Ex Liberian President Sirleaf, Amina Mohammed, Pauline Tallen, others for Kwara Gender confab

Kwara State Government will on Thursday hold its 1st Annual Gender Equality Conference with prominent gender rights advocates, diplomats, and policy leaders drawn from across the ECOWAS subregion and beyond slated to speak, a statement said on Wednesday. The conference is to be jointly hosted by Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and the First Lady Dr (Mrs) Olufolake AbdulRazaq, the statement added. It is themed ‘Galvanising the Will to Take Actions on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment’, featuring speakers such as the former Liberian leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; United Nations…

Boko Haram: Shettima, UN-DSG,Amina tour Bama as Borno rebuilds 11,000 homes, 170 classrooms

Special Adviser on Communications and Strategy to Governor Kashim Shettima , Isa Gusau said in a press release in Maiduguri that the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Hajiya Amina Mohammed passed night in Borno State after assessment visit to Bama in company of Governor Kashim Shettima on Wednesday. Bama is recorded as worst destroyed by Boko Haram terrorists, the DSG said she was in the town, once occupied by Boko Haram, to assess gaps in humanitarian needs, and reconstruction efforts recorded by Government so she could report back…