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FCTA demolishes Abuja mini market

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Monday demolished a mini market at Area 11 in Abuja metropolis. According to the Chairman, Task Force on...

How Abuja residents lose homes due to illegal purchase of land

IN 2006, a factory worker James Sunday decided to erect a building in Kado village, a suburban area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He...

Ajimobi lied, residents say. No petitions were sent to demolish Ayefele’s Music House

FOLLOWING widespread condemnation of his government's partial demolition of Yinka Ayefele's Music House and popular radio station, Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi explained that...
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‘I have nothing against Ayefele, he is my brother’, says Ajimobi over ‘Music House’ demolition

GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State says he has nothing personal against Yinka Ayefele, owner of the 'Music House' complex which was partly demolished...

U-TURN: Two years after he saw no reason to do so, Ajimobi justifies demolition of radio station

ABIOLA Ajimobi, governor of Oyo State, has justified the partial demolition of the Music House in Ibadan, which belongs to popular music producer Yinka...

INVESTIGATION: Imo ‘urban project’… grabbing land from the poor, giving to the rich

  Since the start of his second term, Rochas Okorocha, Governor Imo State, has embarked on an audacious urban renewal drive. On paper, it looks...
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How Lagos Demolitions Crush Children’s Hopes

Demolitions in Lagos waterfront communities inhabited by the poor had led to the displacement of tens of thousands of people, including children.

Otodo Gbame: Court Adjourns Case To May 25

Justice Surajudeen Onigbangbo said he was postponing the ruling so as to attend to “issues of jurisdiction raised by the respondents.


Shehu Sani backs Atiku presidential bid after losing PDP’s gubernatorial primary

A former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has thrown his weight behind the presidential ambition of Atiku Abubakar,...

Fuel queues resurface in FCT as delegates arrive for party primaries

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is once again experiencing long fuel queues as party delegates arrive in Abuja for...

Hayatu-Deen withdraws from presidential race, blames money politics

A PRESIDENTIAL aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mohammed Hayatu-Deen, has withdrawn from the race. The...

Presidential primary: PDP considers postponement at emergency meeting

THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is considering the postponement of the party's presidential...

Children’s Day: Is Nigeria doing enough for her future leaders?

NIGERIA celebrates 2022 Children's Day amid growing concerns over child rights abuses which prevent children from living their dreams. Marcus...
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