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NAWOJ elects new leaders

NAWOJ elects new leaders

As NUJ President tasks female journalists on good representation Newly elected president, Bala pledges better welfare for members By Ebunoluwa Sessou National President, Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Comrade Chris Isiguzo has called on female journalists to rally the newly elected leadership of the National Association Women of Journalists, NAWOJ for robust representation. He made
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Meet Gaza’s first woman taxi driver

Palestinian mother-of-five Nayla Abu Jubbah launched a small revolution this week by becoming the first female taxi driver in the deeply conservative Gaza Strip. In the impoverished Palestinian territory, women have the same legal rights as men to drive a vehicle, but in practice the trade of taxi driver has been exclusively male — until
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Resident doctors may begin nationwide strike next week Monday

Lamentation of a kid mother: At 15, I just gave birth to a rapist’s baby — Khadijat, homeless teenager at LUTH

By Funmi Ajumobi Khadijat (not real name) is a mother at 15 after a pregnancy that resulted from sexual assault. The teenager gave birth at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH. But her case is already getting attention of NGOs, Lagos and federal government agencies especially in tracing her assailant and making him face justice, but
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Adefulire woos Nigerians’ support on SGDs

Adefulire woos Nigerians’ support on SGDs

As Okoli, Awosika, Ogunsola, Abayomi, Iluyomade sue for vigilance, unity in face of COVID-19 By Ebunoluwa Sessou Senior Special Adviser to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, Mrs. Adejoke Adefulire has called for the support of Nigerians in achieving the SDGs by 2030. Adefulire who spoke with journalists during the 2020 Arise Women Conference
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UN launches Generation Equality Campaign in Nigeria 

UN launches Generation Equality Campaign in Nigeria 

nited Nationd By Victoria Ojeme – Abuja The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed has inaugurated the global Generation Equality Campaign in Abuja, Nigeria. The campaign is to raise awareness about the Agenda of the Beijing Platform for Action and foster inter-generational exchange and dialogue to empower a new generation of women’s rights activists. It
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Odukoya, Jacobs, Pierre for Total Woman Conference

Odukoya, Jacobs, Pierre for Total Woman Conference

An educationist and the Associate Senior Pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, Lagos, Mrs. Nomthi Odukoya; The Founder of Beyond The Classroom Foundation, Raquel Daniel; writer and civil right activist in the United States of America, Yvonne Pierre, and others have been billed to speak at the 6theEdition of Total Woman Conference (TWC) fixed for Saturday, November 14.

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Project Safeup provides 2.5m free PPE to Nigerians

COVID-19: SGS okays Radisson for safety

As part of efforts to maintain safety measures in its operations and services, SGS, an inspection, verification, testing and certification company has okayed Radisson Hotels in Nigeria for business operations. This was disclosed in a statement by William McIntyre, Regional Director, Africa, Radisson Hotel Group saying the successful completion of the SGS Disinfection Monitored and
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