FCDA Destroys Popular Market In Abuja


FCDA Destroys Popular Market In Abuja

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There was confusion on Monday when officials of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) stormed a popular Abuja market located in the Lugbe area of the city to pull it down.

Naija News gathered that the FCDA officials, accompanied by security operatives stormed the building material market to destroy it.

It gathered that the market, though has been in operation for many years, is illegal and sits under electricity transmission lines.

According to Daily Trust, when newsmen visited the location, stall owners were frantically trying to save their wares from the revving engine of bulldozers brought to destroy the stalls.

It was reported that the marketers had been given notice of the planned demolition exercise over a period of time but ignored it.

See some photos from the demolition.

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Gunmen Kidnap First Class Chief, Wife In Nasarawa

Some unknown gunmen have reportedly kidnapped a first-class traditional ruler in Nasarawa State, the Emir of Gurku, Jibrin Mohammed.

Reports obtained by Naija News on Monday morning revealed that the chief and his wife were whisked away from the palace located a few kilometres from the Mararraba main town of Karu Local Government Area on Sunday night.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, told journalists that a combined Police team in collaboration with vigilante groups combed the surrounding bushes of the area after receiving a distress call but no trace of the abductees.

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