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Traders’ union warns of looming food shortage, inflation

IF the persistent attacks by Boko Haram and other insurgent groups targeting farmers and farming communities in the country are allowed to continue unchecked, the nation will soon have to contend with massive food shortage and inflation, the National Traders and Market Leaders Council of Nigeria has said.    The traders’ union also seeks government’s approval to form a market taskforce that will curb street trading as well as control prices of goods.    The union President ...
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Added September 22, 2013
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