FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup: Colombia To Face Nigeria’s Flamingos

FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup: Colombia To Face Nigeria’s Flamingos

Colombia on Saturday booked a semi-finals place against Nigeria’s Flamingos at the ongoing FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in India.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Colombia breezed past Tanzania 3-0 in the quarter-finals at the Pandit Jawaharlal...
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Wife Drags Husband To Court Over Alleged Secret Marriage To More Wives

Wife Drags Husband To Court Over Alleged Secret Marriage To More Wives

A housewife, Mrs Amina Muhammad, on Friday dragged her husband, Salisu Mohammed, before a Customary Court in Nyanya, Abuja, for alleged secret marriage to two more wives.  The petitioner, who resides in Mararaba, Abuja, made the allegation in a divorce...
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WISTA Seeks More Women’s Involvement In Shipping

WISTA Seeks More Women’s Involvement In Shipping

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria, on Thursday, said that it would build its members’ capacity to be able to take advantage of innovations and technologies in shipping. Speaking on Thursday in Lagos, the Preside...
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Woman Stabs Husband To Death In Adamawa  

Woman Stabs Husband To Death In Adamawa  

The Adamawa Police Command has arrested Caroline Barka, a 20-year-old housewife, for stabbing her late husband, Barka Dauda, to death.  Mrs Barka is a resident of Angwan Tamiya in the Madagali Local Government Area of the state.  A statement issued...
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CAF Releases First List Of Women Nominees For 2022 Awards

CAF Releases First List Of Women Nominees For 2022 Awards

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Thursday released the first list of Women nominees for the 2022 CAF Awards in Morocco.  A statement on the CAF website noted that the first list would still be narrowed to final nominees,...
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FirstBank Unveils Single-Digit Loan For Female Entrepreneurs 

FirstBank Unveils Single-Digit Loan For Female Entrepreneurs 

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com   — The management of First Bank of Nigeria ltd has unveiled the FirstGem fund (FirstGem loan), a single-digit loan scheme, targeted at female entrepreneurs.  In a statement on Sunday, Folake Ani-Mumuney, the ban...
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Photo News

Photo News

Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Ruqayyah Saraki (9thleft), Executive Director, Finance and Admin. NPA, Adenrele S. Adesina (8thleft), Chairman, Women in Logistics and Transport Nigeria (WILAT), Khadijat Shabi (7th left) during an interactive with...
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Saraki Tasks Women Maritime Practitioners On Development

Saraki Tasks Women Maritime Practitioners On Development

The Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, has urged the Maritime Women Association to coordinate and integrate their efforts toward engendering better positioning and development of the port industry. Saraki gave the advice during a stak...
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INTELS  Graduates 38  Beneficiaries Of Women Empowerment Scheme

INTELS  Graduates 38  Beneficiaries Of Women Empowerment Scheme

INTELS Nigeria Limited has graduated 38 women under its Women Empowerment Project Scheme Synergy (WEPSS). The General Manager, Legal and Corporate Services of the company, Mr Amaopusenibo Epelle, made this known in a statement on Sunday.  WEPSS is a Corpo...
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FG Distributes Farm Inputs, Tools To Women In Sokoto 

FG Distributes Farm Inputs, Tools To Women In Sokoto 

The Federal Government, in collaboration with the Sokoto State Government, on Sunday commenced the distribution of farm inputs and hand tools to women in the 23 local government areas of the state.  Inaugurating the distribution in Sokoto, Hajiya Kulu Sif...
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My Husband Calls Me Secondhand Material, Woman Tells Court 

My Husband Calls Me Secondhand Material, Woman Tells Court 

A transporter, Mr Irinsanmi Ayeniberu, on Thursday prayed to an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State to grant him a divorce on grounds of incompatibility with his wife of four years, Chinwe.  The petitioner, a resident of No. 15, African...
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First Bank Trains 80 Women Entrepreneurs On Export  

First Bank Trains 80 Women Entrepreneurs On Export  

The Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) in collaboration with First Bank of Nigeria has commenced training of 80 women entrepreneurs in modern export skills in Sokoto State.  The Head, Trade Promotion Advisor, NEPC, Sokoto Smart Office, Mr Ahmed Yahay...
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FirstBank Partners ELOY Foundation To Empower Women Entrepreneurs 

FirstBank Partners ELOY Foundation To Empower Women Entrepreneurs 

First Bank of Nigeria has brokered a partnership with ELOY Foundation to create a business shower initiative that will support female entrepreneurs. The bank made this known on Tuesday in a statement issued by Mrs Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing...
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Unity Bank To Empower More Underbanked Women Entrepreneurs With Yanga Product 

Unity Bank To Empower More Underbanked Women Entrepreneurs With Yanga Product 

Divisional Head, Retail, SME Banking and E-Business, Unity Bank Plc, Mr. Olufunwa Akinmade has explained that launching the Bank’s latest retail product called Yanga is to create a unique product proposition aimed at empowering the underbanked women entrepre...
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