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Yahaya Bello Doesn’t Deserve NCWS Gender-sensitive Award — Natasha Akpoti
Politics

Yahaya Bello Doesn’t Deserve NCWS Gender-sensitive Award — Natasha Akpoti

A former governorship candidate in Kogi State Natasha Akpoti has opposed the conferment of the most gender-sensitive governor in Nigeria award by the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) on Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello. According to Ms Akpoti, the award does not take into cognizance the governor’s alleged violent actions against her and others. “National Council for Women Societies @ncws_abuja should bury their heads in shame,” she tweeted on Sunday. “Honouring Kogi’s Gov. Yahaya Bello as ‘Most Gender Sensitive Gov in Nigeria’ is an insult to d violence he unleashed to me, the dead @OfficialPDPNig woman leader & a host of others. Evil monster.” The award presentation and decoration ceremony held on Saturday at the Glass House of Kogi State Government House, Lokoja. ...
National Devt: NCWS Tasks Women On Unity
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National Devt: NCWS Tasks Women On Unity

The National President, National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), Mrs Gloria Shoda, on Friday advised Nigerian women to be united for the development of the country. Shoda gave the advised in Abuja at the 60th Anniversary of the council and National Summit on Sustainable Development Goals with the theme: The change Leadership and Gender Balance. “Let me remind Nigerian women that the cloud of slur and neglect of implementation of gender affirmative agreements and treaties are disruptive war fares made to dis-empower and entrap us perpetually on the disadvantage end. “We must use whatever positions we find ourselves to refine our positive acumen, heritage of skills, tenacity and ability to recreate the obvious image of servitude in every woman. “We must, very strongly desi...
Nigerian Women Want Access To Abortion
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Nigerian Women Want Access To Abortion

The National Council for Women Societies (NCWS) has appealed to the Federal Government to remove legal restrictions on abortion to ensure safe services. Mrs Gloria Shoda, President of NCWS, made call at a one day sensitisation workshop for women on ‘Unsafe Abortion’ organised in collaboration with IPAS as part of activities to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day in Abuja. Shoda attributed the failure to reduce the high rate of death from unsafe abortion in Nigeria to lack of access to safe abortion. She said that there have been an increasing number of abortion cases throughout the world. The president said the situation had been fuelled by social and economy vices, adding that unsafe abortion accounted for over 70,000 deaths annually worldwide, Nigeria inclusive. Shoda ...
Group Calls For Special Funding For Female Farmers
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Group Calls For Special Funding For Female Farmers

The Federal Government has been charged to provide special fund for women farmers, towards boosting the nation’s food production. This was the submission of participants at the end of the First National Workshop of National Council For Women Societies (NCWS) on the role of women in economic diversification, held in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Over the years, women in developing nations like Nigeria, have been allegedly relegated to the background, regarding development-related issues. This is due to many factors like gender discrimination and cultural prejudice in many societies. But some women have established more defined roles in agriculture, particularly in food production, processing and utilization. The need to give special attention to women in agriculture, came to...

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