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    Nigerian Town Takes Demolition Fight to Courtroomi
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    April 08, 2013 5:27 PM
    Most Nigerians living in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, don’t live in the city center, much of which resembles a high-income city in the United States, like Beverly Hills. Instead, they live in makeshift towns that regularly are demolished as the capital expands. Heather Murdock reports for VOA about how the residents of one such town are fighting in court to keep their homes.

    Nigerian Town Takes Demolition Fight to Courtroom

    Published April 08, 2013

    Most Nigerians living in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, don’t live in the city center, much of which resembles a high-income city in the United States, like Beverly Hills. Instead, they live in makeshift towns that regularly are demolished as the capital expands. Heather Murdock reports for VOA about how the residents of one such town are fighting in court to keep their homes.


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