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  1. 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

  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. 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

  4. 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

  5. Inter-Basin Water Transfer Is Solution To Shrinking Lake Chad

    28 Feb 2018- 11:27 by Local Press Report ABUJA PM News Alhaji Sanusi Abdullahi, Executive Secretary, Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), says inter-basin water transfer from the Ubangui River in Democratic Republic of Congo is the only way to save the lake ...

    Local Press Report - 02/28/2018 - 11:27

  6. 5.6 million Children at Risk of Waterborne Diseases: UNICEF

    23 Jun 2017- 13:28 by Local Press Report ABUJA UN Press Centre More than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrheal infections, as the rainy season begins in conflict-affected areas of coun ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2017 - 13:28

  7. Nigerians Urged to Practice Good Hygiene to Prevent Spread of Lassa Fever

    11 Jan 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard With the outbreak of Lassa fever killing over 40 people in 10 states of the country, the National Association of State Assembly Legislators, NASAL, has urged Nigerians to strictly adhere to the rules ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2016 - 08:51

  8. Nigeria, Neighboring Countries at Risk as Lake Chad Dries Up

    13 Oct 2015- 08:32 by Local Press Report ABUJA This Day Live A new report, the Environmental Audit of the Drying Up of the Lake Chad‎, that was released on Monday warns of dire consequence for Nigeria and other neighbouring countries if the Lake Chad basi ...

    Local Press Report - 10/13/2015 - 08:32

  9. Nigeria Warned Over Looming Food Scarcity

    21 Aug 2015- 08:36 by Local Press Report ABUJA This Day Live The Vice-Chairman (Southwest Zone) of the Agriculture and Allied Employees’ Union of Nigeria, Blessing Oladele, has charged the federal government to heed the warning given by Nigeria Meteorolog ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2015 - 08:37

  10. New Oil Spill in Nigeria’s Ogboinbiri River

    5 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria A massive new crude oil leak has polluted the Ogboinbiri River in the Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa state, according to Nigerian press reports. The leak is said to have originate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/05/2015 - 10:36

  11. Nigerian Lawmakers Call on Chevron to Reach Settlement With Local Communities Over Oil Spills

    2 Feb 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The environment sub-committee in Nigeria’s House of Representatives last week told officials of Chevron Nigeria to reach an amicable settlement with numerous communities in Warri, Delta state, th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2015 - 10:54

  12. 150,000 Children Die in Nigeria Due to Poor Sanitation

    23 Oct 2014- 10:33 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Africa Report Poor sanitation in Nigerian communities has been blamed for the death of over 150,000 children each year. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) attributes the deaths to the intake ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2014 - 10:33

  13. Nigerian Government Plans “Extremely Aggressive” Ogoniland Clean-Up

    14 Oct 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Attending a stakeholder’s forum on the Ogoniland restoration plan last week, Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources announced that the government intended to be “extremely aggressive” in full ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2014 - 10:24

  14. African Union to Integrate Disaster Risk Management Into Climate Change Strategy

    16 May 2014- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The African Union (AU) will integrate disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into its new Africa climate change strategy. AU Commissioner Rhoda Peace made the announcement to the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2014 - 15:55

  15. Nigerian Minister Warns Borehole Drilling Could Affect Future Supplies

    24 Jun 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report ABUJA Channels TV The Minister of Water Resources, Sarah Ochekpe, has warned that the continuous drilling of borehole for water may affect underground water supply in the future; warning residents of the Federal Ca ...

    Local Press Report - 06/24/2013 - 09:58