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Bore hole operators, drillers to pay tax in Katsina

The Katsina State Government said it would tax borehole owners and operators in the state as part of measures aimed at generating revenue for the state and also to address indiscriminate drilling of borehole by several private houses in the state without following due processes

Nigeria to attain Open Defecation Free status in 2025 – ministry

The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Water Resources says it had developed a strategic document to ensure that the country attains an Open Defecation Free (ODF) status by 2025.

Yobe cholera outbreak claims 13 lives in Yobe

A cholera outbreak in Gashua, Yobe, has claimed 13 lives out of 160 cases reported in the last six days, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

UNICEF declares communities in Cross River open defecation free

Three hundred and one communities in Boki Local Council Area of Cross River State have finally attained Open Defecation Free (ODF) status.

Anambra govt set to fight open defecation – RUWASSA

Mr Victor Ezekwo, Programme Manager of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) in Anambra, has expressed willingness to combat open defecation in the state.

Lassa fever: UNICEF, RUWASSA to sensitise public, pupils on hand washing

In a message delivered by the wife of the governor and initiator of Women of Divine Destiny Initiative (WODDI), Mrs. Nkechi Okorocha, to commemorate the hand washing day, the governor’s wife lamented the filthy nature of the environment and the urgent need to adopt cleanliness and hand washing as a constant routine in everybody’s live.

Yobe communities appeal for water project counterpart funds

Rural communities selected for construction of 488 water and sanitation facilities in Yobe have appealed to Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam to provide counterpart funds for UNICEF to execute the projects.

Governor Ben Ayade directs agency to connect 500 communities with water

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River, has directed the state Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWATSSA), to connect 500 rural communities with affordable drinking water yearly.

Yobe targets 90% access to water, sanitation by 2025

The Yobe State Government says it will achieve 90 per cent access to water supply and sanitation by 2025 in line with the water and sanitation reform policy.

Yobe tackles open defecation with 200 public toilets

The Yobe Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency says it has constructed more than 200 toilets at Internally Displaced Persons camps and other public places to curtail open defecation.

UNICEF, EU battle water-borne diseases in Bayelsa

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is worried about water-borne diseases in the country especially in the Niger Delta region. The UN interventionist agency is particularly concerned that lack of access to potable water has led to deaths among infants.

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