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Why I still celebrate virgins, despite death threats

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Princess Adediran

I have virgins even in my home. My own daughter got married as a virgin at 29. There are many virgins in this country but they are shy to come out because their wayward friends mock at them. They call them fools because they want to spoil their lives before marriage and there is nothing more interesting and good one would be proud of than keeping one’s virginity. In fact, God loves it because I heard the voice several times, urging me to go and encourage virgins and I will not stop it till my demise.

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Blessed amongst women

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Elisha Attai

Elisha Attai founded the African Women in Leadership Organization (AWLO) about six years ago to create a collaborative platform for women leaders across Africa. Having worked with a lot of African women across the continent, he developed the philosophy that if women could come together to enhance, support, and exchange ideas among themselves, they would

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Nollywood Abuja releases movie to condemn ‘Make it Syndrome’ in society

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ABUJA – The yearning to make it in life as quick as possible at all cost, no doubt, could not be ruled out as one of the factors responsible for the increase in crime rate in the society. This situation, generally accepted, is rampant nowadays among the youths in the society. To correct this anomaly, Nollywood Abuja is set to premier a movie; ‘Dairy of the Triplets’, featuring veteran movie artists and on-air personalities, to promote value for hard work among the Nigerian youth for a peaceful society.

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Maina tasks Buhari on completion of 8-year site project

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Zainab Maina

The outgoing Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Zainab Maina has tasked the incoming administration to be led by President-elect Muhammed Buhari on the completion of the 8 years construction project on the site that would now serve as the Ministry’s headquarters.

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Health Intel solutions preaches health awareness through KYNC

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From Left-Dr Fajimi, Dr  Soji Jemitola and Mrs Newton

The prevailing fuel crisis has led to an increase in the cost of getting proper health care.Health Intel Solutions, an innovative health information and intelligence company embarked on a health awareness campaign penultimate Saturday tagged Know your numbers campaign(KYNC).The KYNC is a health promotion program aimed at educating Nigerians about the state of their health and going for medical checkups from time to time.

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Rubies Ink takes rape sensitization to secondary school

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College Acquaintance Rape Education (C.A.R.E) is one of the mediums Rubies Ink use to combat the growing trend of rape culture in Secondary Schools. It’s a RAPE prevention workshop led by trained peer educators, who have massive experience on gender relations, socialization, dating violence and sexual violence prevention.

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Clergyman moves against women involvement in ‘black-market’ trade

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Bishop Magnus Atilade

The archbishop and president of the Gospel Baptist Conference of Nigeria and former chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Lagos state branch professor Magnus Atilade, has decried the emerging trend of women hawking petroleum products in jerrycans on the streets, otherwise known as ‘black market’.

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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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