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8 Jan 2019
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Coca-Cola Foundation have come into partnership to end the plight of those who are daily confronted...
23 Dec 2018
The non-payment of 25 percent counterpart fund by the Cross River State government is threatening United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund’s (UNICEF) Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programmes in the state. Accordingly, UNICEF, United Purpose and other stakeholders in water and sanitation projects, have appealed to the state government to provide the fund expected to…
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…
14 Nov 2018
Angered by the rate at which Nigerians suffer from water-borne diseases, President Muhammadu Buhari last Thursday declared a state of emergency on Water...
10 Sep 2018
WaterAid Nigeria has said that 65 per cent of Bauchi State residents lack access to clean water.
15 Jul 2018
The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) says an estimated three million displaced persons face critical food and nutrition insecurity in the northeast.
30 May 2018
Access to safe water remains a critical challenge in Nigeria as only seven per cent of the country’s population gets its water supply through pipe networks.
16 Apr 2018
The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Coordination Project (WCP) has launched a Community of Practice (CoP), Nigeria’s first learning platform to boost knowledge exchange within the country’s WASH sector. To ensure that the platform is as informative and useful as possible, the WCP Team discussed its design with donors, government officials, development practitioners, utility management,…
23 Oct 2017
The United States Agency for International Development in Nigeria (USAID) recently launched  Community of Practice (CoP) for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene(WASH) has ended its retreat in Abuja, aimed at improving the delivery of basic services in the sector.
21 Aug 2017
To foster learning and knowledge management among practitioners, the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu has inaugurated a 10-man Steering Committee for the United States Agency...
13 Jul 2017
Towards achieving United Nations (UN) and global targets and milestones such as the Elimination of Open Defecation by 2025 and the Sustainable Development Goal...
19 May 2017
It is quite encouraging that African leaders have woken up to the realities and some progress has been made in the area of people’s right to safe drinking water as well as sanitation...

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