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    Bomb Scare: Abuja Residents And Fear Of Boarding BRT Buses

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    Since the dastardly twin bomb blasts at the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) terminus in Nyanya, a suburb in the Federal Capital Territory that killed over a hundred people, residents are living in fear over the next possible attacks. Olusegun Olufemi, CHIKA OKEKE, Blessing Ukemena and PATRICK OFIKWU write that many residents now boycott the BRT…

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    Nyanya Blasts, Agonies Of Checkpoints And A Faceless Battle

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    On May 1, 2014, another bomb was detonated at the scene close to where about a hundred people were killed 17 days before. The state of insecurity has been responsible for the numerous military checkpoints witnessed at most gateways into the Federal Capital Territory, causing the people untold hardship. Olusegun Olufemi, CHIKA OKEKE and Michael…

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    Nyanya Blast: The Suffering Continues

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    It was a black Monday on April 14, 2014, when over 100 people were killed and more injured in a bomb blast at the Nyanya motor park. But days after, the people in the area are yet to know peace. Olusegun Olufemi, Paul Orhewere, Blessing Ukemena and patrick ofikwu write  The saying that evil triumphs…

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    Despite Ban, Red Light Districts Thrive In Abuja And Environs

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    Nationwide, the activities of prostitutes have been seen as anti-social vices that need to be checked. There have been clampdown on perpetrators of the act. But suddenly, Abuja and its environs have seen a large inflow of these night workers who have virtually taken over strategic locations in the FCT and neighbouring states. Olusegun A….

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