• Desist from converting roads to parking lot, street trading, Ambode warns residents

    Desist from converting roads to parking lot, street trading, Ambode warns residents

    According to reports, the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday warned residents to resist the temptation to convert any of the 114 newly constructed Local Government roads to venue for commercial purposes or parking lot for abandoned vehicles.

    Governor Ambode made the appeal at the continuation of the commissioning of the 114 roads built by his administration across the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local council Development Areas.

    Speaking through his representatives at the various locations, the Governor said that conversion […]

  • Abstain from buying from Street hawkers or face six months jail term, N90k or both – Lagos goes tough on street trading, hawking

    Abstain from buying from Street hawkers or face six months jail term, N90k or both – Lagos goes tough on street trading, hawking

    The Lagos State Government on Friday said that from July 1, 2016, it would commence a total enforcement against street trading and street hawkers, saying that the law banning their activities across the metropolis would take its full course.

    Speaking at a live interview session on Television Continental, the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode said that the renewed enforcement is in line with Section One of the Lagos State Street Trading and Illegal Market Prohibition Law 2003 which restricts street trading […]

  • Governor Wike bans Street trading in Rivers State

    Governor Wike bans Street trading in Rivers State

    Mr. Nyesom Wike, Rivers State Governor on Saturday, banned street trading in the state. The governor gave this order during the inauguration of projects completed by his administration to mark his first year in office.

    He also assured the people of Rivers State that he would never carve out any part of the state to any individual or group to control for any reason.

    Wike said, “I want to appreciate you for your support, but do not be angry for the decision […]

  • Lagos govt goes tough on okada restriction, street trading

    Lagos govt goes tough on okada restriction, street trading

    According to reports, the Lagos State Government at the weekend said it would henceforth strictly enforce the extant laws in the state, especially those bordering on environmental offences and restriction of operation of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Okada, on certain routes as well as street trading.

    Rising from the monthly Security Council Meeting involving heads of all security agencies in the state and chaired by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the Government urged residents to willfully comply with the extant laws in the […]