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Women in Borno reclaiming livelihoods through tomato processing

THE insecurity ravaging Northern Nigeria has led to the loss of lives and livelihoods for residents of many states in the region, including Borno....

Women make up just 18% of employees in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, men constitute 82%

ANALYSIS of employment data in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector has shown an uneven gender distribution as women make up just 18 per cent...

Inside the world of Nigerian women living with HIV/AIDS

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and AIDS is one of the major public health crises prevalent among women in Nigeria. The ICIR’s NIYI OYEDEJI...
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Bill proposing 111 exclusive seats for women passes second reading

THE bill seeking to create additional 111 seats exclusively for women in the National Assembly has passed second reading. This was announced on the Twitter...

Judiciary: Stark inequalities plague yet another set of Buhari appointments

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's newly approved list of justices of the Court of Appeal reflects staggering inequality, with 61 per cent of jurists coming from...

Women farmers’ fear over food insecurity

This is not the first time fear over food insecurity has been expressed as a result of insurgency, banditry and the prevailing Coronavirus pandemic...
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REPORT: How Niger Delta women are realising gender equity, creating opportunities

HOW do you tell when women are beginning to make impacts in their communities? Is it when their standard of living improves? Is it...

Fayemi approves six-month maternity leave for female civil servants

GOVERNOR of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi on Monday approved six months (180 days) maternity leave for female workers in the state public service as...

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Makinde, Adediran emerge PDP’s guber candidates in Oyo, Lagos

OYO State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has emerged winner of the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Makinde polled...

Insecurity: Soludo declares curfew in Anambra, bans okada, keke in eight LGAs

GOVERNOR of Anambra State Chukwuma Soludo has declared a curfew in the state. Soludo also banned motorcycles, popularly known as...

‘African economy needs annual GDP of 7% for 40 years to grow’

Africa needs to achieve an annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth of seven per cent for three to four...

2023: Peter Obi dumps PDP, silent on next move

PETER Obi, a presidential aspirant and former governor of Anambra State, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), three...

CBN debunks reports of Emefiele’s alleged sack

THE head, corporate communications, at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Osita Nwanisobi, has described the reported sack of...
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