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Forced evictions leave Nigerians homeless


According to the IRIN News Agency, more than a month after security forces chased some 15,000 Nigerians from their homes in Badia East, one of Lagos’ largest slums, thousands of families are still sleeping rough.

The once vibrant community now resembles a disaster zone, with houses and shops reduced to rubble. 

Iyabo Benson, a 32-year-old mother of five, was among those who lost their home during the 18 September demolitions. 

Read complete IRIN report.

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