At the launch of the book ‘The Ethical Dilemma,’ an Uber driver’s uncommon sincerity to have returned $4,000 forgotten in his cab to the owner without being prompted
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18 Dec 2021
Sixteen days ago, Uber showed me its other face. It was shockingly unpretty. This was on one of those days, days in which metropolitan Lagos found itself squeezed at the throat by ruthless traffic jams.
6 Dec 2021
Uber and Bolt drivers have called on ride hailing companies operating in Nigeria to conduct proper profiling of riders in order to stop frequent killing of innocent drivers by criminally minded users.
20 Oct 2021
An Uber driver, Adedotun was beaten, brutalized, pepper-sprayed and forcefully dragged into a black maria by operatives of the Nigerian Police Force during the #ENDSARS memorial which took place at the Lekki tollgate today. While addressing pressmen, Adedotun said he was in his car when he heard people shouting. He decided to run for cover…
5 Aug 2021
Uber on Wednesday reported a profit in the second quarter on one-time gains and said its pandemic-stalled ride-hailing business was showing signs of recovering. The San Francisco-based company reported a profit of $1.1 billion. Revenue rose to $3.9 billion in the recently ended quarter, more than double what it took in during the same period…
13 Jun 2021
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested an Uber driver, and two other suspected traffickers with different quantities of cocaine at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. Mr Femi Babafemi, Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Babafemi said the Uber driver, Lawal Tunde Rasheed, was…
4 May 2021
Ride-hailing giant Uber has said it is readying two new services for the Nigerian market. Uber Connect and Uber Hourly will be available in Nigeria in the "next few months," the company said at the Go Get global consumer event at the event of last month. “We want to bring innovations designed to help people…
21 Apr 2021
Ride-hailing giant Uber on Wednesday said "speaking with drivers is important" as the strike called by the drivers enters Day 2. Uber, however, referred to the striking drivers as a "small group". "We are aware of a protest taking place by a small group of e-hailing drivers, resulting in slightly longer waiting times for riders,"…
17 Apr 2021
Some Uber and Bolt e-cab drivers in Lagos on Saturday asked the e-hailing companies to immediately increase fares being charged by the operators
13 Apr 2021
Drivers, under the e-hailing platforms for Uber and Bolt, have disclosed plans to embark on strike action against the ride-hailing services over unfavourable business practices.
17 Mar 2021
Uber on Tuesday said it is granting its UK drivers worker status, with benefits including a minimum wage -- a world first for the US ride-hailing giant. Weeks after a top court ruling that could shake up Britain's wider "gig economy" of 5.5 million people, Uber said its drivers would also get holiday pay and…