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  1. UNICEF Urges Nigeria Government Action On Open Defecation

    1 Oct 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report PORT HARCOURT The Guardian Nigeria Following reports that Nigeria is the second largest number of people defecating in the open globally and has the largest number in Africa, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF ...

    Local Press Report - 10/01/2018 - 11:34

  2. More Nigerians Have Access To Mobile Phones Than Toilets

    18 Sep 2018- 11:09 by Local Press Report Port Harcourt The Daily Trust More people have access to mobile phones than toilet facilities in Nigeria, UNICEF’s Chief of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Zaid Jurji, has said. Zaid said it is important for N ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 11:09

  3. Nigerian President Cancels Appearance at Niger Delta Oil Clean-Up Launch

    2 Jun 2016- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on June 2nd abruptly cancelled a planned trip to the country’s Rivers State to launch the $1 billion USD Niger Delta clean-up project. Local media quot ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2016 - 11:47

  4. Nigeria Announces Trust Fund for Niger Delta Clean-Up; Amnesty International Calls on Shell to Step Up

    7 Aug 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Shell must overhaul its clean-up methods and match the Nigerian government’s commitment to address oil pollution in the Niger Delta, international human rights watchdog Amnesty Internatio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/07/2015 - 10:50

  5. Nigeria Approves Foreign Loans for Water Projects in Three States

    3 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Nigeria's Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved loans from international financial institutions for water projects in three states in the west of the country. Minister of State for Fi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2015 - 10:00

  6. Cholera Outbreak Kills 20 in Nigeria

    15 Jan 2015- 10:39 by Local Press Report PORT HARCOURT This Day No fewer than 20 persons have died from outbreak of cholera in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, the state government has confirmed. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Sampson ...

    Local Press Report - 01/15/2015 - 10:39

  7. New Report Criticizes Nigerian Government Response to Ogoniland Oil Pollution

    14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria Nigerian NGO the Social Development Integrated Center (Social Action) this week released a new report that highlights serious shortcomings in the Nigerian government’s response to oil po ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2014 - 10:21

  8. Nigerian State Assembly Approves Loan Request

    10 Jul 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report ABUJA This Day The Rivers State House of Assembly has approved the request of the state Governor, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, to borrow US$280 million from the World Bank and African Development Bank (AfDB) to finance w ...

    Local Press Report - 07/10/2014 - 10:12

  9. UN Pushes for Niger Delta Clean-Up

    The United Nations Environment Progam (UNEP) is pushing for action to clean up oil spills in Nigeria’s Ogoniland territory, which it says “could prove to be the world's most wide-ranging and long term oil clean-up exercise ever undertaken.” ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  10. Shell Acknowledges More Oil Spills in Niger River Delta

    15 May 2012- 15:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell announced this week that it had found two new oil pipeline leaks in the Niger Delta region on May 7. The leaks are being investigated to determine their cause and ext ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:15

  11. State Governors Blamed for Water, Sanitation Challenges

    21 Jun 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report Nigeria, ABUJA, PORT HARCOURT This Day (Nigeria) Nigeria still faces challenges in meeting its water and sanitation Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets because state governors are failing in their responsibil ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 01:00

  12. Asari-Toru Rivers Council Completes Buguma Water Project

    11 Jan 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report Nigeria, PORT HARCOURT The Daily Trust (Nigeria) The Asari-Toru Local Government Council of Rivers has finished the Buguma water system, which will bring safe drinking water to Buguma residents, according to counci ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 22:00

  13. Bauchi State Gets $8.7 Million USD for Supply Projects

    9 Jun 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report Nigeria, PORT HARCOURT The Tide (Nigeria) Bauchi state will receive $8.7 million USD for water supply projects from the federal government under a program designed to help it meet the Millennium Development Goals (M ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 01:00

  14. Nigeria: Gwaram Launches Supply Project

    5 May 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report Nigeria, PORT HARCOURT The Tide Online (Nigeria) — Gwaram Local Government Council in Jigawa has launched a project to lay modern pipe across the area. Council chairman Alhaji Bala Kila said the project would provid ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 18:00

  15. Nigeria: Ebonyi State Signs $37.5 Miiiion USD Deal for Ukawu Project

    14 Apr 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report Nigeria, PORT HARCOURT The Tide (Nigeria) — The Ebonyi State Government has signed a $37.5 million USD contract for the Ukawu Regional Water Project. The contract includes $34.5 million USD for construction of the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 18:00

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