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  1. Nigeria: State Government Seals Illegal Lead Mines

    4 Aug 2018- 06:59 by Local Press Report JOS The Eagle Online The Plateau state government on Thursday sealed up the Da-chong Mineral Separation Company, a lead and zinc mining outfit located in Jos. Ezekiel Daju, solid minerals development commissioner, s ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2018 - 06:59

  2. Nigeria Climate Conflict Kills More Than Boko Haram Insurgency

    27 Jul 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Deaths caused by climate-change induced conflict among Nigerian herders and farmers has killed more than six times as many as the country’s Boko Haram insurgency according to a July 26 report by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2018 - 10:02

  3. Nigeria: Governors And Senators Blamed For Stalling Water Resources Legislation

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report ABUJA Today NG Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, on Tuesday, took a swipe at state governors and some senators for stalling the passage of the Water Resources Bill. Adamu noted that those opposing ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2018 - 13:01

  4. Niger Delta: Activists Plan Attack On Oil Facility

    19 Jun 2018- 12:07 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard Niger Delta Activists Forum, NDAF, has warned of planned attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta belonging to Nigeria Agip Oil Company, NAOC. The group had earlier given the company a 14-day ult ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2018 - 12:07

  5. Nigeria: Lawmaker Accused Of $3 Million USD Water Contract Scam

    11 Jun 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report ABUJA Punch (Nigeria) A human rights advocacy group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has called for the prosecution of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2018 - 08:45

  6. Nigeria Minister Says Water Bill Should Not Be Politicized

    11 Jun 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report ABUJA Premium Times The Federal Ministry of Water Resources says the National Water Resources Bill is consistent with the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Land Use Act, and urged Nigerians to ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2018 - 08:45

  7. Nigeria: Three States and Niger Delta Forum Reject President's Water Resources Bill

    30 May 2018- 09:08 by Local Press Report ABUJA Punch Three states, Ekiti, Rivers and Cross River, have opposed the bill on water resources sent to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari. Also Niger Delta leaders, under the aegis of The Pan- Niger Delta ...

    Local Press Report - 05/30/2018 - 09:08

  8. Water, Sanitation, Hygiene Vital to Ebola Prevention in Africa

    21 May 2018- 08:33 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Guardian of Nigeria WaterAid Nigeria has stressed the need for increased access to water, sanitation and good hygiene, saying these are key to the prevention of Ebola and other diseases threatening the na ...

    Local Press Report - 05/21/2018 - 12:53

  9. Nigerian Environmentalists Condemn World Bank Privatization

    14 May 2018- 14:19 by Local Press Report LAGOS The Nation The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has condemned the privatisation of water. Its Deputy Director, Akinbode Wafemi spoke at a news conference in Lagos, following ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2018 - 14:19

  10. 29 Percent Of Nigeria's Health Facilities Lack Water, Toilets

    7 May 2018- 09:50 by Local Press Report ABUJA New Telegraph Mrs. Toyin Saraki, has said that 29 per cent of healthcare facilities in Nigeria do not have access to safe water and toilets. Saraki, who is the founder Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), made ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2018 - 09:50

  11. Lagos Water Mobile Billing App Launches

    30 Apr 2018- 08:11 by Local Press Report LAGOS Daily Trust Lagos Water Corporation has launched a new billing and collection platform. Managing Director of the corporation, Muminu Badmus, said, “The platform is to improve efficiency in the processes of bi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2018 - 08:11

  12. Lake Chad Shrinkage Threatens Livelihoods of Millions: WaterAid

    28 Mar 2018- 09:07 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard Shrinking of Lake Chad is threating livelihoods of people in the region and raises the need for improved strategies to manage the water resource to remedy losses, WaterAid has said. Climate Disasters ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2018 - 09:07

  13. $4 Billion USD Investment Required to Meet Lagos Water Needs

    22 Mar 2018- 05:47 by Local Press Report LAGOS Business Day Online An estimated investment of about $4billion is required over a period of 10 years to meet water needs in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre. It is currently estimated that Lagos with ...

    Local Press Report - 03/22/2018 - 05:47

  14. Dangerous Levels of Chlorine By-products in Nigeria's Drinking Water

    15 Mar 2018- 08:06 by Local Press Report ABUJA Nigerian Tribune Nigerians may be exposed to high levels of disinfection by-products in their drinking water, predisposing to cancers and other health problems. In a recent study, experts found amounts of can ...

    Local Press Report - 03/15/2018 - 08:06

  15. Nigeria Launched New Federal Fund for WASH

    7 Mar 2018- 08:20 by Local Press Report ABUJA Pulse The Federal Government is set to launch a National Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) fund to address the challenges of poor hygiene in the country. The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, d ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2018 - 08:20

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