Women demand 35% cabinet seats, write Abiodun

A coalition of 150 women organizations under the aegis of More Women Campaign has called on the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to ensure 35 percent representation of women in his cabinet. The organization, an initiative of the Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center, said it would lead a solidarity walk to the office […]

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR WOMEN ASSOCIATIONS ON ANTI-CORRUPTION AND EFFECTIVE GROUP MANAGEMENT

WARDC with the supportĀ of ActionAid and UKaid organizedĀ Capacity Building Workshop for Women Associations On Anti Corruption, Group Management and Effectiveness in Resisting Corrupt Practices in Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja Lagos. The workshop which had representatives from different women association around Lagos dwelt more the importance of women getting involved in the fight against the preveilance […]

Profile of Dr. Keziah Awosika

KEZIAH AWOSIKA is a Nigerian Research Economist specializing in the area of money and banking, macro-economic issues and economics of development. She studied at St. Hilda’s and St. Anne’s Colleges, and obtained her PhD Degree in Oxford University. She has written many articles which have been published in local and international journals. She is currently […]

Edo House of Assembly swears in first female Speaker

History was made at the Edo State House of Assembly on Monday, May 9, following the swearing-in of the first female Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Elizabeth Ativie. Her emergence as Speaker followed the impeachment of the former Speaker of the House, Hon. Victor Edoror and his Deputy, Bright Osayande, last Tuesday over alleged […]