Tag: okada

32-year-old man, friend hacks Okada rider to death in Ondo

A middle-aged man has killed an Okada rider in Ondo State following a plan to snatch a motorcycle from his victim. The 32-year-old culprit, Sunday Ayenutaju committed the crime at…

Gov Makinde opens up on banning Okada in Oyo

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said his administration has no plan to ban commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada in the state. Makinde spoke during the inauguration of…

Ogun: Herdsmen shoot okada rider, kidnap, butcher female passengers

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped one Mrs. Ajoke Ishola on her way to farm along Igbo-Ori, Yewa North Local Government area of Ogun State. Nairalovers gathered that the incident…

Ogun: So-Safe Corps arrests okada rider for allegedly stealing bike

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Abia State has rescued a 13-year-old Uduak Willy, a house help, who jumped down from a two-storey building to evade punishment…

Benue: Gov Ortom, Security Council to take decision on Okada operation in Ukum, Katsina Ala

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said the State Security Council would review the ban of motorcycles in the Katsina-Ala and Ukum Local Government Area of the state. Ortom…

Update: Senator Abba Morro rides Okada to daughter’s marriage ceremony as a result of visitors jam

The lawmaker representing Benue South Senatorial District, Abba Morro, over the previous weekend was seen on okada on his strategy to daughter’s marriage ceremony. The Senator was reported to have…

BREAKING: Tension In Ibadan As Agodi Prison Officials, Okada Riders Clash

According to sources and eyewitnesses on the ground, the unrest started after a prison vehicle reportedly knocked down a commercial motorcycle rider, who was said to have died shortly afterwards….

I saw the Okada menace coming

 Tunji Adegboyega   I know our country is blessed with many prophets: genuine ones, fakes, those who do permutations and pass them to the rest of us as prophecies, etc….

Okada riders and Police clash in Ikeja, Lagos (Videos)

There was pandemonium on Wednesday afternoon after men of the Lagos State police command clashed with commercial motorcyclists popularly known as ‘Okada Riders’ at the state capital, Ikeja. According to…

BREAKING: Tension in Lagos as Okada riders’ clash with task force enters Day 2 [VIDEO]

The agitation by Okada riders against the seizure of their motorcycles by the Lagos State Task Force is lingering. The uproar comes three weeks after Lagos witnessed large-scale turmoil after…

Okada rider returns businesswoman’s missing N700,000 in Delta State

A motorcyclist is currently trending on 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…

Scores injured as revenue collectors, okada riders clash in Ondo

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Pandemonium on Sunday enveloped the sleepy town of Aladejana Idanre in Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State as revenue collectors working for the state government engaged…

Gov Abiodun bans okada riders in Ogun highways

The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun had told commercial motorcyclists, known as Okada riders, to stop plying the highways henceforth. Abiodun said this must stop because of the…

Okada rider allegedly shot dead by police officer for not wearing a face mask in Imo (graphic)

A yet-to-be-identified motorcycle rider was shot dead allegedly by a police officer around Banana junction in Orlu, Imo state today July 9. According to reports, the policeman had stopped the motorcycle…

COVID-19: Group gives free petrol, cash to Okada, Keke riders in Nsukka

Felix Ikem, Nsukka In the midst of growing economic hardships that have accompanied the coronavirus outbreak in the country, a humanitarian group has given free petrol, face masks and cash…