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    As Dikko’s Bulldozers Roared Over Kubwa Market

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    After about 12 years of courtroom battles by traders of Maitama-Kubwa Market against successive administrations of Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory,FCT over the intention of the latter to demolish the live-wire market to the residents of Kubwa satellite town, Bwari Area Council few days ago, sent the market crashing down, following its…

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    Revisiting The Plight Of Abuja Original Indigenes

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    The original indigenes of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) since the creation of the territory in 1976 have always remained a weeping child in the face of the development efforts in the FCT. Only recently the indigenes under the aegis of the Original Inhabitants Development Association of Abuja (OIDA), asked the federal government to create…

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    Challenges In Achieving Local Government Autonomy

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    CECILIA OGEZI  writes on the many hurdles in achieving local government autonomy Local governments are not sovereign and unlike states, they are surbodinate governments, which derive their existence and power from law enacted by a superior government. Local government in Nigeria is rooted on historical antecedent of reforms. The nature and structure of transactions and…

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