Connect with us


Minister sets girlchild education, mentorship agenda



The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has promised to promote women empowerment, mentorship and girlchild education as her agenda.

This is contained in a statement issued by Ms Judith Ogbogu, the Head, Press and Public Relations Unit, National Centre for Women Development (NCWD).

Tallen spoke when she received the management team of the centre led by the Director-General, Mrs Mary Eta, on Tuesday in Abuja.

She commended the centre for initiating women focused programmes and activities, including the facelift given to the centre.

Tallen also commended Eta for establishing the E-dashboard for sex offenders, pledging the ministrys’ support.

The minister also pledged to boost training for women especially in the science field and IDP camps so as to meet up with the shortfall in partnership with the private sector and international donor agencies.

Eta had earlier congratulated the new minister on her appointment, saying the E-dashboard recently introduced was to capture sex offenders.

She disclosed plans to liase with the Ministry of Labour to effect “non-employable status” on such offenders.

The director-general presented some items produced by trainees of the centre, to which Tallen admised them to liaise with the Export Promotion Council and improve on the packaging.

The project would also to attract more patronage and economic enlargement within African countries.

The Nigeria News Agency reports that the Permanent Secretary, Mrs Ifeoma Anagbogu, and other Directors in the ministry were present during the visit.


Edited by Muhammad Suleiman Tola

Load more

Contact US: editor[at], nnnnews247[at]

Recent Posts

NNN News Nigeria: NNN is an online Nigeria news portal that publishes breaking news in politics, business, entertainment, sport, security, features, opinion, environment, education, technology, and the world news at large. NNN publishes only news that is factual, credible, verifiable, authoritative and investigative. NNN is a media subscriber of the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a unique media organization that is founded in the spirit of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, comprising of ordinary people with an overriding commitment to seeking the truth and publishing it without fear or favor. Contact: editor[at]

© 2014 - 2019 NNN News Nigeria. All Rights Reserved.