Monday, 4th March 2024

World Toilet Day

25 Nov
The Bauchi State Network of Civil Society Organisation (BASNEC) has said that statistics from the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) is alarming, tasking the state government to improve on the sector.
21 Nov
Oyo State Government has pledged to end open defecation before 2028, adding that there would be total enforcement of the open defecation law passed by the Oyo State House of Assembly. 
20 Nov
Some communities in Bauchi State are setting up groups of volunteers to police the environment against open defecation. The 'task force', known as WASHCom, is a combination of volunteers, who work with the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) unit of local councils to sensitise rural dwellers on the dangers of open defecation. The group ensures…
16 Nov
Introduction: Dr. Adenike Akinsemolu, a renowned environmentalist, has been at the forefront of advocating for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) in the Ilaje Coastal Community of Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria. Her efforts align with the global observance of World Toilet Day, highlighting critical issues such as gender, climate change, and children's health. Recently, Dr. Akinsemolu…


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Nigerian striker Tolu Arokodare was subjected to racist abuse by fans of his club KRC Genk in Belgium. Genk confirmed the abuse in a statement on Monday. Arokodare received the abuse after missing a penalty in Genk's 3-0 home defeat to Club Brugge in a league game on Sunday. The penalty miss angered some of…
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The Western Marine Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has handed over 1.7 million wraps of hemp it seized to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Lagos.
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French lawmakers are expected on Monday to anchor the right to abortion in the country's constitution, a world first that has garnered overwhelming public support. A congress of both houses of parliament, which gathered in Versailles, should find the three-fifths majority needed for the change after it overcame initial resistance in the right-leaning Senate. If…
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The EU on Monday hit Apple with a more than 1.8-billion-euro fine ($1.9 billion) for violating the bloc's laws by preventing European users from accessing information about alternative, cheaper music streaming services. The iPhone maker immediately vowed to appeal the first ever antitrust fine slapped on Apple by Brussels, the culmination of a case triggered…
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The US Supreme Court on Monday removed a potential hurdle to Donald Trump's bid to recapture the White House, unanimously dismissing a state court ruling that could have barred him from the ballot for engaging in insurrection.
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The Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Sitting in Abuja has adjourned its hearing to Monday, 14th March, 2024.
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The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base in Brass, Bayelsa, has destroyed three illegal refinery sites, a wooden boat and a total of 160,000 litres of suspected stolen crude oil.
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The Ondo State Amotekun Corps says it has arrested 67 suspected criminals in the last two weeks in the state.
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The House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes has recommended the arrest of the Chief Executive Officer of Bianace Holding Ltd over alleged tax invasion and money laundering in Nigeria.
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The Adamawa Government has confirmed one positive out of the five suspected cases of Lassa fever recorded in the state.