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This exchange, part of the Francistown Know Your City Programme, took place in May 2017 and involved participants from SDI affiliates in Zimbabwe, South Africa & Namibia.

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Letter from the SDI Board and Management Committee to Governor Akinwunmi Abole of Lagos State, Nigeria, in response to the eviction of 4,700 people in Otodo Gbame community, Lagos. 22 March 2017; 22 March 2017.

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by Joel Bolnick, IIED Working Paper, December 2016.

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Released on 20 March 2017 by Nigeria Slum / Informal Settlement Federation and Justice Empowerment Initiatives - Nigeria.

By Sheela Patel, Aseena Viccajee, and Jockin Arputham, IIED Working Paper, January 2017

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by Kate Lines and Jack Makau, IIED Working Paper, January 2017.

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OVER 30,000 HOMELESS AFTER POLICE USE DEMOLITION BY FIRE AND BULLDOZER WORKING IN DEAD OF NIGHT DESTROY OTODO GBAME COMMUNITY DESPITE SUBSISTING INJUNCTION.

On Sunday, Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode ordered the immediate demolition to all Lagos waterfront communities. The Nigerian Slum / Informal Settlement Federation held an emergency meeting of over 20 communities that fear they may fall among those threatened by the Governor's announcement.  

Communities and civil society partners issue press statement condemning forced evictions at Eagle Island and decry threat of further evictions looming over more than 60,000 people in 17 communities across Port Harcourt, Nigeria.