Back to sender: Senate rejects Lauretta Onochie for INEC

By Abankula The Nigerian Senate on Thursday rejected the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). President Buhari had nominated her as a national commissioner last October, triggering a maelstrom of opposition. Onochie is a new media aide of President Buhari and a member of the All […]

Njideka: The Little Girl Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Saved from Death – By Oluwakemi Makinde

By Oluwakemi Makinde  | Ota, Ogun, Nigeria | June 16, 2021 – In recent times, both traditional and digital media spheres have been awash with news about the Nigerian economist who overcame tremendous odds to achieve the incredible – the incredible being becoming the first woman and African to hold the coveted office of Director-General of […]

Diezani forfeits jewellery, houses worth N47.6bn

Diezani Alison-Madueke By Femi Ogunshola Former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke forfeited assets worth N47.6 billion to the Federal Government. The EFCC Chairman, Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, who made this known today said the jewellery component of the assets was worth N14.6 billion. Bawa disclosed the figures before the House of Representatives adhoc committee investigating the […]

We’ve recovered $153m and 80 properties from Diezani – EFCC Chairman

We’ve recovered $153m from Diezani – EFCC Chairman Diezani Alison-Madueke Says she’s forfeited 80 property valued at $80m to FG By Soni Daniel ABUJA – New chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, said yesterday that the commission has recovered a whopping $153 million from former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison Madueke, who […]

An Interview with Lady Chidi Onyemelukwe, Anambra PDP Gubernatorial Aspirant – By Oseloka H. Obaze

By OSELOKA H. OBAZE | Awka, Anambra | May 2, 2021 – Awka: 30 April, 2021- Lady Chidi Onyemelukwe, a leading PDP aspirant in the forthcoming gubernatorial elections recently spoke to some Awka based journalists on her candidacy, insecurity in Nigeria and some topical issues. Security in Anambra and other parts of the south-east has worsened considerably. […]

Seven Men Whose Wives are Making Waves – By Olalekan Adigun

By Olalekan Adigun | Lagos, Nigeria | April 18, 2021 – Stanford Professor and Nobel Laureate, Alvin Roth, in a research work titled Deferred Acceptance Algorithms, posits that, regardless of how successful any of the partners is in marriage, both spouses are likely to be happy if they understand contentment. The Roth’s rule is still largely valid […]

Women protest herdsmen activities in Edo community

From Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin The women of Ikabigbo community in Uzairue Kingdom, Etsako West, Edo State, have asked herdsmen residing in their community to leave, saying their presence has caused destruction to their farms. The women in their hundreds protested to the palace of the traditional ruler, Chief Braimah Alegeh, to register their displeasure over […]

Scars of Women’s Political Exclusion in Southern Nigeria – By Oseloka H. Obaze

INDIGENE, WIFE AND/OR DAUGHTER: SCARS OF WOMEN’S POLITICAL EXCLUSION IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA Remarks by Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze, MD/CEO Selonnes Consult, During the Women for Women Community Zoom Webinar Session At 6:00 p.m. Thursday 15 October 2020 Introduction Across the globe, women make up majority of the World’s poorest and least educated. Nowhere is this […]

International Women’s Day: Men who beat their wives gambling with life imprisonment –Erumaka, presiding bishop, Wordbase Assembly (Worldwide)

By Enyeribe Ejiogu  (enyeribee@yahoo.com)   When the news broke that successful celebrity couple, Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, had filed for divorce, they joined the long list that stretches round the globe, of couples that have broken up and choked the courts with divorce cases. Respected Nigerian Christian leader, author of many […]

WTO: Global outrage over Swiss newspaper headline on Okonjo-Iweala

See newspaper statement below –  Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala @NOIweala I’m thankful to all my sisters, UN Women Leaders and the 124 Ambassadors in Geneva who signed the petition on calling out the racist & sexist remarks in this newspaper. It is important & timely that they’ve apologized. @phumzileunwomen @Winnie_Byanyima  

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