'Extremism can flourish only in an environment where basic social responsibility for the welfare of people is rejected. Political dictatorship and social hopelessness create the desperation that fuels religious extremism'. Benazir Bhutto #saturdaysheroe #saturdayquote
Born in the creek town of Cross Rivers State to Okoroafor Obiasulor and Inyang Eyo Aniemewue, she obtained her primary six certificate in 1934, and her...
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Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed has been reappointed as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations for a second term. Prior to her appointment in 2017, Ms. Mohammed served as Minister of Environment of the Federal Republic of Nigeria...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari became the first sitting president to call for a global treaty to end violence against women and girls at the UN General Assembly in September 2021. Muhammadu Buhari endorsed the treaty to...
For over half a century, women in northern Nigeria have been bearing the brunt of institutional neglect, domestic violence and stifling campaigns against any...
“I evolved from being a timid woman who endured domestic abuse to an assertive woman” – Olubunmi Ajai Layode
Olubunmi Ajai Layode Olubunmi Ajai Layode (Jopa's daughter), is a campaigner against domestic violence (DV), she also fights for the emancipation of women from the...