Tuesday, 24 June 2014

West Africa: Female Politicians Express Need for Greater Political Voice in W. Africa

Dakar — More than 200 West African elected officials and civil society leaders have converged on Dakar this week for a conference on female leadership. As parity laws bring more and more women into local and national governments, experts say it isn't translating into improved policies on so-called women's issues like health, women's rights and development. [Read More]

Nigeria: Sarah Jibril Urges Leaders-to Protect Women


Leaders at all levels have been urged to accord proper value to women and save the womenfolk from ill treatment, abuse and being made refugees in the face of societal conflicts.
Special Adviser to the President on Ethics and Values Mrs. Sarah Jibril gave this charge during the inauguration of board of trustees of Ethics, Values and Mentorship in Abuja.
She attributed the problems being faced by women to the nonchalant attitude of political leaders.
"When and how will the religious leaders who pray for politicians become courageous enough to counsel, rebuke soundly, so that politicians, CEOs, bankers, professionals, etc will adhere to the laws and rules of good leadership and governance with the fear of God?," she asked.
Chairman of the newly inaugurated board, Professor Tony Ogiamien noted that with the introduction of ethics into the social-political fabric of the nation, "we have reaffirmed our collective resolve to advance the cause of accountability and transparency on global scale."

Thursday, 19 June 2014

13 female artists who have ‘second hand’ husbands


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Nigerian Artiste, Etcetera has said that Nigerian female celebrities marry second hand husbands citing Tiwa and Teebillz as his reference.
He believes it is a normal thing in Nigeria that when you can’t buy a brand new car you go for a second hand one. Because in the true sense of it, a second hand is a second hand, whether car or husband. Read and see more

Sunday, 15 June 2014

[INSPIRING] Nigerian teenager becomes youngest councillor in UK

Aisha-Eniola-councillor

A Nigerian teenager resident in the United Kingdom has become the country's youngest Councillor after winning the election.
Aisha Eniola, a 19 year old final year student of Mass Communication was elected into the Brent Council in London. She is now the representative of Harlesden Ward. She had the highest overall votes 2,160 for the Labor party beating her other counterparts Simon Erskine of the Green party who had 459 and Paul Fowler of the Liberal party that got 313, making her emerge as the youngest councilor in UK.   
She said she hopes her victory will encourage other young people to participate in politics.

Saturday, 14 June 2014

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She is Chairman, House of Rep. Committee on Aviation, Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha during the Committee visit to Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).

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