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Bauchi urged to establish WASH units in LGAs

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, urged the Bauchi State Government to establish Water Sanitation And Hygiene (WASH) units in...

UN demands end to attacks on health care in Ukraine

Head of UN bodies, Catherine Russell (Executive Director, United Nations Children's Fund – UNICEF), Dr. Natalia Kanem (Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund –...

Nigeria urged to implement national plan to eliminate cholera

The Global Task Force For Cholera Control (GTFCC) on Friday, February 18, 2022, urged the Nigerian government to implement a National Cholera Plan towards...

Omicron: School closures must be ‘avoided whenever possible’ – UNICEF

UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday, December 17, 2021 said that despite the rise of the highly transmissible Omicron variant and COVID-19 cases across...

Nigeria to launch national guidelines for WASH in healthcare facilities

Nigerian Government and development partners have finalised processes to launch the National Guidelines for promoting access to safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in...

Nigeria needs to invest $5.3b on WASH to achieve SDG target by 2030 – UNICEF

Manager, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), UNICEF, Maiduguri, Mamita Thakkar, says Nigeria must invest at least $5.3 billion on WASH to achieve Sustainable Development Goals...

UNICEF raises concern over rate of open defecation in Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has raised concern over the high rate of open defecation in Nigeria. The Chief of UNICEF Field Office, Enugu, Dr...

Handwashing Day: Global access to handwashing will gulp $11bn – Report

Just 10 days of smartphone sales would cover the $11billion cost of ensuring everyone in the poorest countries could wash their hands with soap and water at home by 2030, WaterAid said on Friday,...

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NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists, and endangered species are left at the brink of extirpation...
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Vandalism suspected as oil leakage at Rivers OML confirmed

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has confirmed an oil wellhead leak at Oil Mining Lease...

LAWMA expresses commitment to cleaner environment

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has assured residents of firm commitment to a cleaner environment . The Managing Director/...

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NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists,...

Vandalism suspected as oil leakage at Rivers OML confirmed

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)...