A motorcyclist is currently receiving encomium on and off social media after he returned a missing N700,000 to a business woman in Oghara, Delta State. According to FocusNaija, the passenger had boarded the motorcycle to Oghareki market and while alighting from the bike, the money fell off. The motorcyclist noticed that something fell off, but […]
<p class="">Ize-Iyamu promised to complement the efforts of Chief Igbinedion in making life more comfortable for the residents of the area.</p> <h1>Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the Edo governorship election, has promised to transform Okada town to a University hub if elected.</h1> <p class="">Ize-Iyamu made the promise on Saturday […]
<p class="">There are millions of informal motorcycle, tricycle, and bus operators in Nigeria. Many of them are unlicensed, have no identity data and are often used as agents for anonymous crimes. </p> <h1>In addition, the majority of these operators are untrained and have a penchant for disregarding traffic rules thereby exposing themselves, their customers, and […]
There was outrage, on Monday, on the Ogun State axis of Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, following the death of a male motorcyclist allegedly crushed to death by a truck. The incident occurred at about 11 am, at Olowotedo, adjacent to a new generation church camp, inbound Lagos State. The tragedy was recorded when a hit and run […]
<p class="">Hundreds of commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as ‘Okada,’ on Thursday marched through the streets of Ikorodu, Lagos State, protesting against incessant arrest, extortion and seizure of their motorcycles by the police.</p> <h1>The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the protesters, who carried placards and chanted various solidarity songs to show their displeasure, also marched […]
In a viral video shared on the Internet, some military men and police officers were seen using Okada for commercial purposes. While the ban placed on Okada in Lagos State is still very much strong, these security operatives turned deaf ears by picking passengers on the road. From the video obtained by Information Nigeria, it […]
The groups called for the “frivolous charges” against the arrested persons to be dropped and for the governor to respond to the petition of the protesters. The post Okada Ban: Groups seek release of arrested persons with disabilities protesting tricycle ban appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
By Ebuka Oko Sequel to the ban on commercial motorcyclist by Lagos State Government, LASG, Freight Forwarding group under the aegies of the Association of Concerned Freight Forwarders and Logistics, ACFFL, has accused the state government for not considering the plight of the practitioners before coming up with such policy. Disclosing this to Vanguard Maritime […]
•As January rate rises to 12.13% •More pressure from higher electricity tariff in April •Sokoto, Ondo lead in inflation By Elizabeth Adegbesan As Nigeria’s inflationary trend records the fifth consecutive month rise in January 2020 readings released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, Tuesday, analysts’ reports have indicated that the sixth month straight rise […]
By Benjamin Njoku Hon. Olayiwola Abisoye, the Chairman, caretaker committee of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, Lagos State chapter, has slammed the state government following the protests and public outcry that greeted its recent decision to restrict commercial motorcycles popularly called ‘Okada’ and tricycles called ‘Keke NAPEP’ in some parts of the state. Hon. Abisoye […]
“In the last three weeks, data from general hospitals shows that there were just seven accidents instead of 28 hitherto; who can say the 21 lives saved are not important.” The post Okada Ban: Accidents reducing in Lagos – Deputy Governor appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.