Stakeholders advocate empowerment of women through media, information literacy

Participants at the dialogue L-R: Mr Simner Sambo, News Director Arise TV,Ms Akighbe, Journalist and Special Adviser to the President on Strategic Communications, Rukayat Motunrayo ,Member ,Kwara State House of Assembly, Mr Simon Karu, Fomer House of Representatives member
Participants at the dialogue L-R: Mr Simner Sambo, News Director Arise TV,Ms Akighbe, Journalist and Special Adviser to the President on Strategic Communications, Rukayat Motunrayo ,Member ,Kwara State House of Assembly, Mr Simon Karu, Fomer House of Representatives member

By Angela Atabo/Perpetua Onuegbu Stakeholders at a dialogue held in Abuja have advocated for the empowerment of women through Media and Information Literacy (MIL). The [Read More…]

IWD: Firm outlines pathways to increase women representation in senior management

Dr Ngozi Ogwo, the Chief Executive Officer, Grant Thornton Nigeria,
Dr Ngozi Ogwo, the Chief Executive Officer, Grant Thornton Nigeria,

By Rukayat Moisemhe Grant Thornton International Ltd., a financial advisory firm, has identified three clear pathways for businesses to accelerate gender parity aimed at increasing [Read More…]

Stakeholders advocate mentorship, investment in women to accelerate progress

L-R: Mrs Stephanie Apel, Executive Director, Glamodi Women and Girls Development Initiative; Ms Lois Auta; Ms Onyinye Edeh-Vincent, Convener of Purple Ball and Founder, Executive Director of Strong Enough Girls Empowerment Initiatives
L-R: Mrs Stephanie Apel, Executive Director, Glamodi Women and Girls Development Initiative; Ms Lois Auta; Ms Onyinye Edeh-Vincent, Convener of Purple Ball and Founder, Executive Director of Strong Enough Girls Empowerment Initiatives

By Angela Atabo/Tina Auta Stakeholders in the development sector have advocated the need to empower, mentor and invest in women to quicken sustainable development. The [Read More…]

IWD: SMEDAN rebrands, restates commitment to women’s prosperity

SMEDAN logo for #HereForProsperity
SMEDAN logo for #HereForProsperity

By Lucy Ogalue The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has unveiled a new brand aimed at ensuring prosperity for small business [Read More…]

IWD: NEITI seeks women inclusion, decries 18% participation in oil, gas sector

Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Director General, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) with Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, Executive Secretary/CEO, NEIT
Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Director General, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) with Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, Executive Secretary/CEO, NEIT

By Emmanuella Anokam The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has decried the 18 per cent participation of women in the oil and gas sector, [Read More…]

IWD: Experts seek accelerated investment in women for economic progress

Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) logo
Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) logo

By Rukayat Moisemhe Economic experts have advocated the need for focused and accelerated investments in women and their businesses to engender societal and economic progress. [Read More…]