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Alaba Pandemonium: Why Traders Revolted Against Hoodlums In Lagos

Pandemonium broke out in Alaba International Market, Ojo area of Lagos State on Wednesday, when some aggrieved traders protested extortion by members of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN, in the area. Eyewitnesses say hoodlums also known as agberos are in the habit of collecting tolls from people who come to buy things in the market. The traders complain ...

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Apongbon Bridge Fire: Quit Notice To Traders Will Not Be Extended After Ultimatum – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government’s seven-day ultimatum issued to occupiers of open stalls under the razed section of Eko Bridge at Oke Arin Market in Apongbon will not be extended, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu warned on Monday. The Governor said all illegal traders under the damaged bridge have till Wednesday – the day the ultimatum will lapse – to vacate the site ...

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Evacuating Nigerians In Ghana

The plight of many Nigerians in Ghana has reached a stage the Federal Government should take a decisive action. In a recent Save-Our-Soul letter, about 753 Nigerian traders urged the government to evacuate them from that West African country. In the letter delivered to the Chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the traders alleged constant harassment, ...

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