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11 Mar 2020
Lagos State Yellow taxi/Cab Drivers Association has launched a digital mobile app to enhance their operational efficiency, a statement from the Lagos State transport ministry said. Speaking at the launch of the app in Ikeja, Lagos transport commissioner Frederic Oladeinde urged the drivers to be civil and operate in compliance with the regulations that guide…
28 Feb 2020
Lagos State Transportation Ministry said it is focused on regulating activities of commercial hailing companies operating in its metropolis for security reasons. "The issue is that we are experiencing so many security situations in the state and we are taking charge of everything," the spokesperson of the Ministry of Transport Bolanle Ogunlana told The Guardian…
4 Aug 2019
The Nigerian Union South Africa on Sunday confirmed the untimely death of Benjamin Okoronkwo, a 43-year-old Taxify driver from Okposo, Ohaozara Local Government of Ebonyi.
7 Jun 2019
Europe and Africa’s fastest growing transportation service, Bolt, has rallied the Nigerian public to give to the needy during recent Ramadan period. Bolt riders in Lagos and Abuja, joined in a mass collection effort aimed at bringing hope to the less fortunate by donating clothes, canned food items, toiletries and other non-perishable goods. The public…
19 Apr 2019
A leading European on-demand transportation platform, Taxify, has rebranded, with change of name to Bolt and a new logo.The changes bring the brand identity in line with the company’s broader vision of transportation....
27 Mar 2019
The Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS) at Adeniji Adele, Lagos has arrested a man, Ikechukwu Ozorumba, who allegedly strangled a Taxify driver to death and stole his car. Ozorumba, aged 29, of No. 16, Yaro Street, Okokomaiko, and his accomplice simply identified as Nkelechi, alias Sunshine, who is on the run, allegedly killed Ebenezer Olotu,…
9 Mar 2019
Taxify is changing its name to Bolt and introducing a new logo. The update brings the brand identity in line with the company’s broader vision of transportation that has already expanded from ride hailing with cars and motorbikes to scooter sharing. Speaking on why the company chose to make the change, Markus Villig, CEO and…
12 Jan 2019
The business model of local transport is under threat, especially in Lagos, as technology-driven transport services are gradually gaining grounds. The business that was hitherto populated by the yellow taxi drivers, popularly known as Oko Ashawo, is giving way to technology-driven transportation models such as Uber, Taxify......
11 Jan 2019
Using an ingenious campaign, the first of its kind anywhere in the world, Africa’s top lender bank, Sterling Bank, has empowered and created a new stream of income for local...
21 Dec 2018
As part of its expansion drive, ride-hailing service, Taxify is extending its Nigerian operations to its fifth city, Benin in Edo State.
5 Oct 2018
A web-based app for ordering transportation, Taxify has launched operations simultaneously in Ibadan and Owerri, as part of its expansion drive to reach out to cities across the country. Taxify allows passengers to easily and quickly request for a driver to pick them up almost instantly wherever they are to take them wherever they want to go.…
26 Sep 2018
Striking taxi drivers blocked traffic in major Portuguese cities Wednesday and converged on parliament to protest a law that sets working conditions for rival app-based ride-sharing companies such as Uber. The drivers have been on strike for the past week in Lisbon, Porto and Faro to demonstrate opposition to a law that consolidates the position…


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