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Persons with disabilities tell their stories

Over one billion people live with some form of disability and this number is growing as a result of population increase, ageing, and the...

NBA establishes Lawyers with Disabilities Forum to cater for the needs and welfare of lawyers with disabilities

By Bizibrains Okpeh Finally, after decades of neglect, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has established the Lawyers With Disabilities Forum (LWDF) to cater to the...

Ending mental health and psychosocial disability discrimination in Nigeria

by Timi Odueso In recent years, mental health and wellness-centred conversations have become widespread across Nigeria. From employees speaking about toxic work cultures, to victims...

Eye Care Services in a Time of Covid-19

by Olusegun Adeniyi (Keynote speech at the 44th national conference and vision expo of the Nigerian Optometric Association in Lagos on 24th June, 2021) Officials and...

COVID-19 Vaccination for people with disabilities

A visually impaired person relies on his or her sense of touch for every movement in everyday life. The Covid-19 outbreak has presented the...

Insecurity in Nigeria: Disability Community is being targeted

By Chris Agbo, Insecurity in Nigeria is taking another dimension and Nigerians are becoming crueler and have lost their conscience. Nobody is safe now in...

Commentary: Repatriation Of Rehabilitated Persons With Mental Disabilities

By LADY NDIDI MEZUE The current facility serving as the Anambra State Home for Mentally Challenged at Nteje is a creation of the Obiano...

Black Purist ECOWAS: People with disabilities lack access to COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria

By Gabriel Olawale Vaccines are now available globally to help protect people from COVID-19, yet many people with disabilities — who are at higher risk...

WORLD ALBINISM DAY: what you should know about albinism

International Albinism Awareness Day is observed by the United Nations on June 13 every year. This year, the theme of the celebration is 'Strength...

Disabilities’ Rights and the place in the society

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol was adopted on 13 December 2006 at the United Nations Headquarters...

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