Urban Poor

Poverty, inequality hitting us have multiple level deprivations – Abuja residents

“It is difficult to think Abuja residents that live less than 3 kilometres to Presidential Villa will suffer these kinds of poverty and inequality that come with multiple levels of deprivation”, residents say Residents of the Mpape community area of Abuja which is less than 3 kilometres away from Presidential Villa, Nigeria’s sit of power, …

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Govt doing nothing about rising urban poverty – FCT residents

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) residents have continued to accuse the government of nothing doing nothing to tackle the rise in urban poverty. This situation they say is responsible for the rise in crime, pointing out that many young persons who have nothing to do resort to crime as a means of survival. On a visit …

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