Minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed has directed the National Broadcasting Commission to implement the broadcasting code provision that mandates television stations to deploy sign language interpreters on their major news bulletin for the benefit of persons with disabilities. The minister issued the directive in Abuja on Monday when...

On the Second Day of the celebration of the 2nd Anniversary of the Nigeria Disability Act, the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities(CCD) engaged Professional groups and MDAs saddled with the responsibility of creating access to public infrastructures. The Executive Director of CCD, Mr. David O. Anyaele in his opening speech...

Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) received with joy the news of distribution of palliatives to Persons with Disabilities in all the 17 Local Government Areas of Enugu State by the State Government. This singular act by the State Government, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has demonstrated that he is a listening...

Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Calls on the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 to Ensure an All Inclusive Lockdown Guideline Recall that President Mohammadu Buhari pronounced in a nationwide broadcast on Monday 27th of April, 2020 that the Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on Covid-19 would provide implementation guidelines on the new...

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) joins PWDs in Kogi state and Nigeria as a whole to applaud Governor Yahaya Bello and members of the 6th State House of Assembly for the passage of the Disability Bill into law in the state. We commend your efforts and commitment of...

The Lagos State Government is set to empower 1000 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) with grants of N100, 000 each, motorized wheelchairs, adapted laptops for the visually impaired and other assistive devices. The grants will be released through the Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA). LASODA’s Director, Monitoring and Evaluation,...

Disabilities Act: Stakeholders to engage NGOs, MDAs on domestication (By Diana Omueza) Uyo (Akwa-Ibom) April 11, 2019 (NAN) Stakeholders in the fight for the implementation of Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities Prohibition Act say they are set to engage other stakeholders on the domestication of the Act. The stakeholders said...

Enugu – The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) an NGO, has urged the Federal Government and the National Assembly to gazette the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Law. The Executive Director of CCD, Mr David Anyaele, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...

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