Ahmad Lawan and right of opinion

By Ola Awoniyi– There are as many opinions as there are Nigerians on how to address the challenges our country currently faces. That is not a problem in a democracy, every citizen has a right to express their view when the nation debates the way forward. And it does not matter whether the view conflicts or agrees with the popular or dominant view, or whether the citizen expresses it from a high or lowly position.

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Paga: Challenging the norms, creating a new future of female leaders

Gender plays a significant role in defining leadership roles and determining the quality of services in organizations. Gender refers to social traits of men and women that range from norms and relationships to roles which studies have revealed to affect people’s perceptions. Leadership, on the other hand, refers to practical skills incorporating the ability of an individual to guide others towards attaining a common objective. These structures, relations, and social roles influence people’s activities and approaches to handle challenges. Essentially, leadership decisions and gender have a significant connection that have been evaluated to facilitate smooth operations in an organization.

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Women as challengers of the status quo

By Dr. AbiaNzelu–Globally, March is a landmark month for women. March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD) and Mothering Sunday will be celebrated on March 14 in Nigeria, as in many other nations. Both IWD and Mothering Sunday celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and also signifies a call to action to overcome all the challenges faced by women, including mothers.

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