No going back on strike – Uber, Bolt drivers

Over 20,000 e-cab drivers spread across Lagos State on Sunday, said there is no going back on its proposed strike on Monday, over poor condition of service meted by their coordinating body Uber and Bolt Nigeria. Speaking in Lagos under…

Lagos, e-hailing ride operators agree on new guidelines, charges on services

Lagos State Government after a three-hour meeting with e-hailing ride operators on Friday, agreed on newly introduced service charge on every trip made through e-hailing platforms like Uber and Bolt, among other guidelines. The state government, therefore announced the commencement…

*Uber, Bolt, others may soon have to pay thousand of dollars in fees to Lagos State (Guardian) *Coronavirus: Italian patient arrived via Turkish Airlines, says Lagos commissioner (Punch)

Uber, Bolt, others may soon have to pay thousand of dollars in fees to Lagos State (Guardian) Lagos State Government is planning to put in place a new regulation for ride-hailing companies operating in the state – a regulation that…

*Identity of lagoon suicide victim yet unknown (Guardian) *Aphrodisiacs: Nigerian men’s unending romance with death (Punch)

Identity of lagoon suicide victim yet unknown (Guardian) The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed that a yet-to-be-identified man jumped into the Lagos lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge, yesterday. Public Affairs Officer LASEMA, Nosa Okunbor, who confirmed…

*Uber passenger jumps into Lagos Lagoon (Punch) *Man beats deaconess wife to death in Lagos over sex (Punch)

Uber passenger jumps into Lagos Lagoon (Punch) A yet-to-be-identified man on Saturday jumped into the Lagoon around the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State. It was learnt that the man had boarded a car-hailing service, Uber, from Gbagada to a…

Uber drivers protest as VIO clampdown intensifies in Lagos

Some Uber drivers on Monday marched on the office of the Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Services (VIS), protesting the recent clampdown on their operations on Lagos roads. VIS officials said the drivers must have hackney permit, Lagos State Drivers’ Institute…

Kia, Uber, Afrinvest, Tolaram Group for NewBrandsXPO 2019

Global auto giant, Kia; multinational transportation network company, Uber; leading wealth advisory firm, Afrinvest; and renowned business conglomerate, Tolaram Group; are among several local and international brands that have signed up for the NewBrandsXPO scheduled to hold at the MUSON…

Fear women drivers o, because you don’t know who her bobo is

I am an Uber driver and I have been in this business for the past three years. I graduated with a 2.1 Pharmacy degree 10 years ago from a state university in the east. I was hired to work in…

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…

Uber fined for hack of 2,700,000 passengers (Metro)

Uber has been fined £385,000 for failing to protect customers’ personal information during a cyber attack. The company was fined by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following the data breach of 2,7million passengers. In a statement, the ICO said a…

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