Nigeria: Experts Worried Nigeria May Overtake India As Number One in Open Defecation

[Premium Times] “We go to the stream, we don’t have water here, even toilets; we usually use the bush. A woman was bitten by a snake while defecating in the bush and another one was bitten when she went to pick firewood for cooking,” Hannatu Peter, an internally displaced person at the New Gongola IDP camp in the Federal Capital Territory, said.

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Nigeria:Chibok Parents Want Buhari’s Visit

[Daily Trust] Yola -Parents of over 100 Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity have expressed worry that President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to send a delegation to console them as he did for the mother of Leah Sharibu, the only remaining Dapchi schoolgirl with the insurgents.

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Nigeria:WHO Deploys Thousands of Volunteers to Tackle Malaria in Borno, Adamawa

[WHO] Maiduguri -Determined to reverse the scourge of the malaria burden in North East Nigeria, World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed nearly 4,353 volunteers to administer anti-malaria drugs in second and third cycle of malaria chemo-prevention campaigns in Borno and Adamawa states.

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Nigeria:Agony, Tears As Potholes Flood Lagos Roads Again

[Guardian] The recent downpour in Lagos has reopened the potholes barely a month after repairs. BENJAMIN ALADE and CHIBUZOR NWANERI write on how the poor quality of palliatives rendered by the state and its contractors, have become a nightmare for commuters and residents in the commercial nerve centre.

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