New waves of competition across the globe are fast changing the dynamics of the e-hailing ride sub-sector of the economy.
20 Mar 2022
Leading mobility platform - Bolt has brought back Drive for Women in Tech (#Drive4WITech) initiative, to mark the International Women’s Day month.
4 Mar 2022
Ride-hailing platform, Bolt, and pan-African autotech platform, Fixit45 has partnered to enable ride-hailing drivers to access autocare, vehicle repair and maintenance services in a bid to reduce mobility...
25 Jun 2021
A dispatch rider, Ayokunle Akinniranye, 47, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing his employer’s $10,000 (N4.5 million). The defendant
17 Apr 2021
Some Uber and Bolt e-cab drivers in Lagos on Saturday asked the e-hailing companies to immediately increase fares being charged by the operators
13 Apr 2021
Drivers, under the e-hailing platforms for Uber and Bolt, have disclosed plans to embark on strike action against the ride-hailing services over unfavourable business practices.
18 Dec 2020
E-hailing transport firm, Bolt has up-scaled security and safety features on its platform to improve the safety and wellbeing of passengers, riders and drivers during a Bolt trip.
23 Oct 2020
• PEDPA calls for a collective evaluation of price review • Drivers to commence strike Oct 26 Riders seeking e-hailing services from Bolt and Uber would have to pay more, as operators of these services have increased fares due to the operating costs that drivers incur. Uber had reportedly sent out emails to its UberX…
26 Sep 2020
Stiff competition looms in the taxi hailing market as conventional taxi drivers now have a mobile app that provides an alternative for Uber and Bolt users.
21 Sep 2020
As part of efforts to protect the lives of passengers and drivers, on-demand transportation platform, Bolt has launched its trip protection plan to provide on-trip insurance for users of the service. With the introduction of Bolt Trip Protection, Bolt riders and drivers across the 11 cities in Nigeria where Bolt is operational are insured against…
28 Aug 2020
As Lagos State Government begins profiling of electronic hailing (e-hailing) drivers, and unionisation in the sector, Professional E-Hailing Drivers and Private-Owners Association (PEDPA), has said the newly-reviewed laws would guarantee the security of drivers and riders and check harassment by officials while on duty. The group, which welcomed the development, also expressed its readiness to…
13 Aug 2020
Drivers, under the e-hailing platforms for Uber and Bolt, have disclosed plans to dump the ride-hailing services over unfavourable business practice.