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31 Dec
To curtail rising incidences of Sexual and Gender-based Violence (GBV), with the Southwest as its target, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) has trained women rights organisations with a view to improving their capacity...
15 Dec
No fewer than 40 female candidates across the political parties converged on Ilorin, Kwara State, yesterday, to strategise for victory in the 2023 general elections. During the two-day programme for candidates from Kwara and Kogi states, organised by the Women Radio and Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC), they expressed readiness to take up…
10 Sep
The emergence of Liz Truss as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) last Tuesday is fuelling fresh concerns in women’s circle in Nigeria over their low representation in the political space.
27 Aug
The prevalence of violence against women and girls in Nigeria has remained high in recent years and rose to a near-epidemic level during the lockdown necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, the society has been contending with the menace.
7 Aug 2022
The Women Advocate Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) on Sunday held a capacity building for female traditional rulers (Iyalode) and female market women (Iyalojas) in tackling and reducing sexual...
31 Jul 2022
A Civil Society Organisation, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC), has lamented the continued abuse and violence against women and girls in Nigeria despite....
21 May 2022
To enhance the rights of women and girls in Nigeria, gender advocates have called for collaborative efforts from the private and public sectors to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) goal 5.
21 May 2022
A coalition of 16 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to tinker with the timetable for the 2023 general elections.
7 Apr 2022
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.
5 Mar 2022
As women across the country continue to raise eyebrows over the rejection of some gender bills in the ongoing amendments to the 1999 Constitution by members of the National Assembly...
15 Jan 2022
For its contribution to human rights and justice for women and girls in Nigeria, the National Human Rights Commission has awarded the Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) the best Civil Society Organisation (CSO) in the country.
30 Oct 2021
•Urge CSOs To Leverage Data To Boost Advocacy Efforts The Women Advocate Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC), in collaboration with Innovation for Change (TIDES) has called for increased usage of data to monitor the Federal Government's expenses of COVID-19 palliative funds. At a workshop held recently on the subject matter in Lagos, the group also…


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Less than 24 hours after the release of a national poll showed that Peter Obi, the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, had expanded his lead in the race for president, another national survey conducted by Stears has predicted the election of Obi as the next President of Nigeria in the event of the massive turnout.
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Africa's leading payments technology company, Flutterwave, has announced that it has received its Payment Services Provider and Payments Facilitator licenses in Egypt.
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The National Orientation Agency (NOA), on Tuesday, charged members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to make it a point of duty to study, understand and consciously practise the seven core values and patriotism of the nation as enshrined in the nation’s constitution.
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his annual address to the nation on Thursday, facing mounting pressure over the country's energy crisis.
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A fuel-laden tanker exploded on Wednesday on the Ore-Benin Expressway at Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.