Monday, 25th September 2023

Okada riders

5 Apr 2021
Sir: The reckless and lawless behaviours of commercial tricycle and motorcycle riders on the roads in Lagos would make one conclude that they are either highhanded or above the law.
Okada ban
2 Mar 2021
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...
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.


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