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Dissecting Emefiele’s Push For Women In Top Positions

BY MUYIWA OYINLOLA Whereas he has yet to formally throw his hat in the ring to run for presidency in the 2023 general elections, indications emerged last week the the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Dr. Godwin Emefiele,

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WORI Expressed Concern Over Gender In-equality

Laiatu Bamaiyi, Kebbi The Women  Rights Initiative in kebbi state has raised alarm over what it described as an high rate of setback bedeviling gender equality in the country. WORI expressed this concern in commemoration of this year International Women’s

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CBN Flags-off Digital Financial Inclusion For Women, Youth

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja In its drive to ensure the digital financial inclusion of women and youth across Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and its stakeholders are billed to engage target groups in selected states in order to

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FG To Launch Communication Strategy On GBV

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Federal Government through the Ministry of Women Affairs has set to launch a National Communication Strategy on Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Harmful Practices (HP) against Women and Girls in Nigeria. This was disclosed by the

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Women Group Lays Emphasis On Child Education For Better Society

By Joel Ajayi The International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW International) has stressed the importance of the education of children, particularly the girl-child education for a better, prosperous and sustainable society. Making the emphasis during a familiarization visit

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NGO Charges Women To Participate In Peace, Nation-building

By Mariam Sanni and Salomi Uniwuchola The Country Director of International Alert, Wangari Wanjau, has called on women to be dedicated, vocal and participate in policy making for  peace  and development of the nation. Wanjau made this call at the

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WTO To Assist Nigerian Women Entrepreneurs – Okonjo-Iweala

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Director General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says the organisation will assist Nigerian women entrepreneurs to improve their businesses, nation’s trade and economy. Okonjo-Iweala, who had served as Nigeria’s Minister of Finance

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Adamawa Assembly Advocates 35% Affirmative Action For Women

 The Adamawa House of Assembly has called on the state government to ensure 35 per cent affirmative action for women while making appointment in the state. Aminu Abbas, Speaker of the House made the call on Monday to mark International

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World Women’s Day: NGO Calls For Gender Equality

A non-governmental organization (NGO), the Women Rights Initiative, has called for gender equality between men and women in the society.  The NGO in marking this year’s International Women’s Day, said it is unacceptable for any society in modern times to

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UNICEF Unfolds Plans To Upscale Projects 201 in Delta

Nosa Eresoyen Asaba The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund ( UNICEF) at the weekend hinted on its plans to upscale its assisted developmental projects, particularly for women and children in Delta State come 2021 year. Mrs Patience Ogbewe ,

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