When they were constructed in the late 1970s by the administration of Alfred Diete Spiff when he was the military administrator of old Rivers State, the idea behind the pedestrian bridges in Port Harcourt was to prevent people from being knocked down by vehicles.
The 13-year-old girl was a rare sight.
Adie Vanessa Offiong & Hafsah Abubakar Matazu (Abuja), Sunday Michael Ogwu, Risikat Ramoni & Kehinde Olufowobi (Lagos), Yusha’u A.
Located at the middle of Europe, Austria is in fact considered a dividing line between eastern and western Europe.
When the sun goes down, travellers journeying to Maiduguri pass the night in the Yobe State capital, Damaturu, to avoid flouting the curfew imposed on Maiduguri residents.
Every evening, from around 7pm, Cynthia, a 17 year-old girl, strolls along the Augustus Aikhomu Way, which leads to a Gbagyi settlement in Utako, Abuja.
Nicknamed yam zone because of its strategic location for buck purchase of yam, the Hausa yam market, located along the busy Port Harcourt/Aba Express road, started as a transit market where lorry loads of yam brought from the Northern part of Nigeria were off loaded while buyers were awaited.