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Sightsavers Nigeria, an NGO, on Friday said about 90 per cent of Persons Living with Disabilities (PLwDs) are unemployed.
Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says People Living with Disabilities (PWDs) will also benefit from the Federal Government’s intervention to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Delta State branch of Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, said weekend that it might be difficult to completely defeat the ravaging coronavirus pandemic, noting that people may have to live with it like other viruses such as HIV/AIDS.
The Presidency has faulted the leadership of the National Assembly over claims that poor and vulnerable Nigerians are required to apply online or through the internet to benefit from the Conditional Cash Transfer.
Dele Alli is facing a possible suspension after the FA opened an investigation into a social media post made by the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has applauded the leadership qualities of the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, in promoting and identifying with persons with disability, through sports.
The Association of Lawyers with Disability in Nigeria (ALDIN) on Thursday called for the inauguration of a National Commission for Persons with Disability (PWDs) in Nigeria.
The South African government must act urgently to end the dangers faced by people with albinism who face discrimination based on colour, a prohibited ground of racial discrimination, a UN expert said on Friday.
The Lagos State Government says it has uncovered plot by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) by administering harmful vaccines to children to disrupt the ongoing Polio vaccination in the state.
A 22-year-old amputee, Yahuza Mohammad, said he survived two separate bomb attacks coordinated by Boko Haram suicide bombers at Muna Garage area of Maiduguri.
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).
Heart disease is still Australia’s leading cause of death but alcohol-induced deaths are on the decline, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Wednesday.
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The Reality Tv star, Make-up business mogul, and influencer has been accused by Forbes of inflating the size of her business and success.
Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has sent a “Save Our Soul” message to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the people of Kogi state from pending major health crisis that may be possibly caused by undetected COVID-19 pandemic.
The Gombe State House of Assembly has passed into law a bill for a law to provide for the establishment of a joint project development agency and other matters related thereto.
US President Donald Trump has sent in National Guard to Minneapolis to help restore peace and tranquility in the city.
Arsenal are favourites to sign Club Brugge forward, Emmanuel Dennis, but they are not alone.
Tijani Babangida has called on league clubs in Nigeria to simply take a cue from NPFL side Kwara United FC and ensure that players are paid and have their welfare taken care of despite the Covid-19 induced lockdown that halted league the league and other sporting activities.
Nikoloz Basilashvili, Georgian tennis star, ranked 27th in the world, was charged on Sunday with physically assaulting his ex-wife.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu attains one year in Office on May 29, 2020. To commemorate the event, a number of programmes have been slated, starting with an address by the governor.
Forests provide support and sustenance for over 90 per cent of the extremely poor of the world population, a report indicated on Saturday.
The Federal Government has said 69 stranded persons including 50 trafficked Nigerian ladies arrived in the country from Lebanon on Sunday.