The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Magdalene Ajani, has urged motorcycle operators, popularly called Okada riders, to adhere to traffic rules and observe road safety measures to reduce rising cases of related accidents.
Timely intervention of elders in Jos North Local Council of Plateau State, yesterday, averted a bloody clash between commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders and police men from ‘C’ Division in the council.
Despite the ban on commercial motorcycle operations by Lagos State government, some operators, otherwise known as, ‘Okada riders’, are operating in parts of the state, like Ikeja, Ladipo, Mile 2, in defiance to the directive.
25 Oct 2022
Efforts are underway to provide digital identification numbers to checkmate criminality among commercial motorcyclists.
8 Sep 2022
About 500 special police constables, yesterday, took to the streets of Osogbo, capital of Osun State to protest non-payment of their 18 months salaries.
28 Jul 2022
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Command on Tuesday, commenced the execution of the Federal Government nationwide ban on motorcycle transportation system across the country.
12 Jul 2022
Oyo State Government, yesterday, disclosed that it had so far captured 5,000 motorcyclists operating in the state to ensure proper identification and enhance security.
10 Jun 2022
This is definitely not the best of times for commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders, operating in satellite communities in Ogun State, following reports of harassment and extortion by men of the state Police Command.
8 Jun 2022
The sound of gunshots rent the air yesterday, in Idi-Araba, Mushin, Lagos when commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders clashed with officials of Lagos State Task Force over enforcement of the state’s ban on their operations.
2 Jun 2022
Commercial motorcyclists, otherwise known as Okada riders, yesterday, complied with the Lagos State directive, banning their operations in six local councils.
30 May 2022
Dozens of motorcyclists, popularly called Okada, have reportedly attacked Same Global Estate in the heart of Lokogoma area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, over the death of their two colleagues.
30 May 2022
The Lagos Government recently announced an ‘indefinite and total’ ban on the operations of Okada riders in six local government areas of the state.