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Ladipo auto market allegedly shut by Lagos State Government

There is an unconfirmed report that Ladipo market Oshodi has been shut down by the Lagos State government. This may be coming as a result of series of violent attacks amongst traders and thugs over the failed attempt to demolish about 2,000 shops in the Odo-Aladura section of the market also known as Bakassi. There has been tension  in the market over […]

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Trouble in Ladipo market persists as traders clash with soldiers and policemen

From the turn-out of events, it looks like the issues surrounding the demolition of Ladipo market in oshodi is far from being resolved. The situation took a turn for the worse today Thursday, February 25, 2016 as traders purportedly engaged policemen and soldiers in a gun battle. According to Punch, a trader was hit by […]

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Clashes in Oshodi Ladipo market claims three lives

According to reports, three persons were yesterday February 18, 2016 feared dead and over 20 wounded as Ladipo spare parts market traders clashed with the contractor engaged by Mushin Local Government for the reconstruction of the market. It was reported that traders from the Bakassi section of the market which is being reconstructed attacked the […]

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Oshodi Hoodlums stab, cut-off finger of Lagos traffic task force officer

The move to end the excesses of commercial drivers took a drastic turn this morning at Oshodi as hoodlums attacked members of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Task Force) and severely injuring one of the officials. Mr. Uzan Rildwan, the victim of the attack, got stabbed on his head and had two of his […]

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LASSA fever: 4,400 rats killed in Mile 12, Oshodi markets

The Lagos state chapter of Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria (EHOAN) on Monday 25th January, 2016 said the de-rating exercise was a success, as they killed about 4,400 rats at Onigongbo, Oshodi , Oke-Odo, Ikotun Idanwo, Ojuwoye and Mile 12 Markets. According to NAN, The president of the association Mr Samuel Akingbehin, told the […]

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Traders were adequately notified of Oshodi market demolition

Following the demolition of Owonifari market in Oshodi yesterday, the Lagos State Government on Thursday, January 7, 2016 defended its action saying the action was taken in the overall interest of public good, safety and security. Speaking during a joint press briefing the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde said the traders were adequately […]

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Oshodi-Owonifari market demolished!

The iconic Oshodi-Owonifari electronic market famed for its uncompleted decked roof with hundreds of tiny satellite dishes has been demolished by the Lagos State government. The Lagos State Government said yesterday that the move was for the “notorious loop of Oshodi to be transformed into an ultra modern bus terminus with new bus shelters that […]

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Lagos Shuts down Oshodi-Owonifari market for modern bus terminal

The Lagos State Government said it has shut the Owonifari market within the notorious loop of Oshodi to be “transformed into an ultra modern bus terminus with new bus shelters that are befitting of a structured park in a mega city@ In a statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve […]

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