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Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Nigeria needs additional two million toilets annually for seven years

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that Nigeria needed additional two million toilets annually from 2019 to 2025 to achieve the Universal Basic Sanitation target.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.

Governor Ishaku: Those who wish me dead‘ll die first

The Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, on Monday said that all those spreading rumours that he had been either seriously ill or dead, would die first, assuring that he would be first to show up at their burial.
Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu

Minister: Proprietors of shopping malls, petrol stations to provide public convenience

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says proprietors of petrol stations and shopping malls will soon get a directive to provide public convenience so as to discourage open defecation in and around their premises.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari to launch campaign against open defecation

President Muhammadu Buhari will be launching a campaign against open defecation in the country.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Minister: Nigeria needs executive to end open defecation

Mr Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says an executive order is needed to end open defecation in the country.

Minister: 1.3 million Nigerians gets trachoma vaccination

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has revealed that at least 1.3 million Nigerians have been vaccinated with trachoma vaccine, even as the figure has decreased from 22 million to 13 million in five years.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade: I’ll make Cross River first open defecation free state in Nigeria

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH, programme, just as he promised to make the state first in Nigeria to attain the Open Defecation Free status.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF trains Katsina women on production of reusable pads

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has trained 25 women in the production of reusable sanitary pads to improve women and girls’ health in Malumfashi Local Council in Katsina State.

UNICEF trains 25 women on production of reusable pads

The UN Children’s Fund has trained 25 women in the production of reusable sanitary pads to improve women and girls’ health in Malumfashi Local Council in Katsina State.

World Water Day: Diarrhoea kills more children than violence In conflict countries – UNICEF

To mark this year’s World Water Day on Friday, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has lamented that children under the age of 15 in conflict countries die more of diarrhoeal diseases than direct violence, in a new report it released on Thursday.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says in spite of many countries achieving impressive strides in water and sanitation coverage, there are huge disparities in access.

UNICEF decries huge disparity in access to water

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says in spite of many countries achieving impressive strides in water and sanitation coverage, there are huge disparities in access.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Over 3.6 m Nigerians in need of water, sanitation

The United Nations International Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) says over 3.6 million people lack access to potable water, sanitation and hygiene services in Nigeria.
Borehole - Water

Jigawa local council spends N4 million on borehole rehabilitation

Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa has spent N4 million on the rehabilitation of boreholes in 10 wards across the council area.
WaterAid

WaterAid to expend N52 million on water project in Bauchi

The WaterAid of Nigeria in partnership with Bauchi State Rural Water Supply Agency (RUWASA) is to expend N52 million on water supply to 15 communities in Kirfi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Kayode Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi declares emergency in Ekiti’s water sector

Kayode Fayemi, the Governor of Ekiti State, on Thursday, declared an emergency in the water sector to ensure water supply to all nooks and crannies of the state.
drinking water

Expert: Poor sanitation, unsafe drinking water major challenges in Africa

A don, Emmanuel Akpabio, has identified unsafe drinking water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene as major challenges in developing countries with dire consequences of avoidable deaths and diseases.

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Manchester United could pay David de Gea £20 million to force transfer

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SEC suspends Oando’s annual shareholder meeting

Nigeria’s securities regulator has ordered the suspension of Oando’s annual shareholder meeting due to be held on June 11, the Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday.