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Mother’s Day: Jonathan Promises To Intensify Actions To Promote gender Equality



Eunice-GEJPresident Goodluck Jonathan has wished all mothers in Nigeria a very happy Mothers’ Day celebration.

In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, the president said as the country marked the day set aside worldwide to commemorate mothers and their great, unique and indispensable service to humanity, he was saluting all Nigerian women and mothers.

Jonathan assured them that the Federal Government would continue to do all within its powers to further empower them to play their immense, God-given role for the greater glory of our dear nation.

“President Jonathan reaffirmed that his administration will continue to progressively strengthen  its affirmative actions in favour of girls, women and mothers while intensifying its actions aimed at promoting gender equality in the nation”, the statement read in part.

It further noted that President Jonathan, who attended a special service at the Presidential Villa to commemorate Mothers’ Day with his mother, Eunice Jonathan, and the First Lady, Patience Jonathan, prayed that God Almighty would bless all Nigerian mothers mightily and reward them for the immense love and care with which they continue to nurture and raise worthy children on whom the future prospects of our great nation will depend.

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  1. Nelson David

    March 16, 2015 at 10:49 am

    Dis one b say women go support u 100%.

  2. Bassey

    March 16, 2015 at 10:51 am

    Carry on sir. Nigerian women are indebted to you.

  3. Divine West

    March 16, 2015 at 10:54 am

    Jonathan have really involve women in his administration and he is also thinking about doing more for them. hmmmm, this country is in good hands with you mr. president.

  4. Emeka Nwaeke

    March 16, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    I commend the way Jonathan has alleviated the gender desparity in women.

  5. Henry Pepple

    March 16, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    What a lovely picture?. This is how is supposed to be, a proud mama holding her blessed son.

  6. sandra edafe

    March 16, 2015 at 12:59 pm

    He has been doing it, and will continue to.

  7. blessing kpebe

    March 16, 2015 at 1:04 pm

    I as a women have seen GEJ’s effort to promote gender equality, he has done so well.

  8. aminu hassan

    March 16, 2015 at 1:14 pm

    To the women, mothers and girls, make sure you get your PVC’s and vote for this man.

  9. Faith Adams

    March 16, 2015 at 1:17 pm

    You have my vote SIR.

  10. Kingsley obi

    March 16, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    Now our women can speak and be heard.

  11. Enumah

    March 16, 2015 at 9:41 pm

    Jonathan has given the women not just a voice but a felt presence.

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Nigeria’s Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter



Nigeria's Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

Communications minister, Isa Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has announced the loss of his 13-year-old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali.

The Minister took to his Twitter account on Monday night to announce this sad news.

Pantami stated that the funeral prayer for the deceased will be conducted in Abuja on Tuesday at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2.

Also Read: Gunmen Evict NIDCOM Staff From Office On Minister’s Order

The post by the minister announcing the incident reads; “Inna lil Laahi wa inna ilaiHi Rajiun! My 13-year old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali (Amal) passed away just a moment ago.

“Due to some necessities, funeral prayer tomorrow at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2, immediately after Zuhr prayer In sha Allah. May Allah forgive and be merciful to her.”


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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu



Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

Also Read: Umahi Unhappy With PDP Because Atiku Picked Peter Obi – Wike

Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims



Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

Also Read: Nigeria still needs SARS, Zamfara gov, Matawalle insists

He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.


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