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Peace-building and need for women’s engagement

Following the low representation of women in governance, Dukes Transnational Care Initiative (DTCI); a women/gender and youth/children focused NGO held a one-day stakeholders dialogue in Abuja. ENE OSANG writes that the meeting emphasized the need to entrench women’s role in ...

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How to prevent breast cancer – Expert

Women have been advised to be doing self examination of their breasts at least every month after menstruation as a way of preventing cancer. A gynecologist at the Bauchi state Specialists’ Hospital, Dr Habiba Ismail, who is also the chairman, ...

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2019: Muslim group backs women presidency

By Umar Bayo Abdulwahab Ilorin Coordinator, Protection of Women Dignity Initiative, a nongovernmental organisation based in Ilorin, Dr. Nimah Modupe Abdulraheem, has backed the clamour for Muslim women presidency in Nigeria in 2019. Abdulraheem, a lecturer in the department of ...

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Women leader hails FG yam exportation

Th e Women leader, National Association of Nigeria Traders, (NANTS) Mrs RuthAbraham Agbo, has commended the recent federal government programme for the exportation of yam, saying this will improve farmers commitment to farming. She however urged that, eff ort must ...

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Katsina mulls child protection law

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Th e Katsina state government has drafted a bill on child protection that would soon be presented to the state assembly for consideration. State Commissioner for Women Aff airs, Dr. Badiyya Hassan-Mashi, disclosed this at the ...

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APC has delivered on promises — Onwudiwe

Hon Uju Onwudiwe is the lawmaker representing Njaba State constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly. In this interview with CHIDIEBERE IWUOHA, she lists the democracy dividends so far delivered by the party to Nigerians since it came to power Could ...

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Integrating northern women into peace processes

Recently, top international organizations championing gender equality partnered the Nigerian government to promote women inclusion in peace and security in northern Nigeria. ENE OSANG writes The clamour for gender equality at decision making levels in Nigeria has taken a more ...

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Gender activist tasked on selflessness

Stories by Ene Osang Abuja Member of parliament at the Benue state House of Assembly Honourable Susan Ngunan Addingi,  has stressed the need for female gender activists to see the gender struggle as a course that is meant to benefit ...

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As women demand political inclusion…

The clamour by Nigerian women for political inclusion formed the core of discussions at a meeting of women champions in Abuja recently. ENE OSANG writes  Stressing the importance of involving women in  decision making levels, Nigerian Women has maintained that ...

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Women artists task FG on economy

By Adeola Tukuru Abuja Women artists, under the umbrella of Five fingers project, a non-profit initiative, has advised the Federal Government to create an avenue for them to showcase their work of art Internationally and network with other organisations so ...

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