Lagos authorities urged to stop mass evictions

14 November 2017, 18:03 UTC

Timu Elijah was heavily pregnant and asleep at her shanty town home in the Otodo-Gbame area on the water's edge of Lagos, when she was woken up by her neighbours. People were running helter-skelter, shouting, 'They're shooting, they're setting houses on fire', she told AFP. In the confusion, her five-year-old son went missing. Timu, 30, is ...

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