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International Widows Day – Lagos Govt Gives 1,000 Widows N20,000 Each

International Widows Day – Lagos Govt Gives 1,000 Widows N20,000 Each

Mrs Sanwo-Olu reiterated the state government’s zero-tolerance to all forms of violence against women, especially widows. The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA) on Wednesday, gave N20,000 cash benefit each to 1000 widows across the state. The act was in commemoration of the 2021 International Widow’s Day. The […]

Widow Cries For Help As Husband’s Family Tries To Get Rid Of Her

Widow Cries For Help As Husband’s Family Tries To Get Rid Of Her

Mrs. Odinaka Ibeh, a widow and mother of five, today lives at the mercy of people for the provision of food and shelter as she runs from her in-laws who are accusing her of being responsible for the death of her husband. She says she goes to God daily in tears and prayer for vindication […]

Cast Out By Custom – How One Kenyan Widow Won The Right To Own Property

Cast Out By Custom – How One Kenyan Widow Won The Right To Own Property

Mother of two was sent away from her village in Ngeri-Kisiambi hills in Homa Bay County after she refused to be “inherited” – by another man – following her husband’s death Her husband’s death should have meant banishment from her matrimonial home in western Kenya, according to custom, but Caroline Peres Achieng Oyumbo’s return there […]

Victoria Chitepo Found Dead

Victoria Chitepo Found Dead

President Mugabe has mourned Zanu-PF Central Committee member Cde Victoria Fikile Chitepo (88) who was found dead in Harare yesterday morning. She was the widow of national hero and former Zanu-PF chairman Advocate Herbert Chitepo. Cde Chitepo was found dead yesterday morning by her granddaughter at her Mount Pleasant home while she was preparing to […]