The beneficiaries included: Nigeria Union of Journalists; Radio, Television and Theatre Arts Workers Union; and National Association of Women Journalists.
The National President of the NUJ, Comrade Chris Isiguzo, in a statement said Nigerian women were “full of potentials and talents, which can only triumph in a peaceful environment”.
The chairperson, Adeola Ekine, made the call in a statement in Lagos.
The election, which took place in Minna, was keenly contested with Ladi polling 439 votes to beat Aishat Ibrahim to runner-up position with 251 votes, while Chindaba Danjuma and Ruth Abubakar polled 85 and 48 votes each, respectively.
Tallen made the call at a three day 10th triennial delegates conference of NAWOJ tagged “Female Journalists in Contemporary Nigeria” in Minna, Niger.
Omowole said the protest would be virtual in compliance to the federal and state governments’ physical distancing protocol on the management of COVID-19, which discourages large gatherings.
The Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalist has held a sensitisation programme on the prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists has called for the punishment of the Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources, Abdumumuni Danga, accused of allegedly battering and raping a Beauty Queen, Elizabeth Oyeniyi, last week.
As Nigeria keeps recording new cases of Coronavirus Disease on a daily basis, the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists has called for palliative measures for women, children and the vulnerable.
The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists on Thursday called the on Federal Government to shut down schools in the country to check the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Wife of the Niger State Governor, Dr. Amina Bello, commissioned the state secretariat, which was constructed by the state government through the Sustainable Development Goals in Minna.
The call is in a communique signed by the association’s National President, Ifeyinwa Omowole, issued at the end of a one-day workshop to mark “NAWOJ at 30” in Abuja.
Omowole threw the challenge in Bauchi on Thursday at the opening of a two- day training for women journalists, with the theme “Equity, safety and gender-sensitive reporting”, organised by the National Secretariat of NAWOJ, in collaboration with Norwegian Union of Journalists and NAWOJ, Bauchi chapter.
The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists said on Tuesday it would partner the Nigerian Army in peace building process in the North East as normalcy gradually returns to the zone.
An employee of the Lagos State Government, Adeola Taibat Ekine, has emerged winner of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, Lagos State Chapter election held at the Multipurpose Hall of the Eko FM/Radio Lagos on Thursday.
The Nigerian Association of Women Journalist has been urged to help create more sensitisation to shun violence against women to enable women exercise their right to vote and be voted for in the forthcoming 2019 elections.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the women who wore black attires were chantting songs and carrying placards with various inscriptions.
The position of NAWOJ was stated by its President, Ifeanyi Omowole, on Thursday at the opening of a workshop, with the theme: “Applying innovative and proven approaches to scale up infant and young child feeding practices in Nigeria.”
Yusuf told officials of the state council of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists who visited his office on Monday in Bauchi that the money was disbursed from 2016 to date.
Sabi made the remark at the inauguration of the new executive committee of the Kwara Chapter of the National Association of Women Journalists in Ilorin.