Tag: Drinking Water

“The Rivers Are Polluted”- Former President Jonathan’s Otuoke Community Begs For Potable Water

Despite holding various major leadership positions for 16 years where he had opportunities to better the life of his people, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan could not provide potable water for residents of his home community in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The water scarcity in Otuoke is similar[Read More…]

Alkasim Abdulkadir: If We Must Drink Water Tomorrow, We Must Be Visionary Today

In July this year, I undertook a field trip to one of the dry season farming paddies in Garun Mallam LGA in Kano State, aside the fact that farmers were hard at work and looking towards a good harvest. One very poignant thing that caught my attention was the water[Read More…]

768 Million People Worldwide Lack Access To Drinking Water

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said no fewer than 768 million people worldwide lacked access to safe drinking water. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Geoffrey Njoku, Head, Media and External Relations, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.[Read More…]