Nigeria rushes into current flash flooding to mitigate health hazards-WHO

  Flash flooding has created a humanitarian emergency in areas of north-eastern Nigeria already complicated by insurgency, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and a fragile health...

Nigeria “Off-track” from achieving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene SDGs

By Ndidichukwu Odoh WaterAid and other Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Nigeria says Nigeria is “off-track” from achieving the Sustainable Development Goals-6 as it has...

“Use the toilet or get fined”: Story of a Fulani Community in Nigeria

  By Ndidichukwu Odoh A very hygiene conscious Fulani Community-Yammawar Kafawa people in Dambatta Local Government of Kano State-considers open defecation-shitting in the open or bush-...

World Bank announces $50b for climate adaptation, resilience

World Bank Group The World Bank Group today launched its Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. Under the plan, the World Bank Group...

Adolescents girls forced into “survival sex” across Lake Chad region

Nearly one in two adolescent girls across in the Lake Chad Basin region report feeling “unsafe” in their environment in the wake of the...

Only 3 out of 774 LGAs in Nigeria is Open Defecation free – UNICEF

In Nigeria, only Obanliku and Yakur Local governments in Cross Rivers State as well as Dass Local government in Bauchi State are open defecation free out of 774 Local Governments in Nigeria, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said.

AfDB signs MoU to promote Green Growth

The African Development Bank and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the sidelines of the African Development...

AfDB leads formation of climate change alliance

Scientific evidence shows that African economies are already reeling from the devastating effects of climate change, further exacerbating their development challenges. Of the 10...

AfDB, others support Desert to Power programme

The African Development Bank, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Africa50 investment fund signed a letter of intent to collaborate on the Desert...

Nigeria in agreement to address extreme weather impact

Nigeria has signed a memorandum of understanding with the African Risk Capacity (ARC) to work together to address the impact of extreme weather events...

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