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CESDA partners EU, British Council to end open defecation in Abuja

THE Centre For Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA) has partnered with the European Union, British Council, Market Women and Men Association, the Federal...

Open defecation, leading cause of death among under-five children

A GROUP under the aegis of the Centre For Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA), on Monday, identified open defecation as one of the...

Investigation: Open defecation rife amongst top universities in northwest Nigeria

By Elijah AKOJI As part of the International Center for Investigative Reporting, ICIR’s reporting on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH, in tertiary institutions in Nigeria,...
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Only 27 out of 774 Local Govts are open defecation free, five years to 2025 deadline- Minister

SULEIMAN Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources has stated that open defecation (ODF) in Nigeria will come to an end in 2025. President Muhammadu Buhari...

Buhari sets up agency to curb open defecation by 2025, urges lawmakers to penalise practice

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday has signed an executive order setting up an agency to ensure all public spaces have sanitary facilities and end...

Kwara communities face threat of epidemics from filthy environment  

Residents of Dada and other communities in Ilorin, Kwara State engage in indiscriminate dumping of refuse and open defecation due to the failure of the state government to provide dumpsters in public places and therefore live in perpetual fear of an epidemic outbreak, Abiodun JAMIU reports.
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Lagos police parade sound engineer’s suspected killers

THE Lagos Police Command has paraded six persons over the death of a sound engineer, David Imoh. Imoh was killed...

NRC cancels resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train services

THE Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has cancelled the planned resumption of train services along the Abuja-Kaduna route. The NRC announced...

FCT minister seeks Rotary’s partnership in campaign to end open defecation

THE Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Ramatu Tijjani, has asked Rotary International District 9125, Nigeria, to...

Lagos court sentences Danish man to death for killing Nigerian wife, child

A LAGOS High Court has sentenced a 54-year-old Danish national, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his...

ASUU denies rejecting new FUTA Vice-Chancellor

THE Federal University of Technology Akure, (FUTA) Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has denied reports...
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