A group, the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities calls for Equal Voting Access for Persons with Disabilities. The Group in a statement to Leadership Weekend said “it is the expectation of Nigerians with disabilities that INEC will eliminate all barriers that hinder persons with disabilities from participating in the electoral...

Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) trained People with disabilities (PWDs) in FCT Abuja and seven states which include: Lagos, Gombe, Kano state, Abia state, Enugu state, Rivers state and Plateau as election observers; they (PWDs) will be observing the 2019 general elections scheduled to hold on Saturday, February 16,...

The Embassy of the Netherlands in Nigeria has been supporting the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) with their project 'Strengthening Persons with Disabilities' (PWDs) Advocacy Capacity in Nigeria' since 2016. The project is aimed to ensure that organisations of PWDs have strong lobbying and advocacy capacity so they can...

Presidential Seal on Disability Act

The Disabilities Bill was finally signed into law penultimate week, thereby putting a presidential seal on the 18-year struggle to empower 25million people living with disabilities, who were hitherto marginalised and denied access to several social amenities in Nigeria, Mary Nnah writes   Presidential Seal for the  Disability Act Mary Nnah writes...

The Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) has appealed to the Federal Government to gazette the Discrimination Against Persons with Disability Prohibition Act for effective compliance in the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Executive Director of the group, Mr. David Anyaele, said this...

On Wednesday 23rd January 2019, Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) in collaboration with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) organized a sensitization forum for people with disabilities (PWDs) as part of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) policy for the inclusiveness of persons with disabilities in the electoral process,...

Dear Sir/Ma, National Disability Rights Bill: Invitation to Inter-Denominational Prayer Session for The Assent of The President on Disability Rights Bill On behalf of members of the Coalition of Disability Organizations, I write to invite you and request for your active participation at inter-denominational prayer session for the assent of...

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