* Federal Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development Health service utilisation in the slum communities of Ibadan is affected not only by access, but also by the cost. The residents of these slum communities reportedly utilised the available health facilities for their health care needs.
Residents described scenes of panic and confusion Tuesday as hundreds of navy personnel pushed into Tarkwa Bay and neighboring island communities on the Lagos Lagoon, ordering them to leave within an hour. According to UN-Habitat, over 880 million people live in urban slums globally. More than half of Nigeria's residents live in slum settlements, according to the 2015/2016 Slum Almanac. "The law does not allow for collective punishment and summary demolition as a security measure. Tarkwa Bay, home to at least 4,500 people, is among dozens of communities with structures that have been marked for demolition by the navy. It has 1,755 households, also with about 6children per household. Navy Cmdr. In any case, there is a consensus among authors that most of the urban slums in Nigeria are located within the core areas of cities (Bobadoye and Fakere, 2013; Dimuna and Omatsone, 2010) where over one-half of her 80 million).