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HOW NIGERIA’S DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS LEAVE THE POOR BEHIND

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The Platform News described the forced evictions and demolition of Otodo Gbame fishing community settlement as a colonisation– with good reasons. The Lagos state government, apparently, wants to convert the settlement to a high brow area, like Banana Island or Eko Atlantic perhaps. Mazi Emeka tells gut-wrenching tales of the survivors of Otodo Gbame who were driven from their land in the middle of the night without warning.

But is Lagos the only state in Nigeria that turns its nose up at the poor? Let Editi Effiong tell you about Le Meridien, an exclusive hotel in AkwaIbom state and the poor who live beyond its beautiful gardens.

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