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INEC, CSO advocate enhanced women participation in politics

INEC chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu By Douglas Okoro The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and a gender based Civil Society Organisations, Initiative for Social Change in Africa (ISCA) have advocated for enhanced participation of women in politics in Ebonyi. They made the call at a town hall meeting organised by the INEC in

Women have right to participate in politics, says commission

Nigerian women in politics By Wandoo Sombo The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says participation of women in elective office, and in shaping the political landscape is anchored on their rights as guaranteed in regional and international human rights instruments. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mr Tony Ojukwu, said this at a

Aggrieved APC women aspirants threaten protest votes

Aggrieved APC women aspirants threaten protest votes

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja All Progressives Congress (APC) women aspirants, on Tuesday, threatened to mobilise protest vote against the ruling party over what they described as marginalisation against women. The women that protested at the national secretariat of the party alleged that the ruling party glaringly marginalised them in the just concluded primary elections nationwide. The […]
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Why Obaseki appointed more women into govt – Edo First Lady

Why Obaseki appointed more women into govt – Edo First Lady

The first lady told the women that affirmative action and the Beijing Declaration on women can only be
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Forum wants Kaduna electoral commission to domesticate gender policies

Sunderland’s 10-year stay in Premier League ends

Sola Ojo, Kaduna A forum comprised of different interest groups at the end of a 2-day meeting in Kaduna
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Aisha Buhari charges women on active politics for national development

Aisha Buhari task women on active participation in politics. By Ahmed UbandomaThe wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has called for increased participation of women in active politics for national development.Mrs Buhari made the call when she received members of the Jam’iyyar Matan Arewa at the State House, Abuja. The News

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