Sunday December 21st, 2014
Sunday December 21st, 2014
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Persons with disabilities seek equal treatment, inclusion in policy making

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Inadequate focus on disability issues and its attendant consequences have continued to remain a major challenge that threatens human existence and attainment of meaningful development.

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Experts task govt on full domestication of CEDAW by 2015

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Women’s human rights experts have challenged the Nigerian government to fully domesticate the ‘Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women’ (CEDAW) which it voluntarily ratified over 30 years ago at the United Nations.

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WISCAR graduates, inducts more career women

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Women in Successful Careers (WISCAR) penultimate week, graduated its fifth stream of successful mentees and inducted new members, in order to mentor and develop young career women.

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Yabatech registrar bags award for human transformation, competency

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Yaba College of Technology’s Registrar, Mrs Biekoroma Charity Amapakabo, has said that she has expanded the registry so that people can exhibit their potentials which will bring about efficiency in service delivery.

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WARDC, male political leaders parley over women’s political advancement

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From Left: National Publicity Secretary, APC, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, Executive Director, WARDC, and Samson Davies, Managing Director Investcorp Medicare, representing PDP, during the one-day male political leaders summit organised by WARDC in Lagos. Photo by AKEEM SALAU

Ahead of the fast approaching 2015 general elections, the Women Advocates Research & Documentation Centre, WARDC, recently engaged male leaders of various political parties, as well as human rights groups, in a summit that pursued the opening of a new vista for women in Nigerian politics.

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Are you guilty of violence against women?

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Sharing information on the Mirabel Centre with the Lagos State Governor and His Deputy; other partners at the signing of the Executive Order establishing the Sex Offenders Register. Our Goodwill Ambassador Bimbo Akintola was there!

Patrick Stewart was quoted to have said that ‘the people who could do most to improve the situation of so many women and children are in fact the men”, adding that, “It is in our hands to stop violence towards women.”

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Gender Mainstreaming: NCWD advocates women political party for female aspirants

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As the 2015 general election draws near, the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) has called on Nigerian women to collaborate in forming a political association that can support female aspirants win elections.

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FG, UN, others canvass women inclusion in conflict resolution

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*Some displaced persons moving to new locations

‘Promoting Women Engagement in Peace and Security in Northern Nigeria’.

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Teenage festival of life 2014: Caring for out-of-school adolescent girls

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The teenage life festival 2014 was tagged with the theme “Assuring the well being and development of out of school girls was organized by the action health incorporation (AHI)

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The Future of e-Commerce: As Nigerian Brothers Launch World’s Biggest e-Mall

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Head, Brand Marketing and Communications, Ms. Marilyn Ayua (second left); Chief Executive Officer of MallForAfrica, Mr. Tope Folayan (second right) and other guests at the relaunch of the brand in Lagos

From the day it became possible to shop by the click of a mouse, Retail Therapy got a new definition.

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Inner Wheel club, Lagos installs its 41st president

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The Inner Wheel Club was set up with the objective of fostering friendship between the wives of Rotarians and increasing the opportunities for service. With the mind set for serving humanity, the inner wheel club, Lagos proudly appoints Mrs. Olamide Dacosta as the 41st president for the charter.

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Police officers wives get new chairperson in Lagos

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Mrs. Rabi Manko handing over to the new POWA Chairperson, Mrs. Maudlyn Aderanti in Lagos

Wife of the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Hajia Rabi Manko has handed over the leadership of Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) in Lagos State to the wife of the new Commissioner of police, Mrs. Maudlyn Aderanti.

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Nigerian women in real estate set to take centre stage

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It was indeed a milestone for women in Africa at the official launch of Africa women in Real Estate roundtable AWIRE as major stakeholders gathered at this year’s edition of Real Estate Unite conference, organised by 3Invest, to address issues affecting the sector.

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Independent producers to boycott some media agencies

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The Executive Council of the Association of Electronic Media Content Owners of Nigeria, EMCOAN, has directed that all its members should boycott defaulting media Agencies until further notice.

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A Simple Guide to Rocking Ballet Flats

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Like most things in fashion, the ballet flat is a style recycled from centuries past. A lot of women would prefer wearing high heeled pumps and sandals because it provides them with the extra height, sexiness as well as confidence that they need. However, not all women can have the skill to wear high heeled shoes day in and day out.

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Japan-Africa Businesswomen seek co-operation with West African women

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The West African Women Association (WAWA) last Saturday in Lagos played host to Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at the request of the Asian organization on an information collecting mission.

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The expanding world of the Nigerian female entertainer

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*Don Jazzy

Nigerian Multi award-winning record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, former CEO of Nigerian record label Mo’ Hits Records, Michael Collins Ajereh, does not do anything ordinary.

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Ambode’s foundation, re-awakening the Nigerian dream in women, children and youths

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Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode an All Progressives Congress APC, guber aspirant in Lagos State, is the Founder of La Roche Leadership Foundation,The foundation established in 2013 has executed various projects geared towards different change agents to promote a culture of national patriotism and rebuild the collapsed value system in the country in general: Olasunkanmi Akoni writes.

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African artists make bold, definitive changes in their communities

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*Cross section of Art Base Africa panelists

The African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) launched the 2nd edition of Art Base Africa on the 26th of September, 2014, at the British Council, Ikoyi, Lagos. The foundation along side Ford Foundation successfully brought together artists of all sphere to hold the long awaited debate.

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Communique of the 6th African Women in Leadership Conference, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, u.s.a.

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The 6th edition of the African Women in Leadership Conference held in Atlanta began on 20th through 23rd August 2014 under the theme, “African Women – Harnessing our Strengths, Growing in all Spheres”.

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Girl-child education: Satellite Central Lions Club upgrades learning

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The learning environment of the girl-child students goes a long way in affecting their focus , assimilation and also hold the key to the well being of their families, neighbourhoods and nation.

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To stay healthy, women must win war against illiteracy, poverty – Dr Olujoke Jones

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DR. Olujoke Jones is a US based Nigerian trained physician. She trained at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. With a two-year training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the United Kingdom,and Internal Medicine Residency training in New York, Dr Jones managed a rural health clinic in Mississippi as well as set up a Biametric practice before proceeding to hospital medicine. With a passion for mission work, having worked as a hospitalist for 8th years, Jones set up ‘Labours of Love Mission’, a platform through which she reaches out to people.

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FEMME FATALE: Deconstructing the Politics of Sexuality

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FEMME Fatale is a term that has been used extensively as a stereotypical representation of women in literature, cinema and visual arts throughout the century. What does femme fatale mean to women? Does it empower or limit you? Men need to be disabused of the notion they have of placing women either in the role of mothers or whores.

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Be passionate on your job, Fashola aide’s tasks newly inducted teachers

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THE Lagos State Government in her effort to achieving higher productivity and perfection in the service organised an induction programme to train its newly employed 1,775 teachers.

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How to tone up back muscles, innards organs

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1. The Locust Benefits: The practice of this Asana fenders the spine supple and elastic. It relieves back-ache or strain on the spine caused by the hard work, etc. It also tones up the muscles at the back and the intestinal organs in the abdominal region and relieves pain in the lumbar as well. 2. 

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Statistics: GDP Rebasing’ Excludes the Value of Domestic Work

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*Briefing on Result of GDP in Nigeria: Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo –Iweala chatting with Minister of National Planning Amb. Bashiru Yuguda  and Statistician –General of the Federation and CEO of National Bureau of Statistics Dr. Yemi Kale during presentation of Preliminary Results of the Rebased Nominal Gross Domestic Product ( GDP) Estimates from Nigeria 2010 to 2013 held in Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.

The word ‘rebasing’ has been added to the already colourful Nigerian vocabulary, after a team of world class economists reassessed the Nigerian economy and updated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures to include new sectors of the economy including the telecommunications value chain , the film industry (Nollywood) amongst others, with the conclusion that Nigeria has now Africa’s largest economy.

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Approve more fund for training, civil servants tell Fashola

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LAGOS State civil servants have urged Governor, Babatunde Fashola to approve more funds for training especially their colleagues in the local governments to enhance productivity and efficiency.

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Creativity is fuelled by passion – Enuma Chigbo

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*Enuma Chigbo

Enuma Chigbo has worn many caps, not least of which is that of the stunned nominee who co-produced the winning documentary at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards earlier this month. She has worn that of journalist, and currently, that of writer. She is also one of the Creative Directors of the Carnival Calabar Queen Pageant, which holds in the Cross Rivers state capital every year; as well as a consultant to the Cross Rivers’ state government.

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Empowering youths through contemporary art

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MEDINA Dugger works for the African Artist Foundation as a chief curator and organizer. The initiative is meant to empower the youths with art and we want to teach artistic skills, life skills, just give them tools to empower themselves in life. We bring in guest facilitators, to come and speak and also we have daily classes.

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EbonyLife takes war against domestic violence to the screen with New Horizons

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EbonyLife TV has added its voice to the global fight against domestic violence with the launch and premiere of its long-awaited short film, “New Horizons”, while also opening its doors to victims of the scourge for free legal aid and counseling.

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NGO offers free health screening for widows, distributes mosquito nets to aged

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Founder of a Non-Governmental Organisation, Hydra Edge Foundation, HEF, Mrs. Abiodun Opeifa, wife of Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Kayode Opeifa, has offered free medical screening for widows and the aged residents of Agege in Orile-Agege Local Council Development Area, LCDA.

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National dialogue: The woman agenda

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WHILE Ethnic nationalities are the major driving force of the upcoming National Dialogue/Conference, the matter of gender must as a matter of course also take precedence. While this fact was not on the front burner at the pre-conference of Ethnic Nationalities in the nation’s capital, Abuja,last week, where diverse groups gathered led by Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, professor Ben Nwabueze, Chief Kuforiji Olubi and Alhaji Isa Burka, amongst countless others, women were partly represented at the historic event, with Bola Kuforiji Olubi chairing an interactive session. Renown feminist and don at the Obafemi Awolowo University professor Olabisi Aina ensured the matter was not far from the heart of the discourse, with a paper titled: the Intersection of Gender and Ethnic Identity in Nigeria: A Development Discourse

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