FCT: Enforcing the ban on Okada and Keke operations
Tricycle and motorcycle operators represent a very important economic bloc in the FCT today that provides needed services for the population.
Igbinedion varsity to honour ex-Ghanaian president, others at 16th convocation
Former Ghanaian President, John Dramani Mahama, and the Oluwo of Iwo, HRH Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale, are among eminent personalities to be conferred with award of honorary degrees of the Igbinedion University at the16th convocation ceremony. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, while addressing a press conference yesterday in Okada, Edo State, ahead of activities to…
FCT plans crackdown on Okada, Keke riders
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced a massive crackdown on tricycle and commercial motorcycle operators in the metropolis with warnings issued to them to stay off the city centre or risk having their machines impounded. The administration made the move in the wake of recent reports attributing road traffic crashes along the Umaru Musa…
Okada in the lens of Ajunam
When Chinua Achebe’s Anthills of The Savannah, a searing satire of political corruption and social injustice in a fictional West African country, Kagan, was released in 1987, it received wide acclaim.
Industry loses N240b to eight million uninsured automobiles
The insurance industry has lost a whopping N240 billion premium income from the non-insurance of an estimated eight million tricycles and motorcycles...
Task force seizes 120 Okadas in Lagos
No fewer than 120 motorcycles, popularly known as Okada were yesterday seized by operatives of the Lagos State task force with 10 riders arrested at the Second Rainbow bus stop, Mile 2 and Ijesha areas of the state.
Insecurity forces council to restrict Okada operations in Delta
In a bid to stem the rising cases of crime in Aniocha South Local Council, especially Ogwashi-Uku, the council chairman, Chief Isaac Anwuzia, has signed a bill meant to regulate the operations of commercial motorcycle, popularly called Okada into law.
Operators appeal to FG against ban on commercial motorcyclists
Commercial motorcyclists in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Friday appealed to the Federal Government not to ban their operation across the country.
FRSC wants commercial motorcycles banned nationwide
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has recommended a nationwide ban on commercial motorcycles popularly known as `Okada’ to reduce accidents on our roads.