Food prices soar as northern traders, unions divert crops
Prices of fresh produce and food grains have skyrocketed in the southern states as traders from the north have been restrained from moving produce southwards.
200 traders, artisans get lawmaker’s support in Lagos
Determined to reduce poverty level in his constituency, especially during the economic recession occasioned by the COVID-19, a lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II at the House of Representatives
Two feared dead as tanker explodes in Ibadan
Two persons were yesterday feared dead at Moniya area of Ibadan, Akinyele Local Government of the state, as a fuel-laden tanker went up in flames leaving several shops and vehicles completely razed by fire.
DR Congo army kills eastern rebel chief
The Democratic Republic of Congo military has killed a rebel commander accused of a massacre of dozens of civilians in the restive eastern province
Militia kills 24 people in northeastern DR Congo
Militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed 24 people and injured 12 others, local officials said Saturday, the latest attack in the restive northeastern province
Pandemonium as police shoot two traders in Ogun
Pandemonium broke out yesterday in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital after operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) shot two Hausa traders at the popular Olomore food market. It took the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Criminal Investigations Department, Abass and the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations, Edward Ajogun, to quell…
Ohanaeze youth leader alleges kidnap of 300 Igbo traders
The youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has claimed that about 300 Igbo traders have been kidnapped in the northern part of the country.
Amid losses, Sub-regional traders weigh options as border closure enters new year
The New Year 2020 comes with fresh hopes, but regional traders across the West African corridor are looking at chances of having a renewed border policy