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The World’s Dirtiest Cities

Dirtiest cities in the World

Do you know that African cities are among the dirtiest cities in the world? In this article we take a look at the world’s dirtiest cities and why they are regarded as the dirtiest. Pollution is one of the most dangerous issues plaguing the world today. Water pollution causes a decline of safe drinking water. Air pollution leads to health ...

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Ambode launches sanitation corps for a cleaner Lagos

Ambode launches sanitation corps for a cleaner Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday launched Cleaner Lagos Initiative, CLI and the Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps, LAGESC, to tackle the problem of environmental nuisance in Lagos. At the launch which held at the Agege Stadium, Agege area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, Ambode said the CLI was billed to take the State into the desired future as far as ...

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Government on course on water supply, sanitation – Osinbajo

Government on course on water supply, sanitation - Osinbajo

The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo has made it known that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is on course to attain increased rural supply of water and better sanitation in the country. The Guardian reports that Prof. Osinbajo stated this while speaking in Abuja on Monday at the public presentation of the Partnership for Expanded Water Supply, Sanitation and ...

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Ekocity commences #PickaBottlePickaNylon campaign to clean Lagos

Ekocity commences #PickaBottlePickaNylon campaign to clean Lagos

Ekocity Media Ltd, a Lagos based media outfit, and publishers of www.ekocitymagazine.com, in a bid to contribute its quota to the cleanliness of Lagos State, chose Nigeria’s 56th Independence Day anniversary to flag off her #PickaBottlePickaNylon Campaign. The Guardian reports that the campaign is aimed at collaborating Lagos State government efforts at keeping Lagos clean as well as creating awareness, sensitization ...

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Idiat Adebule Tasks Residents On Environmental Sanitation

Idiat Adebule Tasks Residents On Environmental Sanitation

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Idiat Adebule has urged residents to adopt attitudes and practices that could promote good environmental sanitation and cleanliness to pave way for good health. Adebule made the plea during the monthly environmental sanitation inspection at Apapa-Iganmu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the residents dumped refuse ...

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FG pledges $1m to tackle sanitation challenge, Africa water

FG pledges $1m to tackle sanitation challenge, Africa water

The federal government, has pledged to contribute $1million for water provision and sanitation in the continent. Making the pledge at the 10th anniversary of the African Water Facility (AWF) in Abuja, President Mohammadu Buhari said the fund became necessary owing to challenges faced in Africa in the development and management of water resource, saying that the continent’s potential to meet ...

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The poor link between housing and health

Housing and health

The 3P’s: Poverty, Poor Housing and Health In recent years, environmental health science has broadened the scope of its inquiries, expanding its investigations beyond the effects of single pollutants on individuals to incorporate the entire panorama of external factors that may affect people’s health. Consideration of the health impacts of the built environment—the human-modified places where we live, work, play, ...

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Nigeria Loses N455bn Annually To Poor Sanitation – FG

Nigeria Loses N455bn Annually To Poor Sanitation – FG

The federal government has lamented loss of N455 billion annually to poor sanitation saying it is equivalent to 1.3 per cent of Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP). Permanent secretary of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Rabi Jimeta disclosed this Monday at a national stakeholders’ consultative workshop on draft hygiene promotion strategy and implementation guidelines for Nigeria in Abuja. She ...

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