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7 Oct
One hundred physically challenged people are among the 1,700 people that have received financial assistance and training on agribusiness from the Kaduna State Agro-Processing, Agricultural Productivity
7 Dec 2021
The General Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN), Pastor Samuel Sanusi, has called on various churches, the government, as well as well-meaning Nigerians
5 May 2020
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has outrightly condemned the assault on a physically challenged lawyer by policemen in Abuja.
4 Jul 2019
Provost, Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Dr. Wahab Azeez has appealed to the government to provide special learning equipment for the physically challenged to reduce stress and foster learning. Speaking at the matriculation ceremony of the Distance Learning Programme (DLP) of the college, Azeez said facilities provided by the government were mainly for the…
21 Sep 2018
Amidst criticisms of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s second term bid, a group of persons living with disabilities have vowed to mobilise their members against his reelection next year. Insisting that el-Rufai’s tenure in the state brought poverty and lack of development to the state since 2015 when he assumed office, the group vowed to…
18 Jun 2018
Lagos State government has promised to pay pensioners with physical disability or terminal illness their pensions immediately on their retirement.   The Director-General of the Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), Folashade Onanuga, who stated this at the 14th Retirement Benefit Documentation Seminar for employees in the state’s public service due to retire between July and…
15 Mar 2018
The Kaduna State Government has assured physically challenged persons of qualitative education, saying no one will be left behind in its inclusive learning plan. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Ja’afaru Sani who disclosed this when he visited Demonstration School for Deaf Children (DSDC), Kawo and the Special Education School in the state capital…
14 Feb 2018
The police on Wednesday arraigned a 38-year-old driver, Peter Edialu, before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly molesting a 13-tear-old physically challenged girl. Police charged Edialu, whose address was not stated with abduction, breach of peace and sexual assault. Police Prosecutor Clifford Ogu told the court that the offences were committed on Jan. 31…
8 Feb 2018
The school was commissioned by president Muhammadu Buhari during his official visit to the state.The state governor, Umaru Tanko Almakura explained that the special school is  to provide  individual care to children with learning difficulties.
5 Jul 2016
The governor also approved the award of tertiary education scholarship tenable in Nigerian institutions to the best student in each of the 17 local government areas of the state.
30 Jun 2016
The governor also approved the award of tertiary education scholarship tenable in Nigerian institutions to the best student in each of the 17 local government areas of the state.

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