Friday, June 9, 2023


June 7, 2022

Police impound 130 bikes, arrest five persons in Lagos

The Lagos government on June 1, began the enforcement of Okada ban across Apapa, Eti-Osa, Ikeja, Lagos Island, Surulere and Lagos Mainland.

Seized okadas
June 7, 2022

Riot as Okada riders make bonfires to protest ban in Lagos

The commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders made bonfires on the major road, disrupting human and vehicular movement.

Bonfire on Idi-Araba road Lagos
May 31, 2022

Okada Ban: Lagos govt deploys more boats

Lagos State Ferry Services says more boats have been deployed for operations ahead of the June 1 proposed ban on commercial motorcycles (Okada).

Okada riders
May 28, 2022

Four aspirants fight to replace Oluremi Tinubu, scramble for 310 delegates

Mrs Tinubu, a third-term member of the Nigeria Senate, is no longer contesting to return to the National Assembly.

Oluremi Tinubu
May 25, 2022

June 1 Deadline: No going back on Okada ban, says Lagos

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos says there is no going back on the June 1 proposed ban of Okada, commercial motorcycles on highways.

Okada riders
May 20, 2022

Foundation seeks complete enforcement of Okada ban in South-West

The group said indisciplined and unqualified okada riders have resulted in the death of many commuters in the region.

Okada riders
May 18, 2022

Sanwo-Olu bans Okada in six Lagos local councils

This is not the first time the Sanwo-Olu administration has banned Okada operations in parts of Lagos.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Okada riders
May 15, 2022

Lagos begins rehabilitation of sex offenders

The programme is targeted at convicts from the Maximum Security Custodial Centre, Kirikiri, Apapa, and Maximum Security Custodial Centre, Ikoyi.

Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi
May 9, 2022

Ebute-Metta residents protest EKEDC’s exorbitant estimated billing

Residents of Ebute-Metta in Lagos on Sunday protested against exorbitant estimated billing system by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company.

EKEDC/Analog meter
March 23, 2022

Police apprehend pastor for raping three brothers in Lagos

The three brothers who are members of his church were lured in turns and raped by the pastor.