Okada riders still rule Lagos roads one year after ban
When, on February 1, 2020, Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial capital, banned commercial motorcycles and tricycles from major routes, officials said the move was aimed at securing lives...
Again, task force, okada riders clash in Lagos
For the second day running, scores of commercial motorcyclists popularly called ‘Okada’ riders clashed with officials of Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit...
FG to disburse N300m MSMEs Survival Fund to mark 60th anniversary
Government has concluded arrangements to share about N300million under the National Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) Survival Funds scheme to about 333,000 artisans and transporters
Ogun government cautions on influx of commercial motorcyclists from Lagos
Mr Femi Adeniyi, Chairman, Ogun Caretaker Committee on Transportation, has called for caution as commercial motorcyclists (Okada riders) were reported to be moving into Ogun from Lagos, due to the ban of commercial motorcycles by the Lagos Government.
Ekiti 2019: Why PDP succumbed to comprehensive defeat
The defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recent elections had its roots in the past. Apart from the intractable crises that bedeviled the party, which led to Fayose openly campaigning against his party’s senatorial candidate...
Okada riders bloody clash throws Lagos community in disarray
Motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders this morning reportedly disrupted peace at Omi-Ata and Ile-Iwe area of Abule-Egba, Lagos for reasons yet to be known. The reported fracas has suspended normalcy in the area, as traders, pedestrians and many motorists fled for their dear lives. Our source confirmed the fracas also halted economic activities in…
Okada riders in Ogun to assist security agencies with intelligence gathering
The national president of the Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners, Repairers and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), Babangida Meula, yesterday disclosed that the body would partner with security agencies to tackle terrorism,....
Apapa Road:Okada riders take over, keep businesses alive
Operators in Apapa, who spoke with The Guardian narrated their ordeal on account of the bad roads, which forced them to abandon their vehicles at home or nearby public car park in favour of the motor cycles.
Despite ban, Okada riders take over Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, FESTAC
When in 2012, the Lagos State Government enacted a traffic law banning commercial motorcycle operators, popularly known as okada riders, from plying 475 routes across the state, many Lagosians applauded the law.