Sunday, 29th May 2022
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23 May
Experts have called on the Federal Government to revisit the National Climate Change Adaptation Plan and Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to ensure that Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) issues are given a prime place in the agenda.
10 Aug 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says there is an urgent need for states to strengthen Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) following the outbreak of cholera in the country.
6 May 2021
As the 2021 World Hand Hygiene Day is celebrated, the World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, warned that lack of financial resources and crumbling infrastructure have led to rise in poor hygiene and infection control practices.
10 Dec 2020
A Consultant Clinical Microbiologist at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja, Dr. Mutiu Bamidele, has said that lack of access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for both humans and animals, and poor adherence to treatment are the major causes of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).
9 Nov 2020
African Finance and sector ministers met last week to explore concrete ways to ensure universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene. They discussed political and institutional reforms required to make better use of existing financing and to attract additional resources...
2 Sep 2020
The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has disclosed that additional 2.4 million Nigerians have gained access to water supply in the last 12 months, helping to reduce the gap in potable water supply in the country.
24 Jan 2020
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi yesterday declared a state of emergency on the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector in the state.
20 Nov 2019
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday launched a national campaign against open defecation as part of efforts to curb the ugly trend and make Nigeria exit the number one position among countries practising open defecation.
14 Nov 2019
Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari has declared a state of emergency on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the state.
18 Oct 2019
The Ekiti State government has restated its commitment to stop open defecation before 2022 by taking the campaign to institutions of learning and public places.
20 Sep 2019
At nearly 200 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. With a population of this scale, any progress or regression in development clearly has a significant impact on both African and global development indicators.
5 Aug 2019
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says access to potable water by the masses is a `human right’ which must be respected by all tiers of government.


A 36-year-old Nigerian, based in Italy, Nwakanma Uche, has excreted 95 pellets of heroin, after he was arrested by operatives of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
1 hour ago
Jerusalem braced for a controversial "flag march" on Sunday as Israelis mobilised to commemorate the city's unification and Palestinian groups threatened retaliation over the annual rally that sparked a war last year.
1 hour ago
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has approved two herbal drugs to undergo clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19.
2 hours ago
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship election flag bearer in Akwa-Ibom, Obong Akanimo Udofia has urged aggrieved party members to work with him to ensure victory at the 2023 general elections in the state.
2 hours ago
Evaristo Carvalho, a former president of the tiny archipelago of Sao Tome and Principe, died late Saturday at the age of 80 in a Lisbon hospital after a long illness, his family told Portuguese media.