Ending open defecation in Nigeria
You can pretty much gauge the extent of our underdevelopment by some of our habits and conducts. Street hawking, throwing trash out of the car window and dumping refuse at road junctions...
How to stop open defecation
Over the years the United Nations has estimated that 51 per cent of the global population has no access to functional toilets. This now stands at 39 per cent with about 2.4 million people
Water Minister, coordinators move to end open defecation
• Lagos Appeals To Residents Over Water Shortage The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, virtually met with the state coordinators of the ‘Clean Nigeria: Use the Toilet’ Campaign (CNC)’ recently, in Abuja, for updates on their achievements and challenges for the Open Defecation Free (ODF) campaign in Nigeria. In a statement issued by…
‘We are bent on stopping open defecation in Niger Delta’
Niger Delta region is a very peculiar area and the Niger Delta Basin Authority cover three states namely; Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta; if these various state governments...
Delta moves to end open defecation by 2025
The Delta State Government has restated its plans to end open defecation in the state by 2025, with the Clean Delta campaign that will commence in a couple of weeks.
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.