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WASH Infographics: Preventing malaria and other water related diseases

  Francis Odupute, Chairman, WASH (Water, Sanitation  and Hygiene) Media Network Nigeria, Edo State Chapter, Nigeria designed these cartoons to raise awareness on the malaria scourge and WASH-related diseases, which are prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa ...

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Nigerian Government engages 250,000 students to promote hand-washing

      By Wale Elekolusi Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate the Global Handwashing Day yesterday, with the Minister of Water Resource, Mrs. Sarah Ochekpe assuring ...

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How many African countries are on track MDG’s sanitation target?

poor sanitation

How many African countries are on track or off track to meet the Millennium Development Goal for Sanitation? It is generally believed up to eight African countries are on track, ...

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World Toilet Day: New report urges FG to fulfil WASH commitments

As the World marks World Toilet Day on November 19, a new report jointly published by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council,  WaterAid and Unilever have called on National ...

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e-discussion: Implementing Right to Water and Sanitation in Nigeria

Join the online discussion at : https://dgroups.org/RWSN/   Thank you for the opportunity to contribute to this discourse. I work as a law lecturer at the University of Benin, a federal ...

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Nigeria: Minister urges action on implementation of IWRM

Around 100 participants, representing 50 different organizations around Nigeria, attended the General Assembly of Partners of the Country Water Partnership of Nigeria held on 14 February 2013,  where Nigeria’s  Minister ...

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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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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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Water crisis in Nasarawa, groups demand compensation for victims

Press statement SOCIETY FOR WATER AND SANITAION (NEWSAN) And Water and Sanitation Media Network THE WATER LED CRISIS AT NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI 1. The Society for Water and Sanitation ...

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Minister calls for strategic partnership for WASH…. affirms right to water in Nigeria

By Babatope Babalobi Nigeria’s Minister of Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Reng Ochepe, have called for ‘strategic partnership’ among all stakeholders for the development of Nigeria’s water sector, even as she ...

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