Africa

    Nigerian Town Takes Demolition Fight to Courtroomi
    X
    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.


    You May Like

    Video Rubio Looks to Surge in New Hampshire

    Republican presidential candidate has moved into second place in several recent surveys and appears to be gaining ground on longtime frontrunner Donald Trump

    UN Calls for Global Ban on Female Genital Mutilation

    Recent UNICEF report finds at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation in 30 countries

    UN Pilots New Peace Approach in CAR

    Approach launched in northern town of Kaga Bandoro, where former combatants of mainly Muslim Seleka armed group and Christian and animist anti-Balaka movement are being paid to do community work