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  1. Mining, Energy Policies, And Climate Change Shrink Lake Chad And Associated Rivers

    24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report ABUJA Leadership Speaking at the stakeholder’s engagement on contextualizing Nigeria’s water resource management in mining and energy policies in Abuja, yesterday, Executive Director, Global Rights and host communi ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2018 - 12:22

  2. Nigeria: Oil Spillage Clean-up Delays Continue

    24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard News A coalition of Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, on Thursday, expressed concern over delay in the execution of the proposed clean-up of oil spillage in Ogoniland, despite the availability of $1 ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2018 - 12:22

  3. Cholera Spreading Rapidly In Nigeria Displacement Camps

    19 Nov 2018- 14:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Cholera in northeast Nigeria, is spreading rapidly with over 10,000 cases and about 200 deaths through November 7 according to the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). The number of deaths is hi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2018 - 14:15

  4. Nigeria Prez Calls For Lake Chad Recharge To Stem Emigration

    29 Oct 2018- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for greater investment from Europe and America to achieve recharge in Lake Chad. Climate change has caused the lake, which serves several millions ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 10:17

  5. New $60.4 Million USD USAID WASH Program Aims To Benefit Three Million Nigerians

    28 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the launch of a new urban water and sanitation "activity" aimed at providing 500,000 Nigerian families in six states a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/28/2018 - 08:05

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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