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Civil society groups mount pressure for global recognition of right to water

Six hundred and twenty One non governmental organisations drawn from various parts of the world have sent a letter to all UN Ambassadors and Missions, relevant UN Agencies, the Office ...

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Enugu state: communities lament poor access to safe water

By Olawale Elekolusi The people of Umuachi and Ekposhi communities, both in Igbo Eze North L.G.A of Enugu State are at increased risk of disease because of severe lack of water, ...

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Benue state residents groan from lack of safe water

                                        By Joke Falaju and John Okeke, Abuja Yetugh and Agbungu ...

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39m Nigerians practice open defecation-WHO/UNICEF

About 39million Nigeria practice open defecation, says a new report by the WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme released today. This new figure is up by 4m from 35m stated ...

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1billion people worldwide practice open defecation, says United Nations

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About  1 billion people in the world still practice open defecation, says the United Nations, which has also called on religious, education and opinion leaders in developing regions to join ...

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UN World Toilet Day: Citizens in 13 countries to ‘run’ for safe sanitation

World Toilet Organization (WTO) has launched The Urgent Run, a global mobilisation event to commemorate United Nations World Toilet Day on 19 November and draw attention to the urgent calls ...

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How Rivers state plans to spend $133m AfDB water loan

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has released a document detailing how the One hundred and thirty three million dollar ($133m) loan it recently granted the Rivers State Government would be ...

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Ebonyi Govt officials demonstrate Handwashing with soap

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234,000 Nigerians may die from diarrhoea and pneumonia in 2014- WaterAid

As the World marks Global Handwashing Day,today-15th October , the Country Representative of WaterAid Nigeria, Dr. Michael Ojo, has warned that ‘an estimated 234,000 people will die this year in Nigeria because ...

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