Tag Archives: Market

British-Nigerian Helen Grant Selected As New UK Trade Envoy To Nigeria

Helen Grant, a British-Nigerian Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom, has been appointed as the new trade envoy to Nigeria, the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson confirmed on Friday. Grant’s role will be to provide support to the UK Government’s trade and investment priorities in Nigeria through high-level engagement with Nigerian Ministers by leading trade…

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COVID-19: Rivers State Grants Reopening Of Religion Centers And Markets

The Rivers State Government has ordered that all markets and religion centers in the state with effect from Tuesday August 17 next week from 7am to 6pm daily. In a state-wide broadcast on Monday August 16, Governor Nyesom Wike noted that Rumukwurushe (Oil Mill) and Oginiba Slaughter Markets would remain closed, Channels Television reports. He warned…

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ICYMI: Lagos Extends Operation Hours Of Both Food & Non-Food Markets

The hours of operations of both food markets and non-food markets across Lagos has been extended by the state government, Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Gboyega Akosile confirmed on Sunday August 16. In a series of tweets shared by Akosile, he noted that the decision was to further enhance trade and commerce and mitigate…

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Just In: Fire Razes A Section Of Popular Ladipo Market In Mushin

Several mattress shops located within the Mushin community in Lagos were razed down by fire on Saturday, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). In a statement issued by the Director-General of the agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu the outbreak occurred around 1 pm at 16, Ladipo Street in Mushin. Oke-Osanyintolu explained that first responders including LASEMA operatives…

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Unemployed Nigerian Youths To Be Paid N20,000 Monthly To Maintain Public Infrastructures

On Thursday, the Federal Government has rolled out a scheme which will see jobless youths in rural areas earning the sum of twenty thousand naira, (20,000) in a bid to curb the high rate of unemployment in the country. According to the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN), the youths will…

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Oyedepo Says COVID19 Measures Are Indirect Attacks On Churches: ‘I Smell A Rat’

Popular Nigerian cleric and founder of Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has questioned the measures put in place by the government to the curb the spread of Coronavirus pandemic . Recall that the Federal governmant placed a ban on social and religious gatherings as part of measures to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus, but markets have remained…

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Kaffy Slams Market Traders Using The Coronavirus Pandemic To Inflate Price Of Food Items

Nigerian choreographer, Kafayat “Kaffy” Shafau-Ameh, has taken to her Instagram page to slam market people guilty of inflating food item prices. In the video which has garnered over twenty thousand views, the dance superstar complains about the price of ginger which she claims went up 5 times the normal price while revealing some of the items…

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Markets To Open Between 10:00am and 2:00pm Daily Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

According to Channels TV, the Federal Government has announced that all markets in states where a lockdown was imposed (Lagos, FCT and Ogun) will be allowed to open between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm daily. The National Co-ordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Aliyu Sani reportedly said this on Wednesday during a briefing…

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Lady Shares How Rivers State Taskforce Enforced Shutdown At A Market In Port Harcourt

A video footage captured by fast rising Nollywood actress, Osiobeloveth in which she accused the Rivers State Taskforce of destroying food items she bought with a friend at a Port Harcourt market has gone viral. According to her, she claimed that the taskforce officials also poured kerosene on the food items which were quite expensive. The actress said; This…

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