Why street trading flourishes in Lagos despite ban
Over the years, the Lagos State government has made concerted efforts to curb the menace of street trading, but the practice has continued to defy measures put in place or policies formulated by successive administrations.
Street trading: Abuja’s newfound headache
Entering into the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, from any of the surrounding satellite towns and states by road, one of the first indicators that a commuter is nearing his/her destination is swathes of debris on both sides of these busy highways.
The ban on street trading
In an abode of at least 20 million residents, the debate, even controversy, generated by the ongoing clampdown on street trading and hawking in Lagos State by the authorities should not be any surprise.
Odumakin, CSOs flay government over street trading law
The drastic implementation of the Lagos State Street Trading and Illegal Market Prohibition Law 2003, which restricts street trading and hawking in the metropolis ...
Street trading: Public menace or means of survival?
Recently at the Maryland end of the Ikorodu Road in Lagos State, there was chaos as some hoodlums, who were protesting the death of a hawker, vandalised no fewer than 15 government-owned vehicles.