• Prices of tomatoes, garri, rice skyrocket in Lagos

    Prices of tomatoes, garri, rice skyrocket in Lagos

    The prices of tomatoes, rice and garri, which went up at the turn of the season, have yet to come down in most markets in Lagos metropolis, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

    The survey, which was carried out at Mile 12, Whitesand and Iddo markets in Lagos on Friday, revealed that the high price was mainly due to off season effects.

    The survey revealed that a basket of tomatoes which previously cost N26, 000 was being sold for between N28, […]

  • Why Mile 12 traders rejected market relocation

    Why Mile 12 traders rejected market relocation

    According to reports, Some traders at the Mile 12 Market, Lagos State, say the decision by Governor Akinwumi Ambode to move the market to a new site in Imota is not acceptable.

    They said the decision was made contrary to their demand that the market should be modernised, describing the planned relocation as a violation of their rights.

    The General Secretary, Shukura Yam Section, Mr. Collins Obichukwu, who spoke on Thursday on behalf of the traders, said the leadership of the market […]