INT’L WOMEN’S DAY: MINISTER OF FINANCE SEEKS WOMEN’S INCLUSION IN EXTRACTIVES INDUSTRY

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the 2019 International Women’s Day with theme, ‘#BalanceforBetter’, on March 8, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, yesterday, sought the inclusion of women in policy making and adequately represented in the extractive industry. Mrs Ahmed, in a statement by her Special Adviser (Media and Communications), Mr Paul Ella Abechi, made this assertion while speaking on the potential women possess but not utilized to transform the extractive industry despite their huge number that could revolutionise the entire value chain…

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March 9 Election: Senator Oko Commends INEC, Says PDP Will Be Returned In Cross River

As voting for Governorship and State House of Assembly elections continue across the country, Senator Rose Okoji Oko, representing Cross North in the National Assembly has declared that the People Democratic Party (PDP) will be returned in Cross River State. Senator Oko, who stated this while addressing journalists after casting her votes at Christ the King Primary School Polling Unit in Okpoma, Yala local government areas in the state, commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a better outing in today’s elections. The re-elected Senator noted that the Saturday’s…

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