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August, 2020

  • 24 August

    Video: Trader Arrested For Eating Bread With Faeces

    The Oyo State police command has arrested a trader identified as Emmanuel Egbu, for allegedly eating bread with human faeces in his shop in the Sango area of Ibadan, the state capital. Egbu, who trades in cosmetics and Brazilian hair, was said to have been caught by people living in the neighbourhood. …

February, 2020

  • 14 February

    Video: Task Force Beats Trader, Drags Him For Resisting Arrest

    A viral online video has shown task force officials in Anambra State, beating and dragging a trader into their pick-up van, after he resisted arrest. Reports say the incident occurred in Awka, UNIZIK junction. According to Within Nigeria, the officials had destroyed the trader’s goods before forcefully taking him away …

December, 2019

  • 19 December

    Trader Jailed For Stealing Chicken

    An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Thursday, sentenced a 22-year-old-trader, Yusuf Musa, to one year imprisonment for stealing chicken. The Judge, Yahaya Mohammed, sentenced Musa after he pleaded guilty to stealing the chicken. Mohammed, however, gave the convict an option of N10,000 fine but in …

September, 2019

  • 16 September

    Trader Jailed Six Months For Cheating Herdsman

    A Karu Grade I Area Court, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a trader, Waliu Aremu, 35, who pleaded guilty to cheating a herdsman of N242,000 , to six months in prison. The judge, Sani Mohammed, who summarily tried and convicted Aremu, however, gave him an option to pay a fine of …

July, 2018

  • 8 July

    Nigerian Traders Flee Crisis-Ridden Cameroon

    The security crisis ravaging English-speaking regions of Cameroon is driving away many of the biggest traders originally from Nigeria, according to Quartz Africa. Nigerians have traditionally run key markets in towns around the regions. The crisis, which started as a modest industrial strike action by English-speaking lawyers and teachers against …

June, 2018

  • 1 June

    Trader Remanded Over Alleged Rape


    A Daura Road Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Kaduna, on Friday remanded of a 37-year-old trader, Mike Adams, in prison, over an alleged rape of a 22-year-old girl. The Magistrate, Mr Ibrahim Sidi, ordered that the defendant be remanded in prison, pending advice from the state Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP. …

April, 2018

  • 3 April

    Fake Traffic Hawker Robs Lagos Motorist

    Kayode Oluwole, a man who disguises as a hawker in traffic, has been arrested for robbing motorists in Lagos. The 27-year-old suspect was arrested on Saturday by the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) after he used a hammer to smash a car’s side window and …

October, 2016

  • 22 October

    Poor Sales, Power Outage Plague New Alade Market

    By Busayo Akinlade Occupants of the Alade Market new site, located at Obafemi Awolowo Road in the Ikeja area of Lagos State, have complained about poor sales, incessant power outage and space constraint. The said occupants were among shop owners displaced by the demolition of the former Alade Market at …

June, 2016

  • 29 June

    BRT Crushes Street Hawker Fleeing KAI Officials In Lagos

    Twitter reports say a street hawker trying to evade arrest by officials of the Lagos State Kick Against Indiscipline, KAI, ran into and was crushed to death by a bus belonging to the Bus Rapid Transit. The incident instantly sparked a protest by sympathizers, but were stopped by an reinforced …

May, 2016

  • 6 May

    Igbo, Hausa Clash Kills One, Sparks Riot

    By Priscilla Amanze and Omotola Obembe A clash between an Hausa man and Igbo trader led to the death of one person in Ariaria Market, in Aba, Abia State.  The Hausa man was reported to have stabbed the Igbo trader because he scolded him for urinating close to his shop. …

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