Group seeks stiffer action over Women’s Maltreatment in Ondo

Group seeks stiffer action over Women’s Maltreatment in Ondo

GENDER INITIATIVE GROUP MOVES AGAINST FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION IN ONDO COMMUNITY Gender Frontier Development Initiatives, GFDI , a Non Governmental Organization with a primary aim to eradicate female Genital mutilation (FGM) child labour abuse, molestation, human trafficking as well as violence against women, has taken up a case study in Uso, Owo local government area of Ondo State. The Initiative Chairman, Board of Trustees, Barr. Michael Olusola Ogunsakin who investigated the archaic practice wondered how…

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Ondo 2020: Politicians strategize against marginalization of Women in Politics

Ondo 2020: Politicians strategize against marginalization of Women in Politics

By: Ade Adeleke Ahead of 2020 October 10 governorship election, women from across the 18 local government areas of Ondo state today converged on Akure for one day female Politicians’ Summit organised by Association of Female Politicians, (AFP), Ondo state chapter. The theme of the Summit held at Akure City Hall, is “Imperative and Inclusive of Women as Stakeholders in Ondo state Politics”. The summit is to sensitise women to be actively involved and always…

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90% of Market Women are Hypertensive in Nigeria, check out reasons

90% of Market Women are Hypertensive in Nigeria, check out reasons

It was a shocking revelation when 90 per cent of market women are carrying High Blood Pressure (BP). Last week, 90% of over 1000 market women in Lagos state was diagnosed with High Blood Pressure. None of the women knew they were hypertensive. The revelation came to light during a four-day community free medical screening for hypertension and blood sugar/diabetes organised by Amal Outreach for over 1,000 market women in Lagos Island West, particularly those…

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Why we provide Education Support for Indigent Students —Ondo NAWOJ

Why we provide Education Support for Indigent Students —Ondo NAWOJ

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Ondo State yesterday took up the Educational sponsorship of some indigent students for the period of their secondary Education. The gesture which is coming under the Association’s EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT INITIATIVE is aimed at ensuring that no child is deprived of Education because of Poverty. At the disbursement of funds to beneficiaries of the initiative, Chairperson of NAWOJ in Ondo State, Mrs Doris Olumoko explained that the…

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BREAKING: Man set ablaze after Raping 6yr-old Girl

BREAKING: Man set ablaze after Raping 6yr-old Girl

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Villagers in Mexico are thought to have taken the law into their own hands by setting a suspected paedophile on fire. Alfredo Roblero, was accused of raping and killing a six-year-old girl named Jarid in Cacahoatan, in the southern state of Chiapas. The child was reported missing on January 9 and her body was found the following day. Footage shows him awaiting his fate while tied to a post, surrounded by villagers. The…

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Female Journalists, Doctors, BRECAN target free Cancer Services in Ondo

Female Journalists, Doctors, BRECAN target free Cancer Services in Ondo

CIVIL SOCIETIES FORM COALITION AGAINST CANCER IN ONDO STATE As part of strategies in the fight against all forms of cancers in the human body, the “COALITION OF CONCERNED ORGANIZATIONS AGAINST CANCER” has been formed in Ondo State. The formation of the Coalition which is an initiative of the wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu under her Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, BRECAN, is in line with current trends in building strong…

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“APC Women no longer Supporting Akeredolu”, as Odimayo vows to slash Ondo Varsities’ Tuitions

“APC Women no longer Supporting Akeredolu”, as Odimayo vows to slash Ondo Varsities’ Tuitions

By: SUNSHINETRUTH “Right from this moment, all the APC women in the state have resolved to immediately withdraw our support from the incumbent, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, and shift all our attention, energy, time, support, prayers and comments to project Jimi Odimayo for Governor, which by God’s grace will come to fruition by February 2021.” This is the submission of some women’s groups in the ruling APC who spoke in Akure at a political meeting today…

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2020: Our Expectations from Security Agencies over Gender Matters —Ondo NAWOJ

2020: Our Expectations from Security Agencies over Gender Matters —Ondo NAWOJ

ONDO NAWOJ CONDEMN RITUAL KILLING OF GIRLS……. TASK SECURITY AGENCIES ON SAFETY IN 2020 The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ in Ondo State, have expressed worry and dissatisfaction over the spate of Ritual killing of girls across the country. In a New Year Message in Akure, Chairperson of the Association, Mrs Doris Olumoko condemned the “get rich quick” syndrome which has led to the gruesome killings across the country. The Association therefore task Security…

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Why we pay Elderly Persons N20,000 monthly — Ondo Govt

Why we pay Elderly Persons N20,000 monthly — Ondo Govt

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has explained why he flagged-off the Public Workfare (PWF) and Special Grant Transfer (SGT) components of the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) in the State. The Social Welfare program which is in partnership with the World Bank is in tandem with the vision of the Governor Akeredolu’s administration to provide social protection for the weak and vulnerable people in the society. Delivering his address at the Official flag-off…

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FOWOSO’s Impacts Unquantifiable —Akeredolu

FOWOSO’s Impacts Unquantifiable —Akeredolu

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has commended the Forum of Wives of Ondo State Officials (FOWOSO) for meaningfully empowering and impacting on women and children in the State, noting that such impacts as unquantifiable. During the 2nd edition of the FOWOSO Summit held at the International Culture and Event Centre (DOME), Igbatoro Road, Akure, the state capital, the Governor said his administration is conscious of the important roles of women in the…

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