Friday, 19th August 2022
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Open Defecation

11 Aug
The Rotary Club of Omole Golden (District 9110) has disclosed plan to provide ultra-modern public toilets at major markets and motor parks as part of its advocacy to tackle
26 Jul
United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has identified open defecation and poor water sanitation as the leading causes of death of children under five years in Nigeria.
28 May
The Nasarawa State Government has arrested 61 people for alleged violation of the law against open defecation.
6 Feb
A report by the Federal Capital Territory Rural Water Supply, Sanitation Agency (RUWASA) has revealed that 40 per cent of Federal Capital City (FCT) residents still defecate in the open.
23 Nov 2021
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged young people to join global effort to improve sanitation and end open defecation by developing solutions to the burden of unsafe water
22 Nov 2021
The Federal Government has expressed concern that of 494 million people practicing open defecation globally, 46 million are Nigerians, which placed the nation among countries with the highest number of people involved in the act.
19 Nov 2021
Federal Government needs to invest about N1.9 trillion to address Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) problems and end open defecation in the country by 2025.
12 Sep 2021
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...
30 Aug 2021
Very common in Lagos are street urchins positioned virtually everywhere on major roads. Immediately a vehicle breaks down, some unscrupulous and suspicious elements
18 Aug 2021
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.
30 Jun 2021
The Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed that only 61 out of the 774 local councils in Nigeria are free from open defecation.
29 May 2021
The Nasarawa State Government on Saturday, said it would prosecute anyone caught defecating openly in the state.


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Mr Yakubu Lawal, Nasarawa State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism that was abducted by gunmen has regained freedom.
2 hours ago
A man was injured and a woman was in serious condition after a shooting in a shopping centre in southern Sweden on Friday, police said.
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South Africa's largest ethnic group, the Zulus, will on Saturday crown a new king following a year of feuding over who should ascend to the throne of the country's most influential traditional monarchy.
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NEW YORK, USA, 19 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Countries should consider giving a second COVID-19 vaccine booster to older persons, pregnant women, health workers, people with weaker immune systems and those at higher risk of severe disease, experts appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.  The recommendation comes in a statement issued by the Strategic…
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Some civil servants in the South East have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF) to make the agency meet up its mandate of housing provision.