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Lagos’ Demolition Of Monkey Village, Attack On The Poor, Children’s Education—CEE-HOPE

A Non-Governmental Organisation, the Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE) has criticised the Lagos State Government for the demolition of Monkey Village, an informal housing settlement in the Opebi area of the state. In the morning of December 31, 2020, truckloads of policemen, thugs descended on the community and with the aid of graders and bulldozers, pulled …

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How New Year Eve Demolition Rendered Over 300 Lagos Slum Dwellers Homeless

While Nigerians prepared to usher in the New Year, residents of Monkey Village, a slum settlement in the Opebi area of Lagos State, were optimistic that the incoming year would better their lot in life, but the unexpected happened! At about 9am on December 31, 2020, earth moving equipment rolled into the community without prior notice, according to residents and …

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CEE-HOPE Launches ICT Hub, Water Projects in Lagos Community, Other States


The Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) launched a borehole water project and Youth Hub (ICT/skills development and youth engagement center) in Monkey Village, an informal (slum) community in Opebi area of Lagos State, recently. The ICT Center is one of the  five centers to be established by the child’s rights and development …

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