Tag: widows

Op-Ed EditorOctober 24, 2019

Children? Football lovers? Comedy lovers? Drama? We’ve got your covered on DStv

It sure has been an October to remember but there’s more to leave you craving for more from the many ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2018

Widows is the movie Nollywood actors are raving about

Ik Ogbonna, Idia Aisien, Alexx Ekubo, Teni The Entertainer, Juliet Ibrahim, Lilian Afegbai recently watched Widows and in unison say ...

EditorMay 9, 2018

Lipton yellow label is giving widows across Nigeria a ‘Reason To Smile’

Becoming a widow in Nigeria is often followed by a fall into extreme poverty – a situation usually aggravated by ...

ToluJuly 3, 2017

#Impact365: “We’re working to eliminate the myth that widowhood is a curse” – Hope Nwakwesi, founder of Almanah Hope Foundation

In this tell-all chat with YNaija’s Impact365, founder of Almanah Hope Foundation, Hope Ifeyinwa Nwakwesi reveals how she ended up a ...

ToluMarch 11, 2017

N541.8bn loan, 37 deportees | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N541.8bn – Three Nigerian banks set to take over telecommunications company, Etisalat for its failure to pay a loan obtained ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 9, 2017

Edo first lady trains 500 widows on poultry production

by Dolapo Adelana The wife of the Edo state governor, Mrs Besty Obaseki on Tuesday organised a 1-day training programme ...

AzeezAugust 5, 2016

Boko Haram: Army empowers widows, IDPs in Pulka

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said it has flagged off skill acquisition programmes for widows and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) ...

YWriterMay 20, 2016

Insanely rich woman meets wife of powerful man in Lagos today (PHOTOS)

by Chi Ibe Just because we love seeing powerful women palling around. Oil magnate and Nigeria’s richest woman, Folorunsho Alakija ...

January 9, 2014

‘They are all fake’: Billionaire businesswoman, Folorunsho Alakija denies governorship aspiration

by Oge Okonkwo One of Africa’s richest women Folorunsho Alakija has denied reports that she is joining the gubernatorial race ...

January 5, 2014

Amaechi’s opponents arrested, Jobs for police widows & other important news you should know today

Widows of slain policemen beg for jobs by Oge Okonkwo Some wives and children of policemen killed by Boko Haram ...

January 1, 2014

Aw, sweet: Read what the Nigeria Police donated to widows in Adamawa

by Oge Okonkwo The Inspector  General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar, has led his men to donate foodstuff to widows of dead policemen ...

September 26, 2013

“We need men in our lives”: 8,000 women seek husbands in Zamfara

Over 8,000 women on Thursday marched to the Zamfara Hisbah Commission seeking the state government’s assistance to enable them get ...

September 3, 2013

Emotions swell as 12 widows of slain soldiers get N1million compensation each

by ‘Jola Sotubo It was an emotional time yesterday for the widows and children of some soldiers killed in Maiduguri, ...

August 12, 2013

Sad: Boko Haram has created 10,000 widows in Borno – Report

by Oge Okonkwo Reports from a Non-Governmental Organisation, the Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation, catering for the need of widows, has put the ...

May 24, 2013

Another set of 1000 widows, divorcees for mass wedding in Kano

by NAN The Kano State Hisba Board said on Thursday that it had commenced preparations for the mass wedding of ...

January 15, 2013

7 suspects arrested for defrauding billionaire, Folorunsho Alakija’s NGO (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido The EFCC has announced the arrest of seven employees of ‘The Rose of Sharon’ organisation for alleged ...

June 20, 2012

The promised land fails to welcome as Nigerians face deportation from Israel

With it’s high standard of living and western outlook, Israel has become another destination for desperate Africans searching for opportunities ...

OluwapelumiNovember 12, 2011

#ThrowbackHit: "The Mourning After"

‘by Ifreke Inyang In 2004, Jimi Odumosu released the heart wrenching movie, The Mourning After. The story line revolved around ...

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