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Water and sanitation services can't keep up with Nigeria's population growth.
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Over 130 million people don't have access to adequate sanitation in Nigeria, two thirds of the population.


people in Nigeria don't have access to safe water.


Over 45,000 children die every year from diarrhea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation in Nigeria.

Nigeria is the most densely inhabited country in Africa with a population of 184 million people and growing rapidly. Water and sanitation services are not keeping up with the demand, with devastating results.
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