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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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Four bombs ripped through minibuses and a mosque in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people, officials said.
4 hours ago
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.
4 hours ago
The CBN says online media reports purporting the sacking of the bank’s governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, is untrue.
5 hours ago
Four governorship aspirants contesting for the ticket of the Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday withdrew from the race. Their withdrawal leaves two aspirants - Dr. Abdul-Lateef Olajide Adediran aka Jandor and Mr. Dacova Vaughan David Kolawole in the contest. Six aspirants were initially in the race to clinch the party's…
5 hours ago
Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi has resigned his membership of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Obi dumped the PDP days before the presidential primary elections of the party. He was one of the leading presidential aspirants of the PDP alongside former vice president Atiku Abubakar, former Senate president Bukola Saraki, Rivers State governor Nyesom…