Section 154 of the National Road Traffic Regulation, NRTR, 2012, Part XIV states: “No person other than the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Vice President, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Justice of Nigeria, Deputy President of the Senate, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Governors and Deputy Governors of States shall drive a vehicle on any public road using sirens, flashers or beacon lights.”
Abuja was once thought to be the fastest growing capital city in Africa. It may still well be, but the rise in the number of slums around the city is a growing concern.
Some of the IDPs insisted that Boko Haram members were still active in Gwoza and despite the fact that she stayed up to three weeks in the town without any incident, she still believes Gwoza is not as safe as the makeshift settlement they are living in Abuja.
This is the second and concluding part of this report by ICIR Editor, Tajudeen Suleaiman, on the worrying trend of young women in Northern Nigeria getting hooked on drugs and…
She looked cheerful but shy and carried her lean frame gingerly as if afraid she might fall down any minute. Her cheeks were slightly sunken, making her cheekbones prominent. She clutched a fairly weathered handbag. Her open neck Ankara blouse revealed sharp shoulder blades, a sign that she was not feeding well.