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“I Am The Second Female Prime Minister, Definitely Not The Last” – Theresa May Resigns

“I Am The Second Female Prime Minister, Definitely Not The Last” – Theresa May Resigns

Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from her own party and named 7 June as the day she will step aside as Conservative leader, drawing her turbulent three-year premiership to a close. Speaking in Downing Street, May said it had been “the honour of my life” to serve as Britain’s second female prime minister. Her […]

The Story Corner : Let This Aunty Take A Break

The Story Corner : Let This Aunty Take A Break

If you don’t know if you know this so-called aunty old journalist with a special taste for unnecessary ‘busy-bodying’, then you need to go search her out. Okay, let me help you here, out of my gracious generosity. So, this woman is known for picking the matter of celebrities and dragging them unnecessarily, like is […]

GFC Provides Life Saving Skills To Teenage Mothers

GFC Provides Life Saving Skills To Teenage Mothers

Having the cognizance that adolescence is a vital stage of growth and development when young people are intensely influenced by their peers and the outside world, Girls for Change (GFC) Executive Director, Mrs. Ora Barclay Keller said. She says her organization, since 2013, has been keeping sleeves above elbow to provide lifesaving skills to teenage […]

Police Accused Of Raiding Family Planning Clinic

Police Accused Of Raiding Family Planning Clinic

Activists in Nigeria have accused police officers of raiding a Marie Stopes clinic in Lagos on May 21. The officers reportedly “harassed the health workers and patients and took away confidential client information”. Marie Stopes Nigeria opened its first clinic in 2009, and describes itself as “becoming one of the few providers of long-acting and […]

Banyana Banyana To Earn Same As Male Counterparts

Banyana Banyana To Earn Same As Male Counterparts

South Africa’s women’s national soccer team are off to the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France – and for the first time will earn the same as their male counterparts. TimesLive reportsthat SA Football Association president Danny Jordaan announced on Thursday that the women Banyana Banyana players and their Bafana Bafana counterparts will for the […]

Governor Fayemi Emerges New Chairman Of Nigeria Governors’ Forum

Governor Fayemi Emerges New Chairman Of Nigeria Governors’ Forum

The Nigeria Governors Forum on Wednesday elected Kayode Fayemi as its new chairman for a term of two years. The Ekiti State governor was chosen at a gathering of the 36 governors in Abuja Wednesday night, following his nomination by Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State. Some governors, including Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, were not […]

Enhance Women’s Capacity in Conflict Prevention, Resolution -Mohammed Ibn Chambas

Enhance Women’s Capacity in Conflict Prevention, Resolution -Mohammed Ibn Chambas

The United Nations Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohammed Ibn Chambas, has advocated the urgent inclusion of women in conflict prevention and resolution to sustain peace in the sub-region. “Today, there is a positive momentum in West Africa in terms of the awareness of promoting women leadership and participation in peacemaking because […]

NHRC Begins Hearing Over Alleged Harassment Of Women

NHRC Begins Hearing Over Alleged Harassment Of Women

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commenced hearing on the alleged harassment of women during the recent raids of nightclubs in Abuja. The hearing, which commenced on Thursday, was presided over by the Executive Secretary of the agency, Tony Ojukwu. Officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and representatives of over 72 rights […]

World Bank Appoints Prof Pate As Global Director

World Bank Appoints Prof Pate As Global Director

The World Bank has confirmed the selection of Dr. Muhammad Pate as its Global Director for Health, Nutrition and Population and also Director of Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF). The appointment takes effect from July 1, 2019. Until recently, Dr. Pate was the CEO of Big Win Philanthropy in the UK, […]

The Sex Workers On the Frontlines Of The HIV Response In Malawi

The Sex Workers On the Frontlines Of The HIV Response In Malawi

An MSF programme in four districts in southern Malawi is helping thousands of women who earn their living from sex work to overcome barriers to health services, in part by training and employing sex workers as health workers in their communities. Names have been changed, unless otherwise indicated. Bernadette lost both her parents when she […]

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