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  1. Potential Health Hazard Of Water Wells Proliferation In Nigeria

    1 Dec 2019- 13:39 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Nation National President of the Nigeria Master Drillers Association, Michael Ale, has warned of the proliferation of water wells in the country, saying the uncontrolled nature of these wells portend poten ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 13:39

  2. Nigeria Prez Sets Ambitious Sanitation Targets

    21 Nov 2019- 08:29 by Local Press Report Abuja Today News Africa Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari signed an executive order on Wednesday stating that Nigeria would be free from open defecation by 2025. Only India ranked worse than Nigeria in the Water ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2019 - 08:29

  3. Lake Chad Shrinkage: When And How?

    12 Oct 2019- 11:11 by Local Press Report ABUJA APF President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria told the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York last month that the Lake Chad basin has shrunk significantly due to climate change, depriving many people of ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:15

  4. Calls For Private Investment To Be Permitted For Nigeria Water Infrastructure Projects

    24 Sep 2019- 05:43 by Local Press Report LAGOS Punch Stakeholders have called on the Federal Government to enact a law that will allow private investors to own water plants for generation of water and supply to the public. This...would ensure the challeng ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2019 - 05:43

  5. Nigeria's Former Head Of State Attributes Conflict To Climate Change

    24 Sep 2019- 05:53 by Local Press Report MINNA Punch Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has attributed the rising conflicts in the country to the impact of climate change on the people. The 2nd General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Annu ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:45

  6. EU Support For Food Security, Healthcare, Preparedness In 7 Sahel Countries

    23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 08:42

  7. World's Rivers Polluted By Antibiotics

    29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2019 - 08:14

  8. Lake Chad: Climate Change Fuels Social Instability

    19 May 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany An intensive two-year period of interdisciplinary research across Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria has resulted in a comprehensive report, released on May 13, that examines the conflicts in th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/19/2019 - 11:00

  9. Nigeria: $1 Billion USD China Loan For Gurara Hydro Project Approved

    17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Nation The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved $1 billion Chinese loan from Chinese EXIM Bank for the Gurara II Hydropower Project. The project, on completion will generate 360 megawatts of ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2019 - 07:58

  10. UK Minister Acknowledges Links Between Climate Change And Conflict

    7 May 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The United Kingdom has announced funding for three new aid programs in Africa and South Asia as the country bids to host the United Nations climate conference (COP26) in 2020. Speaking in Abuja, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2019 - 07:39

  11. Nigeria Is Worst In Africa For Open Defecation

    15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report ABUJA Daily Trust The Minister of Water Resources, Engineer Suleiman N. Adamu yesterday said Nigeria remains second among the countries still practicing open defecation globally and first in Africa. India which at ...

    Local Press Report - 03/15/2019 - 11:53

  12. Researchers Examine Human Impact On Climate Change In Africa

    8 Mar 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The BNP Paribas Foundation, under its Climate Initiative program, is funding new research at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to examine the human impact on global warming in the global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2019 - 07:54

  13. $5 Billion USD Needed To Support Lake Chad Basin Areas Afflicted By Boko Haram Insurgency

    12 Feb 2019- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent N'DJAMENA, Chad The Chairman of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), Suleiman Adamu, has said that non-payment of contributions by member-nations to the Commission has become a “recurring issue” that is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2019 - 08:07

  14. Nigeria Summit Rejects World Bank Imposition Of Water Privatization In Africa

    3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard An international summit on the human rights to water has called on the Nigerian government and other governments in Africa to reject the purported water privatisation projects designed by the World Ba ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2019 - 10:27

  15. Nigeria Water Projects "Abandoned Or Poorly Executed"

    17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report OSOGBO Blueprint Billions of naira worth of water projects in Osun and Ogun states have failed to materialize or are in bad shape after being abandoned or poorly executed, according to investigation. The projects w ...

    Local Press Report - 01/17/2019 - 13:01

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