Aug 12th, 2013
Tens of thousands of Nigerians risk being made homeless as part of redevelopment plans in Lagos, Amnesty International says in a new report. The rights group said 9,000 people have already been forced from their homes during the first phase of the plans. “The effects of February’s forced ...
Feb 26th, 2013
Amnesty International has urged the Nigerian authorities to immediately stop the forced eviction of hundreds of residents in the region as hundreds of homes are being demolished in the Oke Ilu-Eri area of Badia East n Lagos. On Saturday, bulldozers entered the community of Oke Ilu-Eri and began demol...
Jun 6th, 2012
Evictions, and disqualification have been the order of BBA7 housemates’ exits. Unlike this season, the previous ones were only characterised by evictions mostly. This season was so different from the previous ones as the housemates were entering in pairs as a team. A big problem we have observe...
May 22nd, 2012
For the first time since the Big Brother star game show began, yesterday, Monday, May 21, 2012, occupants of the Upville were placed on the eviction spotlight with Mampi ending up with the highest nominations for eviction. The 25-year-old Zambian got six nominations, followed by DKB and Manetta with ...
In Press Releases
Jan 28th, 2012
27 January 2012 Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement The Interim Eviction Order Against the Shallcross Occupation has been Set Aside The interim eviction order granted by the Durban High Court to evict residents of Shallcross (Ekuphumeleleni, Inkanyezi Housing Project) was set aside th...
Dec 18th, 2010
You live in one of the poorest countries on earth, with one of the worst quality-of-life indexes in the world, among the top five worst inflation rates on earth, at the bottom of the global list of a per capita GDP. Living in Ghana could be easier. But for the country’s urban poor, it’s a...