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Things You Should Know About The History Of Victoria Island

Things You Should Know About Victoria Island's History

Victoria Island popularly called V.I is an affluent area that encompasses a former Island of the same name that sits between Lagos Island and the Lekki Peninsula in the Lagos Lagoon.  The town and island lies within the boundaries of the Eti-Osa Local Government. This article reveals many things you probably never knew about Victoria Island. Before Victoria Island became one of the most ...

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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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The Menace Of Land Grabbers In Nigeria

land grabbers

Land grabbers won’t be called land grabbers if their activities were legal. According to WIKI, Land grabbing is the contentious issue of large-scale land acquisitions: the buying or leasing of large pieces of land in developing countries, by domestic and transnational companies, governments, and individuals. This article looks into the menace of land grabbers in Nigeria and how their activities affect the common ...

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The history of Lekki Peninsula and what you should know

lekki peninsula

Since her grand introduction into the Lagos metropolis, Lekki has become a haven for the high and mighty. Lekki Peninsula is an area on the Lagos Island in Nigeria which contains expensive residential suburbs that throws poverty into the Atlantic Ocean. The Peninsula adjoins the commercial Victoria Island district and the residential Ikoyi area. It has got a reputation as an ...

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