October 2, 2012
"If we can’t get justice in the U.S. that claims to be champions of human rights and democracy, where would we get justice?" A landmark case tests the limits of corporate responsibility.
June 13, 2012
Massive urban migration to Abuja, Nigeria, has overwhelmed the water infrastructure and made access scarce.
March 31, 2012
Nigeria's president claims that by 2015 three fourths of his people will have access to safe drinking water. New UN data suggest that he's 25 years off.
March 16, 2012
Every day, millions of people across West Africa struggle to get access to safe drinking water. In many cases, the greatest obstacle they face is lack of government accountability.
March 13, 2012
The Greater Makurdi Water Works has finally been commissioned after ten years. But where is the water?
February 17, 2012
In Makurdi, Nigeria, people who have waited decades for water service have become jaded. A new water works promises clean water for all, but a lack of pipes means residents will keep waiting.
January 2, 2012
Poor planning and governance make access to safe drinking water scarce in Makurdi, Nigeria.
October 18, 2011
For the people of Makurdi, safe drinking water remains a luxury.
October 13, 2011
Pulitzer Center grantee Ameto Akpe writes that proper investment and governance would go a long way in helping Nigeria meet its targets for water and sanitation.
October 5, 2011
In Nigeria's Benue state, water is a scarce commodity and selling it is profitable business for some.
September 2, 2011
Pulitzer Center reporting on water and sanitation goes local, with a collaborative venture that partners veteran broadcast journalist Steve Sapienza and four West African journalists.