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Why Bauchi’s ban on Okada flopped

Why Bauchi’s ban on Okada flopped

CAUGHT between the anvil of law and hammer of poverty, commercial motorcycle riders, popularly called ‘Okada’ or ‘Achaba’ have returned to Bauchi roads, nine months after Governor Bala Mohammed banned their activities in the state, citing COVID-19 concerns and his desire to govern a more modern Bauchi State.

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Okada ban: Taskforce nabs two fake uniform officers

Okada ban: Taskforce nabs two fake uniform officers

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) have arrested two suspects for impersonating security officers in Lagos. Chairman of the agency, Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed that while one of the suspects, Monday Job, impersonated a Police Officer using his commercial motorcycle, popularly called
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Third Mainland Bridge’ll be totally reopened “this weekend’’ – Fashola

Fashola backs Sanwo-Olu on Okada ban

MINISTER of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, yesterday, threw his weight behind the ban on commercial motorcycles by the Lagos State government. The former governor backed the action when he spoke at a public lecture organised by the United Action for Change, UAC, in Lagos. Fashola, who was a two-time governor of the
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No going back on okada, keke ban ― Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government says it will not reverse the ongoing enforcement of its Transport Sector Reform Law of 2018, which restricts the operations of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada and tricycles, popularly known as Keke NAPEP in 15 local councils across the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this on Tuesday while speaking at
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Lagos: Danfo drivers cash in on Okada ban, hike fare

The Lagos State Government on Monday announced plans to commence total enforcement of the 2012 state Traffic Law on activities of motorcyclists, popularly called Okada and tricycles, called “Keke Marwa” on restricted routes and bridges. The restriction and enforcement also affect the newly introduced “Opay ride, Gokada ride” and other similar commercial motorcycles. He did
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Lagos exempts security agents, dispatch riders, others from Okada ban

The Lagos State Government on Monday exempted some essential services providers from the ban of motorcycle and tricycle operators in the state. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, who disclosed this to journalists in Alausa, said dispatch riders, courier companies, newspaper dispatching motorcycles, and motorbike riders, have been exempted from the ban.
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