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World Toilet Day

24 Nov 2021
Harpic has celebrated the 2021 World Toilet Day with a joint commemorative event in partnership with the Federal Ministries of Water Resources and Environment and the Lagos State...
23 Nov 2021
As the International Toilet Day was being celebrated worldwide, the community of Okota in Lagos played host to the Hypo Toilet Cleaner team as they commissioned three public toilets to serve the people around...
22 Nov 2021
The Federal Government has expressed concern that of 494 million people practicing open defecation globally, 46 million are Nigerians, which placed the nation among countries with the highest number of people involved in the act.
19 Nov 2021
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the rate of open defecation in Nigeria had remained steady at 23 per cent, with an estimated 46 million Nigerians still defecating in the open.
8 Dec 2019
The World Toilet Day was commemorated recently across the globe to create awareness on the health implications of open defecation and other forms of environmental pollution
4 Dec 2018
To commemorate the World Toilet Day, (WTD) Hypo, hygiene solution brand has unveiled its new disinfectant toilet cleaner as part of its commitment towards promoting good sanitation in communities across the country.
24 Nov 2018
As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s World Toilet Day, with the theme, ‘When Nature Calls,’ Nigerians have been urged to practise...
19 Nov 2018
WaterAid Nigeria, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has said that more than 120 million Nigerians lack access to decent toilets in their homes.
23 Nov 2017
Governor Godwin Obaseki has joined the rest of the world to mark the World Toilet Day, noting that the imperative for good hygiene and sanitation was key in his plans to reform healthcare and public spaces in Edo State.


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Byline : Imane Charioui, Director of Francophone Africa, WorldRemit DOUALA, Cameroon, 7 October, 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Right from birth, kids begin to actively pick up skills and knowledge as they engage with different environments. From the social skills they learn at home to the hygiene skills taught at school, all contribute to their development, but…
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A Bowen University Professor of Environmental Microbiology, Olatunde Samuel Dahunsi has emerged as the first Nigerian Scientist to win the Harvard Radcliffe Fellowship in 2022/2023 cohort of 50 fellows.
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Over the last twelve years, Nigeria has grown to master the practice of local content, to the extent of mentoring other resource-rich countries such as Uganda in promoting their own industries. Nigeria is one of the few countries to have enacted a primary regulation dedicated to it, with a broad objective to domicile a share…
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The Federal Roads Safety Corps, (FRSC), has issued a road diversion alert to travellers along the Abuja-Lokoja road due to recent flooding around Kortonkarfi in Lokoja, Kogi state.
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The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has announced the complete settlement of customers of 20 closed banks whose deposits were trapped in the failed banks, in fulfilment of its promise of protecting depositors in the event of bank failures.