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    Abuja traders decry rising food prices, seek government’s intervention

    Some residents and foodstuff traders in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried the instability of produce prices as well as the continued inflation in the country. The residents and traders made their complaints in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Wednesday in Abuja. Mr Nduka Ndubisi, a food stuff trader at Aco AMAC Market, said…

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    Nwifuru inaugurates new executives for Ebonyi Market Traders Association

    Gov Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi has inaugurated 23 new State Executive of Market Traders Association of Nigeria (MATAN) in the state. Nwifuru inaugurated the executive on Thursday, during the Association’s first executive stakeholders meeting in Abakaliki. He charged them on transparency and accountability for collection of quality data of all members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the…

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  • Nigeria

    Deadly Terrorist Ambush Claims Lives of Traders in Katsina State

    At least eight traders lost their lives, and several others sustained injuries during a terrorist attack on a convoy heading to the Yantumaki weekly market in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State, northwest Nigeria. The assailants, identified as terrorists, opened fire on the convoy of vehicles on Friday morning, leaving eight traders dead on the spot. The wounded individuals…

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    COVID-19 real, Ohaneze warns traders in Cross River

    The President of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo in Cross River, Mr Ugorji Nwabueze, has warned traders in the state to stop being cynical about the existence of COVID-19, saying the pandemic is real. Nwabueze, who gave the warning in a statement in Calabar, said people should learn to take responsibility for their lives. The president, who is also the Senior Special…

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    Popular Oba market goes up in flames

    A Midnight fire has destroyed goods worth millions and property at the popular Oba Market, near the King Square (Ring Road), Benin City, Edo StateQuick News Africa has learnt. The fire reportedly started at the early hours of Monday morning ‎when there was no electricity supply to the market. According to Assistant ‎Controller, Federal Fire Service, Asaba, Karibo Samson, they were in…

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    Don’t Hike Prices, FG Begs Traders, others

    As Nigeria closes in on yet another recession, the Federal Government has appealed to traders and transporters not to hike prices of food items and transportation as the country battles to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who made the plea during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 daily news briefing…

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    Onye oshi vote! Angry Abia Traders Boo Gov Orji Over Governorship Election Result

    Governor Theodore Orji was again booed and pelted with sachet water on Tuesday at Onu-Imo market at the boundary between Abia and Imo states. He was on his way to Owerri Airport en route Abuja, when traders, who heard the siren of his motorcade, trooped out to the road, armed with bags of sachet water. They pelted the motorcade with…

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    FCTA allocates 51-hectare land to Apo traders

    It was a carnival-like massive celebration, Thursday, at the crowded Apo Traders/Mechanics Village, Abuja as the FCT Minister,  Senator Bala Mohammed allocated 51 hectares of land to serve as their permanent site in Wasa District,  Abuja. The traders and mechanics, under their umbrella body, Apo Traders Association, sang and danced hilariously as the allocation certificate was presented by the Minister…

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