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  1. Nigeria Calls For Authority Members To Honour Commitments To Niger Basin Authority

    17 Dec 2020- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat ABUJA, Nigeria Suleiman Adamu, Minister of Water Resources in Nigeria, has called for member states of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) to honour their respective commitments to the authority. Delays in member st ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  2. Boost For Nigeria Aquaculture Industry

    7 Dec 2020- 07:27 by Local Press Report LAGOS The Fish Site Support has not always been forthcoming, but fish farming activities at the Lagos State Government’s Ikorodu Fish Farm Estate received a major boost with the start of construction in August of a ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2020 - 07:58

  3. Inadequate WASH Access “Continues To Plague" Nigeria

    4 Dec 2020- 07:56 by Staff- Water Diplomat ABUJA, Nigeria Inadequate access to quality water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services continues to plague Nigeria, contributing to a range of negative health, socioeconomic and environmental consequences, say ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  4. Fifty Million Nigerians At Risk Of River Blindness

    10 Nov 2020- 07:58 by Local Press Report IBADAN The Tide The Programme Manager, National Onchocerciasis Elimination Programme, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr Michael Igbe, says about 50 million Nigerians are at risk of getting infected with onchocerciasis ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2020 - 07:58

  5. UNESCO Urges Gender Perspective In West Africa Water Policy-making

    18 Oct 2020- 08:11 by Local Press Report ABUJA The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), has advised West African countries to take into consideration gender perspective in formulating their national water policies. Mr Lamine Sow, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2020 - 08:11

  6. Nigeria's Need To Invest In Water Sector

    14 Oct 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Guardian The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), yesterday, urged the Federal Government to invest at least 1.7 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) yearly to prevent water shortage b ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2020 - 07:06

  7. Nigeria Lawmakers Dispute Proposed Water Bill

    4 Oct 2020- 08:20 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard Nigeria Arguments and counter-arguments yesterday trailed the transmission of the controversial Water Resources Bill 2020 passed into law in the House of Representatives to the Senate for concurrence, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:34

  8. Water Is A Tool For Peace In Lake Chad Region

    4 Oct 2020- 08:19 by Local Press Report YOLA Modern Ghana Lake Chad is an extremely shallow water body in the Sahel. Its origin is unknown but it is believed to be a remnant of a former inland sea. It doesn't drain into the ocean but it has shrunk by ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:19

  9. Re-packaging Nigeria Water Resources Strategy

    25 Sep 2020- 13:02 by Local Press Report ABUJA The News The Federal Government on Tuesday puts up a strong defence in favour of National Water Resources Bill 2020 as it emphasized that the proposed law is in best interests of Nigerians. Lai Mohammed and S ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2020 - 13:02

  10. Nigeria: Oil Company's Broken Pipeline Causes Environmental Problems

    24 Sep 2020- 07:56 by Local Press Report SAPELE Vanguard A spillage suspected to be as a result of a broken pipeline allegedly belonging to an oil company, Seplat Petroleum Development Company, have sparked environmental problems for residents of Maka str ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2020 - 07:59

  11. Record Flooding Threatens Nigeria Sugar Harvest

    23 Sep 2020- 05:19 by Local Press Report MINNA This Day The National Sugar Development Council (NSDC) has raised the alarm that the N60 billion sugar investment project in Sunti Golden Sugar Estate (SGSE) in Niger State is reportedly threatened by floods ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2020 - 08:12

  12. Record Sahel Flooding Affects Hundreds Of Thousands

    16 Sep 2020- 07:57 by Staff- Water Diplomat Niamey, Niger Severe flooding in recent weeks has affected more than 750,000 people in Africa’s Sahel region. Nations and communities, already challenged by conflict, population displacement, water insecurity, c ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  13. Interactive Mapping Of Water Poverty In Nigeria

    12 Sep 2020- 10:26 by Local Press Report ABUJA Info Digest Nigeria An interactive on-line platform, THE DATA4WASH, has launched in Nigeria with the purpose of combating water poverty, by means of a partnership between Abuja-based nonprofit Media for Group ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2020 - 12:36

  14. Nigeria River Basin Chief Suspended

    20 Aug 2020- 08:28 by Local Press Report IKOT OMIN Premium Times The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency. Bassey Nkposong was suspended on Thursday after an ad-hoc committe ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 08:28

  15. IOM Funding For COVID Containment Among IDPs In Nigeria

    29 Jul 2020- 06:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat ABUJA, Nigeria The United Nation’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has extended its water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) operations in northeast Nigeria in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVI ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:34

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