Tag: girl child education

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 10, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Nigeria: In need of a Malala

In the afternoon of October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani female activist survived an assassination attempt orchestrated by the ...

EzinneJuly 7, 2017

The Thread: Malala, the Pakistani girl the Taliban nearly killed graduates High School today in style

This girl is unstoppable. Before getting a bullet for her efforts to simply get an education, Malala Yousafzai had been ...

EzinneJune 15, 2017

The Thread: “I’m an almajiri” | Twitter NG is inspired by this story of Adamu breaking the mould in Northern Nigeria

Girl child education -Western-style education- is a bit of a rarity up North. According to this 2013 report by Premium ...

Op-ed EditorApril 14, 2017

Omoigui Osasogie: Gender inequality in Nigeria [NEXT]

by Omoigui Osasogie For many years women have struggled to be heard and continue to fight for equality and respect ...

Op-ed EditorApril 8, 2017

Opinion: Isn’t it about time a woman became Nigeria’s president?

by Omoya Yinka Simult There is an interesting case of a persistent Nigerian woman, who is plausibly the first female presidential ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

International Women’s Day 2017: Remembering Patience Gilbert

by Imam Imam   International Women’s Day is a day set aside by the United Nations to highlight achievements of ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria, how can we be #BoldForChange?

by Mmanti Umoh International Women’s Day 2017 is a significant time to help forge a better working world – a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 21, 2016

Incentives should be provided for girl-child education – Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday called on all tiers of government in the country to encourage girl-child ...

AzeezAugust 15, 2016

Send your child to school or go to jail – El-Rufai

Kaduna Governor, Nasir el-Rufai on Saturday said parents in the state who fail to send their children to school in ...

SolaSeptember 23, 2014

Send your girl child to school and make money – UNICEF tells Northern parents

by S’ola Filani “We want to tell parents: ‘If you send a girl to secondary school, you will get more ...

April 17, 2012

First child at 14, divorced at 18: This story will inspire you

by Tolu Orekoya 18-year-old divorcee Hanisa Idris Magama doesn’t flinch at the idea of carrying her 4-year-old daughter, and then ...

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