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Countdown to Abuja Open Data Party!!!

It’s 5 Days to go! Connected Development [CODE] is still inviting you to the Abuja Open Data Party to make, spread and teach open data. NGOs, Activists and Journalist from all around Nigeria will gather together in person to make things with and around open data while in a party mode 😉 Yes, we have music, free stickers, souvenirs and ...

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World Toilet Day: 121 Milion Nigerians still without basic sanitation

By Etta Michael Bisong Abuja As the United Nations mark the 2014 World Toilet Day, WaterAid Nigeria has lamented that over 121 people representing about 72% of the entire population still lack access to basic toilet in Nigeria. WaterAid Nigeria Country Representative, Dr. Micheal Ojo estimated that nearly 40 million Nigerians still defecate in the open. These lack of access to ...

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Federal Ministry of Environment, Stakeholders Commemorate 2014 World Toilet Day

Oladotun Roy November 19th has been set aside by UN-Water since 2003 to commemorate World Toilet Day across the globe. In fulfilling this purpose Federal Ministry of Environment with all stakeholders converged at Barcelona Hotels in Abuja to commemorate this day. Theme for this year’s commemoration is “End Open Defecation”. It is targeted at ending all forms of open defecation ...

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Stakeholders Task Politicians On Water And Sanitation

Stories by Etta Michael Bisong Stakeholders in the water and sanitation sector have challenged the political class, especially aspirants to prioritise issues of clean water, hygiene and sanitation into their electioneering campaigns so as to improve livelihoods across the country. The stakeholders while giving the charge at a workshop jointly organised by Youth Water Sanitation and Hygiene (YOUTHWASH) and WaterAid ...

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CSDevNet, PACJA, Organise A Pre-COP Consultative Workshop in Abuja

Oladotun Roy Climate and sustainable Development Network of Nigeria (CSDevNet), PanAfrican Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) and Action 2015 in collaboration with Henrich Boll Stifung, Nigeria has organised “Pre-COP 20 & Post 2015 National Consultative Workshop’ today November 18th at Henrich Boll Stifung Conference Hall in Jabi, Abuja. This consultative workshop is aimed creating enabling environment for sound climate justice in ...

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I Advocate Network Set to Launch "Tape The Ape Not The Rape"

Dotun Roy Have we ever imagined the damage, anguish, pain and horror that group of hefty men would cause ravaging the body an innocent young woman, who probably might have never tasted “the forbidden Fruit” prior to such horrific attack! I tell you is quite unimaginable and sordid. Such damages often last for a lifetime. On several occasions I have ...

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YouthWASH Unveils #WASHHOUR, A New Social Media Platform!!

Dotun Roy This is inviting you to the unveiling of #WASHHour social media campaign in commemoration to mark the World Toilet Day celebration and End Open Defecation Campaign on the 19th November 2014. The WASHHour will kick off on Wednesday 19th November 12pm-1pm and every Tuesday 12pm-1pm. The #WASHHour of YouthWASH( Youth Water, Sanitation and Hygiene), will serve as an ...

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WaterAid Nigeria, YouthWASH Plan Big For World Toilet Day 2014!

Oladotun Fadeyiye WaterAid Nigeria, Youth Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and other Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria and across the globe are set to make this year World Toilet Day a memorable one. In commemorating this important day, wide range of campaign activities both online and offline are lined up. The United Nations General Assembly in 2013 designated 19 November ...

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[Photos] US Embassy Nigeria Organises 2-Day Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop in Abuja

Oladotun O. United States Embassy Nigeria in partnership with LEAP Africa commenced its 2014 Entrepreneurship Workshop in Abuja today, 11 November 2014. The workshop which has been scheduled to last for 2 days is themed “Entrepreneurship As a Vehicle For Economic Growth, Prosperity and Sustainable development “. ‘There is need to groom young and vibrant entrepreneurs in Nigeria so as ...

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PDP Stalwarts, Pro Jonathan Storm Abuja

Oladotun O. Today, 11 November 2014, President Jonathan would be making public declaration to run for the Second term in the office as the President of the Republic of Nigeria under the platform of the most powerful political party in Africa, Poeple’s Democratic Party (PDP) come 2015 General election in Abuja. And for those prophets of doom who have been ...

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