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14 Nov
Kwara Government is set to issue ‘Riders Uniform’ to all commercial drivers, beginning with motorcyclists popularly called Okada riders, in the state. This is contained in a statement by Mr Suleiman Iliasu, Commissioner for Works and Chairman, Kwara Transport Sanitisation Committee on Sunday in Ilorin. He said the decision to register and give uniforms to…
9 Oct
Despite the restriction of commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as okada, from plying certain roads in Lagos State, there is no part of the state where they do not operate now.
7 Sep
Prominent Nigerians from the political, business, military, and academic communities, yesterday, hailed the founder of Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO), Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, as he turned 87.
2 Jul
To further beef up security and reduce crime to the barest minimum, Ondo State government has declared a clampdown on cultists and cult activities in the 18 local councils of the state with immediate effect.
21 Jun
Residents of Oluwani Street, Oshodi, have lamented alleged police harassment and extortion of commercial motorcycle riders at Ladipo junction.
15 Jun
From all indications, the Lagos State Government is not having an easy task in giving effect to its planned, gradual ban on commercial motorcycles from operating in the state
1 Jun
There are indications that the fragile peace existing in Lagos may be threatened following the renewed vigour by the Lagos State Government to enforce the ban on operations of commercial motorcyclists in the state.
25 May
Hoodlums on Sunday night set ablaze the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ibagwa, Igboeze South Local Government Area of Enugu State.
14 May
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu recently convened a state security summit to appraise successes, prospects and challenges of keeping the cosmopolitan state safe.
11 May
Stakeholders in security circle within Lagos have spotted ‘Okada’ riding as a security threat in the state. They have, however, moved to check their excesses. Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday, revealed that 68.5 per cent of motorcycle accidents in Lagos led to death. Odumosu, who gave the statistics in Lagos yesterday at…
2 May
Lagos State Government doesn’t appear to be winning the war against the recalcitrant commercial motorcyclists popularly called Okada, despite the daily onslaught on their activities by law enforcement agencies.
1 May
Plying the Oshodi-Apapa expressway for the first time might leave one confused as to whether it is the major expressway leading to the country’s major seaports or an inner street

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