A group Photograph of Grassroot Women after a sensitization talk on planet 50/50 chaired by                  Asyarf President/ founder on 8th March 2017.

ASYARF members were in attendance at Sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women held at UN Headquarters in New York March 13th-24th 2017.

ASYARF Youth member in attendance at International Peace Youth Group Summit USA

The Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF) in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Monday, November 1, 2016, at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Council Secretariat, 9a, Iyalla Street, Alausa-Ikeja, held a symposium on Global Media and Information Literacy Day, 2016, with the theme “Transforming Communities through Media and Information Literacy”. Other topical issues discussed included; “Media and

At a time Nigeria is witnessing pockets of violence and restiveness, particularly in the North Eastern part of the country, the Founder and President of Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF), Amb. (Dr. ) Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua, has underscored the role of women in promoting peace and development in local communities. She spoke in her message to Nigerian rural women as part of activities marking this year’s the International Women’s Day. The theme for 2017 women’s

ASYARF Observing Elections

Posted by asyarf on July 13, 2017
Category: ASYARF Observing Elections

Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation is an accredited civil society observer in elections which is in line with the United Nations’ policy framework on election transparency. The organisation has observed Presidential, Governorship and Local Government Elections in Nigeria over the years as well as ECOWAS such as Liberia. The Foundation remains an independent observer with an undying commitment to actualize its goals in giving the long awaited

Grassroots Empowerment

Posted by asyarf on July 13, 2017
Category: Grassroots Empowerment

grassroot ASYARF is determined to enhance the livelihood of the people in the Rural Areas by the provision of viable goods and materials to the grassroot and to bring back hope to the down trodden.


We invite all women and youths in joining hands with us in building a better society.

The Foundation and the Media

As usual, since the role of the media in nations building and development are


Posted by asyarf on July 13, 2017
Category: 2015 Events

UN HABITAT III EVENT – ” Recent Urban Thinkers Campus Recife (Recife UTC) in Brazil, 24-27th November, 2015. ASYARF Representatives in attendance.

RECENT GLOBAL EVENT – ” International Youth Day celebrated by the Foundation’s NGO Representatives on August 12, 2015 and World Humantarian Day on August 19, 2015

2016 Events

Posted by asyarf on July 13, 2017
Category: 2016 Events

ASYARF 1st Global Media and Information Literacy(MIL) Day 2016 at in Lagos at the NUJ Secretariat, Alausa, Lagos Read More

ASYARF Celebrates with Indigenous Women in Ikorodu Area of Lagos State and Iffo in Ogun State to marks this year International Women day in line with the United Nations. Theme of this year celebration is ” Planet 50:50 by 2030, Step it up for gender equality