#Okadaban: Commuters groan as Lagos burns

Lagosians are groaning. Commuters woke up to a nightmare on the first Monday since the Lagos state government restricted okada and keke rooutes in what many are referring to as a ban on bi-and tricycles in the state. Bus stops…

*‘Regulate us, don’t kill our means of survival’ (Guardian) *492 families benefit from Sanwo-Olu’s housing scheme (Nation)

‘Regulate us, don’t kill our means of survival’ (Guardian) In protest against today’s take-off of the ban on the operations of commercial motorcycles on some major Lagos roads and bridges by the Lagos State Government, riders of e-hailing motorcycles yesterday…

Gokada, Max riders protest okada ban in Lagos

Thousands of motorcycle riders working for Gokada and Max, on Friday, protested at the Lagos State House of Assembly, The PUNCH reports. The riders, who carried placards with different inscriptions, demanded the suspension of the planned ban on motorcycle and…

Lagos task force impounds 22 Gokada bikes (Guardian)

The Lagos State Task Force has ordered owners and operators of commercial ‘Gokada’ and ‘Maxokada’ to immediately comply with the Lagos State Road Traffic Laws of 2012. The Chairman of the Agency, Olayinka Egbeyemi, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP)…

In Lagos, residents use phones to call Okada (DailyTrust)

In the Lagos metropolis, they have become ubiquitous, the green colour on the helmet the rider dons and on the motorcycle itself standing them out in traffic. They are the two-wheeler version of Uber and Taxify, the popular online car…

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