Tag: Disability

Ado AminuJuly 5, 2021

Ableist language could be eroding the wins of Nigerians Living with Disabilities

There are many ways the systemic exclusion and oppression of people living with disabilities manifest in everyday life.  It is ...

Ado AminuMay 25, 2021

Nigeria’s future continues to shrink in the lost dreams of children living with learning disabilities

There is a well-loved meme on the internet whose immortal words “Are you not ashamed of yourself? are you not ...

Ado AminuMay 21, 2021

How we could all use our privilege better with Twitter’s +Alt Text feature

When the conversation on accessibility comes up – in corporate boardrooms or policy roundtables or in our TV and Radio ...

Ado AminuMarch 29, 2021

3 years after the Disability Act became law, accessibility is still less than ideal

In a commendable win for people with hearing impairment, Nigeria’s federal government, in February, ordered the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) ...

Ado AminuFebruary 1, 2021

Call me by my name | There’s violence in the culture of nicknaming disabled people

Like everyone else, he was christened with a name of his parent’s choosing, a name that will later come to ...

Ado AminuJanuary 19, 2021

How Nigeria’s ‘special needs’ population continue to live a life of unrealised aspirations

In a recent interview with host of #WithChude and founder of human flourishing company, Joy, Inc. Chude Jideonwo, popular Nigerian ...

Ado AminuJanuary 7, 2021

Meet Oluwatobiloba Ajayi; one of the powerful voices among Nigeria’s 25 million-special needs population

There are a number of voices speaking for the rights of the Nigerian people, few of those remember to speak ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 18, 2017

Opinion: What exactly do you mean by disability? Blind man quizzes Ambode

by Opeolu Akinola Does disability necessarily turn folks to beggars? I am wondering about this as I recall the treatment meted ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 3, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASODA organises workshop on hearing disability

The Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs, LASODA has started a three-day Sign Language workshop for government officials as a ...

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