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6 Mar
“I alone cannot change the world but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripple effect”- Mother Theresa  March is here and women are the epicentre of it all. The month of March is making a statement that it belongs to women of the world. This day is important globally because…
6 Nov 2021
Women generally have remained very pivotal and critical to the development of Nigeria right from the Pre-colonial, the Colonial, and Post-colonial era.
16 Oct 2021
After several years in the producers bag waiting for a good deal, Amina, the historic movie directed by Izu Ojukwu and Executive Produced by Okechukwu Ogunjiofor, has been acquired by Netflix
Queen Amina
31 May 2020
The task of piecing together women's history has been difficult. So acute is the dearth of information, particularly documentary evidence, that some of the outstanding women in history have been mistaken for men and their achievements, attributed to male rulers! -- Prof. Bolanle Awe. Circa: 1992.  African women in history have always strived to be…
25 Oct 2019
Long before her recent exchange with the daughter of her in-law, Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, had carved out her place in the hearts of Nigerians.
29 Sep 2019
The words feminism and feminist is used throughout the world to champion the women’s right, emancipation, suffrage and against a patriarchal system in all facet of human society. The Feminist situation teemed with contradictions. But this phenomenon is only relevant to and has significance in the globalised conjuncture. Since the beginning of the feminist movement…
31 Aug 2019
After months of intensive planning, Canada-based Nigerian actress Queen Amina Odeh Eghujovbo, otherwise known as Queen Amina, has unveiled plans for this year’s edition of the Vigor Unsung Heroes Awards.
12 Dec 2018
Queen Moremi Ajasoro is one of the most revered women in Yoruba history. Like other great Nigerian women of the past such as Queen Amina, Queen Idia, Efunseta Aniwura...
26 Jul 2018
Contrary to the belief that leadership in Africa has patriarchal roots, Queen Amina of Zaria negates the belief. Amina Mohamud was born in 1533 and died in 1610. She was the daughter of a ruler, Barkwa Turuntu. Her brother took over the throne after the demise of her father but he reigned for only 10years…
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