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Veteran pimp that he is, Sege reeled out the names of the notable red-light spots in Wuse 2 and Maitama. The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered civil servants from Grade Level 14 and below to work from home. Sunnysmith MEN'S SALON, Abuja, Nigeria. Ibrahim said one is expected to pay the sum of N200 before picking the wheelbarrow or later in the day when one brings it back. 222 likes. From the high brow areas of Maitama and Wuse II to the satellite suburbs of Karu, Kubwa, Lugbe and Kuchin Goro, the commercial sex trade continues to flourish in what is reportedly Africa’s fastest growing city in spite of measures by the city officials to clamp down on its practitioners. The deceased, Ifeanyi Emmanuel Okeke, alias Elechi, was said to have died after he was hit on the head by bullets allegedly fired by Margaret, a graduate of Economics from a university in the North Central zone is one girl who came to this city of dreams with a lot of expectations. That’s why I’m in this business”, said Margaret, explaining her foray into commercial sex. Prostitution in this city is booming. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. He was hinting at an innovative solution that the girls had devised for marketing their services through social media and new technology which has enabled them to reach out to a national and, sometimes, international clientele. The public relations officer of the AEPB, Joe Ukairo, was more forthright in his response as he conceded that some members of the AEPB may indeed have been high handed and overtly aggressive in discharging of their duties. Gloria, a twenty-three year old prostitute, recounted how she landed a “big fish” and got an all-expense paid trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to service a rich client all through the power of social media. Ejembi said anybody  in need of their services must take note of the wheelbarrow number or the number on their vests so that their load can be secured. Looks calm n peaceful. Seaside Accra is a melting pot of sophistication and poverty, hustle and relaxation, not to mention numerous ethnicities. PHOTOS: Abuja residents besiege banks after lockdownA news breaking website. March 9, … It officially became Nigeria's capital on 12 December 1991, replacing Lagos, which is still the country's most populous city. @asokoro puff puff hustling things. After about thirty minutes and two free cans of beer, Olivia sneaked away, obviously concluding that nothing more promising than drinks would be forthcoming from our end. Looks calm n peaceful. The question elicited a ripple of laughter from Sege and Joyce. The popular lounge in Wuse 2 trumps all the others as a meeting point for both the girls and their clientele. 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But, it is not brutality in the hands of state officials alone that pose a danger to many prostitutes as they also have to contend with all manner of harassment in the hands of clients. This reporter learnt from Joyce that prostitutes often conduct commercial sex trade via social media. Mom argued that “men go about freely at night” and that the only offence of the citizens arrested is the “simple fact that they are women”. “They have big men as customers, so once they are apprehended, they just pull out their phones and make calls to their ‘chairmen’. Enough flexing. Their prices are negotiable and affordable. For me there’s this energy of feeling alive, of getting something fixed every day. In answer to enquiries about government’s apparent inability to shut down some houses dedicated solely to commercial sex work in Wuse 2, the official said that sometimes their attempts to shut down enterprises like that have met with stiff resistance from high places. Members of the Abuja Newspaper Vendors Association and the Abuja Newspaper Distributors Association (ANDA), on Friday, demonstrated against the killing of one of their members in … He skimmed through until he spotted a dark-skinned girl and showed to her. An attempt was made to register everybody in 2013 but most of our people did not pass through that process thinking it was fraudulent,” he said. By Olayemi John-Mensah ... a source of encouragement to most of the wheelbarrow pushers that eke out a living in the socially unfriendly city of Abuja. To boost mental health, check the alarming rate of lifestyle and stress related ailments including depression, the Chairman, Sports Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association Abuja Branch (Unity Bar) Afam O. Okeke will on Saturday lead Abuja lawyers on a hiking adventure. Aliyu Ibrahim has been into the wheelbarrow pushing business in Utako Market for the past two years and he said he saves  N2000 every month in preparation for his proposed food stuff business when he gather enough capital. I’m Hustling For My Wedding’, Says Drug Trafficker Caught In Abuja Airport; Buhari loves me and I love him too – Governor Umahi says; 46-Year-Old American Woman Arrives Nigeria To Wed 23-Year-Old Lover (Photos) Nigerian man and Indian woman arrested with 10.5 kg of drugs worth $1.4m The top of the line hookers are university graduates and undergraduates who throng the numerous lounges and nightclubs in the city. The deceased, Ifeanyi Emmanuel Okeke, alias Elechi, was said to have died after he was hit on the head […] From ... Leave a comment on MEET DAVID DCREATOR. A report on the official website of the FCTA indicates that some N150 million was budgeted for evacuation and rehabilitation of apprehended prostitutes in 2013. A brother needs a place to be hustling in Abuja, think you can help? The new intakes brave the dangers of the AEPB while others innovate and conduct their hustle via their mobile devices. Joyce had arrived and was in business for the night. So after NYSC days, I was in Abuja and was staying with a friend. My friend helped me out. All was well until allegations of abuse of the whole programme started renting the air. Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Career / A Physically Challenged Person Hustling Real Hard Under The Sun In Abuja (43389 Views) Physically Challenged Man Controls Traffic In Lagos (Photos) / My Story As A Physically Challenged Entrepreneur. Patrons of these joints, he said, consisted of low-income earners such as artisans, minimum wage earners, transport workers etc. Food stuff is what people cannot do without. “We call them osho-free” she said. About thirty minutes and half a few drinks after, a vivacious, busty and light complexioned young girl rushed to our table, screaming happily at the sight of Sege. Aliyu said the major challenge they are facing is the harassment from  the tax force officials, adding that they pay a fee of N50 per day but the tax force officials still  do not care whether there is market for them or not. May 10, 2020Kindly Share This StoryNigerians stranded in the United State of America boarding in US enroute to Abuja on Sunday, May 10, 2020. For short-time sessions, she had a curious arrangement with the security guards of some banks in Wuse 2 and they often ‘rented’ their guard houses to her for a ‘quickie’. Abuja was officially created in the year 1984 and was made the capital state of Nigeria in the year 1991. The incident led the reporter to the Badoo website where he found a teeming nest of call girls grouped by city location. In spite of all the allure and benefits of social media, many call girls still ply their trade the old fashioned traditional way – by waiting on the streets or living in brothels where prospective clients come to patronise them. Greedy Detractors Hustling For Positions In Abuja Behind News Of In-fighting In Edo APC – Obaseki May 22, 2019 0 68 Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has dismissed rumors of in-fighting in the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), noting that “the fake news is the handiwork of few individuals who want the party to put them first above the interest of everyone else.” In […] Also piqued by the harassment of women in Abuja on the basis of their gender, the Lawyers Alert Association, led by Rommy Mom, instituted a case at the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking an order of perpetual injunction against the defendants – SAPCLN, AEPB, FCTA and the minister of the FCT, to restrain them from arresting women in Abuja on the suspicion of prostitution, as such act is unconstitutional, discriminatory, and a violation of the rights of women in Abuja. When market is slow I can collect like N5,000 or N7,000 for all-night.”. It’s like people are still in denial. “Every registered member has his number inscripted on both the barrow and his vest,” he said. She was the quintessential campus big girl, a slang for students who engage in part-time prostitution, until she died vomiting blood after marathon sex with her client who was said to have bought her a luxury car worth about N8 million. Classmates and friends confirmed that her demise was preceded by manifestations of strange symptoms that led to a popular conclusion that she was the victim of money ritual. But it is not possible that someone will rape these girls. But for the intervention of her employer, Bolaji Ayorinde, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, she would have been bundled down to Sabon Lugbe for rehabilitation. On a good night, I fit get as much as 15,000 (about $90) or N20,000 (nearly $120). However, the steady influx of new migrants into Abuja as replacements for the exiting ones makes it very difficult for observers to notice. So after NYSC days, I was in Abuja and was staying with a friend. Some victims of this nocturnal harassment have also alleged that it went beyond mere abductions to extortions for money and physical violation and rape. Wastefulness, underfunding cripple key infrastructure in Abuja stadium complex, NIMC to charge N3000 for National ID card renewal, N5,000 for replacement. According to her, she was introduced to the new trend by a Simisola, who goes by the handle @Simisola_xxx on Twitter. Accept CoCo Balogun March 27, 2015. Commercial sex workers in Abuja, like their counterparts in Lagos and Port Harcourt and other big cities, have harnessed this technology to optimize business. About Abuja. Arguing that the officials had no legal basis or justification for such actions and that it constituted an unlawful invasion of the integrity of the Nigerian woman, she demanded that the rights commission rose up to the challenge and secure legal redress for the women in question. In Abuja, prostitution is a business that has been redefined and made more sophisticated; with practitioners adapting to the times and deploying all that technology can offer to ply their trade. Interestingly, in other brothels visited in Lugbe, Jabbi, Mararaba, Nyanya and Kubwa, it was discovered that the biggest clients of the prostitutes are uniformed men, who often times became regulars, providing both cash and protection from arrests. I felt sorry for Chukwudi and the "harshness" of the judgement of his ex. Abuja was the host city of the All Africa games in 2003 while the National stadium hosted the final game of the 2009 FIFA under 17 tournament final which was staged in Nigeria. Today, six years after he came to Abuja, he has ‘made it,’ a common place parlance to signify that one has collided with fortunes. At first she was hesitant but she later loosened up when she learnt that she would get paid for every minute spent talking instead of hustling. “It was a godly mission, rehabilitating these girls. Long time o”, she gushed at Sege, grabbing his glass of Vodka and taking a sip. “I want to go into the business of selling food items. Olivia, known as Delicious O to her clients and colleagues in the business, is just one among hundreds of the young ladies who ply their trade at the lounge. Subsequently, he is given access to the private albums which is another step in the direction of soliciting sex for cash from the profile owners. What this means is that regardless of the rehabilitation work done by social workers, a fresh supply of new catches for the commercial sex work is constantly undermining the good work of the social development agents. The scene was a middle class nocturnal hangout on Aminu Kano Crescent in Wuse 2 area of the federal capital. “If we are all registered in a way that we all have a form in the tax force office that contain all our information, passport and guarantor attestation,  the problem will be  solved. She wore a denim jacket that covered what appeared to be just a bra and matching denim skirt, and stiletto heels. He also said to curb the activities of the unregistered ones among the barrow boys,  those that are not registered are arrested on a daily basis by the management and handed over to the police, who in turn send them out of the market. Lead counsel for the defence, Abang Odok-Ogar, took the matter a level further as his clients, Abimbola and Mariam, sued the AEPB, FCTA, IG of Police, and the Attorney-General of the Federation for libel and malicious prosecution. For Sonia Okeke, an undergraduate at the University of Abuja, it meant a young life cut short at the hand of a ritualists as reported by Informationng.com, a news website, on October 6, 2012. Recent Posts. The reporter was stunned as a digital photo album full of pretty young ladies of varying sizes – all in different degrees of nudity – was thrust in his face. Her terms included payment of a two thousand naira introductory fee into her bank account as a down payment to indicate a prospective client’s seriousness. For Joyce, her preferred social media platforms for commercial sex business are Badoo and Blackberry Messenger, BBM. I have walked this town for years looking for employment… no show. If you own or have access to a car and live in Lagos or Abuja you can earn some extra money joining Uber or Taxify. She was accused of prostitution and taken to a holding facility at the Old Parade Ground, Area 10, Garki. 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