FG flags-off N140b grant for rural women

All you need to know about Presidential Fertiliser Initiative

FG has kicked-off a N140b grant that will see over 700,000 rural women benefitting N20,000 each. The Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced the Special Grant Project for Rural Women which will see that over 700,000 women receive grants of N20,000 each to make them financially empowered members of the society. This was disclosed by the Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Ms. Sadiya Umar Faroq, through her verified Twitter handle. Miss Sadiya revealed that the special grant project kicked off in Jos, Plateau State on Thursday,…

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International Widows Day: Women lawyers felicitate with widows

A widow with her son

The African Women Lawyers Association of Nigeria (AWLA) felicitates with Nigerian widows as they commemorate the International Widows Day celebration. The AWLA Coordinator, Mrs Cordelia Eke, in a statement to newsmen in Lagos, on Tuesday, eulogised the widows for being steadfast in playing double roles as both fathers and mothers to their children. “AWLA felicitates with the special category of women known as widows. “Today we salute your courage, strength and resilience in the face of the challenges faced on the demise of your beloved spouses. “We salute you for…

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Perspective on Buhari’s “other room” response

Buhari replies Aisha with other room

President Buhari’s other room response to his wife comments on current administration triggers many emotions of Nigerians. This led to debates on gender equality and woman right.  I am one of those Nigerians who believe in gender equality and woman right. This belief was borne out of what I witnessed with our neighbor in mid 2000s who turn his wife to a punching bag. My friend and I stood up to this neighbor; I was just 22 years old then. This man continue in this unacceptable act and even sees…

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