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Court sentences farmer to prison for stealing chickens

An Upper Area Court Mpape, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced a 19-year-old farmer, Yusuf Jimidi, to four months in prison for stealing five chickens, belonging to trader.

Traders decry open defecation at Lagos market

Some of the traders at Gatan Kowa Market in Lagos State had decried the rate high rate of open defecation around the market owing to lack of toilet facilities.

Trader docked for allegedly receiving stolen air conditioners

A 33-year-old trader, Idris Abdurahamam, on Monday appeared in an armo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja for allegedly receiving two stolen industrial air conditioners valued N1.2m.

Trader accused of stealing one-month-old baby

A trader, Immaculate Otam, on Monay appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of a one-month-old baby.

Two men jailed for belonging to ‘Vikings’

An Upper Area Court Mpape, Abuja, on Monday sentenced two men to nine months in prison each for belonging to an unlawful society, called the ”Vikings”.
Some traders affected by the ongoing demolition of Agboju Market in Festac Town, Lagos, have blamed market leaders for “insincerity” over the exercise.

Traders lament as Lagos government demolish Festac market

Some traders affected by the ongoing demolition of Agboju Market in Festac Town, Lagos, have blamed market leaders for “insincerity” over the exercise.

Trader shot dead during robbery in Lagos

A trader, Binaebilayefa Dawudu, was short dead by c during a robbery operation on Saturday in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State.
A market survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) showed that the affected commodities are foodstuffs, frozen foods, beverages and provisions, among other commodities.

Ramadan: Prices of food items rise in Ilorin markets

A market survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) showed that the affected commodities are foodstuffs, frozen foods, beverages and provisions, among other commodities.
In an effort to restore sanity and order in public spaces across the state, the Edo State Government has intensified its clean up exercise, starting from the Benin metropolis with a campaign to rid the streets and parks of debris and dirt.

Edo government intensifies clean-up of Benin metropolis

In an effort to restore sanity and order in public spaces across the state, the Edo State Government has intensified its clean up exercise, starting from the Benin metropolis with a campaign to rid the streets and parks of debris and dirt.

Trader docked over alleged assault

A 38-year-old trader, Tunde Babawande, who allegedly assaulted and threatened two of his siblings, was on Monday docked in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Woman appears in court for punching friend over N600 loan

A 35-year-old trader, Iyabode Kolapo, who allegedly punched her friend in the face for demanding back the N600 she loaned her, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Boko Haram escapee recounts ordeal, seeks help

His lachrymose mien says it all. A trader of Igbo extraction who had spent several years in the northern part of the country with a long spell of blossoming era, the story to tell these days is how he is straddling in the valley of life, away from the mountain.

Our pastor bewitched my wife – Man tells court

A trader, Blessing Oziomela, residing at No 11, Don Linus Street, Ajao Estate, Lagos, has pleaded with a customary court sitting at the Agege Local Government Council to dissolve her five-year-old marriage to her husband, Emmanuel Oziomela.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC extends crude-for-product swaps until June 2019

Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC has extended its crude-for-product swap contracts, the country's main avenue to meet the bulk of its fuel needs, until June 2019, sources familiar with the matter said.
Ayodele Fayose

Knocks, kudos for Ayodele Fayose’s tenure in Ekiti

Some indigenes of Ekiti on Wednesday assessed the tenure of the immediate past governor of the state, Ayo Fayose, with knocks and kudos.

Strike: Bayelsa traders urge govt to pay attention to workers’ demand

Traders in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital, have urged the three tiers of government to listen to workers’ demand over the new Minimum Wage for the betterment of the nation’s economy.
Rescue workers examine the hull of a ferry that overturned in Lake Victoria, Tanzania September 21, 2018, in this still image taken from video. Reuters TV-via REUTERS

Families bury victims as Tanzania ferry disaster toll passes 200

Grieving families were on Sunday preparing to bury victims of Tanzania’s devastating ferry disaster, with more than 200 confirmed dead after the crowded boat capsized in Lake Victoria.
OSUN

Osun guber: Traders lament low patronage

In interviews with newsmen, the traders stated that many of their customers are afraid of the presence of security operatives in the state and thus reluctant to come to the market.

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