Court orders halt to Tarkwa Bay waterfront evictions
A court in Nigeria's economic capital Lagos on Thursday ordered the military to halt forced evictions of coastal communities after thousands of people were removed from their homes. Navy personnel last week shot in the air and bulldozed houses as they cleared a community of some 10,000 people living on an island in the bustling…
Navy evicts residents from Tarkwa Bay
he Nigerian navy personnel shot in the air yesterday as they sought to clear a waterfront community of 10,000 people in the latest mass-eviction in Lagos State.
Boat owner carrying 12 pupils on Lagos lagoon arrested
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Monday said a boat carrying 12 pupils of the Government Secondary School, Tarkwa Bay from Osborne to Marina in Lagos was arrested on Thursday March 28, because none of the pupils had life jackets on. This is even as the agency further revealed that all the pupils were…
A night at Tarkwa Bay
Three years ago, 90 per cent of the current Tarkwa Bay visitors had their noses turned up against the idea of spending a day on its beach, I included. But in the past few years, the local dwellers
Oil firm, NGO give succour to Lagos slum community
Slum residents, including children in the Tarkwa Bay community of Lagos State yesterday received succour as an oil firm, Dreg Waters Petroleum & Logistics...