• Bike thieves kill 20 Okada riders in Kebbi

    Bike thieves kill 20 Okada riders in Kebbi

    According to reports, the Association of Commercial Motorcycle Operators says 20 of its members were killed by thieves in the last six months in Kebbi State.

    Malam Nafi’u Zaki, the Chairman of the association, on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi said that the killings were reported in three Local Government Areas.

    He said that no fewer than 800 members of the association have abandoned the business for fear of falling victims of bike snatchers.

    “From April to date, we have lost 20 of our […]

  • Okada Riders Abandon Their Motorcycles to Steal Cement After Fatal Truck Accident (Photos)

    Okada Riders Abandon Their Motorcycles to Steal Cement After Fatal Truck Accident (Photos)

    Shameless okada riders have been caught on camera stealing bags of cement after a truck had a fatal accident.

    A fatal road accident has occurred along the Jinja-Iganga highway in Uganda involving a cement truck carrying about 600 bags of cement.

    A cyclist died and two others were seriously injured in the fatal accident. However, things took a bleak form as some Okada riders were seen rushing to the scene of the accident to cart away bags of cement.

    Many of […]

  • Okada riders in lkorodu send SOS to Police over extortion

    Okada riders in lkorodu send SOS to Police over extortion

    Okada riders in lkorodu have sent a Save Our Soul (SOS) message to the Police Command in Lagos State to prevail on the lkorodu branch of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RETAN) from imposing tickets issued to commercial vehicles on them.

    Branch Secretary of the Motorcycle Operators Association of Lagos State (ANACOWA), Mr. Nosiru Akilo, made the appeal in a statement issued in Lagos.

    He said that motorcycle operators in the area, who claimed that their members had their own […]

  • Ambode To Stop Okada Riders,Hawkers On The Streets & Highways

    Ambode To Stop Okada Riders,Hawkers On The Streets & Highways

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday told commercial motorcycle operators popularly called Okada riders, commercial buses and street hawkers, saying that the state government would no longer tolerate their nefarious activities on the streets and highways.

    He said their actions have caused untold hardship to the people of the state in recent times.

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd left), addressing Government House Correspondents on the Security and Traffic Situation in the State, at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on […]

  • Okada riders, police clash claims one in FESTAC

    Okada riders, police clash claims one in FESTAC

    There was confusion on the 7th Avenue in the FESTAC Town area of Lagos on Wednesday after policemen raided commercial motorcycle riders (okada riders) in the area and impounded no fewer than 100 motorcycles.
    Adelove learnt that an okada rider was also shot dead in the violence which greeted the raid, while some policemen sustained injuries from bottles and stones hurled at them.

    The deceased okada rider was identified as Emmanuel Omofule, said to be from Calabar, Cross River State.

    Our correspondent gathered […]