Monday, February 6, 2023


January 20, 2023

Mile 12 traders hail extension of injunction stopping their eviction

The legal fireworks between the Lagos government and some traders at the Mile 12 Market continue, with the latter getting some reprieve in court.

January 17, 2023

One shot as police, traders clash in Lagos

“A detailed investigation has commenced into the immediate and remote causes of the incident.”

Alaba Rago market
December 26, 2022

Timber traders seek investigation as inferno consumes market in Imo

The actual cause and losses of the inferno, which started at about 1:30 a.m. on December 24, is yet to be ascertained.

Timber market (on Wethedral road in Owerri) used to illustrate story.
June 9, 2022

Traders, minor jailed for stealing water pump

An area court in Jos on Thursday sentenced two traders and a 17-year-old to nine months’ imprisonment for stealing a water pump.

Water pump used to illustrate the story
May 16, 2022

Traders stranded as FCTA demolishes mini-market

The market was said to have been illegally constructed on a plot of land owned by the National Council of Women Societies.

FCTA demolish market
April 28, 2022

Trader jailed for swindling customers

The prosecutor said the convict deceived the complainants into giving her N177,000 to buy yams and rice.

Lady Justice (Credit:
January 25, 2022

Traders bemoan fish scarcity in Lagos lagoon, low patronage

Market leader Folashade Ojikutu, says fishes have been scarce in the lagoon as a result of the dry season.

November 17, 2021

Oyingbo Market Closure: Traders groan, protest N5 million fine imposed by Folashade Tinubu

Traders allege that Mrs Tinubu-Ojo is demanding a bribe of N5 million before Oyingbo market can be reopened.

A composite of Tinubu-Ojo and Oyingbo market used to illustrate the story
August 5, 2021

Bauchi gives 48-hour quit notice to traders

The traders said they need more time to put befitting structures at the new land allocated to them by the government.