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Nigeria: Thousands forcibly evicted, more at risk

, Index number: AFR 44/5131/2016

Over 30,000 thousand residents of Otodo Gbame, Lagos State, south west Nigeria were forcibly evicted by policemen and Lagos state government officials on 9 and 10 November. Hundreds of thousands more living in other settlements along creeks and waterfronts in Lagos State are at risk of forced evictions.

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