeholders including the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and Leadership Effectiveness Accountability Professionalism...
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.
NWTF boss decries electoral violence, urges electorates not to sell votes
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.
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.
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…