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NAWOJ commends military over successes in counter insurgency operations

The Borno chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), has commended the Nigerian Army (NA) over the successes recorded in the fight against insurgents in the North-East.

Stakeholders: 35% affirmative action for women not yet realised in Nigeria

Some stakeholders say the 35 per cent affirmative action for women which guarantees their participation in governance and decision-making has not been realised in Nigeria.

Federal government disburses N1.5 billion to 20,344 poor households in Bauchi

The Federal Government has issued more than N1.5 billion to 20,344 poor households in Bauchi State under its Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme, its coordinator in the state, Mr Jibrin Yusuf, has said.

Kwara: 432 children infected with HIV/AIDS in 6 months – agency

The Kwara State Action Committee on HIV and AIDS (KWASACA) has recorded no fewer than 432 children infected with HIV and AIDS between January and June in Kwara.
US President Donald Trump smiles during a phone conversation with Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto on trade in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on August 27, 2018. President Donald Trump said Monday the US had reached a "really good deal" with Mexico and talks with Canada would begin shortly on a new regional free trade pact."It's a big day for trade. It's a really good deal for both countries," Trump said."Canada, we will start negotiations shortly. I'll be calling their prime minister very soon," Trump said.US and Mexican negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences in order to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement, while Canada was waiting to rejoin the negotiations./ AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Nigerians urged to speak out against Donald Trump’s global gag rule

Nigerians have been urged to speak out against the Expanded Global Gag Rule, GGR, introduced in 2017 by President Donald Trump of the United States of America, USA.

NAWOJ, FIDA protest alleged sexual molestation of children in orphanage

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) in partnership with the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Plateau State chapter, on Friday protested the alleged sexual molestation of orphans by a director of an orphanage, Stephen Centre International in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Workers’ Day: RATTAWU, NAWOJ want government to expedite action on minimum wage

As Nigerians celebrate the 2018 Workers Day, some media unions have urged the 16-member technical committee on minimum wage inaugurated by the federal government to expedite action on its assignment.

Blame parents for cultism – Concerned citizens

Some concerned Nigerians have attributed the increase in cultism in the country to the negligence of parents and some lapses in the education system.

NAWOJ tasks federal govt on herdsmen attacks, fuel crisis

The National Executive Council (NEC), of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has called on the federal government to immediately tackle the rising cases of herdsmen attacks across the country.

World Cancer Day: NAWOJ takes lead in creating advocacy

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) FCT Council yesterday joined the global world to celebrate the 2018 World Cancer Day (WCD), themed ‘We Can, I Can’.

Nigerian Army is highest employer of labour – commandant

The Depot Commandant of the Nigerian Army, Zaria, Brig-Gen. Victor Ezugwu, has disclosed that the military is the highest employer of labour.

Allegation of misappropriating NAWOJ housing fund untrue – Ifeyinwa Omowole

The National President of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Mrs Ifeyinwa Omowole, has described allegation of misappropriating housing fund as untrue.

NAWOJ mobilises Katsina women to tackle rising rape cases

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) in Katsina State, has commenced a state-wide campaign to sensitise women on protective measures against rape.

Women journalists organise rallies against rape

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists in collaboration with Black Diamond Support Foundation on Saturday in Jos staged rallies to create awareness on the rising cases of rape and child molestation in the society.

NAWOJ sensitises Plateau children on rape

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Plateau chapter, on Wednesday in Jos, organised a seminar to sensitise children aged between 10 and 15 on the dangers of rape.

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