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Monthly Archives: May, 2015

African leaders plan to eliminate open defecation by 2030

Rising from the three-day 4th African Sanitation and Hygiene Conference tagged “AfricaSan4″, African leaders  have  issued the “Ngor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene”, which aims...

Making Nigeria climate resilient (8): Mitigation, adaptation best practices

The main challenge, in general, is to keep climate change from becoming a catastrophe. To this end, two sets of measures have often been...

Youth groups confront Muhammadu Buhari on climate change

As Muhammadu Buhari takes over as President, Nigerians may have been given a new opportunity for change and transformational leadership in the fight against...

Africa’s pledge to end open defecation by 2030 lauded

WaterAid has welcomed the pledges of African leaders to eliminate inequalities and end open defecation in their countries by 2030, and to work towards giving...

Amid deadly India heat waves, group charges Bonn climate talks

Governments meeting in Bonn, Germany, for the next two weeks to search for a  sustainable solution to the global problem of climate change, will...

Government tasked on illicit tobacco trade

For tobacco control measures to be effective , the Federal Government must take pro-active measures to tackle the inflow of illicit tobacco products into...

Menstrual hygiene and safe water access challenges

Menstrual Hygiene Day, 28 May, is a day to celebrate women, a day to talk about periods, and a day to think about the...

Activists laud Jonathan for endorsing tobacco bill

The National Tobacco Control Bill Coalition has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for Signing the National Tobacco Control Bill, calling it an extraordinary public health...

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Biggest greenhouse gas emitters not reporting true climate impact on businesses – Report

One hundred and forty companies with some of the world’s highest emissions are collectively failing to explain how the...
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British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening and Commonwealth Scholars

The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional scholars and fellows who recently completed their studies through the...

WaterAid, Cummins to provide Lagos school with WASH facilities

In a bid to improve access to sanitation in Lagos public schools, WaterAid Nigeria has laid the foundation of...

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Biggest greenhouse gas emitters not reporting true climate impact on businesses – Report

One hundred and forty companies with some of the...

British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening and Commonwealth Scholars

The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional...