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25 Apr 2022
A Grade I Area Court in Karu, Abuja, on Monday ordered that eight tricycle riders be remanded in a correctional centre for disturbing public peace.
10 Mar 2022
Four zonal chairpersons of Tricycle Owners and Operators Association of Nigeria (TOOAN) in Lagos State, have pledged allegiance to the chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Lagos State Council, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo).     The chairmen and their members stormed the NURTW Agege State secretariat to express their displeasure…
17 Dec 2021
A tricycle driver, identified as Kayode was yesterday, crushed to death by a hit and run truck driver in Ibadan, Oyo State.
8 Oct 2021
The Borno State Government is to procure and distribute 600 cars and tricycles for 2,200 taxi and tricycle operators in the state.
11 Apr 2021
Niger State government has restricted the movement of commercial motorcycles, known as Okada and tricycle operators called Keke Napep from 9:00pm to 6:00am. In a statement issued by Secretary to the State Government, Ahmed Ibrahim Matene, government said the restriction was as a result of fracas and youth restiveness in Minna metropolis, which led to…
23 Oct 2020
Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, has restated the Federal Government’s commitment to collaborate with respective state governments to sanitise the operations of commercial and tricycle operations in Nigeria. Senator Saraki, who disclosed this while playing host to the National President, Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), Adebayo Samsideen Apelogun, and…
15 Feb 2020
Two weeks after the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration slammed restriction on commercial motorcyclists and tricyclists in some areas in Lagos State
3 Feb 2020
Tricycle operators from Lagos Mainland, Yaba and Oyingbo on Monday staged a peaceful protest at Maryland against the ban on their operations in some parts of the state...
15 Jan 2020
Sir: Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has banned persons of opposite genders from boarding same commercial tricycles. The ban will take effect from January 2020.
10 Jul 2019
Business activities were again paralyzed in Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State yesterday as tricycle (Keke NAPEP) operators protested against police extortion of their members. The operators unanimously downed tools by refusing to engage in commercial activities, which left many commuters stranded while they trekked long distances to their respective destinations. The situation also forced…
5 Jul 2019
Anambra State Government has banned the Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN) from operating in the state. The Commissioner for Transport, Mr Uchenna Okafor, via a statement, said the ban became necessary following ceaseless negative reports over activities of the association in the state. He warned that any person or group operating on the guise…
26 Apr 2019
A faction of the Tricycle Owners/Operators Association of Nigeria (TOOA), led by Prince Joseph Odusanya, has broken away from the group to join the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW). The breakaway faction, with over 50,000 members, has now formed what is regarded as the Tricycle Sector of the NURTW. Speaking with newsmen in…


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NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday condemned attacks against the alliance's forces in Kosovo, after 30 of its peacekeepers were injured in clashes with ethnic Serb protesters.
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Dr Marcel Mbamalu, Publisher Prime Business Africa LAGOS, Nigeria, 30 May 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Foremost publisher and media ace, Dr Marcel Mbamalu, has been nominated to participate in the 2023 Jefferson Fellowships. Dr. Mbamalu is the publisher and editor-in-chief of Prime Business Africa, which also happens to be the only media outfit selected from Nigeria and the…
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ASTANA, Kazakhstan, 29 May 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, has received in-principle approval by Kazakhstan’s Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA). This latest approval highlights Bybit’s continued commitment to expanding its presence in emerging and dynamic markets. The in-principle approval subjects Bybit to pre-conditions leading to permanent authorization upon Bybit’s completion…
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President Bola Tinubu has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to vacate the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ikoyi, Lagos, immediately. Tinubu on Tuesday evening said if there were issues between the “two important agencies of government”, they would be resolved amicably. The President said this, according to a…
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The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to treat the issue of subsidy removal with caution. In his inaugural speech at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Monday, Tinubu declared that the era of subsidy payment on fuel has ended. He added that the 2023 Budget made no provision…