Tag: Hawkers

Seeing through the hawkers’ eyes – a documentary on Lagos hawkers (WATCH)

The Lagos state government announced the implementation of the Anti-street trading/hawking ban effective from July 1, 2016. This short documentary film by The Optimists on the ban of hawking and road…

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Lagos state vows to enforce anti-hawking law with multiple arrests

Despite the declaration of the Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode against hawking and the patronising of hawkers within the state since Friday, nobody has so far been arrested by…

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Opinion: To Governor Ambode, on Lagos hawkers

My name is Chidi Okereke. It appears I am writing you this letter, knowing fully well that there’s only a very slim chance it will get to you. But I…

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Lagos state will send you to jail if you buy anything from street hawkers

Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode has declared that anyone caught patronizing street hawkers around the state will be punished. The governor revealed this while speaking on Your-View talk show on…

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Governor El-Rufai bans begging and hawking in Kaduna state

The Kaduna state government has announced measures to enhance security in the state after the Tuesday morning explosion in Zaria. According to Premium Times, this was disclosed in a statement…

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Opinion: How much will you sell 2015 last?

by Raymond Inkabi The dream I had the other day, inspired me to write this. I dreamt that a hawker was trying to sell me. He was carrying me on…

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Get out: Hawkers given ‘final warning’ to leave Wuse

by Emmanuel Okubenji The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) has issued a 74-hour quit order to hawkers within and outside Wuse market or face the full weight of the law.…

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