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2023: CSF seeks full participation of persons with disabilities

Cedar Seed Foundation has called for full participation of persons with disabilities in the 2023 elections. The foundation made the call during a sensitization campaign...

Persons with disabilities sidelined in politics, CSOs lament

Some civil society organisations in Rivers State under the aegis of the Rivers State Women and Youth Agenda, have lamented that disabled persons in...

Foundation urges persons with disabilities to participate in politics

The Albino Foundation has called for mainstreaming of persons with disabilities in electoral process in the 2023 elections. The group made the call in an...

CSF commences voter education training, engages 15,000 PWDs in FCT and Kaduna

Cedar Seed Foundation has commenced voter education training for targeted 20, 000 persons with disabilities women and youth across FCT and Kaduna states. The training,...

FG to end conditional cash transfer December 31, as 2 million benefit

FG stated that since the Scheme was launched in 2016, 2 million Nigerians have benefited. This was disclosed by the head of the National Cash...

Experts Harp on Harnessing Yoruba Cultural Heritage Through Ijala

The Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, the Araba Awo of Osogbo, Chief Yemi Elebuibon, a Professor of Legal...

Disability Commission, RoLAC train 60 NSCDC officers on crimes against PWDs

The National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), in collaboration with Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) Programme, has commenced the training of 60...

PWDs beg FG for inclusion in climate change decision-making

…says inclusion in COP27 ‘Loss, Damage’ Fund needed By Ezra Ukanwa As part of ways to bridge the gaps between the most vulnerable in society, the...

2023: PWDs Task INEC On Inclusion, Printing Of PVCs

by Tunde Oguntola A non governmental organisation, CBM Global Disability Inclusion, has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that persons with disabilities...

Youth charged to take advantage of FG empowerment programme

By Yosi Ardel Nigerian youths have been challenged to take advantage of the different empowerment programmes set of by the federal government rather than engaging...

LAGOS DWAN GETS NEW EXECUTIVES

The Lagos State Chapter of Deaf Women Association of Nigeria, DWAN, is on her way to experience a new lease of life and renewed...

Anambra North: Sen. Stella Oduah provides students, persons with physical disabilities with computer sets,...

Senator representing Anambra North at the 9th Senate, Senator Stella Oduah has extended her educational and health empowerment works to schools and physically challenged...

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Table tennis has given me livelihood, admits para medallist

By Olalekan Okusan, Birmingham After settling for bronze medal in his maiden appearance at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, Isau Ogunkunle has admitted that his...

Athletes: Kwara SWAN urges AbdulRazaq to host para-athletes

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Kwara Chapter, has appealed to Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to host victorious para-athletes who represented the state at...

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...

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NNAD To Convene ‘Special Congress’ For The Adoption Of Constitution

The National Executive Committee of the Nigeria National Association of the Deaf NNAD, under the leadership of Hon Dr. Chidi Topaz Olujie (Majidadin Kuramen...

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...