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A non-governmental organisation, the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities has observed that people living with disabilities may not be able to vote in the forthcoming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States on account of the volatile atmosphere in both states.
Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has commenced training of visually impaired voters on how to use braille ballot guide and magnifying glasses on election day.
The Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to sustain priority voting for Persons with Disability (PWDs) in the Nov. 16 Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
The Albino Foundation (TAF) said on Saturday it was concerned that most of its demands for the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections were not met by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission in Bauchi State said on Friday that it would provide Braille and magnifying glasses for visually-challenged persons during the forthcoming elections.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will no longer use cyber cafes for registration of candidates, beginning from the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
A blind Zimbabwean voter has filed an application at the High Court seeking to compel the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to provide ballot papers in Braille or the template ballot to ensure secrecy of the vote by visually impaired people.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the commission has perfected arrangements for the deployment of ballot papers printed in Braille to ensure that visually impaired persons vote unaided in the 2019 general elections.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said the admission by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that there are under-age voters on its Voters Register has vindicated its position on issue.
League Two side Bradford City have announced Hope Akpan and nine other players have not been offered new contracts.
The Kano State government has set up nine COVID-19 sample collection centres to enhance detection and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.
As the COVID-19 case management reduces in Bauchi state, 37 additional patients have been discharged from the isolation centres across the state after they underwent the second test.
“After being retested for COVID-19, I am happy to say that I have tested negative. My family is still following strict home isolation. I was totally asymptomatic, and apart from the boredom that accompanies isolation, I had no other complaints,” Kumar said in a statement.
China has betrayed the people of Hong Kong so the West should stop kowtowing to Beijing for an illusory great pot of gold, said Chris Patten, the last governor of the former British colony.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed 19,713 metric tonnes of grains to Lagos, Kano, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, as part of measures to cushion the effect of the pandemic in the states.
Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said no agreement has been reached between United and Shanghai Shenhua over Odion Ighalo’s loan extension.
Enugu State government has said that evading or assisting anyone to evade the inter-state movement restriction, is unlawful and contributing to the rising number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte.