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INTELS Empowerment Scheme Attracts 700 Women

INTELS Empowerment Scheme Attracts 700 Women

The Women Empowerment Programme Synergy Scheme (WEPSS) of INTELS Nigeria Limited, has attracted no fewer than 700 women from the target communities. A corporate social responsibility initiative of INTELS, WEPSS was established in 2013, with the vision of empowering 5,000 community women over a 20-year period through training in fashion design and tailoring. To date, […]

police Nab Masterminds Of Benue Killings

police Nab Masterminds Of Benue Killings

BARELY 51 days after Fulani herdsmen invaded Guma and Logo council areas of Benue State, killing 73 people mostly women and children in the process, the police have arrested principal suspects in the unpredictable mayhem. The four principal suspects, according to Vanguard source, were arrested in Tunga town of Nasarawa State between 16 and 19 […]

Amazing Female OAPs In Nigeria

Amazing Female OAPs In Nigeria

Even as we celebrate world radio day, we have decided to celebrate  some of the Radio Ladies in Nigeria. We wouldn’t be able to write about all of them but when we celebrate some we have as well, we have picked the eyes on all of them. In no particular order, we give you the […]

Akwa-Ibom Govt To Pull Down Structures On ‘rights-of-way’

Akwa-Ibom Govt To Pull Down Structures On ‘rights-of-way’

Akwa Ibom State Government has threatened to pull down all structures standing on the rights-of-way in a bid to checkmate the perennial flooding of Uyo metropolis and other cities in the state. Commissioner for Works, Akparawa Ephraim Inyang-Eyen handed down the warning, yesterday, while inspecting the extent of work on Asutan Street, Idongesit Henry Crescent, […]

Influx Of Refugees From Cameroon: Senate summons Defence Minister, Ali

Influx Of Refugees From Cameroon: Senate summons Defence Minister, Ali

THE Senate yesterday summoned the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali, to appear before it and explain the reason behind the invasion by large numbers of refugees from the Republic of Cameroon to some border communities in Cross River State and its attendant security fallout The Senate also called on the Nigerian military authorities to […]

Buhari Orders Arrest, Trial Of Herdsmen With Illegal Arms

Buhari Orders Arrest, Trial Of Herdsmen With Illegal Arms

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered security operatives to arrest and prosecute anyone found with illegal arms in the country. Buhari, who lamented the spate of reckless killings of innocent citizens across the nation, said “all attacks by suspected herdsmen will no longer be tolerated in north central and elsewhere in Nigeria.” He gave the order […]

Macron To Visit Nigeria, Address National Assembly

Macron To Visit Nigeria, Address National Assembly

President Emmanuel Macron of France is billed to visit Nigeria in early July this year and is expected to address the joint session of the National Assembly, Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, has said. Speaking when he paid a visit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, at the National […]

INEC Bemoans Decline In Women Participation In Electoral Process

INEC Bemoans Decline In Women Participation In Electoral Process

The National Commissioner at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Dr. Adekunle Ogunmola has expressed worry over the decline of women participation in the electoral process. Ogunmola said this during a strategic meeting with gender focused Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on women participation in the 2019 general elections in Enugu on Monday. The national commissioner, […]

Female Leaders Fear Women Being Sidelined In 2019 Elections

Female Leaders Fear Women Being Sidelined In 2019 Elections

 Few women are likely to win seats in Nigeria’s 2019 general elections due to discrimination, a lack of will from political parties and a shortage of female candidates Nigerian women risk being sidelined in elections next year, said female leaders, calling for greater training and support in a country where about only one in 20 […]

Nigeria Bids Former VP Late Dr Ekwueme Goodbye Today

Nigeria Bids Former VP Late Dr Ekwueme Goodbye Today

NIGERIA’s Second Republic Vice- President, the late Dr Alexander Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme (GCON), who departed the mortal plane on November 19, 2017, will be committed to mother earth today in his hometown, Oko in Anambra State. Though relatively advanced in years at the age of 85, Nigerians will for long miss a highly revered elder statesman […]

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