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11 Dec 2019
The Rotaract Club of Agege, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Agege, District 9110, has partnered with the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service
8 Dec 2019
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.
2 Sep 2019
Poised to transform waste management system and tackle the backlogs of refuse in the state as a result of policy summersault of the last four years, the state government is to inject 200 new trucks into the efforts.
16 Aug 2019
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...
14 Jun 2019
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,…
31 May 2019
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…
26 Nov 2018
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…
8 Nov 2018
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…
22 Oct 2018
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…
9 Jul 2018
Towards addressing Nigeria’s mounting development problems, including enhanced quality of life, the Federal Government has called for the transformation of urban water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) utilities into financial viable entities. It noted that the pathway to be taken to accomplish utility transformation is rough as it cuts through difficult terrains of institutional reform, organizational…
9 Jul 2018
Poised to improve its sanitation status, the Lagos State Government has started engagement with residents and stakeholders in waste management. Senior officials also urged them to cooperate with the government to achieve a cleaner Lagos. Speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting with Community Development Associations (CDA), Residents Associations and Waste Collection Operators (WCO) in Ifako-Ijaiye Local…
16 Apr 2018
In a bid to revitalize the deplorable situation of the Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector, the Federal Government has declared state of emergency in the sector.

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