AISHA BUHARI TELLS WOMEN, LETS STOP FIGHTING EACH OTHER, MEN ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF US

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, says women are behind the successes of leaders including presidents. Mrs. Buhari stated this at the Women in Logistics and Transport (WILAT) Nigeria 2019 annual conference and award night in Abuja on Friday. The theme of the conference was ‘Strong Together Professionally – Driving the Industry’s Contribution to Economic and Social Prosperity’. The first lady used the opportunity to encourage Nigerian women to support one another so that they can more strides politically and economically. “There must be hope for women in this country. A…

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ONLY 19 OUT OF 469 NASS MEMBERS ARE WOMEN

The House of Representatives on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint more women into political offices to compensate for the gender imbalance in the National Assembly and recently released ministerial nominees. The call was the outcome of motion on gender parity in political appointments made by Omowumi Ogunlola (APC, Ogun)‎. Ogunlola said the noticeable shortfall of women political office holders in Nigeria can be corrected if Buhari appoints more women as heads of Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs). The lawmaker argued that women are equal partners in the…

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AFTERMATH OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND RAPED OF YOUNG LADIES IN ABUJA, GROUPS THREATEN TO SUE FG

Coalition of 63 women groups have threatened to sue the Federal Government over the constitutionality of the raids targeted against women in Abuja, if government fails to stop the harassment. The groups, which comprise women organisations, scholars, civil society and human rights activists, in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja by Programme Assistant of Project Alert on Violence Against Women (PAVAW), Nsini Udonta, condemned the recent raids, humiliation, assault, sexual harassment and arrest of over 100 women in Abuja. The statement indicted the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Joint Task…

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SEE THE FIRST WOMAN TO HAVE HER SIGNATURE ON NIGERIAN NAIRA AS CBN DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

For the very first time in Nigeria’s 59-year history, the signature of a woman, Priscilla Ekwere Eleje, goes on the naira. Eleje, who has been acting director of currency and operations at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been confirmed substantive director. She is the first female director of currency in the history of the bank, and her signature has been appended on the naira — breaking another glass ceiling. Ladi Kwali, Nigeria’s foremost potter, is the only woman on the naira, taking a spot at the back of…

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NIGERIAN PROPHET WEARS FEMALE PANTS IN CHURCH TO LECTURE MARRIED WOMEN, SEE PICS

Prophet Oduro of Alabaster International Ministry, wore panties in church as he lectured married women on how to maintain their marriages.Prophet Oduro wore panties in Church as he lectured married women, who according to him must look attractive always to keep their partners. The Ghanaian Prophet was spotted saying in the viral video; “Most married women lose themselves when they get married. To every married woman here, if you want to maintain your marriage you have to raise your game. The fact that you are married doesn’t mean you don’t…

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GIRLS RUN AWAY FROM MATHEMATICS, PRESIDENCY RAISE ALARM

Nigeria’s Presidency has raised concern, as it claimed that girls show less interest in Mathematics across and further advised teachers and parents to redouble their effort to improve the learning of mathematical science in schools across the country. Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, the Senior Special Assistant to the president on Sustainable Development Goals, (SDGs) who spoke on behalf of the Presidency stated that girls show less interest in Mathematics as she appealed to relevant organisations to adequately fund the girl- child education with a view to reducing street hawking among young…

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THE TIME FOR FEMALE SPEAKER IS NOW, SAYS PROACTIVE GENDER INITIATIVE

  By Taiye Agbaje As various interest groups struggle to have a say over who preside over the National Assembly in the next four years, an NGO that has been vociferous in championing the cause of women has demanded that womenfolk deserve a space too. A civil rights group, Proactive Gender Initiatives (PGI), has thrown its weight behind the idea of having a female as Speaker in the 9th House of Representatives. Ms. Esther Uzoma, the National Coordinator of PGI, said on Sunday in a telephone interview with the News…

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SEE HOW MANY WOMEN AISHA BUHARI WISHES HER HUSBAND WOULD APPOINT AS MINISTERS

Despite BUHARI failing largely to involve women in his government during the first term, women are are already dreaming big for his second term. Wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has said she wished her husband cabinet will have as many women in percentage as the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme, TEEP, has in 2019. Speaking at the unveiling event for the Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF, entrepreneurs for 2019, the wife of the president said she appreciated the drive of the foundation to ensure more female participation. She said: “The strategy vision…

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WOMAN ADVERTISES FOR HUSBAND CARRYING PLACARD AROUND, SEE PICS

A Kenyan woman has taken the search for a husband to new levels after she went around Nairobi carrying a placard advertising for a husband. The woman, 28,  was pictured wearing a wedding gown carrying a placard with the text, “Need for a husband Pris. Nyambura 28 years. I have a girl child”. Reports speculated that Nyambura feared she might not get a husband hence the advert for a husband. Nyambura asked prospective suitors to reach her on mobile number 0737 350766 but to the surprise of suitors who dialled…

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POLICE ARRESTS 42 HOMOSEXUALS IN LAGOS HOTEL, MANY WERE CAUGHT IN THE ACT

AFEEZ HANAFI No fewer than 42 men allegedly involved in homosexual acts have been arrested by the police. It was learnt that the suspects were rounded up at a hotel at Weigh Bridge in Owode Onirin area of Lagos State on Saturday. SUNDAY PUNCH learnt that the hotel, Vincent Hotel, where they were caught in the act had been sealed off. A resident of the area, who gave his name only as Tunji, said policemen from the Owode Onirin Division swooped on the suspects around 3.30 pm. He said, “There…

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