“At a point, I felt as if I was at the end of my life; the ordeal is better imagined than experienced,” she said.
South Africa’s recognition of Sign language as an official language sets a progressive example, but across the continent, acknowledgement, training, and standards for sign language interpretation remain varied and insufficient even in countries where Sign language is officially recognized.
The bill was initiated by Barnabas Gemade, who at that time served as a senator representing Benue North-East senatorial district (Zone A) of Benue State.
This year’s event, dubbed “GirlTECH 2.0,” aimed to empower young girls aged 14-23 with IT soft skills, emphasizing the myriad of opportunities available in the male-dominated tech sector
Converting books into accessible digital formats for blind and visually impaired people is illegal in Nigeria. They want to change that.
In July 2023, UDEME, in a bid to get the details of the contractors and the amount released for the project, sent a Freedom of Information (FOI) Letter to the Ministry of Water Resources and Environment in Makurdi. A response was not provided.
Across the Idoma, Igala, and Ekureku people of Nigeria, certain traditions are keeping tabs on women’s fidelity, income, and their choice to bear children.
Omeri clarified that Dr. Ombugadu had no hidden agenda to take actions against traditional rulers based on their religious background
This vulnerability stems from the state’s proximity to the Benin Republic and neighbouring Nigerian states with a history of human trafficking.
We need to acknowledge the role African countries have played in the current violence against Palestinians, and unpack why our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of Palestinians.