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20 Jun 2020
With the alarming rate of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country and the need to further sensitise more people especially...
8 Mar 2020
- CDD Canvasses Removal Of Barriers Limiting Women In Politics County representative of the United Nations Women and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Nigeria, Comfort Lamptey has called on the media to collaborate with UN agency to positively promote its activities, educating Nigerians on progress and challenges of women, as the…
31 Oct 2019
UN Women, an entity of the United Nation for gender equality and women empowerment, has trained 1,770 women in Borno and Yobe states, as part of its post-conflict economic empowerment programme of women in the Northeast.
22 Sep 2019
The need to institutionalise affirmative procurement processes in the private and public sector has been canvassed.
10 Aug 2019
The United Nations (UN) organ working for the empowerment of women, also known as UN Women, has pledged support to Edo State Government’s policies...
9 Mar 2019
To mark the International Women’s Day, UNWTO, in collaboration with UN Women, the German Cooperation Agency (GIZ), World Bank Group and Amadeus, has released preliminary findings of the second edition of Global Report on Women in Tourism. ITB Berlin, the world’s leading trade fair, provided the backdrop to announcing The Global Report. The initial results…
2 Dec 2017
On November 25, 2017, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign...
13 Sep 2017
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) says it will support Nigerian female politicians vying for elective positions in the 2019 general elections.
10 Feb 2017
In my last article, I talked about the many vital reasons women need to be engaged in the peace-building and peace-keeping processes in conflict resolution, giving you the whys.

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The Never-Ending Electorial Problem Elections in Nigeria have almost always been dogged by allegations of rigging, vote-buying, and ballot box snatching amongst a myriad of issues that have bedeviled the electioneering process since the return to civilian rule in 1999. Between 1999 and 2021, there have been at least six national elections and there is…
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All married women who are pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps within their spouses’ states of residence, the scheme has said. NYSC, however, said the pregnant women or nursing mothers must present for registration in addition to other…
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Ogun State High Court has convicted and fined an official of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Idowu Olumuyiwa Olamide, for certificate forgery. The convict was charged before Justice A. A. Akinyemi, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for using a forged National Diploma Certificate to secure…
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Some landlords in Igbogbo-Baiyeku area in Ikorodu, Lagos State, have again appealed to the state government to urgently pay them compensation, four years after their houses were demolished for road project. Mr Ashela Adeboye, a representative of house owners affected by the demolition, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that they were…
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The US is prepared to start vaccinating children aged five to 11 against Covid-19 starting next month, a move that will make 28 million more Americans eligible for shots, the White House said Wednesday. President Joe Biden's administration said it had already set aside enough supply and partnered with 25,000 sites nationwide -- including doctors'…