Kwara Governnor Abdulrazaq

Kwara Cabinet Is Dream Come True For Nigerian Women- Tallen

AbdulRazaq bags Ministry’s ‘He-for-She Award of Excellence’ As Assembly drills nominees for six hours  Women Affairs and Social Development Minister Pauline Tallen has described the Kwara State’s gender-friendly cabinet as “a dream come true in fulfillment of the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerian women overtime.” That came as the Kwara State House of Assembly on […]

NAWOJ LAGOS

Lagos SSG Seeks NAWOJ, Journalists’ Collaboration On Fair Reportage, Collaboration

Secretary to the Lagos State Government (SSG), Mrs. Folashade Jaji, has urged journalists within the state to be fair and objective in reporting the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration. Jaji, made the call during a courtesy and congratulatory visit by the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Lagos Chapter for her appointment into office. She […]

International Press Centre

IPC Calls For Women’s Inclusion In Governance

The International Press Centre (IPC) has called on stakeholders to involve women in democratic governance, citing the 2019 elections in which few women contested for or won elective positions as a reason. According to a statement by IPC in commemoration of the 2019 edition of the International Women’s Day, IPC Director, Lanre Arogundade, said it […]

Atiku Abubakar

Our Policy On Youth, Women Empowerment To Be unveiled Soon — Atiku

Folake Sokoya The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said his policy document targeting at creating an enabling environment for the youths and women to return to the path of wealth creation and gainful employment would soon be unveiled. Abubakar on Wednesday on his personal twitter handle @atiku said that the document would […]

Abiola-Costelo

Nigerian Women Must Demand Their Political Power, Rights – Abiola Costelo

    Founder of Kudirat Initiatives For Democracy (KIND), Hafsat Abiola-Costelo has challenged Nigerian women to demand their political power and rights. Abiola-Costelo, daughter of the presumed winner of the June 12 1993 presidential election, the late Chief M.K.O. Abiola whose wife, Alhaja Kudirat Abiola was also assassinated in Lagos, gave the charge recently at […]

Mrs. Jumoke Anifowoshe delivering her paper at the event

2019 Elections: IPC Advances Women Participation Ahead Electoral Process

Lagos-based media NGO, the International Press Centre (IPC) recently held a one-day Stakeholders’ forum on Advancing Women Participation Ahead the 2019 Electoral Process in Lagos. The event, in furtherance of a series of citizens engagement programmes which began in 2014 drew participants among community members from 18 communities across six Local Government Areas in Lagos […]

Group tasks Ambode on women representation, support for vulnerable persons

Group tasks Ambode on women representation, support for vulnerable persons

Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode has been called upon to implement the 35-40 per cent women representation in the Lagos State cabinet as a way of lifting the status of women in the state. The call was included in the communique issued at a town hall meeting organized by stake holders comprising members of […]

IJNET

Women Photograph Mentorship Program open

Female, female-identifying and non-binary documentary photographers of any nationality can apply for mentorship. Women Photograph is launching its 2017 Mentorship Program, which will pair industry leaders with 22 budding photojournalists over the course of a year. Mentors will include editors from National Geographic, NPR, The New York Times and The Guardian, and photographers who are […]