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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Ondo government disburses N166 million loans to traders, artisans, others

At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.

Demand for Nigerian oil “dire” as US competition ramps up

Nigerian oil has suffered its slowest sales of the year in August, traders said, as U.S. exports of competing light, sweet grades flood traditional markets in Europe and Asia.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

Three tenants arraigned for pouring sniper into neighbour’s water

Two traders and a housewife, who allegedly poured ‘sniper’ – a banned poisonous agrochemical – into a co-tenant’s cooking water, Thursday appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
Some Nigerian traders in Ghana’s Western Regional capital of Takoradi have described fellow compatriot, Sam Udoetuk-Wills, chief suspect in the kidnapping of three girls, as an insane person.

Nigerians in Ghana denounce Takoradi kidnapper Sam Udoetuk-Wills

Some Nigerian traders in Ghana’s Western Regional capital of Takoradi have described fellow compatriot, Sam Udoetuk-Wills, chief suspect in the kidnapping of three girls, as an insane person.
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Market prayers detrimental to Anambra economy

An industrialist, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, has commended the leadership of Anambra State Market Amalgamated Traders Association (ASMATA) for proscribing daily prayers in all markets in the state.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Reconstruction: Traders celebrate, hail Governor Wike

Traders of newly constructed Rumuwoji (Mile One) Market and the Fruit Garden Market in Port Harcourt are happy with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for delivering on his promise to them.

Pandamonium in Nasarawa as vigilance group, traders clash

The ever busy Mararaba area in Nasarawa State was, on Saturday night, thrown into confusion when members of a vigilance group stormed the area to dislodge traders that had displayed their wares under the overhead bridge.
The ever busy Mararaba area in Nasarawa State was on Saturday night thrown into confusion when members of a vigilance group stormed the area to dislodge traders that had displayed their wares under the overhead bridge.

Confusion in Mararaba, as vigilance group, traders clash

The ever busy Mararaba area in Nasarawa State was on Saturday night thrown into confusion when members of a vigilance group stormed the area to dislodge traders that had displayed their wares under the overhead bridge.

Outrage as flood sacks residents from Lagos community

Several residents of Jimoh Akinremi area of Akowonjo in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State have been sacked from their homes after one week of downpour.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

EU car market to shrink 1 percent in 2019, industry predicts

Annual sales of new cars in the European Union (EU) will fall in 2019 for the first time in six years, a trade group said on Thursday.
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Oil prices drop as traders wait for G20, OPEC+ meetings

Oil prices fell on Thursday to erase some of the previous session’s strong gains, as traders wait for the G20 summit in Japan and for a meeting of OPEC and other crude producers to decide on an extension of output cuts.
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Oil prices drop amid demand worries, but US-Iran tensions help

Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid mounting tensions in the Middle East.

Oil prices drop amid demand worries

Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid mounting tensions in the Middle East, Reuters reported.

Residents, traders protest indiscriminate location of gas stations in Ondo

Residents and traders in Akure took to the streets on Saturday to protest the indiscriminate location of gas stations in their neighbourhood.

Traders urge Nigerians to patronise local products

Traders in Ilorin have called on Nigerians to patronise locally made goods as a means of growing the nation’s economy.
Traders and residents at Idumagbo, Lagos Island, on Saturday decried the problem of flood in the area, due to blocked water pipes leading to the Lagoon.

Rain: Traders, residents decry flooding in Lagos Island

Traders and residents at Idumagbo, Lagos Island, on Saturday decried the problem of flood in the area, due to blocked water pipes leading to the Lagoon.
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Governor Wike orders street traders, others to vacate Port Harcourt roads in 30 days

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has given roadside mechanics, roadside car dealers, street traders and private taxi park operators one month to vacate the streets of Port Harcourt.

Sit-at-home: DSS warns IPOB, others

The Department of State Services has warned those behind the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra to have a rethink or be prepared to face the consequences of their action.

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