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Aregbesola takes fresh $65m loan from Islamic Devt Bank

    Aregbesola takes fresh $65m loan from Islamic Devt Bank

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, says his government has secured a $65 million loan from Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to be used to improve water supply in the state.

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UNICEF: Extreme water stress level keeping Nigerian children at risk

    UNICEF: Extreme water stress level keeping Nigerian children at risk

Nigeria is currently facing extremely high levels of water stress, that will cause children to use unsafe water thereby exposing them to potentially deadly diseases like cholera and diarrhoea. This

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HURRAY! Lagos backs down on law to criminalise fetching water

    HURRAY! Lagos backs down on law to criminalise fetching water

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, and the state assembly have backed down on the law to criminalise fetching water from natural sources in Lagos state. Earlier, Lagos state house

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UN: Lagos shouldn’t criminalise fetching water

    UN: Lagos shouldn’t criminalise fetching water

Léo Heller, the UN expert on the human rights to water and sanitation, has raised serious concerns about a recent bill in Lagos that criminalizes abstraction of water from natural

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ERA/FoEN: UN is right, govt must fund water sanitation in Lagos

  ERA/FoEN: UN is right, govt must fund water sanitation in Lagos

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended the recent statement by Leo Heller, the UN special

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Water and sanitation ‘getting worse’ as population of Lagos increases

  Water and sanitation ‘getting worse’ as population of Lagos increases

Leo Heller, UN human rights expert, has called for increased funding for water and sanitation in the 2017 budget of

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In the abundance of water, Lokoja is thirsty

  In the abundance of water, Lokoja is thirsty

Damage to a major pipeline supplying water to Tank A at Ganaja Junction in Lokoja is causing scarcity of water

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Climate change to increase malaria cases associated with dams could triple in Africa

  Climate change to increase malaria cases associated with dams could triple in Africa

Climate change might increase malaria transmission in Africa especially in places where there are dams. According to Thomson Reuters, incidences

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Polluted water, malnutrition… Why Nigeria is a breeding ground for child mortality

  Polluted water, malnutrition… Why Nigeria is a breeding ground for child mortality

“I have two children, but one is dead. A month after I gave birth to him, he started having diarrhea,

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Lagos govt embarks on house-to-house water complaints exercise

  Lagos govt embarks on house-to-house water complaints exercise

Muminu Badmus, group managing director, Lagos state water corporation, on Tuesday said its officials would be visiting residents to verify

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