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31 Aug
Lagos State government on Wednesday said residents and commercial motorcyclists, who failed to comply with the directive on the ban on the use of motorcycles for commuting risked a jail term of three years, as the second phase on the ban commences September 1.
19 Aug
Lagos State government, yesterday, inched close to a total ban of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Okada, by extending restriction on their operation to four more Local Councils and six Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs).
Okada ban
18 Aug
Lagos State government has extended the ban on the operation of commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada to four more local councils and six local council development areas. The Commissioner for Transport, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, who announced this on Thursday, said it was after a review of the earlier ban on commercial motorcycles operation in six…
17 Aug
Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, yesterday, said that crime and accident rates had reduced by 86 per cent and 63.7 per cent respectively
4 Aug
Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit has impounded more than 322 commercial motorcycles in the state for allegedly contravening traffic laws.
23 Jul
Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere has stated that the plan by the Federal Government to ban commercial motorcycle and mining activities as part of its strategy to curb insecurity was another evidence that scientific...
9 Jun
The Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Muibi Alade Folawiyo, has assured residents of adequate alternative means of transportation to address the security
4 Jun
The Lagos State Government has commenced the crushing of about 2,000 impounded motorcycles in line with its ban on motorcycle “Okada” operations in the state.
2 Jun
Commercial motorcyclists, otherwise known as Okada riders, yesterday, complied with the Lagos State directive, banning their operations in six local councils.
26 May
The recent incident in Lekki, in which an innocent citizen, David Sunday, described as a sound engineer was lynched by some operators of the commercial motorcycle transport popularly known as Okada,..
26 May
A group, Defend Lagos Coalition, yesterday, called on Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to checkmate activities of transportation unions, local councils, some community development associations with all the seriousness it deserves.
25 May
The Defend Lagos Coalition, has declared support for Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, on the ban of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada.

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