Antonio Guterres (yet another man) is set to become the next and 9th UN secretary General; his nomination was recently confirmed by the General Assembly. I received the news with great disappointment as all along I had hoped that one of the seven women who campaigned for the job would have won, obviously that is not going… Read More Once again a man is set to head the United Nations.
Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights’– Hillary Clinton As some of you are aware, the Nigerian National Assembly failed to pass the Gender and Equal Opportunities bill after its second reading , so now a new version of this bill has been put forward by the senate. Apparently, this differs… Read More The revised Gender and Equal Opportunities bill and why we should all be deeply concerned!
On Sunday 28th Feburary 2016, Punch Newspaper broke the news of Ese Oruru; a 14 year old girl who was abducted from her home in Bayelsa in August 2015 and taken to Kano by a 22 year old boy named Yinusa. Her mother, a petty trader, had tried to no avail to secure her release. It… Read More Child predators in Nigeria: a national security issue.