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27 May 2019

WSSCC is looking for a National Coordinator (NC) for Nigeria. This is a voluntary position with only an honorarium and an appointment for three years. The NC will be instrumental in helping to shape WSSCC’s engagement in Nigeria in the years to come. We invite applications by anyone who feels they fit the profile and […]

27 September 2018

In Bekwarra, a Local Government Area (LGA) in Nigeria, 131,000 people now live in clean and healthy environments, and all households and key public spaces have latrines and sanitation facilities. They have put an end to open defection through a collective behaviour change process. The impact of this change process is most felt by children […]

24 August 2018

WASHCOM members supporting latrine construction in Logo LGA, Nigeria. Credit: United Purpose   The RUSHPIN programme is scaling-up a successful formula for building an army of CLTS facilitators, which relies on supporting groups of Natural Leaders to deliver ODF communities much faster, cheaper, and more sustainably than through implementing partners alone. The process works like […]

17 November 2017

The recently held Inter-Ministerial dialogue in Abuja highlighted the need for a harmonized national sanitation policy to end open defecation

10 November 2017

Le dialogue interministériel à Abuja a mis en évidence la nécessité d’harmoniser la politique nationale d’assainissement

11 April 2017

Obanliku Local Government Area (LGA) in Cross River State, Nigeria is the first of the 774 LGAs in the country to achieve open defecation free (ODF) status

6 March 2017

WSSCC Member Daniel Iroegbu’s inspirational work is impacting the lives of women and girls in hard-to-reach areas of the country.

5 December 2016

Participants shared best practices, common challenges, and promising innovations to end open defecation by 2025.

17 November 2016

Like India, a disproportionate number of Nigerians – over 110 million – have little or no access to improved sanitation.

30 September 2016

WSSCC Chair Amina J. Mohammed also commits to empowering 15 million people to end open defecation by 2020.

26 July 2016

Amina Mohammed highlighted key issues & questions on the Nigerian Sanitation Agenda and how it would need to be focused with a need for cohesion.

9 December 2015

“Today is a glorious day. I’m so happy! From nowhere ODF has come to stay in Obanliku.” These are the words of Robert Kanung, a sanitation champion in the Obanliku Local Government Area (LGA) in Nigeria’s Cross River State, which recently celebrated 128 of its communities becoming open defecation free (ODF). This equates to at […]