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  1. Nigeria Floods Threaten $138 Million USD Sugar Cane Project

    12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report ABUJA New Telegraph The N50 billion Sunti Golden Sugar Estate (SGSE) built by giant food and agro-allied company, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, in Mokwa, Niger State, has been ravaged by massive flood, leading to sus ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2018 - 10:11

  2. Nigeria Working With WHO To Assess Health Risks After Recent Floods

    8 Oct 2018- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Info ABUJA, Nigeria The World Health Organization (WHO) said that it is assisting Nigerian federal and state authorities with assessment of health threats in the wake of recent severe flooding in the country. “In addition to ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/10/2018 - 09:23

  3. 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

  4. Nigeria Floods Are Accelerating Cholera Outbreak

    30 Sep 2018- 09:50 by Local Press Report ABUJA Al Jazeera Nearly 200 people have died in flooding caused by heavy seasonal rains across 12 states in Nigeria. National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said in its latest update that "large-scale floo ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2018 - 09:50

  5. Cholera Hits Strife-torn Northeast Of Nigeria

    26 Sep 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Abuja, Nigeria A recent cholera outbreak in the northeast of Nigeria has killed nearly 100 people in recent weeks, and recorded cases in the states of Yobe and Borno has exceeded 3,000 as the region continues ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2018 - 09:27

  6. Nigeria Water Ministry Needs "More Time" To Account For Water Projects Spending

    25 Sep 2018- 07:48 by Local Press Report LAGOS The Nigerian Voice The Minister of Water Resources Engr. Suleiman Adamu has told the Federal High Court in Lagos to “grant the Ministry more time within which to compile and furnish Socio-Economic Rights and ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2018 - 07:48

  7. 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

  8. Lagos State Looks To PPP For Water Supply

    20 Aug 2018- 08:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria The Water Corporation of Lagos, Nigeria has denied that the government plans to privatize water supply in Lagos State. The Corporation's Managing Director Muninu Badmus said August 17 that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2018 - 08:40

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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