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Gokada

29 Sep 2021
Following the ban by the Lagos State government on tricycles and motorcycles, Nigeria-based last mile delivery, logistics and transportation start-up, Gokada has expanded services to Ibadan ...
15 Feb 2021
When the authorities in Lagos State, Nigeria's commercial capital and one of the country's most populous states, banned commercial motorcycles and tricycles from major routes in Lagos city, officials said the move was aimed at securing lives and sanitising transportation in the city. Traffic in the city is maniacal, frenzied, time-consuming, and can be outright…
Fahim Saleh
28 Jan 2021
Fahim Saleh dubbed the "Elon Musk of the developing world", was best known for his role in creating popular ride-sharing companies in Nigeria and Bangladesh. The 33-year-old was found dead in his luxury Manhattan, New York, apartment in July last year. His executive assistant Tyrese Haspil, who lives in Brooklyn, was later arrested before being…
17 Jul 2020
The assistant of a wealthy young technology entrepreneur who was found decapitated in his luxury New York apartment this week was charged with his murder Friday, police said.
17 Jul 2020
The founder and CEO of Gokada Fahim Saleh died of multiple stabs, New York medical examiner said on Thursday His death has been ruled homicide. The medical examiner said he died as a result of with stab wounds in his neck and torso. New York Police Department said Saleh’s corpse was found limbless and headless…
Fahim Saleh
15 Jul 2020
Yesterday, the New York Police Department confirmed the murder of 33-year-old tech entrepreneur Fahim Saleh. Saleh who founded Gokada in Lagos, Nigeria was murdered in his New York condo. His corpse was found dismembered with his head and limbs at the scene. “We have a torso, a head that’s been removed, arms, and legs. Everything…
Fahim Saleh
15 Jul 2020
Police Tuesday said a man believed to be Fahim Saleh, the 33-year-old tech entrepreneur who founded Gokada in Lagos, has been brutally murdered in his condo in New York. New York Police Department said Saleh's corpse was found limbless and headless in a building on E. Houston St. at Suffolk St. on the Lower East…
11 Feb 2020
Emmanuel Anjorin didn’t anticipate that his only means of income will be taken away from him as he cheered Happy New Year on the first of January with loved ones over their best Sunday meals in their most celebratory attires. And so when the Lagos State Government announced that motorcycles and tricycles known locally as…
6 Feb 2020
While the ban on motorcycles and tricycles by the Lagos State government in 15 local councils continues to bite hard on affected operators, it has brought opportunities and relief to others.
25 Nov 2019
During Nigeria’s colonization, developing entrepreneurial or vocational skills were not at the centre of the colonialist minds when they wanted to rule us and impose their form of civilization. Instead of trying to understand our traditional skills and natural potential, the colonial masters concentrated more on what they viewed was of utmost importance, which was…
24 Sep 2019
Digital solutions will provide the much-needed boost to strengthen national economy and position businesses to growth, experts say.
14 Aug 2019
The spokesperson of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress Joe Igbokwe Wednesday said bike-hailing service is not sustainable in a densely populated state like Lagos. "Call it 'bike-hailing start up' or whatever, okada na okada... it is not sustainable in a city of high density population Lagos," Igbokwe said in a Facebook…

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