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Group set to hold public dialogue on access to water, sanitation

THE Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA) has disclosed plans to hold series of town hall dialogues among the original inhabitants of...

Two months after ICIR’s report, FG begins construction of public toilets in Abuja

10,000 toilets to be constructed across FCT by 2025 - Official

Gashua, senate president hometown haunted by poor sanitation despite multi-million naira water projects

Many streets in Gashua, the hometown of Nigeria's Senate President Ahmed Lawan, are dotted with at least a source of potable water, giving the...
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INVESTIGATION: Amid widespread scarcity, Enugu residents pay tanker drivers for dirty water

By Arinze Chijioke Adults and children squatting and defecating into trenches and pools of floodwater under the bridge at the New Artisan Market Enugu is...

Why open defecation persists in Abuja

It's three years to 2025, the timeline Nigeria set to end open defecation but the problem still persists. Although there are public toilets around...

To quench thirst, meet basic needs, Abuja communities turn to caves, holes for water

Despite the N50 million naira budgeted in 2021 for constructing motorised boreholes in Kwali and Kuje, children within these Area Councils in the Federal...
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Menstrual Hygiene Day: Nigerian women struggle with period poverty

MANY young women and girls in Nigeria, struggle with menstrual hygiene management due to period poverty, which occurs when there is a lack of,...

Absence of garbage bins worsens waste disposal challenges in Abuja

ABUJA, Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is gradually being overtaken by filth as refuse dumps are now found in streets and major roads. Indiscriminate dumping...

Dry taps: Uncompleted N493.6m water project gives Akanu residents sleepless nights

Nkechiyere Nonye sells food items just by the dusty, sloppy earth road close to the moribund Abia State Water Board in Akanu Ohafia, Ohafia...
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