Senate President Calls For Concerted Efforts To #BringBackOurGirls

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called for concerted efforts to bring back the over 200 school girls that were abducted from their secondary school in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State three years ago. Speaking on the third year anniversary of the abduction of the girls, Saraki pledged that the Senate will…

Malala Yousafzai made youngest UN Messenger of Peace

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been made the youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace. The 19-year-old, who is doing her A-levels and has an offer from a top UK university, will take the role with a special focus on girls’ education. In 2012 Ms. Yousafzai was nearly killed by the Taliban for campaigning……

Facebook User Shares Photos Of All The Women He’s Had Sex With

A social media user sparked major outrage online after he took to his Facebook page to share photos of himself with all the ladies he had been with. The Ugandan man identified as Alex Baale Gattusso did not stop at sharing photos of his former lovers but blasted them all, stating their flaws. The move……

Study Reveals that Ladies on #TeamNatural Have Low Self-Esteem

According to research by cosmetic company Bountiful Hair, women with natural hair have lower self-esteem than women with treated hair. According to BlackHair.com, natural hair is “hair whose texture hasn’t been altered by chemical straighteners, including relaxers and texturizers.” The most common natural hairstyle is an afro, which many black women consider an undesirable look.……

Makeup and Gele on Point. 10 looks that caught our eye in the past week

Dear Bride, Wedding Guest, Party Rockers etc, be inspired with these looks…     For more, kindly visit www.tomiscolourpavilion.com     For more glam photos and many other Fashion secrets and updates, kindly follow tomiscolourpavilion on Instagram. We got you!!! The post Makeup and Gele on Point. 10 looks that caught our eye in the…

Group Advocates Better Lives And Opportunities For Northern Women

An interfaith group in Kaduna State, the Faith Actors Dialogue Forum, on Tuesday said women must be given opportunities to live productive and meaningful life in Northern Nigeria. The group, which consists of over 34 religious organisations including CAN and JNI, made the declaration at a news conference in Kaduna. Rev. Joseph Hayab, the state…

Chimamanda Adichie makes list of 50 world leaders

Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie has been named amongst the 50 greatest world leaders in the 2017 Fortune magazine ranking. The ‘Half of a yellow sun’ writer was ranked at number 42 on the list with Chicago Cubs baseball team president Theo Epstein at number one. http://fortune.com/worlds-greatest-leaders/chimamanda-adichie-42/ Business mogul Jack Ma of AliBaba group of companies……

Okoh urges women to always do physical exercise

Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, Primate of all Nigeria and Bishop of Abuja (Anglican Communion), has called on women to always do physical exercise and remain God fearing. Okoh made the call during the 2017 annual Diocesan Mother’s Sports Fiesta at Anglican Girls’ Grammar School, on Saturday in Abuja. He said that the women should remain……

Effects Of Untreated Pelvic Disease In Women

Women suffering from pelvic inflammatory diseases have been advised to seek urgent treatment, as untreated infections could lead to infertility. Dr Safiya Ojo, a General Practitioner at the Wuse General Hospital Abuja, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday. According to the doctor, pelvic inflammatory…

Alakija urges women to take bold steps to overcome obstacles

Africa’s richest woman by Forbes reckoning, Mrs Folorunso Alakija, has called on women to “rise, fight and push for themselves” in order to overcome factors affecting their growth globally. Alakija, Vice-Chairman of Famfa Oil, made the call in her keynote address titled “Bold Steps for Big Change” at an exhibition and conference organised by Women……

Women Now Use Sex As Means Of Payment In This Country

Russian women have resorted to a new means of payment for services rendered due to the failing income levels in the country. The economic recession in the country has driven women to paying for menial jobs with sex. DailyMail reported that Russian women now pay plumbers, mechanics and other artisans with ex in exchange for……

EU Parliamentarian to loss $9,750 for calling women weaker, less intelligent

A Polish member of the EU Parliament is to loss his subsistence allowance of $9,750 as punishment for calling women “weaker” and “less intelligent” during a debate. Parliament President Antonio Tajani while announcing the punishment for Janusz Korwin-Mikke, 74, also suspended him from parliamentary activities for 10 days. Members also prohibited Korwin-Mikke from representing the……

Amina Mohammed: Gender Equality Might Take Another 170 Years

Prudence Arobani: According to the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, It will take 170 years to achieve economic equality between women and men. Mohammed, in her message to the Youth Forum of the Commission on the Status of Women, ahead of the International Commission on the Status of Women, said women and girls were…

Kogi Speaker Challenges Women to Believe in Themselves

The Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly Rt.Hon. Umar Imam has challenged women to see the quest for elective positions as a serious mater by investing their time and resources to achieve success.Imam spoke through Mr. Victor Omofaiye, member representing Ijumu state constituency at Kogi House of Assembly yesterday at an advocacy meeting…

IWD: Emir Sanusi II calls for women’s emancipation

Emir Sanusi II As the world celebrates the 2017 International Women’s Day (IWD), the Emir of Kano, Nigeria’s second most influential Muslim leader, His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, has sued for women’s emancipation including given them the right to be educated. “Our society has been denying girls and women their rights including the right…

#InternationalWomensDay: ‘Be Bold for Change’ Saraki Urges Nigerian Women

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, celebrates the 2017 theme of International Women’s Day, ‘Be Bold For Change’, in recognition of all women in leadership throughout Nigeria! In a Press Statement signed by his Special Assistant on Gender Advocacy, Ms. Fatima Mohammed Kakuri, Saraki stated that International Women’s Day presents an opportunity every year…

Don’t celebrate your woman only in the ‘other room’ – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has urged the male folks to celebrate the women in their lives by pushing them into leadership positions. He spoke Tuesday night at a special dinner held at Ekiti Government House in Celebration of 2017 World Women’s Day. Fayose further hailed women for their role in family and nation-building,……

Ekiti Govt. declares March 8 work free to celebrate women

The Ekiti Government has declared March 8 as work free day to celebrate the 2017 International Women’s Day in the state. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Idowu Adelusi, told journalists in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday that Gov. Ayo Fayose gave the approval to allow full participation of women in the event. According……

FG Asks Ex-President Jonathan To Stop Finger-Pointing On Chibok Girls

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Federal Government has urged former President Goodluck Jonathan to stop engaging in finger-pointing over the issue of the Chibok girls who were abducted under his watch, calling such action an unnecessary distraction from ongoing efforts to secure the release of the girls who remain in captivity, long after they were abducted….

FirstBank partners Oyo State on Women Empowerment

…offers FirstGem, FirstBank’s Life Style Solution for Women FirstBank in its bid to provide women with an amazing opportunity for financial empowerment and sustainable economic growth has partnered with the Oyo State Ministry of Women Affairs, to hold the Oyo State Summit on Women Empowerment. The event which held on February 28, The event which……

Future Assured With Mobile Clinic For Medical Outreach

Suleiman Haruna, Abuja: Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has commissioned a mobile clinic programme to provide basic and essential health care services to people, especially those living in hard to reach areas of the country. The event took place on Wednesday, 1st March, 2017 at the State House. Speaking at the commissioning of…

Entrenching women’s political participation at the grassroots

Participants pose for a group photo shortly after the event It is believed that by removing the major cultural barriers hindering women’s participation in politics including achieving unity among women themselves, more women will have to opportunity to contest and win elective positions in the state of Kano   Women’s participation in politics, leadership and…

Release Male Prisoners To Us For Marriage – Assin Fosu Women Beg President

Assin Fosu women from the Central region of Ghana have urged the Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo to release male prisoners to them for marriage. The plea by the Assin Fosu women comes following the decline in number of males in th community which has made many unmarried despite pressures from their families. The women revealed……

Women Who Wear Jeans Should Be Drowned – Catholic Priest

A Catholic Priest, Father Sharlom in Kerala, a Southern Indian state has called for women who wear jeans and other provocative wears to be drowned for tempting men. The priest noted that women who wear provocative wears should not be allowed into the church premises adding that h would deny ladies in jeans and other……

Role of Women in Nation Building – Speaker Dogara

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that women play an important role in nation building, and should therefore be encouraged to learn more about the democratic process and contribute to governance. He made this remark on Wednesday during an address at the retreat for wives of…

Should Women Carry Condoms Around? Nigerians React

Female OAP, Tolu Oniru-Demuren popularly known as Toolz known for her great looks took to her social media page on Instagram to throw a question to Nigerians inquiring if its alright for women to carry their own condoms. The question comes on the heels of the declaration that Nigeria occupies the second position in Africa……

Help! Two Spirit Women Usually Rape Me Three Times A Week – Man Narrates

A 35-year-old man has narrated how he was forcefully undressed and abused spiritually by two women. The Kenyan man identified as Eliud Njoroge made the shocking revelation of his struggles with the spiritual forces adding that the strange happenings has kept him fro having sex in the period of five years. Sharing his ordeal, the……

Guatemala Expels Dutch ‘Abortion Ship’ Carrying Activists

Guatemala has expelled a Dutch “abortion ship” carrying activists who had vowed to help women circumvent the country’s long-standing prohibition against terminating pregnancies, the army said Sunday. Activists from the group Women on Waves had been guarded aboard their moored sailboat by a navy vessel, Saul Tobar, commander of Puerto Quetzal on Guatemala’s Pacific coast,…

Private Suleiman Sentenced To 28 Days Imprisonment For Maltreating a Woman

Aminu Iliyasu, Abuja: In accordance with the Nigerian Army’s policy of zero tolerance to unprofessional conduct as well as its uncompromising stance on discipline and commitment to the rule of law, 6 Division Nigerian Army has charged, tried and found Private Suleiman Olamilekan of 6 Division Garrison, Port Harcourt guilty of the maltreatment of Miss…

World Bank appraises women, youth empowerment programme in Kaduna

The World Bank is conducting a two-day appraisal to address possible areas of challenges in its Women and Youth Empowerment programme in Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the programme is being implemented under the Value-Cahain Programme of the bank, through the Commercial Agriculture Development Project (CADP) in the state. Mr……

Genital mutilation denies women, girls their dignity – Guterres

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) denies women and girls their dignity and causes needless pain and suffering, with consequences that endure for a lifetime and can even be fatal, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has said Guterres, in a message on the International Day, marked annually on Feb. 6 to strengthen momentum towards ending the practice of……

Africa makes progress against female genital mutilation – UN Women

Many countries in Africa are making progress in eradication of the harmful practice of female genital mutilation, in spite of its prevalence in the region, according to The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) The UN Women gave this report in a statement on the 2017 International Day of……

250,000 women die of cervical cancer yearly – WHO

No fewer than 250,000 women are killed by cervical cancer every year with 85 per cent of these deaths occuring in low- and middle-income countries, particularly, Africa and Asia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The UN health agency underlined the importance of vaccinating girls against the cancer-causing virus and screening programmes to detect……

Aisha Buhari Provides Safe Drinking Water To Community

Wife of the President, Her Excellency Mrs. Aisha Buhari has called on Nigerians to ensure that they use clean and safe drinking water in order to avoid water borne diseases. She made the call while commissioning a borehole donated by her project Future Assured to Gofinda community near the FCT, in her speech Mrs. Buhari…

Borno State Trains Women As Fashion Design Instructors

A group of women under the sponsorship of Borno State Government, are ‎currently undergoing three months intensive training on various aspects of sewing and fashion design at Vodi Tailoring Institute, a private firm in Abuja. The women, numbering 20 were picked from 20 out of the 27 local government areas of Borno State to undergo…

Men More Corrupt Than Women, EFCC Acting Chairman, Magu Says

Ag. EFCC Chairman speaking On Corruption Tendencies Btw Men And Women NAN, Abuja; Mr Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has stirred a gender controversy about corruption. He said that corrupt tendencies are more pronounced among males than females. “Looking at the number of people that have been apprehended by the…

Trump Revokes Pro-Abortion Law, Despite Women’s Rallies

Trump ignores women’s protest and dumps abortion law (NAN) U.S. President Donald Trump has revoked the Presidential Memorandum on Mexico City Policy and Assistance for Voluntary Population Planning, which allowed voluntary abortion in the U.S. Trump, who has made anti-abortion policy one of his campaign promises, announced the revocation on Monday, according to the President’s…

10 women contest for chairmen, councillors in Gombe

Dankwambo- Gombe gov No fewer than 10 women are to contest for chairmen and councillors of local government areas on the platform of All Progressives Party (APC), in Gombe State. The party has, therefore, decided to give the nomination forms free of charge to the women in order to encourage them to go into politics….

Ibrahim Magu Reassures Internally Displaced Persons

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has told persons displaced by the insurgency in the North East not to be demoralized by their present predicament but to remain strong, adding that there will soon be an end to their travail. He gave the assurance Saturday,…

Domestic violence on women should be checked- Lawyers

domestic violence Some Lagos based lawyers have stressed the need for adequate measures to be put in place to check the spate of domestic violence in the society. The lawyers said in Lagos on Friday that the weight of domestic violence in the society was far-reaching, and called for a proper remedy of the situation….

Men more superior than women-Sultan of Sokoto

Sultan of Sokoto, Mohamed Sa’ad Abubakar Nigeria’s most senior Muslim cleric has rejected a new gender equality bill, which proposes that women and men inherit an equal share. The Sultan of Sokoto, Mohamed Sa’ad Abubakar, said Muslims would not accept the violation of Islamic law guaranteeing men a greater share. Nigeria’s main Christian body has…

Ambode, Ajimobi, Aregbesola make case for women empowerment

L-R: Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode; her husband, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and his Osun State counterpart, Governor Rauf Aregbesola during the Opening ceremony of 5th National Women Summit with the theme The Ultimate Woman At A Time Like This organised by the Oyo State Officials’ Wives Association (OYSOWA) in Ibadan, on Wednesday….

President Buhari Mourns Former Minister of Commerce, Bola Kuforiji-Olubi

President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the family of former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Otunba Ayora Bola Kuforiji-Olubi, who passed away at the age of 80. The President, who recently received the former minister and first female Chairman of the United Bank of Africa at the State House, also extends heartfelt condolences to the Government…

Super Falcons To Play Cameroon In #AWCON2016 Final

Ikujuni I. Samuel, Lagos: In a hard fought match, the Super Falcons of Nigeria showed their superiority over the Banyana Banyana of south Africa by managing a narrow 1-0 win over South Africa in the Women’s African Cup of Nations. Both sides had chances in the match, with Oparanozie and Okobi only denied from giving…

How 2 women inflicted wounds on 9-yr-old to use her to beg for money

Two women have been arrested in the FESTAC Town area by men of the Lagos State Police Command for abusing a nine-year-old girl identified as Joy Esemonu. The suspects, identified as Amadi and Mama Esther used the 9-year-old to beg for alms with reports revealing that Amadi allegedly poured chemicals on different parts of the…

4 things every man needs to know before marriage

It is important to understand what marriage is about before saying “I do”. Guys have been blindsided, they don’t see the path to manhood and often don’t know how to view women, relationships and marriage. Here are a few things a man needs to know, before making that plunge. 1. You are more difficult to…

5 excuses men give, when caught not wearing their wedding bands

The wedding ring is an intrinsic part of joining of couples together as man and wife especially in Christian marriages, but quite a number of men as opposed to women find it difficult to wear this symbolic ornament. Why is this so? Below are five excuses men give when they are not wearing their wedding…

Shettima Presents N10m to Widow, 3 Children of Fallen Hero, Abu Ali

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima on Saturday presented a cheque valued at ten million naira to Samira, widow of fallen soldier and one of Nigeria’s bravest war hero, Lt.Col Muhammad Abu Ali who was killed in Malam-fatori, headquarters of Abadam local government area in northern part of Borno State about on Friday, November 4, 2016….

2016 UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit holds November 28–29

  By Adam Alqali The 2016 UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) focused on empowering women in research under the theme: “Infectious Diseases and Women Health” is set to hold on 28-29 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It would be recalled that the inaugural UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit which focused on emergent infectious diseases such as…

Invading soldiers retreat as Gbaramatu women confront them

In what could be said to be an act of bravery, women in Oporoza, the traditional haedquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Loval Government Area of Delta State, on Saturday prevented soldiers from carrying out another invasion of their community. The soldiers were in the area in continuation of their renewed onslaught on…

IGP Idris Sets To Investigate Alleged Abuses At IDPs Camps

Don Awunah, Abuja:The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim k. Idris MPN mni, has set up a Special dedicated Investigation Team to immediately commence thorough Investigation into all cases of alleged sexual abuses, exploitation, harassments, gender-based violence and professional misconduct on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in some of North-eastern States contained in a report published…

Shettima Requests Deployment of Female Undercover Security To IDP Camps

Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: Following recent reports about some officials sexually harassing female internally displaced persons, Governor Kashim Shettima has‎ revealed his plans to write letters requesting the Inspector General of Police, the Director-General of the Department of State Security, the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP and the National Drugs Law Enforcement…

Social Injustice, Corruption in IDP Camps Inexcusable – Saraki

Chuks Okocha, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki Tuesday said that increasing cases of social injustices like rape, diversion of food items and other corruption-related cases within the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps are inexcusable. He also pledged the cooperation of the Senate in ensuring the quick passage of bills to help address the…

Buhari Calls for Action on Human Rights Watch’s Report on IDP Abuse

President Muhammadu Buhari is worried and shocked by the recently released Human Rights Watch (HRW) report which alleges sexual abuse and exploitation of women and girls in IDP camps of those displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency. The report from Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President, said the welfare of these most vulnerable…

Women match men on alcohol intake – Study

The gap between alcohol consumption habits of men and women is near closed a global study on drinking habits shows. Women now take more than they used to. According to the study as reported by the BBC, women have all but caught up with men at knocking back alcohol. The study analyzed four million people…

Market women protest, block Benin-Lagoshigh way over relocation of traders

Protesters on Monday blocked the Uselu/Ugbowo section of the Benin-Lagos highway over plans by Egor Local Government Area of Edo State to relocate traders. The protesters, under the aegis of Uselu Market Women Association, were resisting the directive to move to lock-up stores built by the council. The women, displaying placards, blocked both sides of…

Buhari Is No Hater Of Women – Minister Of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Finance minister Kemi Adeosun has dismissed insinuations of President Muhammadu Buhari being a hater of women even as she Friday said that the administration has pumped in the last four months pumped an unprecedented N720 billion to boost infrastructure. Mrs. Adeosun who disowned dates attributed to her on when the nation would come out of…

Uproar Over UN Wonder Woman Honorary

Comic Character Wonder Woman Wonder was not the feeling that struck many women upon hearing that comic character Wonder Woman was being made an honorary UN ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls – rage was more like it. The appointment of the scantily-clad superhero, which came about following an original proposal by the…

Gender Bill: Saraki Canvasses More Consultations

Senate President of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has appealed to women organizations and other stakeholders to engage in more consultations in order to address controversial issues in the Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill so as to facilitate its easy passage. In a statement released by SA Public Affairs to the…

Lagos sets to stage Ewuro drama to tackle violence against women

L-R: Project Coordinator, Ewuro Project, Mr. Ayoola Jolayemi; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs & Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Mrs. Folasade Adesoye; Commissioner for WAPA, Hon. Lola Akande; Producer of Ewuro, Mr. Tim Godferey; Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna and Director, Child Development Department, Ministry of WAPA, Mrs. Alaba Fadairo during a…

Women groups slam Buhari, describe kitchen comment as demeaning

A coalition of women groups under the aegis of Nigerian Feminist Forum, NFF, yesterday stated that the comment made by President Muhammadu Buhari on his wife, Aisha, is demeaning, derogatory and subjugation of Nigerian women, stressing that the statement has denied them a level-playing ground to compete equally with their male counterparts both in public…

Evidence Against Women Accusing Trump To Come Out Soon – Trump campaign

Donald Trump, Republican Presidential Canddidate for the November Presidential election. Mike Pence , the Republican vice presidential candidate has strongly defended his running mate Donald Trump against allegations of sexual misconduct and promised that evidence casting doubt on the claims would come out on Friday. According to Reuters reports, Trump’s White House campaign has been…

Nasarawa @20 Al-Makura Granted Amnesty To 17 Year Old Nursing Mother

Umaru Tanko Al-Makura Governor Nasarawa State Gov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa granted Amnesty to a 17-year-old nursing mother on Saturday and eight other prison inmates on grounds of age. Al-Makura granted the pardon when he visited Lafia Prison as part of the activities to celebrate 20 years of the creation of the state and the…

Spacing Childbirths By 1000 Days Improves Women’s Health and Well being

Sagal Ali, Abuja: As the Family Planning Champion for UNFPA in Nigeria, I strongly believe and advocate for the benefits of access to effective and affordable contraception, to empower and protect women’s health and socio-economic wellbeing. This is why, on World Contraception Day, we must uphold the rights of women to choose when and how…

President Buhari Invites UN As Negotiator For Chibok Girls

Femi Adesina, New York: As a show of commitment to swapping the abducted schoolgirls from Chibok with Boko Haram fighters in custody, President Muhammadu Buhari has told the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, that Nigeria would welcome intermediaries from the global body. Speaking during a bilateral meeting with the UN scribe at the sidelines…

National Council of Women’s Societies Backs Re-Orientation Campaign

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The National Council of Women’s Societies (NCWS) is to partner with the Federal Government to drive the national re-orientation campaign “Change Begins With Me,” according to NCWS National President Gloria Laraba Shoda. Mrs. Shoda announced the decision on Tuesday when he led a delegation of the organisation on a courtesy visit to…

UNGA: We Are Working Hard To Address The Needs of IPDs In Nigeria

Femi Adesina, New York: President Muhammadu Buhari Monday assured the international community that his administration was already implementing several people-oriented programmes to meet the humanitarian needs of the over two million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. The President, who disclosed this at the High-Level Summit on “Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants” on…

26-year-old undergraduate arrested for defrauding seven women via Facebook

One Ademola Adebayo, a 26-year-old undergraduate and his accomplice; 35-year-old Toheeb Fatuga, have been arrested by the Special Anti- Robbery Squad in Lagos state for allegedly defrauding seven ladies on Facebook. Adebayo who is a 400 level student of Computer Science usually lures his victims by uploading luxurious pictures on facebook in order to attract…

Obituary: Kanu ‘Papilo’ Nwakwo’s Mother is Dead

Nigerian football legend and former Arsenal forward, Kanu Nwankwo, popularly called ‘papilo’, has lost his mother. Kanu Nwakwo as NTA StarTimes Network Brand Ambassador in October, 2015 Kanu Nwakwo who is also a Brand Ambassador to our NTA StarTimes Network announced the demise of his mother through Papilonews.com, matriarch of the Nwankwo family, died on…

Copy of Inside the News Today – APC to #BringBackOurGirls: We support you but have changed our strategy. Buhari, tell us if you’ve released Kabiru Sokoto – HURIWA. Nigeria’s population assuming liability status, says CBN. Dangote please have mercy, reduce prices. Betty Obaseki can never become the first lady of Edo – Edo women. Let us forgive Bayo (Onanuga)…he erred

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…

Inside the News Today – APC to #BringBackOurGirls: We support you but have changed our strategy. Buhari, tell us if you’ve released Kabiru Sokoto – HURIWA. Nigeria’s population assuming liability status, says CBN. Dangote please have mercy, reduce prices. Betty Obaseki can never become the first lady of Edo – Edo women. Let us forgive Bayo (Onanuga)…he erred

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…

7 big insecurities guys have in a relationship

Guys aren’t meant to have insecurities, right? Insecurities are meant for women who aren’t sure whether a guy really likes them, and if he’s just testing the waters before making his move once a prettier girl comes along. But despite their patriarchal role, their alpha-male mindset and their masculinity, guys do have insecurities. After all,…

Aisha Buhari Lunches Niger Governor’s Wife NGO, Pays Courtesy Call on IBB

  The wife of the Niger state governor Dr Amina Abubakar Bello launched her ‘Raise Foundation’. The launch in Minna was performed by the wife of the president Her Excellency Hajiya Aisha Buhari who opened the Rise Foundation Cancer Screening Centre. In notable attendance were HE Alh Abubakar Bello the Niger state governor, her parents…

Kenyan MP Pushes For Law To Recognise Intersex People

A Kenyan MP has asked the country’s parliament to pass a law to recognise a third gender to end discrimination against those who identify as intersex. Isaac Mwaura is also asking for funding for gender alignment surgery and a public awareness campaign to end stigma against intersex people. “They see me as a curse,” one…

Kenyan MP Pushes For Law To Recognise Intersex People

A Kenyan MP has asked the country’s parliament to pass a law to recognise a third gender to end discrimination against those who identify as intersex. Isaac Mwaura is also asking for funding for gender alignment surgery and a public awareness campaign to end stigma against intersex people. “They see me as a curse,” one…

FC Barcelona re-sign Ronaldinho

Barcelona has signed Ronaldinho once again as the club’s new first-team ambassador for the inauguration of their new corporate facility in New York. The former Barcelona player will also be joined by women’s team member Line Røddik Hansen as the Catalan club is looking to expand their horizons and their new facility, which is located in a…

Idoma culture threatened as women protest change in burial rites

Some Idoma women from Owukpa in Ogbadibo local government area of Benue State have risen against a recent change in their culture where a woman is now buried in her husband’s house against the extant culture where such deceased wife would be taken to her father’s house for interment. It would be recalled that controversy…

IDOMA CULTURE THREATENED AS OWUKPA PROTEST CHANGE IN BURIAL RITES

Some Idoma women from Owukpa in Ogbadibo local government area of Benue State have risen against a recent change in their culture where a woman is now buried in her husband’s house against the extant culture where such deceased wife would be taken to her father’s house for interment. It would be recalled that controversy…

Fashion Trend: The New Rules of Wearing Distressed Jeans

Distressed jeans are never out of style, but our taste still change from time to time. In the 80’s the fashion world deemed acid-washed cool. But the story is different today. Here, are a few new rules of the game. Everybody love denim and distressed denim never go out of style.We’re not saying they’ll be…

NGO provides free medical care to 500 indigent persons in Edo

Five hundred men and women are to benefit from a free medical treatment sponsored by Yakson Initiative Organisation in conjunction with Shifaah Foundation, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The founder of the organisation, Dr Yakubu Musa, made this known at the inauguration held at the Otaru palace in Auchi, Etsako-West Local Government Area…

NGO provides free medical care in Edo

Governor Adams Oshiomole Five hundred men and women are to benefit from a free medical treatment sponsored by Yakson Initiative Organisation in conjunction with Shifaah Foundation. The founder of the organisation, Dr Yakubu Musa, made this known at the inauguration held at the Otaru palace in Auchi, Etsako-West Local Government Area of Edo on Saturday….

Meet The Only Nigerian Female Barber In Sokoto

In this interview with ANKELI EMMANUEL, she bares her mind on why women should be enterprising rather than depending on men or waiting for any government to employ them. EXCEPT Ordinarily, barbing in salons, especially in some regions, is considered an exclusive job for the male folk. However, in the seat of the Caliphate, one…

Changing Global Political Dynamics And Prospects For The Nigerian Woman

In the last decade, the global political pendulum has been swinging steadily in favour of women. This is upped by the current wave of dominance of the women folk in the major economies and political hubs of the world. In this report, Omonu Yax-Nelson dissects the issues in women phenomenal political gains. The age-long induced…

Through The Ages: Celebrating Black Women’s Hair

Black girls and women within the African continent and those of African descent across the globe are full of styles tips when it comes to braiding their hair.  The collective and individual tales of endurance are common ground wherever they are located.  While the process itself can be tedious, the end result is often showcased…