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How I Was Promised Job In City, Ended Up As A Professional Sex Worker

Some sex workers in the Keffi Local Government Area of Nasarawa are recounting how they were promised job in the city and ended up as sex workers. A sex worker who prefers to be called Doo from the Konshisha area of Benue state said she was brought into Keffi by a woman she did not …

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I Cried Because I Didn’t Have Where To Sleep – Woman Says After Govt Demolishes Her House For An Airport Project

Mrs. Ngozi Alo, a woman who was affected after the Ebonyi state government demolished her house over an Airport project at her community in Onuachi Umuezeoka, said she cried over the demolition and forceful eviction because she did not have a place to sleep. Alo said her case is more terrible because her house was …

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Nigerian top official defiles, impregnates 13-year-old girl

Mr. Ahmed Nawawi, Director of Finance, Sokoto State Urban and Regional Planning Board, have been caught in the act of allegedly defiling and impregnating a 13-year-old Maryam Mohammed. Nawawi is alleged to have committed the crime with Mr. Ibrahim Isah and Habibu Abdullahi who work under him as a driver and aide serving as accomplices. …

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How Women Are Making Million Trafficking Girl Child In Abuja

The story of how women are making millions out of trafficking girl child in Abuja weakens the mind when exposed to the wicked act of the actors behind the act. Trafficked from different parts of Nigeria to Abuja; the capital city of Nigeria, the “madams” who are behind the act smile at the bank while trafficked girl child …

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Scam alert: Kebbi Lawmaker Constructs A Single Borehole For N20 Million As Constituency Project

Mr. Ademu Aliero, a Nigerian lawmaker from Kebbi state has been caught in the act that seems he might have shortchanged his people. The lawmaker has facilitated the construction of a single borehole for N20 million as a constituency project. Under the deal, Aliero nominated the sum of N20 million for two boreholes as a …

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Nigerian Community Where Twins Are Branded Evil, Killed

One of the acclaimed achievements of Mary Slessor, the pre-colonial Scottish missionary to Nigeria, was that she stopped the killing of twins. However, in the Basa Komo community in Kwali Area Council FCT of Abuja-Nigeria capital city,  among the Gbajingala clan, it is totally unacceptable and an abomination to give birth to a twin, and …

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Abuja Mining Sites Where Women, Children, Break Rocks For Survival

Sixteen-year-old Paulina and her mother Ladi Ahmed, are living on breaking rocks and selling them. At Ushaffa village in Bwari Area Council in Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria, numerous women break rocks and make money from it; literally a very hard way of earning between N5,000 to N10,000 a day, if they sell rock …

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How Corruption Took Over Nigeria School Feeding Program

Some Nigerians have expressed dissatisfaction over Nigeria’s school feeding program describing it as a scam. Mr. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria Vice President launched the program at Abuja, the country’s capital. At the launch, the Nigerian government said the scheme is part of the N500 billion Social Investment Program to address poverty, improve the health and education …

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Investigation: How Abuja Madams Make Huge Income Trafficking Girls From Village For Prostitution

Miss Christiana Okojie has narrated how she was deceived by her aunt on the promise of given her job and was made to leave the Auchi area of Edo state for Abuja the Nigerian capital city not knowing she was coming to engage in sex worker and pay her Madam N14, 000 every week. Okonje …

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MAWA Foundation Builds Local Capacity In Public Accountability

The Media Advocacy West Africa Foundation (MAWA Foundation), as part of its core mandate in empowering local communities to demand accountability from their leaders, trained community residents. The various pieces of training were conducted in three communities in Abuja, Mpape, Yangoji, and Kanzo. The pieces of training were meant to build the capacity of community-based …

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