‘Passage of disability bill is fulfillment of Nigeria’s obligation to international treaties’
In the past few years, the Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD), have been in the forefront of the campaign for the enactment of disability law in Nigeria. In this interview with JOSEPH ONYEKWERE, the executive director of CCD, David Anyaele, says Nigeria is under obligation to implement the provision of international treaties that recognize…
Physically challenged persons to protest neglect of disability bill at National Assembly
A cross section of the over 25 million Nigerians living with various forms of disability will today protest the alleged neglect of the Disability Bill to the National Assembly.
Foundations seek support for the elderly, PWDs
The first Nigerian to bag a Ph.D. in Philosophy, Prof. Sophie Oluwole, has task the government to provide policies that would cater to the needs of senior citizens in the country.
Persons with disabilities in Anambra protest against denial of voting rights
Persons with disabilities yesterday protested in Awka, the Anambra State capital, against their denial of voting rights.
Physically challenged persons decry lack of working tools for appointed colleagues
The Center for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has queried the state government for appointing some persons with disabilities into offices without assigning them accommodation and giving them the necessary working tools.
CCD seeks participation of disabled persons in SDG
The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has called for effective participation of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in Lagos State.
Group commends passage of disability bill
Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) has commended the Senate for passing the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Bill 2016.