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Soyinka hits Odumakin’s house, says Yinka was a fighter

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Wednesday visited the house of late Afenifere's spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, describing him as a fighter.

Tinubu hits Yinka Odumakin’s house, consoles widow (Video)

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Monday visited the widow of late Afenifere's spokesman, Yinka Odumakin at her residence in Omole area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

JUST IN: Tinubu visits Yinka Odumakin’s widow Joe Okei

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday visited Joe Okei, the widow of Yinka Odumakin, the late publicity secretary of Afenifere.

Okei-Odumakin mourns Sadiq Daba

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, a human rights campaigner, said the passing of a veteran broadcaster and Nollywood icon, Sadiq Daba, was saddening.

Women Arise demands immediate rescue of Zamfara schoolgirls

The Women Arise for Change Initiative has demanded the immediate rescue of the 317 schoolgirls abducted by terrorists in Zamfara State earlier on Friday.

Igboho: Nigerian government must learn from history – Okei-Odumakin

President, Centre for Change, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin has called on the Federal Government to learn from history over an attempt to arrest Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho.

Okonjo-Iweala, worthy of WTO post -Okei-Odumakin

Rights activist, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, has deemed Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as worthy of her position as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Okei-Odumakin condemns attack on Soyinka’s house

Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, has condemned herdsmen attack on Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka's house in Abeokuta.

Odumakin tells govt to address citizens’ grievances

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.

Normalcy must return in Nigeria – Dr Okei-Odumakin

Dr Josephine Okei-Odumakin, on Friday, urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.

11 years after : Gani lives in our hearts

Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, reflects on the 11th memorial of Chief Gani Fawehinmi’s death

Easter: Nigerians urged to keep hope alive in lockdown

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Centre for Change, an NGO, has urged the Christian faithful and Nigerians to persevere and keep hope alive in spite of the Coronavirus lockdown.

Elections: Okei-Odumakin calls for review of security agencies’ roles

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise for Change Initiative, on Monday called for an urgent review of the roles of security agencies, particularly the military, in the nation’s electoral process.

Polls: INEC did its best – Okei-Odumakin

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise for Change Initiative, on Wednesday said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) did its best in the Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Violence against women: Okei-Odumakin calls for legislations implementation

An NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiatives, has called on the three tiers of government to implement legislations and guidelines that tackle the menace of violence against women in Nigeria.

Anti-graft war: Okei-Odumakin seeks support for EFCC

The Movement Against Corruption (MAC), a coalition of civil society groups, on Thursday called on Nigerians to give the necessary support to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in its fight against corruption.

Osun election: Criminalise vote-buying to prevent— Okei-Odumakin

An NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative (WA) says the act of vote-buying should be criminalised as it could rob Nigerians of genuine and quality representation in government.

Ekiti election: The whole world is watching us — Okei-Odumakin

The Women Arise for Change Initiative (WA), says the Ekiti State 2018 Gubernatorial Election is a litmus test for the 2019 General Elections and all eyes globally will be on the state.

Okei-Odumakin calls for creation of women’s trust fund for female aspirants

The Women Arise for Change Initiative (WA), an NGO, has called on government at all levels to establish a Women’s Trust Fund to support female politicians bidding for elective positions in the country.

Joe Okei-Idumakin, others commend Anambra polls

Some human rights’ activists and politicians have commended the people of Anambra for making its Nov. 18 governorship election successful despite threats by the...

PICTURES: Bakare, Obasa, others grace premiere of ‘Gender Based Violence In Nigeria’

Photos By Idowu Ogunleye Images from Women Arise and The US Consulate General, Lagos, premiered 'GENDER BASED VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA', documentary at NECA House Central...

2 women groups mull suing LUTH after woman died

Two women advocacy groups on Thursday urged the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) to pay N50 million compensation to the family of a deceased...

In Pictures: Women Arise mark 200 Days of #BringBackOurGirls

Photos By Idowu Ogunleye Women Arise organised a rally to mark 200 days of Chibok girls abduction. The peaceful rally was held on Friday at...

Ajimobi Seeks Empowerment Of Girl Child

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Wednesday urged government at all levels to focus on the empowerment of the girl child. He spoke in...

100 Days After: Activists Hold Rallies For Chibok Girls

Kazeem Ugbodaga One hundred days after over 200 secondary school girls were abducted by Islamic terrorists, Boko Haram, hundreds of activists, religious leaders held a...

Maternity leave: Emulate Lagos, Odumakin tells FG, states

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise for Change Initiative, has urged the Federal Government and other states to emulate Lagos State by extending maternity...

No Lesson Learnt From June 12, Says Okei-Odumakin

Kazeem Ugbodaga Twenty-one years after the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential election won by the late Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, human rights activist, Dr Joe...

Chibok Girls: Police Stop Street Protest in Kaduna

Femi Adi/Kaduna Kaduna Police Command yesterday disrupted a planned street peaceful protest organised by Women Arise For Change Initiative led by a civil rights...

Boko Haram: Women Mobilise For Mother Of All Protests

Kazeem Ugbodaga Thousands of women are gearing up for mass protest in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Benin and Abuja following Boko Haram’s massacre of school children...

Rights group petitions Lagos speaker over 2 brutalised women

EROMOSELE EBHOMELE The Women Arise for Change Initiative, a rights based in Nigeria's city of Lagos, has petitioned the Speaker of the state House of...

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