Okada riders storm Lagos Assembly, protest ban

Hundreds of okada riders yesterday stormed the Lagos House, in a peaceful protest, demanding that the state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, should have a rethink on the fresh ban placed on activities of okada riders in four additional local governments…

Lagos residents decry bad state of Lekki’s Orchid Road, Okada menace

Residents and road users have continued to decry the deplorable condition of Orchid Road, Lekki, in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state and the menace caused by commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as ‘okada riders’ in the area. On the…

Lagos Task Force, Okada riders clash in Lagos

Commercial motorcycle (Okada) riders and Lagos State Task Force were reportedly involved in a clash in the Idi Araba area of the State. The Lagos government banned motorcycle operations in Apapa, Eti Osa, Ikeja, Lagos Island, Surulere, and Lagos Mainland…

Commuters commend LASG for implementing ‘okada’ restriction on highways

Commuters on Wednesday commended the Lagos State Government for implementing the ban on motorcycles, popularly known as ‘’Okada’’ on the highways and some local governments in the state. Some of the commuters and residents, who spoke with the News Agency…

‘Okada’ ban: LAGFERRY deploys more boats, increases daily trips

The Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) says it has deployed more boats for operations ahead of the June 1 proposed ban on commercial motorcyclists, popular known as ‘Okada’, in some parts of the state. This was made known in a…

Okada ban remains on June 1 – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Govenor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said there is no going back on the June 1 proposed ban of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’ on highways. Sanwo-Olu said this while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday evening, after the State…

We are after foreigners operating Okada in Lagos — CP

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Abiodun Alabi, says the command is after foreigners operating as commercial motorcyclists in the state. Alabi disclosed this on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He…

Okada ban: Lagos says June 1 deadline won’t stop enforcement

The Lagos State Government says the seizure of commercial motorcycles by the Lagos State Task Force will continue, in spite of the June 1 deadline. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State had on Wednesday issued a fresh total ban on…

Edo street residents obstruct okada operations as thunderstorm kills 1

A middle aged man whose name could not be ascertained as at press time but popularly called MC has been reportedly killed by thunderstorm along Aibanegbe Street, Off New Lagos Road, opposite Evidence of the Gospel Church in Benin City.…

Okada riders fleeing Lagos won’t find abode – police

The Kwara State Police Command has said it will not allow commercial motorcyclists popularly called okada driven out of Lagos State to settle in the state. The Lagos State Government recently placed a ban on okada over rising acts of…

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