Buhari, world leaders seek action on water, sanitation
Buhari, 11 African Heads of States of Governments and leaders from United Nations (UN) agencies have canvassed prioritisation of water, sanitation and hygiene in response to COVID-19.
Plateau State to resume monthly sanitation in May
The Plateau Government will resume its monthly sanitation in May, according to the Commissioner of Environment, Alhaji Yakubu Usman. Usman, who made the disclosure in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Jos
Rotaract Club campaigns against underage blood donation
The Rotaract Club of Agege, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Agege, District 9110, has partnered with the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service
PWDs decry exclusion from sanitation services
A coalition of Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) for Persons With Disability (PWDs) said they have been marginalised in the provision of sanitation services, especially toilets.
Church, LAWMA join others for community sanitation
As part of its commitment to a clean environment, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nigeria is partnering with the Lagos Waste Management Agency (LAWMA), Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), states and local councils to clean...
Makinde raises concern over poor sanitation in Ibadan
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has frowned at the poor approach to environmental sanitation in Ibadan metropolis and appealed to residents of the state to properly dispose their waste. Makinde made the appeal in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa. The governor,…
We’ll ask people whether to return monthly sanitation exercise, says Sanwo-Olu
Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday said his administration would go back to the people of the state on whether to return the monthly sanitation exercise. Sanwo-Olu said this during a visit to the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota area of the state, in company with his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat. The State…
FG kicks off campaigns to end open defecation
Iqued that Nigeria may soon come tops in the global ranking on open defecation with 120 million people lacking decent toilets, the Federal Government has launched a strategic document for the Open Defecation Free (ODF) Campaign plan. The ODF campaign plan launched during the 25th edition of the National Council on Water Resources in Abuja is…
Buhari declares state of emergency on water supply, sanitation
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday declared a state of emergency on the country's water supply, sanitation and hygiene sector. Buhari said the step is to curb the high-prevalence of water-borne diseases in different parts of the country, which has caused preventable deaths. While inaugurating the National Action Plan for Revitalization of Water Supply, Sanitation and…
FG to review sanitation policy, signs MOU on species protection
After 13 years, the Federal Government has moved to review its national environmental sanitation policy, and other documents to promote sound practices in the country. Director of Pollution Control and Environmental Health, Charles Ikea stated at National Workshop in Abuja, explained that sanitation is one of the agenda of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a…