With this assistance, nigerian women, will now be better equipped to participate in forthcoming national and local elections in nigeria come 2015 keywords : women in politics, political participation, affirmative action, national agenda. The list of women you can see below is in no way comprehensive, as there are way more women in nigerian politics than those listed here also, the women are listed in no particular order without further ado, here are ten outstanding women in nigerian politics.
Nevertheless, women in nigerian politics are no longer just pretty faces over the years, many women were able to make a difference in nigeria by doing their part in nigerian politics which is why we wanted to celebrate them by commemorating at least a small fraction of nigerian female politicians. This is regarded a landmark for women in the political history of nigeria by many scholars and a glimpse of the collective power of women in achieving social justice ms hassan said while.
As nigerian senator patricia akwashiki says, ‘how can 9 women senators represent 54 million women in nigeria’ about the author lisa denney is research fellow on politics and governance at the uk overseas development institute. Nigerian women have encountered a number of problems while venturing into politics there is large scale discrimination from the men folk, both in voting for candidates and in allocating political offices.
Involving women which influenced the electoral process in 2011 objectives the study aimed to: i ascertain the prominence given to the reports on women's participation in the 2011 general elections in nigeria 2 find out the volume of coverage given by nigerian newspapers to female candidates as against their male counterparts 3. The critical role of women in nigerian politics by historical evidences are available to prove that the nigerian women have for long been playing crucial role in political life of the country, and this has contributed in no small measure in shaping the political system of the nation there are myriads of women in politics even.
Monitoring participation of women in politics in nigeria organizations to increase the level of participation of women in politics in line with the declaration made at the saw a little more participation of women in politics a few nigerian women won elections into the house of representatives at the national level and also.