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The WSSCC family extends its congratulations to Amina J. Mohammed on her nomination to serve as Deputy Secretary-General of the UN.

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

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

WSSCC’s National Coordinator Priscilla Achakpa has been made an honorary “Eco Hero and Ambassador” by Eco@Africa.

Today, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) announced that Amina J. Mohammed, Environment Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, will serve as its new Chair, effective as of April 2, 2016. The former Assistant-Secretary General and Special Advisor to the Secretary General on Post-2015 Development Planning, Ms. Mohammed will chair the Steering […]

“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 […]

Concern Universal, WSSCC’s implementing partner in Nigeria, and Carex, successfully concluded a massive Global Handwashing Day campaign on 15 October with music, dancing and important message: handwashing saves lives. The celebrations were the culmination of a month-long campaign that reached 45,000 children across Nigeria and the United Kingdom, approximately 500,000 people worldwide via social media, […]

By Jonathan Ekhator and Patrick England Benedict Emori is a community-led total sanitation (CLTS) champion from Abi Local Government Area (LGA), located in Nigeria’s south-eastern Cross River State. He is participating in the Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria (RUSHPIN) programme, implemented by Concern Universal and funded by the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) and […]

The Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria programme aims to support over 2 million people to improve their WASH practices.

7 journalists were named today as winners of the “2014 WASH Media Awards” competition for their excellence in reporting on WASH-related issues.

The RUSHPIN programme favours a community-led approach empowering whole communities to collectively change their sanitation & hygiene behaviour.