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Nigeria: Court declares deregulation of oil sector illegal

A Federal  High Court, sitting in Abuja this morning declared illegal the deregulation of Nigeria’s oil sector, and ordered the Federal Government of Nigeria to  fix and regularly publish prices of petroleum ...

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AFDB to launch new initiative for rural WASH

Efforts to improve access to safe drinking water supply and sanitation services for Africa’s rural communities will be given a fillip next week, when the African Development Bank (AFDB) launches ...

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World Water Day 2013: Nigerians walk for water

Several stakeholders groups are planning to walk for water tomorrow in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city as the world marks this year’s World Water Day. They will be walking from the ...

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Nigeria: Presidential Water Summit presentations

Presentations made at the Presidential Water Summit held February 18-19, 2013 are now available for download in the link below: http://www.presidentialwatersummit2013.com.ng/index.php/downloads/presentations

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Bauchi state, USAID sign aggrement on urban water sector reform

Bauchi State and the USAID have signed s a cooperative development partnership which commits  the Bauchi State Government to making a 5% counterpart contribution for water sector reform project  supported ...

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Bauchi water board enumerates customers, discovers 23,000 illegal connections

 Bauchi State Water Board (BSWB) with the support of USAID/Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa (SUWASA)  has conducted a customer database eneumeration exercise that has discovered 23,000 customers not listed  ...

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Wateraid in Nigeria launches new ‘social media’ website

WaterAid Nigeria has launched a new website accessible at www.wateraid.org/nigeria and featuring improved design and greater integration with social media channels. Speaking on the new platform, Michael Ojo, Country Representative ...

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Nigeria’s water sector: Emergency Fund in the offing

Water sector practitioners in Nigeria have advocated for allocation of at least 5% of annual budgets of both the Federal Government and the States for the development of the water ...

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Lagos: stakeholders envision new roles for slum upgrading agency

 The Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project (LMDGP) has organized a visioning workshop to ensure increase the sustainability of its project and improve coordination with other Ministries,  Departments, and Agencies ...

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AMCOW Chief decries poor access to water in Africa

 The Global Water Partnership, Nigeria (GWP/N) has held its  Assembly of Partners meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, with the  Executive Secretary of African Ministers Council on Water, (AMCOW) Bai-Mass Taal decrying ...

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