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Nigeria: Appraising Nigeria's Efforts to Meet MDGs On Water, Sanitation

All Africa, 03 September 2014


With a few months to the 2015 deadline set for the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), some observers are of the view that Nigeria is off-track in efforts to meet some of the targets.


Nigeria, a signatory to the MDGs, claims that in its efforts to achieve the goals, it has been able to attain 65 per cent and 75 per cent coverage in water and sanitation respectively.


The MDGs are eight time-bound and measurable goals which were launched by the United Nations (UN) in 2000 to spur development by improving the socio-economic conditions of the world's poorest countries. Read more....