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UN official highlights values of water in fighting COVID-19 pandemic

Water has many values that are just not priced, Sasha Koo-Oshima, the Deputy Director, Land and Water Division, UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), told Xinhua ahead of the World Water Day on March 29. The official highlighted that with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a large part of the world population still lacks access to
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One-third of Nigerians drinking contaminated water – Nutritionist, Chukwunweike

The United Nations has chosen March 22 to celebrate World Water Day.  In this interview, a nutritionist and member of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Mrs Josephine Chukwunweike, speaks with DAYO OJERINDE, on the importance of water   Was the country paid enough attention to provision of potable water? I do not think the country has...

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Over 86% of Nigerians lack access to safe drinking water — UNICEF

By Steve Oko – Aba UNICEF has expressed concern over the shortage of potable water in Nigeria, saying that over 86% of Nigerians lack access to a safely managed drinking water source. UNICEF in a press statement to commemorate the World Water Day, further noted that “although about 70 per cent of Nigerians are reported to
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26.5 million Nigerian children do not have enough water to meet daily needs – UNICEF

As the world commemorates 2021 World Water Day, a new analysis by the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has shown that 26.5 million Nigerian children are experiencing high or extremely high water vulnerability. UNICEF, while describing the trend as worrisome, explained that nearly one third of children in Nigeria do not have enough water to […] Read Full Story