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Speaking over the weekend at the press a conference in Kwara over gender inclusion in the country’s political space, the representative of Women In Politics Forum (WIPF), Ebere Ifendu, noted that it is a great achievement not only for the people of Kwara State but for Nigerians as a whole and the world at large.

Nigeria women applaud over 50% female inclusion in Kwara cabinet

Nigeria women have showered encomiums on the Kwara State government for increasing the number of women appointed to pilot the affairs of the state to 50 percent.
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House of Reps Speakership: Women group drums support for Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

The Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF) has urged members-elect to support the candidacy of Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (APC-Abia) for the office of Speaker in the 9th House of Representatives.

Nigerian women brace for local election upsets

Nigerian women are hoping to use Saturday's local elections to change the country's political dynamics by triggering an upset during the polls.

INEC: 85% of PVCs collected in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Thursday that 85 per cent of the 1.6 million registered voters in Kogi State had collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) as at Feb. 6.

Full List: INEC names 116 domestic groups, 28 foreign bodies as election observers

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday announced the names of 144 observers that will monitor the 2019 general elections.

Aisha Buhri tasks women on participation in active politics

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday urged more women to show interest and participate in partisan politics.

Female leaders fear women being sidelined in Nigeria’s 2019 elections

Nigerian women risk being sidelined in elections next year, said female leaders, calling for greater training and support in a country where about only one in 20 lawmakers are female.

NGO urges equal opportunities for male, female children

Nigerian Women Trust Fund, an NGO, has underscored the need for equal opportunities for male and female children, saying that development would be incomplete, if women were trained only as homemakers.

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