In many communities in Lagos, it is common to see faeces in the open. While some excrete in the open, others do their business in a corridor and then wrap it up in nylon or paper to drop it by the roadside, gutter or any open space close to parks, garages...
Very common in Lagos are street urchins positioned virtually everywhere on major roads. Immediately a vehicle breaks down, some unscrupulous and suspicious elements
There are concerns over inadequate public toilet facilities and sanitation in several parts of Lagos. It is not uncommon to see residents defecate in open space as nature calls.
The Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed that only 61 out of the 774 local councils in Nigeria are free from open defecation.
The Nasarawa State Government on Saturday, said it would prosecute anyone caught defecating openly in the state.
The Federal Government and the United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) have concluded arrangements to recruit 3, 600 youths to end open defecation in Cross River State and the entire country.
Benue State Government has attributed the recent outbreak of cholera and other communicable diseases to open defecation and possible pollution of underground waters by burials in residential areas.
7 Dec 2020
The Federal Government has set a 2030 target for the improvement of the nation’s poor sanitation and ending open defecation by providing adequate toilet and water facilities.
19 Nov 2020
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...
1 Oct 2020
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
19 Jul 2020
• 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…
20 Apr 2020
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...