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UK wants improved implementation of disability laws in Nigeria

Gill Atkinson, the Deputy High Commissioner, British High Commission has called for the scaling up of effective implementation of disability laws in Nigeria. Atkinson made...

Yobe: Gov. Buni Donates 3 Buses To Persons With Disabilties

The Governor of Yobe State, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has donated a Sharon bus, each, to three clusters of PWDs in the State. The beneficiaries...

Lagos neighbourhood officer blinds partygoer, agency disowns suspect

By Segun Adewole An officer of the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps has been accused of blinding a man, Quham Adelakun, during a party on Bamgbose...

CVR: 71,998 PWDs registered as INEC fresh registration hits 10.4m

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) has hit 10,487,972 as at 7 a.m.,...

ES NCPWD Advocates For Better Inclusion Of PWDs In The Ongoing CVR By INEC

The Executive Secretary National Commission for Persons With Disabilities, Mr James David Lalu has advocated for more inclusion and Participations of Persons With Disabilities...

Eye-care delivery to top discussions at NOA’s 45th annual conference

Discussions on eye care delivery issues at all levels of health care, advocacy campaigns on eye health to target audiences, as well as discussions...

Nigerians in U.S. alert FG on scarcity of passport booklets

Nigerians in New York, U.S, have written the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola on the scarcity of passport booklets in Nigerian Consulates and embassy...

Mothers of children with cerebral palsy get business grants, skills

Ten mothers of children with cerebral palsy have been empowered with business grants and skills by Mandela Washington Fellows through the Cross-Cohort Collaboration Initiative...

PWDs: Groups Sign MoU To Promote Inclusion

Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) and The Albino Foundation (TAF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote inclusion of Persons with...

Vacancy: CSF To Hire Services Of A Consultant For Gombe Project

The Cedar Seed Foundation (CSF) is a disability/youth led non-governmental, non-profit and non-sectarian membership based development organization. It has as its mission the provision of...

UBEC disburses N4.3bn for special needs education

By Deborah Tolu-Kolawole A total of N4,257,638,624.66 was disbursed to the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory for the education of children with special...

NGO tasks Kaduna govt on out-of-school children, free education

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), has called on the Kaduna State Government to strengthen efforts toward reducing the...

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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...

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...

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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...