Sunday, 29th January 2023
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17 Nov
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.


14 mins ago
Alhaji Faisal Abdulmunaf is the Managing Director, Azman Air. In this interview with MURTALA ADEWALE, he spoke on the airline’s debut experience in airlifting pilgrims for the 2022 Hajj and its preparation for 2023 Umrah and Hajj. Azman made her debut during the 2022 Hajj operations. How was the experience being one of the few…
17 mins ago
Chairman, Senate committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Abubakar Adamu Bulkachuwa has assured Nigerians of a hitch-free exercise in the 2023 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.
21 mins ago
Like a hold-up, this could be the end of the journey. You should never mistake a hold-up for blocked point.
21 mins ago
Bishop of the Diocese of Amichi, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Reverend Ephraim Ikeakor has condemned the level of insecurity in the country and called on the Federal Government to establish regional and state police as a means of tackling criminal activities frontally.
21 mins ago
On Friday, January 27, curtains fell on the Senior Clergy Advanced Management Course Retreat held at the Ibru International Ecumenical Centre, Agbarha-Otor, Delta State.