Category Archives: Politics

Women and Political Participation in Nigeria

Women and Political Participation in Nigeria Dare Arowolo Department of Political Science, Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba akoko, ondo state, Nigeria E-mail: dreo2005@yahoo.com Tel: +2348035774375 Folorunso S. Aluko Department of Political Science, Obafemi Awolowo University ILE-IFE, Nigeria E-mail: funsoaluko@gmail.com Tel: +2348060961718 Abstract The low level of political participation of women is becoming alarming and disturbing. This Continue Reading...

More than 1,300 candidates to contest 275 seats in parliament

Accra, Dec. 3, GNA – The Electoral Commission (EC) accepted the nominations of 1,332 candidates to contest the December 7 parliamentary election when nominations closed, but some candidates have since pulled out. According to statistics from the EC, 1,198 candidates are men while 134 are women. Upper West Region has the lowest number of women Continue Reading...
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