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Evicted Otodo-Gbame Shanty Dwellers in War with LASG

Otodo-Gbame Shanty Dwellers

Police broke up a sit-in protest in Lagos early Thursday, dispersing hundreds of former slum-dwellers demanding compensation after being evicted from their waterfront homes. Some 600 people from the Otodo-Gbame area of the Nigerian megacity, including women and children, had earlier on Wednesday marched to the office of the state governor. They were among more than more than 30,000 people ...

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Amnesty, others seek cleanup of Ogoni polluted sites

Amnesty, others seek cleanup of Ogoni polluted sites

“The Environmental Rights Action, Amnesty International, and Friends of the Earth Europe have called for the immediate clean-up of Ogoni in Rivers State.One year on from when the implementation of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland was officially supposed to begin, the communities of the Niger Delta are still waiting for clean-up to start.”- The Guardian Since the ...

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When Does it Become Necessary to Demolish a Building?

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Building takes time, and demolition takes consideration. Demolishing a building isn’t easy, and it requires careful, detailed planning to demolish any structure. When is it really necessary to carry out a demolition? Whether corporate buildings or household projects are considered, demolition services should be engaged by inquiring minds and conservative pursuits. When is it time to demolish a building? The ...

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Amnesty International Calls On Nigeria To Halt Lagos Demolitions

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Amnesty International has frowned at the recent demolition carried out by the Lagos state Government, after 30,000 people had been rendered homeless, a recent report in today.ng confirms. Amnesty International called on Nigeria to shelve plans to demolish more illegal settlements in the megacity Lagos as several hundreds of thousands of people could be made homeless, it said on Friday. ...

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Amnesty International opens office in Nigeria, targets adequate housing, others

Amnesty International opens office in Nigeria, to support adequate housing, others

As part of its commitment to increase the impact of human rights work in Nigeria, global rights organisation, Amnesty International has announced the opening of its Nigerian office on Tuesday. The new Nigerian office, which will be headed by M.K. Ibrahim, a former career diplomat, will bolster “ongoing campaigning and research on Boko Haram, military abuses, use of torture, forced ...

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