Don decries open defecation
First Nigerian professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Godson Ana, has decried open defecation and poor hygienic practice in the country
Group engages the stage in war against open defecation
The World Toilet Day was commemorated recently across the globe to create awareness on the health implications of open defecation and other forms of environmental pollution
Oyo moves to end open defecation, kick-starts community-based waste management
Oyo State Government has said that it is putting in place measures to stop open defecation by providing mobile toilets and water in rural communities across the state.
Abuja suburb where open defecation is culture
Holding her nose with her left hand while using the right hand to chase away imaginary flies I assumed, I watched as the middle age lady carefully navigated her way through the bushy footpath.
UNICEF says Nigeria leads in global open defecation index
Nigeria has emerged the number one country in the world with the highest number of people practising open defecation, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced yesterday. With 47 million people still defecating openly, the country has overtaken India, which left the position early this month.
The private sector and open defecation
At nearly 200 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. With a population of this scale, any progress or regression in development clearly has a significant impact on both African and global development indicators.
Lagos: Traders decry open defecation at Gatankowa Market
Some of the traders at Gatan Kowa Market in Lagos State had decried the rate high rate of open defecation around the market owing to lack of toilet facilities.
Nigeria may end open defecation by 2025
The Federal Government yesterday supported a national action plan on ending open defecation in 2025 and providing water, sanitation and hygiene for Nigerians by 2030.
Still a long walk to environment without open defecation
“PAY for shit? I cannot try that.” These are the exact words of Abdul when he was queried by The Guardian for practising open defecation.
Nigeria needs 2million toilets yearly to exit open defecation – UNICEF Specialist
About 24 percent of Nigeria’s population, which is put at 47 million people, according to the 2018 Water Sanitation and Hygiene National Outcome Routine Mapping (WASH NORM) survey, practise open defecation. It has also been revealed that Nigeria ranks second amongst countries practising open defecation globally.