Churches, UNICEF begin move to end violence against women, girls

President of Christian Council of Nigeria and Vice President of the Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa (FECCIWA), Most Rev. Benebo Fubara-Manuel, has decried the level of violence and insecurity in the country, lamenting the inability of the government to provide shelter for vulnerable women and girls. He also lamented the inability […]

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Top women push for political reform at The Guardian’s IWD summit

Global Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, First Bank Limited, Mrs. Folake Ani-Mumuney (left); Chairman, Board of Trustees, Women in Management, Business and Public Service. WIMBIZ, Mrs. Ifeyinwa Ighodalo; Publisher, The Guardian, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru; Guest Speaker/wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi; wife of Kebbi State Governor, Hajiya Aisha Atiku Bagudu and Representative of […]

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Iya Rainbow, Mama Awero honoured on International Women’s Day

Veteran actresses, Mrs Idowu Philips aka Iya Rainbow and Mrs Lanre Hassan Adesina aka Iya Awero have been honoured in commemoration of the 2021 International Women’s Day. The super stars were honoured by International Breweries in a green carpet event that was held in Lagos. The event had a band of poets, drummers, and dancers […]

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FRSC dedicates 2021 International Women’s Day to Late Tolulope Arotile

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has dedicated the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration to the Late Tolulope Arotile of the Nigerian Air Force for her heroism and selfless service to the nation. A group picture of women in uniform, 4th from left, Mrs Olabisi Shonibare, representing Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Mrs Folashade […]

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Plights of African woman as we mark another Women’s Day

By Funmi Falana Here comes another International Women’s Day celebration. Every day is a great day to celebrate the amazing women in your life but International Women’s Day gives you an extra reason to do just that. This Day, celebrated every year on March 8 is a global day of celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political […]

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Women seek gender parity, reject discrimination

Bassa-nge women from Gboloko Local Government Area of Kogi State celebrate the International Women’s Day in Abuja…yesterday. Photo: Lucy Ladidi Ateko • We’re not asking for lower standards for women, says CDD boss• ‘It is a call for partnership, collaboration, and amity• Yesufu blames Nigeria’s woes on women relegation• Ihekweazu faults maternal policy• COVID-19 worsened […]

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Let’s protect women from abusive relationships

By Osaro Igwe Our parents and religious leaders should stop sending women back to their violent husbands, while claiming they are doing it for the sake of the children. Abusive homes damage children. These children end up damaged by what they witness while growing up. Women should be encouraged to leave abusive relationships and violent […]

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Finesse, courtesy now missing on air, says Biola Olatunde

as veteran broadcaster celebrates 70 By Oyeyinka Oludayisi Fabowale Biola Olatunde, novelist, poet, newscaster, script writer, drama producer and public speaker clocks 70 years today, October 3, 2020. The distinguished alumnus of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has written more than 200 stories for radio and television, as well as poetry anthologies and two novels […]

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My life, a testimony of God’s goodness – Mama Petinrin

The following interview was conducted with the departed mother of Nigeria’s former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Oluseyi Olusegun Babatunde Petinrin, Mama Rachael Adenike Petinrin, to mark the occasion of her 80th Birthday on Saturday, September 17, 2011. She passed on at 3.45 pm on Friday, April 24, 2020.The interview was published in The […]

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