‘We’ve lost a voice for persons with disabilities in TB Joshua’s demise’
A Lagos-based disabilities rights advocate group, the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), yesterday, said it lost a voice for persons with disabilities with the passing of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua at the age of 57.
JONAPWD decries neglect by Taraba govt
Only eight of the 22,000 persons with disability in Taraba State were absorbed in the state’s civil service, says Joint National Association of Persons Living With Disabilities (JONAPWD).
British envoy, CIPM, others call for active engagement of PWDs
The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, (CIPM), Sightsavers and other stakeholders have called on employers of labour in Nigeria to engage the services of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the workplace to bridge the economic shortfall.
Gombe: 500,000 PWDs cry out for consideration in elective posts
No fewer than 500,000 People With Disabilities (PWDs) in Gombe State have lamented their neglect in electoral processes and leadership selection.
‘It will take 100yrs to meet 50% of PWDs’ needs’
Executive Secretary of National Commission for Persons with Disabilities, James Lalu, yesterday, said it would take almost 100 years to meet 50 per cent of expectations of people living...
Enugu PWDs blame lawmakers for alleged discrimination
Persons with disabilities (PWDs), yesterday, alleged unfairness in Enugu State by the inability of the state House of Assembly to domesticate the Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities Law enacted by the National Assembly in 2018.
Nigerians tasked on promoting inclusiveness for PWDs
Nigerians have been urged to create a bridge for an inclusive society where the deaf and all Persons Living with Disabilities (PWDs) are fully integrated with equal opportunities and full participation.
Body demands disability commissions in states, 5% job slots for disabled people
A group, ActionAid Nigeria, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for reconstituting the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), calling on states...