May 14, 2019

AfDB gets $61.8m to drive initiative for women entrepreneurs

The Governing Committee of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has approved a funding allocation of $61.8 million (about N22.248 billion) for the African Development Bank’s […]
November 2, 2018

PIND Has Affected over 50,000 Farmers in Niger Delta – Tunji Idowu

The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta is a Non-Governmental Organisation focused in addressing socio-economic problems in the region. In this interview, the Deputy […]
October 25, 2018

IPDU Thematic Report on Human Trafficking in the Niger Delta

Violence Affecting Women and Girls (VAWG) Quarterly Update (October 201 8) In early 2018, as part of a tale of modern-day human trafficking and sexual slavery […]
October 11, 2018

My name is Girl, Female, Woman

My name is …, this is my story. It may seem very elaborate but I am here to break it down using simple sentences, proven facts […]
September 19, 2018

MADE Holds Workshop in Edo on Ways to Check Human Trafficking

Market Development in Niger Delta (MADE) II, a DFID funded two-year programme using market systems to raise the incomes of at least 155,000 poor people, 50 […]
September 7, 2018

Digital Jobs for Youth: Young Women in the Digital Economy

  The Digital Jobs for Youth: Focus on Young Women in the Digital Economy flagship report is  primarily intended to provide operational recommendations for the design […]
September 5, 2018

2019: Youth groups, women vow to defend votes in Rivers

  Market women, youth groups and commercial motor cyclists in Rivers State have declared that they are ready to defy any attempt by security agencies and […]
August 23, 2018

UN Foundation, Partners Announce Winners of SDG Challenge for Female Entrepreneurs

The UN Foundation, the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability of Arizona State University (ASU) and Vital Voices announced five winners of the WE Empower […]
March 5, 2015

[International Women’s Day #MakeItHappen] Women As Peace Agents in the Niger Delta- Profile of Mrs Blessing Orijos

Mrs Blessing Orijos is a 33 year old woman who hails from the Rumunkita family, Ovelle, Nvakpohia, Rumuekpe, Emuoha LGA of Rivers State. She is the leader of the Rumuekpe Women Prayer Warriors.
May 12, 2014

Dickson presents N30m draft to Niger Delta women in Lagos

As part of his eco­nomic empower­ment programme for Women, the Bayelsa State Governor, Se­riake Dickson yesterday in Lagos presented a draft of N30 million draft as […]