SMEDAN empowers 80 women with agribusiness skills in Taraba

By Martins Abochol, Jalingo.   The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has trained and empowered 80 women, under its Women in Self Employment Programme (WISE-P), in Taraba.   Mr Olawale Fasanya, the Director-General of SMEDAN, made…
Adamawa: Women deserve chance to rule – Buhari

By Ismaila Chafe, Abuja.   President Muhammadu Buhari says the election of Sen. Aisha  Binani as the next governor of Adamawa will open opportunities for women in the country and send a signal to the world on Nigeria’s leadership maturity.…
FG promoting women inclusion in oil, gas industry – Sylva

By Solomon Asowata   The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says the Federal Government has been deliberately implementing gender-friendly policies that will promote women inclusion in the oil and gas industry.   Sylva spoke on Tuesday…
NDE partners NCWS to train 1,850 women nationwide

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Wednesday promised to partner the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) to train 50 women in each state of the federation.   The Director-General of NDE, Malam Abubakar Fikpo, made the promise when…
My work will open more doors for women — UNICAL VC

Prof. Florence Obi, Vice-Chancellor, University of Calabar, has reiterated her desire to ensure that her work and position open more doors for women in the institution and nationally.   The vice-chancellor said this when she received the Nigerian Ambassador to…
Buhari extols Nigerian women’s role in nation building

President Muhammadu Buhari has praised women for their vital roles in the growth of the Nigerian society.   The president commended the womenfolk on the occasion of the 2022 International Women’s Day, which has “Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable…