FG moves to sanitise commercial cycle riders operations across states
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…
Tricycle, motorcycle accidents reduced in Lagos after restriction, says government
Two weeks after the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration slammed restriction on commercial motorcyclists and tricyclists in some areas in Lagos State
Gender segregation by tricycle
Sir: Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has banned persons of opposite genders from boarding same commercial tricycles. The ban will take effect from January 2020.
Tricycle operators protest against police extortion
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…
Government bans tricycle association in Anambra
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…
Group decamps, form tricycle sector of NURTW
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…
Tricycle operators move to partner Edo State govt on employment
The Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN) has sought partnership with the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration to reduce unemployment in Edo State.