Author Archives: Desmond Ekwueme

Badagry Demolition: Three Feared Dead

No fewer than three landlords are feared dead following the demolition exercise carried out by the Nigerian Police Force in Badagry area where three communities (MTN, Mowo and Atipromeh) were affected. Though details were still sketchy as at the time of filing this report but National Weekender gathered that the landlords died as a result of heart-attacks. One of the ...

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Badagry Demolition: Hoodlums On Rampage

Residents of MTN, Mowo and Atipromeh communities who are counting their loses as a result of the demolition of their building by members of the Nigerian Police Force are also lamenting the regular attacks by hoodlums since Monday when bulldozers and caterpillars came crushing their structures. According to the residents hoodlums have cashed on the opportunity of the homelessness of ...

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Badagry Demolition: From Landlords To Refugees

For the three communities (MTN, Mowo and Atipromeh) affected by the demolition of 325 residential buildings, it is returning from frying-pan to fire. Here the case of Maroko which is now the Victoria Garden City (VGC) is playing out as the Police came with bulldozers and caterpillars Monday and Tuesday (16th and 17th December 2013 respectively) to inflict what has ...

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