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Okada riders

19 Nov 2020
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...
18 Nov 2020
Officials of the Lagos State task force and motorcycle operators, popularly called ‘Okada’ riders, yesterday clashed at Second Rainbow area of Mile 2 on Apapa-Oshodi expressway during a raid by the agency around 12:15p.m.
29 Sep 2020
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
3 Feb 2020
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.
24 Oct 2019
Just when the Lagos State task force was revving up its operations in a renewed clampdown on motorcycle operators flouting the state’s traffic rules
24 Mar 2019
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...
17 Oct 2018
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…
12 Jan 2018
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,....
4 Oct 2017
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.
24 Jun 2017
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.
5 Feb 2017
Already, the state government seems to have lost the battle to ban union activities in motor parks and bus stops, as road transport union officials still harass transporters and sometimes commuters and hawkers.
5 Jun 2016
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Borno Command, said it would confiscate any vehicle or tricycle driven by under-aged drivers.


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Barring last minute changes, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will today screen its presidential aspirants for the 2023 general elections after earlier postponements.
3 hours ago
A Coalition of Election Monitors and Observers (CEMO) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against assenting to the recent Electoral Act 2022 amendment bill because preparations for the 2023 general elections are already in full gears.
3 hours ago
Improving Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) in a small business requires commitment to hiring a diverse workforce and engaging them once hired, Human Resource (HR) experts have said.
4 hours ago
The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Simbi Wabote, has stated that about 400,000bpd is expected from the rehabilitation of NNPC refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri, and Kaduna using target performance of not less than 90 per cent of nameplate capacity.
4 hours ago
The Federal Government, yesterday, named Abuja-based medical doctor and PR consultant, Dr. Henry Onyia Nzekwu, as head of a 10-man interim management committee to oversee the development of Nigerian basketball.