Greater Lagos and okada tyranny
Now that the dust raised by the restriction – mislabeled by some as “ban” – on commercial motorcycles and tricycles has more or less settled down, it is fit and proper to examine the matter dispassionately.
The case for a modern transportation culture
Sir: A few years ago, I sent a memo to the Federal Minister of Transport suggesting ways of improving public transportation in Nigeria.
Why okada, tricycle ban should be sustained – Hamzat
The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its decision to ban commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) on major roads in Lagos metropolis.
The ban on okada in Lagos: Matters arising
The Lagos State government never bothered to officially tell the public why it banned okada in 15 local government areas in the state this month.
Lagos Okada Ban: This Okada Rider Has A Few Things To Say
Emmanuel Anjorin didn’t anticipate that his only means of income will be taken away from him as he cheered Happy New Year on the first of January with loved ones over their best Sunday meals in their most celebratory attires. And so when the Lagos State Government announced that motorcycles and tricycles known locally as…
Stray bullet kills schoolgirl as okada operators, police clash again in Lagos
A young schoolgirl was reportedly killed after being hit by a stray bullet during a clash between the police and commercial motorcycle operators popularly known as Okada riders in Iyana-Ipaja
Gokada operator gets car gift as government policy bites hard on others
While the ban on motorcycles and tricycles by the Lagos State government in 15 local councils continues to bite hard on affected operators, it has brought opportunities and relief to others.
No going back on okada, tricycle ban, Sanwo-Olu insists
Amid protests over the ban on commercial motorcycles popularly known as Okada and tricycles in some parts of the state, Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu...
The days of Okada…
With the near total ban of commercial motorcycle operators otherwise called okada from all major highways and highbrow residential areas in Lagos metropolis, one can sense that the days of okada in the city are numbered.