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Ogoni Women Kick Against Military Occupation

Ogoni women have expressed their disapproval of planned military occupation of Ogoniland under the guise of security challenges. Speaking to newsmen in Ogoni Thursday, leader of the agitating women, Mrs Leedensin Daadan said it was shameful that the some Ogonis could think of no their alternatives to address a very simple security challenge and thought of using the military whose only pedigree in Ogoni is r ...

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Aisha Buhari Rallies West African First Ladies For Refugee Women, Children

(Press Release) Wife of the President, Her Excellency Mrs. Aisha Buhari is convening a high – level meeting of first Ladies of West African states to adopt a strategy that allows them to provide adequate social and economic support to refugee women and children in the Lake Chad Basin. This was disclosed at the technical session convened to marshal the strategy in Sokoto, on Monday, February 13, 2017. Mrs. A ...

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25,000 Women To Benefit From Sokoto’s N250m Loan

Sokoto Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, said the state government will provide soft loans worth N250 million to 25, 000 women across the state. Tambuwal spoke in Yabo LGA when he presented cheques to 120 women as part of constituency empowerment programme of the Majority Leader of the state House of Assembly, Hon Bello Garba Yabo. He said already, a comprehensive list of the beneficiaries, with the mode of ...

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KWSG Flags Off N41million Empowerment For Women

The Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has flagged off a N41million empowerment for women in the state. Governor Ahmed who made a symbolic presentation of N20million cheques to beneficiaries at the Banquet hall, Ilorin said his administration has prioritized the informal sector as a major driver of economic activities and as the area in which majority of the people are making a living. He said the re ...

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Why I Still Perform Surgical Operations – Niger Gov’s Wife

By Tina George The Wife of the Niger State Governor, Dr. Amina Sani Bello has explained the reason why she still performs surgical operations and attend to patients in the hospital despite being a governor's wife. She said that she does these so as not to forget the rudiments of her profession. Apparently replying to some queries on why she still goes to the hospital for surgical operations, Bello said as a ...

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Sokoto Establishes Agency For Girl-Child Education

As part of renewed efforts to enhance access to education among females in Sokoto, the state government has announced the establishment of an agency girl-child education. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal made this known during a meeting with officials from the Nigeria Office of UNICEF and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID). “The new agency will coordinate all issues related t ...

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Fani-Kayode’s Wife Replies EFCC, Insists Only N295,518 In Access Bank Account

Mrs  Precious Chikwendu, wife of former Ministerof Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has debunked the claim by Nigeria’s anti graft agency EFCC  that the sum of N2.4m was in her account on Monday. Speaking through a statement by Chineye Okechukwu, her aide, Fani Kayode’s wife insisted that only N295,518 was in   her account  when she was detained  at the Ekiti branch of Access Bank Monday. Her reply to EFCC reads ...

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Aisha Buhari Begs: Don’t Sabotage Interest Free Loans For Women, Forms Not For Sale Nationwide

The Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has decried the manner in which the forms for interest free loans for women across the country being obtained freely from The Federal Ministry of Women Affairs are being sold using her name According to a press release by Adebisi Olumide Ajayi, S.A. Media , Wife of the President, Mrs Buhari said the forms which are supposed to be given out free, are also interest ...

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