Today is World Hearing Day 2018

World Hearing Day 2018 Hear the Future, Prepare for it WHO calls for action from governments and their partners to stem the rise in hearing loss 2…


2030 SDGs for the Deaf

2030 SDGs, What Does it Mean to African Deaf Communities?

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What’s this Fuss about Nigerian Sign Language?

What’s this Fuss about Nigerian Sign Language? My colleague, Ibrahim Garba[i] and I have had a long chat on the issue of Nigerian Sign Language Vs.…


"CODAs and Parents Must Sign" Campaign

  Welcome to September, the month of the International Week of the Deaf (IWD). One of the best ways to show gratitude to God for a quality life is to…


Let’s Discuss Nigerian Sign Language Chapter 2

Let’s Discuss Nigerian Sign Language Chapter 2 Since we started to advocate for the documentation and development of Nigerian Sign Language NSL, we…


Support "Stop Abuse of Deaf Girls Campaign"

Support the “Stop Abuse of Deaf Girls Campaign” The story that village miscreants were regularly breaking into the School for the Deaf Orodo, Imo…


10 Lessons from Nigerian Sign Language

10 Lessons from Nigerian Sign Language Every language is unique and beautiful – spoken or signed Every language is historically developed Every…


Let’s Discuss Nigerian Sign Language NSL – Chapter 1

Let’s Discuss Nigerian Sign Language NSL – Chapter 1 First let me establish an analogy with a spoken language. Igbo is one of the major languages…


Many Ways to Define Nigerian Deaf

Many Ways to Define Nigerian Deaf Linguistically - Deaf in Nigeria are defined linguistically as a group of people that use manual or signed language…


Let's Discuss the Deaf and the Nigerian Sign Language

Let’s Discuss the Deaf and the Nigerian Sign Language For the past 3 years, I have been studying Deaf communities in Nigeria and their linguistic…