Lawless soldiers brutalise policemen for seizing colleague’s Okada

Some soldiers attached to the Abalti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos State, have allegedly brutalised three policemen for arresting a yet-to-be-identified man, who was caught defying the state government’s ban on Okada in the area. PUNCH Metro gathered that the man, who…

Lagos bans Okada operations in 4 more local govts

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved a total ban on the activities of commercial motorcyclists, popularly, called Okada riders, in additional four local government areas and respective Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, of the state, commencing from September 1.…

Sanwo-Olu: Okada ban to become fully effective next week

The first 500 of the 5,000 last mile buses proposed to replace okadas will be launched next week, Lagos State Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu said Monday. He spoke at the stakeholders’ meeting on security held at the Adeyemi Bero auditorium in…

Okada Ban: People living with disabilities protest in Lagos

Some residents of Lagos State who are physically challenged have occupied a section of Mobolaji Johnson Avenue, Alausa in Ikeja, the state capital in protest. The protesters who are majorly commercial tricycle riders are protesting over the restriction of motorcycles…

*Enforcement on Okada ban: Operators storm Sanwo-Olu’s office in protest (Vanguard) *Two kids rescued as fire guts another Lagos building (Guardian)

Enforcement on Okada ban: Operators storm Sanwo-Olu’s office in protest (Vanguard) Ahead of the commencement of total enforcement ban on activities of commercial motorcyclists, popularly called, “Okada” and tricyclists, “Keke NAPEP” commencing, February 1st, some operators, on Friday, led a…

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…

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