• Hauwa-Ibrahim-Gana

    ‘Women And Youth Have So Far Been Marginalised’

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    Hajiya Hauwa Ibrahim Gana is a National Executive Committee (NEC) member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview with Hauwa Mahmud Madugu, she emphasises the need for the current administration to involve more women in governance, amongst other issues.  As a NEC member of the PDP, what do you think led to the…

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  • Rabi-Ishaq

    ‘We Must Maintain Education Data Collation’

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    Hajiya Rabi Ishaq is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC). She was a Special Adviser to the Military Administrator of Jigawa State in the early 90s, and a one-time Commissioner of Jigawa State Ministry of Health and Social Development. In this interview with HAUWA MAHMUD MADUGU, Ishaq who was the first and founding…

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  • Alhaji-and-Hajiya-Danjuma-S.-Kolo

    ‘No Neighbour, Relative Has Ever Separated Us’

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    They met at a friend’s wedding and got swept away by each other; today they are a couple, joined together via a short, mind-blowing courtship. Alhaji and Hajiya Danjuma S. Kolo, recount their journey to Hauwa Mahmud Madugu.   How did you meet? Husband: I met my wife at a wedding. Fortunately, my friend introduced her…

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  • Fashion-designer

    We Are Competing With Western Designers – Kenny Okorie

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    Mrs Kenny Okorie is the CEO of Keto Couture, an Abuja-based fashion label that has made an in-road to the international fashion market. In this interview with HAUWA MAHMUD MADUGU, she speaks about how the fashion industry in Nigeria is rising rapidly, amongst other issues. Excerpts How would you rate the fashion industry in Nigeria?…

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  • Ramatu-Tijani-Aliyu

    APC Committed To Women Liberation, Empowerment – Aliyu

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    Dr Ramatu Tijani Aliyu, is the national women’s Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). She is currently the director, Women Mobilisation, of the party’s presidential campaign committee (PCC). She is also the president general of the Global Women & Youth Empowerment Strategy (GWYES). In this interview with Hauwa Mahmud Madugu, she discusses issues concerning…

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  • APC

    Towards Peaceful Co-existence In Nigeria

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    Democracy portends three most fastidious characteristics namely transparency, accountability, and participation. Before now, awareness was low and political participation had been a bit low. However, with the awareness in recent times, there is nothing more dear to the nation as maintaining its peace and national unity. The peaceful co-existence of Nigeria as one entity is…

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  • President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

    Her Excellency, Madam President

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    Looking at political events in Nigeria from 1960 to date, the participation of women has remained appalling; what many women will prefer to call a “total let-down”. Despite the yearning of many women groups, they only got some form of recognition with the coming of the democratic dispensation. Different reasons, though, have been given for…

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