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Senator Izunaso dedicates National Productivity Award to PWDs

Former Senator representing Orlu Zone in Imo State, Osita Izunaso, has dedicated his National Productivity Order of Merit Award to the teeming population of People With Disabilities (PWD) in Nigeria.
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Rail project: Lagos government announces road closure in Ikeja, Iganmu

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Wednesday announced that it would close two roads to traffic on Jan.9 and Jan.11 respectively.
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US, UK, EU call for peaceful Nigerian elections

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said the UK and other foreign missions are in Nigeria because they want the election to be successful.
Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD) have said that structural barriers were a great limitation to their participation in politics in Nigeria.

2019: No politician’ll buy our votes – PLWDs

Ahead of 2019 elections, the National Association of People Living with Disabilities (PWD), Enugu State chapter, has vowed not to engage in vote-trading and warned their members of impending associated with it.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

2019: INEC seeks close partnership with CSOs for credible election

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called for a close partnership with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to improve the electoral process in the country.

401 candidates jostle for 24 Kano House of Reps seats

About 401 candidates under 38 political parties are competing for 24 House of Representatives seats in Kano.
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Train kills motorcyclist, passengers at PWD in Lagos

Mr Jerry Oche, the Lagos District Manager of Nigeria Railway Corporation, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday.

KIND advocates inclusion of PWDs in social intervention programmes

A non governmental organisation, Kudirat Initiative For Democracy (KIND) has advocated the inclusion of people with disabilities (PWD) into the federal governments social intervention programmes.

2019: ActionAid seeks participation of women, youths, PWD

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called for the active participation of women, youths and Persons Living with Disabilities (PWD) in the 2019 general elections.
L-R: General Manager, Lagos State Transport Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Wale Musa; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Salaam; Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson; Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan and his counterpart for Special Duties & Inter-Governmental Relations, Mr. Seye Oladejo during a press briefing to announce the restriction of fuel tankers to designated trailer routes and directive to obtain road worthiness certificate, at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Sunday.

Tanker explosion: Lagos issues 30-day ultimatum to articulated vehicles to obtain road worthiness certificate

Following the tragic tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway which claimed lives and property, the Lagos State Government on Sunday restricted movement of Fuel Tankers to designated trailer route going forward.

2019: EU assures INEC of support for PWD

The European Union Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) has assured Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of continued support to ensure inclusion of Persons With Disabilities in electoral process.

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Court remands 36-year-old man for trafficking 5kg of cocaine

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered that a 36-year-old man, Augustine Chukwuma, who pleaded guilty to trafficking 5kg of Cocaine, be remanded in a Nigerian Correctional Service centre.
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Former African leaders to deliver lecture at Olusegun Obasanjo’s birthday event

Two former African leaders, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia and Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, as well as former prime minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, are to deliver keynote addresses and lecture at the 83rd birthday of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.