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8 Nov
With COP26 underway, WaterAid is calling on world leaders to meet their $100 billion climate finance commitment by 2023, as estimates show that women in developing countries will miss out on 2.5 million...
8 May 2020
International Non-Governmental Organisation, WaterAid, Nigeria, has urged government at all levels to provide safe, reliable and inclusive Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities in isolation centres.
17 Mar 2020
WaterAid Nigeria has restated that hand washing with soap and water can reduce the risk of people contracting Coronavirus, now recognised as a public health emergency of global concern.
21 Jul 2019
The country may be losing N1.7billion of its annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to poor sanitation and hygiene, WaterAid Nigeria has revealed. The international non-governmental organisation also said about 60, 000 children under-five die yearly in Nigeria due to poor access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities. 
13 Apr 2019
Guinness Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of Diageo as part of its Water of Life project, partnered with WaterAid to provide a solar powered water facility in the D’ka community of Wasagu LGA, Kebbi State with the ultimate goal of ensuring sustainable ....
6 Jan 2019
Another troubling measure of our country’s inability to decisively grapple with its developmental challenges is its citizens’ perennial poor access to decent toilets.
15 Oct 2018
As the world commemorate the Global Hand-washing Day today, WaterAid Nigeria has disclosed that about 157 million Nigerians lack access to hand washing facilities, even as it said only 16 percent of Nigerian hospitals have the facility in their premises.
18 Feb 2018
International charity, WaterAid, has stressed the need to scale up the commercialisation of sanitation facilities across the country.
19 Nov 2017
As the world commemorates Toilet Day, WaterAid’s World Toilet Report 2017 has revealed that 123million Nigerians defecate in the open, making it the third worst country in the world in number of people without the facility.
26 Mar 2017
The State of the World’s Water released by WaterAid has revealed that 41million people in rural parts of the country are still without access to potable water.
10 Nov 2016
WaterAid Nigeria has advocated for the budgetary allocation for menstrual and sanitary hygiene in schools so as to help girls remain in school all through the year and not skip school because they are on their menstrual period.
13 Mar 2015
A poll conducted early this month by NOI Polls Limited, a country-specific polling services agency in West Africa (that partners Gallup USA to develop opinion research in Nigeria),


24 mins ago
The Nigerian Navy has released the posting of 54 Rear Admirals following the recent promotion of senior officers in the service. The Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Commodore Suleman Dahun, announced this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. According to him, in the postings, Rear Adm. Saidu Garba, formerly the Navy Secretary, has been…
31 mins ago
Russia said Thursday its views were not addressed in a US response to its security proposals to end tensions over Ukraine, but added that Moscow would not respond hastily. "It cannot be said that our views were taken into account, or that a readiness to take our concerns into account was demonstrated," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry…
47 mins ago
Kenyans were mourning Thursday the country's best-known football fan, a colourful former newspaper vendor who was found hacked to death at his home. Issac Juma Onyango was a familiar feature when the national team Harambee Stars were playing -- painting his body from head to toe in Kenya's colours of black, red and green, and…
2 hours ago
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant have been honoured on the second anniversary of their death by a bronze sculpture temporarily erected at the helicopter crash site where they died. The bronze statue created by Dan Medina depicts Kobe and Gigi wearing basketball uniforms, staring at each other lovingly as Gigi…
3 hours ago
A Los Angeles sculptor on Wednesday marked the second anniversary of Kobe and Gianna Bryant's death with a statue on the site of the helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Dan Medina built the 160-pound statue of the NBA star and his 13-year-old daughter and erected it over the site of the crash that killed them…