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Kie Obomanu elected Chairman of National Forum of State Chairmen of JONAPWD.

Mr. Kie Obomanu has been elected as the Chairman, National Forum of State Chairmen, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD). The election...

Self- Assessment: NCPWD reflects on past successes and prospects

In August 2020, President Mohammadu Buhari approved the composition of the Governing Council and appointment of the Executive Secretary of the National Commission for...

World’s Second Tallest Building Is Now Complete In Malaysia (Photos)

118 Storeys 2,227ft(678.9meters) The world's second-tallest building, Merdeka 118 has now rea ched its maximum height and it's a sight to behold, as pictures show. Merdeka 118 topped...

Anambra State Disability Rights Commission Head, Meets with a US Deaf Professor; the pair...

The Chairman and CEO of the Anambra State Disability Rights Commission, Barrister Chukwuka Ezewuzie has had a meeting with a US-based Deaf Professor of...

‘Poor braille literacy, resources leaving blind students behind’

By Gbenga Ogundare As persons with visual disability around the world marked the International Braille Day on January 4, a coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs)...

CSR: Gasland donates to orphanage, rewards loyal customers

Gasland Nigeria Limited has donated a brand new Toyota Hiace 18-seater bus to The People Foundation Motherless Babies Home to assist convey its children...

Foundation advocates inclusion for children with disabilities

By Henry Uche The Irede Foundation has advocated an inclusive society in which all voices are heard and considered, particularly where children living with disabilities...

PCN excited by BINA Foundation’s contributions to blind powerlifting

The Paralympic Committee Nigeria (PCN) has commended BINA Foundation for the successful conduct of the First Blind Powerlifting and Bench Press Trials in Nigeria. Deputy...

Persons With Disabilities Appeal Oyo Govt For Political Inclusion

Over time, people living with disabilities have continued to make advocacies for inclusion in many areas of life, especially being seen as people that...

UN to assist Nigeria rehabilitate IDPs

From Okwe Obi The United Nations (UN), has promised to assist the Nigerian government to rehabilitate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). UN Under Secretary General/ Emergency Relief...

25m Nigerians to benefit from FG’s 5m solar home project

As part of activities to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty, the Federal Government plans to install 5 million Solar Home System (SHS)...

Stakeholders Want Disability Commission To Partner Population Commission On PWDs’ Data

Some disability stakeholders have urged the National Commission for Persons with Disability (NCPWDs) to partner the National Population Commission (NPC) for collation, and collection...

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Maiden 2021 Lagos Ability Games Unveiled

The maiden edition of the Lagos Ability Games was officially unveiled on Monday, 13th December, 2021. The unveiling ceremony took place at the Lagos Travel...

FCT Thrash Kebbi 7-0 In Para-Soccer Tourney Opener

Team FCT thrashed Kebbi State 7-0 in the opening match of the maiden edition of the International Disabled Day Para-soccer tournament which began yesterday...

Sports Ministry: National Sports Festival, Para-sports Get New Department

Salifu Usman The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has commenced the implementation of the newly created departments in the Ministry following the office...

Ilaji Resort/NIPSN Disability Sports Championship Closes On a High Note

The 2nd Ilaji Resort/NIPSN (Network for Inclusion of People with Special Needs) Sports Championship ended on Sunday, 17th October 2021 Individuals with disabilities...

Kenya Ministry of Sports Threatens Deaf Eagles Participation At Deaflympics Qualifier Over Covid-19 Pandemic

The Ministry of Sports Kenya, has threatened the participation of the Deaf Eagles of Nigeria in the ongoing Deaflympics qualifier taking place in Nairobi,...

ADFC: Sports Ministry releases N17 million As Deaf Eagles Depart Today

Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare has released the sum of N17 million for Deaf Super Eagles participation in the first ever...

Paralympics: Kpakpando Foundation hails medallists, sports minister

Osita Izunaso, Founder, Kpakpando Foundation, has commended Nigerian paralympians for their feat at the recently concluded Paralympics Games in Tokyo, Japan. Izunaso, in his commendation,...

Paralympics Gold excites Olufemiayo

by Tunde Liadi Folashade Olufemiayo has expressed relief at her gold medal feat at the ongoing 2020 Paralympic Games in the Para Powerlifting -86 kg...

Team Nigeria end Tokyo Paralympics in 33rd place, 4th among African

Team Nigeria were placed 33rd on the medals table as the 2020 Paralympic Games ended on Sunday in Tokyo, after winning four gold, one...

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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...