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Jigawa councils to use sweets as enticement for polio vaccines

•Jigawa State governor, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar The Kirikasamma and Guri Local Government Councils in Jigawa plan to woo 109,560 children with sweets and other confectioneries...

NNAD Visits JAMB Office, Seeks Special Provisions For Candidates With Disability

Nigerian National Association of the Deaf, Headquarters, NNADHQ has paid an advocacy visit to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday. The visit,...

Ekiti State NAPWPD To Elect New Executives, Set Up 3-Man Committee

The National Association of Persons With Physical Disabilities, Ekiti State Chapter has Inaugurated a three-man committee to pilot its affairs and conduct elections to...

Nigeria experiences 512 in 100,000 live births, newborn mortality ― WHO

•WHO logo The World Health Organisation’s report by National Demographic Health Survey (NDHS) in 2018 shows that Nigeria has 512 in 100,000 live births and...

Jibore Foundation: Bettering Lives For PWDs In A Dismal Post-Covid Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a devastating toll on hundreds of millions of people across the globe. Not only has the outbreak impacted families and...

Paralympics: Inclusion strategies for Athletes with Disabilities

More and more people with disabilities in Nigeria are joining various sports programs. It really is incredible, given the great physiological and psychological challenges...

Nollywood stakeholders make case for better represention of women with disability

Arden & Newton, a brand strategy consultancy firm in Nigeria, in collaboration with Ford Foundation, have organised a symposium with Nollywood stakeholders to address...

How a wheelchair user’s aspiration for education inspired me to initiate scholarship scheme –...

A content creator and skit maker, Isaac Bholu has disclosed why he embarked on the award of scholarship to indigent students in Nigeria. Bholu who...

Lagos State Deaf Sports Association organizes trial for the National Youth Games

In preparation for National Youth Games ILORIN 2021, the Lagos State Deaf Sports Association (LSDSA) has organized a day trials for the U-15 Deaf...

Exchange rate: FG to ‘shut down’ popular Aboki FX website

Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele The Federal Government has said that it will shut down the operations of Aboki FX, a website...

NAPVID donates education materials to special schools in Benin City

By Emmanuel Ikhenebome/Sinafi Omanga In its bid to boost learning amongst persons living with disabilities in Edo state, the Network for the Advancement of Persons...

HDI donates education materials to children with disabilities, other vulnerable children

Mrs. Olufunso Owasanoye The Human Development Initiatives (HDI) held its highly anticipated ‘Day out with the HDI Beneficiaries’ where vulnerable children and those living with...

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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...

Paralympians Get Heroic Welcome From Sports Minister, Amokachi

Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare and the Special Assistant on Sports to President Buhari, Daniel Amokachi led the rousing welcome for the...

Paralympics: Eucharia Iyiazi wins bronze medal in shot put

Eucharia Iyiazi Eucharia Iyiazi on Thursday increased Team Nigeria’s medals haul at the ongoing 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo by winning a bronze medal in...

Paralympics: Folashade strikes gold, sets world record as Loveline settles for silver

Nigeria increased her medal haul at the on-going Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan with a Gold and a Silver in Powerlifting yesterday. Folashade Oluwafemiayo won...

Paralympics: Nigeria’s Omolayo wins powerlifting gold, sets games record

Nigeria’s powerlifting paralympian, Bose Omolayo has won gold in the women’s 79kg powerlifting event at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics. She lifted 141kg to set...

NNAD

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...