World Water Day 2019: Water dilemma in Ebute-Ilaje community
Five mission-driven young people; Yusuf Shittu, Mary Adeoye, Elizabeth Williams, Emmanuel Osinaike and Olajumoke Adebayo who are fellows of the Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative, are undertaking a community-based project to improve access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Ebute-Ilaje, a riverine slum community in Bariga area of Lagos State. As part of the fellowship…
884m people have no access to clean water
Foundation for Partnership in the Niger Delta (PIND) has raised alarm that 884 million people are denied access to clean water. In a statement to mark 2019 World Water Day, PIND's Knowledge and Communications Manager, Mrs. Chinwe Nnoham-Onyejekwe, said 67 per cent Nigerians do not have access to basic sanitation. The 2019 World Water Day's…
65% of Bauchi State residents lack clean water, says WaterAid Nigeria
WaterAid Nigeria has said that 65 per cent of Bauchi State residents lack access to clean water.
61% plateau residents lack potable water – WaterAid
Mr Andy Omoluabi, Director of Programmes, WaterAid Nigeria, says 61 per cent of Plateau residents are in need of potable water.
Group seeks state of emergency on water crisis as Nigeria celebrates WWD
Am international non-profit organisation, WaterAid Nigeria, has called for a state of emergency and a presidential taskforce to deliver potable water and sanitation to Nigerians. The group made the call during the commemoration of World Water Day (WWD) yesterday with focus on the importance of water. This year’s theme: Nature For Water, explores natural…
Nigeria still lagging behind in provision of water, sanitation
Thirty-three per cent (about 60 million) of people in Nigeria are currently living without adequate access to water; 67 per cent (over 120 million people) do not have a decent toilet and 26 per cent (about 47 million people) practice open defecation, according to a new report by international charity, WaterAid.
Nigeria Water Resource Roadmap and the huge financial deficit
The Nigerian Water sector for a very long period of time has been left at the background despite its importance to the populace and the critical role its play in every facet of the economy, be it transport...