Tuesday May 26th, 2015
Tuesday May 26th, 2015
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Nigeria’s influence on global fashion

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For anyone who thinks the evolution of Nigerian fashion has come to an end, it might come as a surprise to find it might just be beginning. The phenomenon is that globalization has come to stay and no less so in fashion. Nigerian fashion is filled with angst for the other side of the divide, and vice versa, with the reciprocacy pushing harder from the other side now more than ever.

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FG applauded for encouraging foreign languages among youths

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The Federal Government of Nigeria was recently applauded by the Head of the Seme border, Commander of the Beninois Police, Mr. Waidi Akodjenou for conceiving and establishing the Nigeria French Language Village, to foster the teaching and learning of French among youths in Nigeria. This was brought about with the aim of fostering the learning of both foreign and local languages across the country.

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…As autism rises mysteriously

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Autism

Though autistic children and adult may look normal, they are plagued by a range of symptoms that include difficulties in verbal and non-verbal communication, social interactions and leisure or play activities. Most of them have no speech (can’t talk) but often try to repeat words or phrases they hear – an event called echolalia. Also, autistics find it much harder to understand the feelings of other people or empathize with others.

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Essentials of smoothiology

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Not too long ago, smoothies were foods we only read about or saw in movies; these days they have become essentials. As our tastebuds become more diversified and sophisticated and we are exposed to a wider range of foods, there is increasing pressure to make the best of every food. Juicing and smoothing are good means of achieving this. There are five ingredients that every smoothie recipes needs. Go ahead, join the smoothie revolution and kick-start your healthy life.

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The Jonathan girls: How have they fared?

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Okonjo-Iweala: Begs for time

Though the administration was inclusive at the beginning, a good number of the originally deployed women were unceremoniously sacked, including Ms Amal Pepple, who is from Rivers State and is believed to have lost her job for being unable to read the President’s mood on the crisis in the state. Although Pepple was not nominated by Governor Rotimi Amaechi, Pepple was said to have shown too much concern for her state, causing the presidency to be suspicious of her loyalty.

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WAWA Celebrates International Women’s Day 2015

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The observance of the first International women’s day has witnessed a transformation in women’s legal right, educational achievements and participation in public life. In all regions, countries have expanded women’s legal entitlements. Although women have stepped up their game by exercising leadership in politics and business, surviving childbirth and planning their families, educating the girl child; the low representation of women in leadership in public and private sector still persists.

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Women in spare tyre roles – Low representation or division of labour?

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Olayinka Abdul

Another election year, another round of politicking and another spate of issues- none of them to do with the reasons why the fairer sex remains the small players on the Nigerian political scene.

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WACSOF carpets leaders in W/Africa over failure to domesticate gender based laws

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The West African Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) has decried the lackadaisical attitude of West African leaders towards the domestication of international legal and policy frameworks to guarantee right-based, pro-poor and good governance in the sub region.

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‘House of Tara was inspired by my step-mother’

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CHIEF Executive Officer of Africa’s leading beauty brand, House of Tara – iconic for setting up the first make up studio and establishing Nigeria’s first make up school in 2004 was on CNN African Voices, a weekly show that highlights Africa’s most engaging personalities, where she spoke inspiringly about her passion and business.

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Best and worst dresses of 2014

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Rarely would you find a better combination of beauty, brains and talent as you would in veteran actress Clarion Chukwura, who got the well-deserved ‘best actress in a leading role’ award for her role in Emem Isong’s ‘Apaye’ in last year’s AMAA Awards in Bayelsa.

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15 things to do in 2015

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*Tiwa Savage

2) Do a check
If you are the type that grows gray hair at the very thought of having a tooth out, 2015 is a good time to overcome your fear of dental and medical check-ups. A comprehensive medical check-up is in order, as well as the appropriate treatment if necessary.

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Build a life by adopting a child, FG urges parents

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FEDERAL Government has called on Nigerians to change their perception about the issue of adoption, saying there is nothing strange or negative in adopting a child from an orphanage home, as they also deserve to have a better life.

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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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Ballet Flats

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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Patience Jonathan

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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