• Kaduna demolishes Shi’ite school

    Kaduna demolishes Shi’ite school

    Some residents of Zaria, Kaduna State on Thursday expressed happiness as a primary and secondary school, Fudiyya School, belonging to the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly called the Shi’ite sect, was demolished in Zaria.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the school, called Fudiyya Centre, is located at Babban-Dodo, Gangaren-Fadama in Zaria.

    A cross section of the residents hailed the government for embarking on the exercise in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria in Zaria.

    Malam Musa Musa, a resident […]

  • Controversy as Oyo State Govt. Demolishes 69-year-old Building (Photo)

    Controversy as Oyo State Govt. Demolishes 69-year-old Building (Photo)

    The Oyo State Government has demolished a 69-year-old house in the Ososami area of Ibadan, saying it has become a threat to houses around it.

    A 69-year-old house in the Ososami area of Ibadan, has been demolished by the Oyo State Government on Saturday, saying that the house has become a threat to houses around it.

    Toye Arulogun, who is the state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Strategy, disclosed that the demolition was a proactive step to prevent damage to neighbouring structures […]

  • Weeping, wailing as FCT demolishes market, gardens

    Weeping, wailing as FCT demolishes market, gardens

    Traders and others wept profusely yesterday as bulldozers from the Development Control Department of ‎Abuja Metropolitan Management Agency (AMMA) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) demolished the popular Canopy Market in Wuse Zone 3, Abuja.

    Traders who had ignored previous warning by the FCTA were shocked when the demolition team with full protection from a combined security ‎squad rolled in the bulldozers.

    The relief market was mainly occupied by furniture, office equipment, electrical and electronics dealers.

    Several food kiosks were also affected.

    One […]

  • Tears as Rivers government demolishes popular afikpo market

    Tears as Rivers government demolishes popular afikpo market

    Tears flowed freely on Tuesday as the Rivers State government embarked on the demolition of the popular roadside market at Afikpo, in the densely populated Mile One area of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

    The demolition team, which was led by the Commissioner for Urban Development and Physical Planning, Chinyere Igwe, was mainly made up of members of the Urban Guard from the same ministry who were seen burning heaps of market tables, stools and other items.

    Amidst tears, 67 year […]

  • Abia demolishes 4 buildings used as kidnappers’ den

    Abia demolishes 4 buildings used as kidnappers’ den

    Four buildings belonging to a suspected kidnapper at Etitiama Nkporo, the home state of the Deputy Governor of Abia State, Hon. Ude Oko Chukwu, were on Friday reduced to rubble, when they were demolished in demon­stration of the state government’s resolve to combat kidnapping and other heinous crimes in the state.

    The buildings were said to have been used as a den for holding kidnapped victims by a native of the community, Agbai Agbai Kalu, who was alleged to have kept […]