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SOKOTO STATE SET TO ENACT A LAW FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMISSION FOR PWDs

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Sokoto State House of Assembly is to enact a law for the establishment of a commission to carter for the rights of persons with disabilities in the state. Its House Committee Chairman on Social Welfare, Culture and Poverty Alleviation, Hon. Kabiru Dauda disclosed this during its public hearing held at the Assembly complex. The bill

WOMEN WITH DISABILITY ADVOCATE FOR SPECIAL RELEAF PROGRAM

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Women with special needs in Nigeria have asked the government for a special relief program targeted towards them only. They also berated their exclusion from the palliative distribution by the Nigerian Government during the COVID-19 lockdown in the country. The WWDs made known their demands during an online national policy dialogue convened by BONews service

people living with disability, take advantage of Commission- Al-Makura

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Senator repressing Nasarawa South senatorial district Umaru Almakura Saturday, called on the people living with Disability to take full advantage of the newly established commission for disabled persons to showcase their talents by proving to the entire world that disability is not inability. Almakura made the called while interfacing with people living with disability in

Google Lookout Updates App with Food Labeling and Scanning Documents

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Google Lookout, the accessibility app that aids the blind and visually impaired identify objects through the use of their phone camera, has been upgraded with some new features and improvements.Google Lookout, the accessibility app that aids the blind and visually impaired identify objects through the use of their phone camera, has been upgraded with some

Analytics Company Introduces Free Browser Extension that Converts Graphs and Charts into Sound

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Analytics Company Introduces Free Browser Extension that Converts Graphs and Charts into SoundAnalytics Company Introduces Free Browser Extension that Converts Graphs and Charts into Sound Analytics company SAS has introduced a free browser extension that converts graphs and charts into sound, allowing users to create digital maps that can be explored using non-visual methods. Using the SAS Graphics

Human Instruments Designs the “Haptic Baton

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A blind musician can feel a conductor’s movements, thanks to a high-tech baton When Kyungho Jeon was young, he dreamed of playing in an orchestra, but his teachers feared it would be too difficult — not because he lacked musical talent, but because he was born blind, and couldn’t see a conductor’s movements to follow

Group lauds Buhari on approval of NCPWD Board

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Mr David Anyaele, the Director of CCD, said on Tuesday that approval of the NCPWD board and members “is a clear statement that the government had commenced full implementation of the Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities Act”. Anyaele said in a statement that the approval was in line with the provisions of the Discrimination Against

GROUP LAUDS FG’s APPOINTMENTS OF EXECUTIVE OFFICIALS FOR THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR PWDs

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The Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has commended the Federal Government over its recent approval of the composition of the Governing Council of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), describing it as a right step in the right direction.

GROUP LAUDS FG’s APPOINTMENTS OF EXECUTIVE OFFICIALS FOR THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR PWDs

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The Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has commended the Federal Government over its recent approval of the composition of the Governing Council of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), describing it as a right step in the right direction. This was contained in a press release issued by

Buhari appoints officials for persons with disabilities commission

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, approved the composition of the governing council of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities. He also appointed Mr James Lalu as the commission’s Executive Secretary. These were contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. The