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#InternationalDisabilityDay: CENTRE TASKS FG FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF REHABILITATION CENTRES IN ALL STATES OF THE FEDERATION

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Please shareTweetThe Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has taken a swipe at the federal government over the unavailability of training/rehabilitation centers for disabled persons in most states in Nigeria. This was contained in a press statement issued on Thursday and signed by the Executive Chairman of CITAB, Mr. Jolomi Fenemigho

Persons with disability in Niger State lament shortchange in SPW Scheme

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Please shareTweetPersons Living with Disability PLWD, in Niger State, have decried the poor treatment of its members in the ongoing Special Public Workers, SPW Scheme of the Federal Government in the state. The chairman of the Joint National Association of Persons with Disability in Niger State, Isah Abdullahi who led a protest to the Secretariat

Coalition Push for Adoption of African Disability Protocols

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Please shareTweetA coalition of non-governmental organisations has formed a think-tank group that will push the federal government to see the need to adopt the continental disability law.This was in view of the fact that about six countries have already ratified the Africa Disability Protocols (ADPs) across the continent. Speaking at a virtual second round-table meeting

#ENDSARS VIDEO: DISABILITY COMMUNITY SUPPORTS PROTEST

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Please shareTweetEnough is enough. a disabled lady speaks out in a youtube video by Sahara Tv…..

Winford Centre, UNESCO, Others Charge FG to Educate Children with Disabilities

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To promote inclusive education, disability and neurodiversity awareness, and social inclusion of children with disabilities in society, Winford Centre, the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and Bridg-Networking Germany have charged the Federal Government to educate children with disability.

In lockdown e-learning, FG violates rights of pupils with special needs

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Please shareTweetUnimpressed by the Federal Government’s excuses for not including special needs pupils in its ongoing e-learning programme, stakeholders insist the only way forward is through adequate planning, OLALEYE ALUKO reports The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, did not mince words when on May 11 he said that, regarding physically challenged pupils in

Disabilities Agency: US-based group petitions National Assembly over FG’s delay

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Please shareTweetAmidst the spread of the Coronavirus in Nigeria, members of the United States-based Nigerians Living with Disabilities have petitioned the leadership of the National Assembly over the Federal Government’s delay in establishing an agency to oversee the affairs of the people living with disabilities in the country. The groups: Organisations of Persons with Disabilities,