Articles Posted in the " demolition " Category

  • Mosafejo residents cry out over demolition of houses

    Eromosele Ebhomele The name, Mosafejo, ordinarily means ‘I run away from trouble’, but the people living in Mosafejo village, in the Oshodi area of Lagos, are currently deeply troubled. Many of them have been rendered homeless. The residents stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday morning calling on the lawmakers to save them […] Post from PM News


  • Lawyer, others arraigned over demolition of building

    Cyriacus Izuekwe A 65-year-old legal practitioner, Barrister Olu Johnson, has been arrested and charged before Ejigbo Magistrates’ court for his alleged involvement in the demolition of a building in Lagos State, western Nigeria. Johnson was arraigned with four other suspects and was remanded in prison custody at Kirikiri, Lagos along with the other four suspects […] Post from PM News


  • PICTURES: Buhari dines with Obasanjo, visits Ijebu

    The first day in the month of February was a very busy one for Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari. He hosted Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi and shortly after he dashed to Ogun state, first to visit the Awujale of Ijebu land and then to a dinner hosted by former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo. Here […] Post from PM News


  • Rumble in Arts City as National Theatre ‘Artists’ Village’ is leveled

    By Hassan Momoh Saturday January 24, 2016. 5am. Artists Village, National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos: Roaring sound of bulldozers invaded and shattered the peace of the sprawling compound in Iganmu, which in recent years, has served as a community for some 100-plus members of the Nigerian Creative industry. The raging bulldozers guided by a troop of […] Post from PM News


  • The Truth About Owonifari Market Demolition

    By Joe Igbokwe The Holy Book says you shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free. I have heard a lot of outpouring of emotions about the demolition of Oshodi Market by the Lagos State Government led by His Excellency Mr Akinwunmi Ambode last week. I heard Ohaneze, I heard CD South […] Post from PM News


  • Boko Haram: Nigeria, Lake Chad gets $31m UN humanitarian fund

    The UN Officer for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Mr Stephen O’Brien, has allocated 31 million dollars from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support humanitarian partners in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Jens Laerke, from OCHA, in New York on Tuesday. […] Post from PM News


  • Ghana FA boss, Pinnick retain seats in WAFU

    Ghana Football Association (GFA) boss, Kwesi Nyantakyi and the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick retained their seats in West African Football Union (WAFU) during the Congress held in Accra, Ghana Tuesday. Pinnick presided over the Congress of WAFU Zone B in Accra, at which Ghana FA President, Nyantakyi was re-elected for another […] Post from PM News


  • Ajimobi demolishes Ogunpa market

    GBENRO ADESINA/IBADAN The demolition caterpillar of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, western Nigeria, Monday struck at Ogunpa market as it destroyed thousands of shops. The demolition team stormed the market in the company of tight security provided by armed men of Nigeria Civil Defence. The team did not give the traders opportunity to pack […] Post from PM News


  • Lawmakers back Ambode over Oshodi demolition

    Some lawmakers on Friday defended the demolition of Owonifari Market within the notorious loop of Oshodi by the State Government, describing the development as necessary step towards the actualization of Oshodi transformation plan. The government had relocated traders plying their trade in the market to a newly built ultra-modern Isopakodowo Market in nearby Bolade before […] Post from PM News