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ActionAid, EU, others commission joint funded complex at Vine Heritage Home

By Adeola Tukuru ActionAid, EU, other officials at the commissioning eventi ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has commissioned over N141, 719, 721.49 worth of complex to Vine Heritage...

49,669 poor, vulnerable to benefit from N-CARES programme in Kaduna

By Philip Yatai No fewer than 49,669 poor and vulnerable will benefit from Kaduna State COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Programme (KD-CARES). In addition, 2,787...

NGO unveils boys club to fight gender-based violence

A non-governmental organisation, Boys Quarters Africa, in partnership with Connected Development, has unveiled a boy-focused club with the aim of mobilising boys and men...

189,070 children in schools living with disabilities, says UBEC

By Frank Ikpefan The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has announced a plan to review the implementation strategy of Universal Basic Education (UBE) in order...

Show compassion to persons with disabilities – Pastor Ben Akabueze

Pastor Ben Akabueze of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), King’s Court onVictoria lsland in Lagos has said there is need to show compassion...

Gov. Yahaya Appoints Yakubu Ahmad As SSA On Disability Affairs

Gombe State Governor, His Excellency, Alhaji Mohammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the appointment of several aides, including a Person with Disability in the State. The...

JONAPWD To Hold Annual General Convention On July 30, Releases 7-Man Committee

The Joint National Association Of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD) is set to hold its Annual General Convention on July 30, 2022 at the national...

Zamfara to improve girl-child education

Zamfara state government has vowed to address the out-of-school children problem, particularly the girl-child education system, among vulnerable children. The Commissioner for Women and Children,...

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Foundation advocates adequate sanitary facilities, free menstrual products

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, has urged government and stakeholders to provide adequate sanitary facilities and free menstrual products to promote menstrual hygiene...

Children’s Day: NGOs take celebration to Abuja IDPs Camp

3000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Shiroro and Munya local government areas taking refuge in Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) Primary School Minna A non-governmental organisation...

Visually impaired actor draws government’s attention to plights of persons with disabilities

By Damilola Aliu A visually impaired actor, Alegbeleye Sanmi, has lamented the government’s neglect of the disabled and people with disabilities in society. Sanmi, who raised...

MTN Hosts Nigeria Disability Business Network

MTN Nigeria recently hosted the first ever gathering of the Nigerian Business and Disability Network (NBDN), an employer-led platform launched in 2020 and incubated...

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Nigerian para-athlete banned for three years for failing drugs tests

Nigerian para-athlete Ifeanyichukwu Madubuike has been banned for three years after failing two drug tests. The 25-year-old represented Nigeria in the 100m and 400m, in...

Team Nigeria storms Brazil for Deaflympics as Deaf Sports Federation boss hails Dare

By George Aluo Nigeria is set to participate in the 24th Summer Deaflympics in Caxias do Sul, Brazil from 1-15 May, 2022. Team Nigeria’s athletes and...

Deputy Speaker commends Uzidimma as Imo wins 59 medals at maiden Para Sports Games

The 2022 national sports festival for physically challenged persons which was held in Abuja has come and gone, with the Imo State para-athletes winning...

Bayelsa wins 93 medals at the maiden Para Sports Games

Participants at maiden National Para Sports Games in Abuja Bayelsa state team at the weekend in Abuja led the first edition of National Para Sports...

Complaints, Praises As Maiden Para-Sports Festival Ends In Abuja

Olusola Jide Jide After a week of intense action, passion, and camaraderie, the maiden edition of the National Para-Sports Festival ended yesterday in Abuja with...

Bayelsa emerges National Para Games champions

Bayelsa State has emerged champions of the inaugural edition of the National Para Games after winning 93 medals at the event tagged ‘Abuja 2022...

NBBF plans to organise para-basketball league by 2023

Igoche Mark, the President of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), has promised para-basketball players that the federation would by next year put in place a...

Nasarawa pound Kaduna 8-1 in para-soccer competition at National Para Games

Nasarawa state’s para-soccer team on Tuesday walloped their Kaduna State counterparts 8-1 in their second match of the competition at the ongoing National Para...

Team Bayelsa grabs 6 gold medal as national para-sport festival enters day 4

Team Bayelsa has sent a strong message of its intention to come top of the maiden edition of National Para Sports Festival in Abuja. The...

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Lalu Reassures JONAPWD Of Commission’s Commitment Towards Welfare Of PWDs

The Executive secretary, National Commission for Persons with Disabilities, Mr. James David Lalu has assured the Joint Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD) of...

Katsina Deaf Association Chairman Mark One Year In Office, Lists Plans, Achievements

Chairman of Katsina State Chapter of Nigeria National Association of the Deaf (NNAD), Isyaku Hassan Yargoje has enumerated his plans for the Association in...

NNAD Suspends Vice Chairman, Sani Umar Over Indiscipline, Character Assassination

The Nigeria National Association of the Deaf (NNAD) Katsina chapter has suspended its Vice Chairman, Comrade Sani Umar over what it described as acts...

DRAC Moves To Improve Access To Justice For Persons With Disabilities

Disability Rights Advocacy Center (DRAC) has held a stakeholders’ consultative meeting to improve access to justice for persons with disabilities (PWDs). The Executive Director of...

Deaf Philanthropist, Olujie, Meets Korean President; Plan Towards 2023.

Deaf philanthropist, Chidi Olujie met with the President of the Korean Republic Association of the Deaf, Byun Seung ll, at the ongoing...