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Nigeria needs to invest $6b to provide water for all by 2025

                                                        By  Babatope ...

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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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12 states to benefit from N64.3b urban water supply projects

Nigeria’s third National Urban Water Sector Reform Programme (NUWSRP) has been finalized and its implementation will soon commence both at the Federal level and in 12 benefiting states. Like its ...

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Stakeholders launch new group to accelerate rural water and sanitation services in Africa

The Coordinating Committee of the  Rural Water and Sanitation Initiative (RWSSI) was launched in Tunis, Tunisia last week. RWSSI is a continental framework for resource mobilisation, investment, and development of rural ...

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Nigeria, 17 other countries lose $5.5b to poor sanitation

Nigeria and 17 other African countries are losing around US$5.5 Billion annually to inadequate sanitation A new report on the economic impacts of inadequate sanitation, released yesterday by the World ...

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IT professionals compete to develop solutions for Nigeria’s water challenges

Computer programmers, designers, and other information technology specialists convened by the World Bank Group and technology partners at NASA, Google, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and Yahoo! will compete for 48 hours ...

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Water experts, IT professionals collaborate to tackle Nigeria’s water challenges

Nigeria’s water and sanitation experts are collaborating with their colleagues in the Information Technology sector to find solutions to Nigeria’s water supply and sanitation challenges. An event which will attempt to ...

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Nigeria: Donor funds Hit $4.2bn

The combined funding support by donor agencies including the World Bank, African Development Bank (ADB), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to Nigeria stood ...

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World Bank‘s Report on Business in Nigeria

The recent World Bank on the ease or difficulty of doing business in Nigeria has attracted divergent views from stakeholders in the country, Udeme Ekwere, reports.

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Nigeria: World Bank Chief endorses aviation reforms

Noro Rabefaniraka, Leader of the The World Bank monitoring team to Nigeria on Monday  commended Nigeria for measures taken to improve safety and security at its airports, saying the commitment ...

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