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Ford Foundation teams up with CSOs to establish centre for PWDs in Lagos

    Ford Foundation teams up with CSOs to establish centre for PWDs in Lagos

Ford Foundation in collaboration with Journalists for Democratic Rights (JODER) and other civil society groups has established a centre for people with disabilities (PWDS) in Lagos state. JODER announced the

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Police: We’re working to fully implement 5% reserved employment for PWDs

    Police: We’re working to fully implement 5% reserved employment for PWDs

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says it is working to ensure that the five percent employment reservation is fully implemented for persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the country. According to

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How Nigeria’s worst flooding in a decade exposed persons with disabilities to risks

    How Nigeria’s worst flooding in a decade exposed persons with disabilities to risks

Rays of sunlight peeked through the holes of the perforated roof as a damp smell from the once-swamped compound hung heavy in the air. Most of the ceilings were missing,

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‘Fair representation, legal backing for zoning’ — Agora Policy offers ways to foster inclusive governance

    ‘Fair representation, legal backing for zoning’ — Agora Policy offers ways to foster inclusive governance

Agora policy, an Abuja-based think tank, says Nigeria needs to be more deliberate about ensuring inclusion if sustainable development is desired. The think tank, founded by Waziri Adio, former executive

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PWDs to Atiku: You’ve made no impact in our lives — Buhari is our best friend

  PWDs to Atiku: You’ve made no impact in our lives — Buhari is our best friend

James Lalu, executive secretary of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), has accused Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of

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Minister: Violence against migrant children, women, PWDs unacceptable

  Minister: Violence against migrant children, women, PWDs unacceptable

Pauline Tallen, minister of women affairs, says she will address all forms of violence against migrant children, women and persons

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‘Reserved parking, 2% of job opportunities’ — Ganduje signs PWDs bill into law

  ‘Reserved parking, 2% of job opportunities’ — Ganduje signs PWDs bill into law

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, has signed the state’s Persons With Disabilities (PWD) Bill into law. The state’s house of

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INEC chairman: PWDs systematically excluded from political roles — it’s unacceptable

  INEC chairman: PWDs systematically excluded from political roles — it’s unacceptable

Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the commission will continue to promote the inclusivity of

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Minister: 10% of social investment programmes will be set aside for PWDs

  Minister: 10% of social investment programmes will be set aside for PWDs

Sadiya Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says 10 percent affirmation has been approved for the

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2023: Don’t take us for granted… we’re over 25m, PWDs tell politicians

  2023: Don’t take us for granted… we’re over 25m, PWDs tell politicians

Jake Epelle, founder of the Albino Foundation, says politicians should not take persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Nigeria for granted

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