Empowerment

Don’t buy Buhari’s Empowerment Form – First Lady Tells Nigerian Women

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The wife of the president, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has condemned the sale of forms for interest- free loans for women being obtained from the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs. The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Aisha Jummai Alhassan, also advised women across the country to report any person who attempts to sell the ...

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FG registers 27, 000 Poor Persons for Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme in Osun

  By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   A total of 27, 000 people in Osun are to benefit from the Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme of the Federal Government, an official said on Thursday. Mrs Idiat Babalola, Special Adviser to Osun governor on Federal Matters, made the disclosure at Owode-Ede, during a two-day step down training programme organised by the state Ministry ...

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Lagos needs 187, 500 new houses to reduce deficit, says Ambode

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said there was the need for additional 187, 500 new houses in the next five years to reduce the housing deficit estimated at 2.5 million in the state. Ambode, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, gave the figure at the 2016 World Habitat Day organised ...

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C’River Govt. pledges to pay Fadama III A+ counterpart funds

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has assured the Federal Government and donor partners of prompt payment of the counterpart funds for Fadama III Additional financing project in the state.

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NGO to groom young activists to address plights of women

Mrs Esther Uzoma, the National Coordinator, Proactive Gender Initiatives (PGI), an NGO, says the organisation has concluded plans to groom young activists to address the plights of women in the country. She made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday. Uzoma said that the grooming would be in form of talks, ...

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