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84 per cent of blindness diseases in Nigeria avoidable – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said that the country had a 0.78 per cent prevalence for blindness. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire disclosed this...

2021 APC State Congress: FAWWASS Urges APC Executives to Serve the Party With Total...

... Congratulates Hon. Abdullahi Bello on his return as the State Party Chairman The President of Fair Win Women Advancement Association (FAWWASS), Hajia Bilikisu Onumoko...

White Cane Day: Lagos govt programmes not beneficial to people living with disabilities, blind...

By Oluwakemi Adelagun The Nigeria Association of the Blind (NAB), Lagos chapter, has accused the Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA) of using scarce...

Visually impaired Nigerians cry out, say we’re worst victims of insecurity

Friday Olokor The Nigeria Association of the Blind on Friday called on the Federal Government to rise to the occasion and arrest the worsening insecurity...

EU to FG: Disability law a waste without implementation

By Matthew Ogune The European Union (EU) delegation to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has reminded the Federal Government that...

FG to train 10,000 IDPs in digital literacy skills

From Adanna Nnamani The Federal Government said it would be training 10,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in digital literacy skills. The Director General, Information Technology Development...

Understanding Global Developmental Delays in Young Children

If you have noticed---disability—any kind---often occurs in individuals between the age range of 0-18. There are few cases of people getting disabled when they...

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...

Police parade blind woman with fresh human skull in Akwa Ibom

• Arrest 138 others for different crimes Akwa Ibom State Police Command, yesterday, paraded a blind aged woman arrested by its operatives for allegedly possessing...

Voter Education: INEC Takes Training To PWDs And CSOs At Grassroot Level

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in conjunction with International Foundation For Electoral Systems (IFES ) just concluded a 2-day Voter Education Training for...

Over 4 million Nigerians hungry, malnourished ― FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has said that over four million Nigerians go hungry and suffer from malnutrition. FAO said...

PWDs Seek Immediate Implementation Of Disability Law In Kaduna

By Mohammed I. Yaba Persons with disabilities in Kaduna State have called for immediate implementation of the Disability Law signed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai to...

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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...

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...

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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...