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TRENDING NOW: Troops Stop 73 Northerners Invading Imo With Okadas, Buhari To Visit Borno State

(Photo Credit: Google) Troops Stop 73 Northerners Invading Imo With 47 Okadas No fewer than 73 young men from Nasarawa State were intercepted by troops of the 72 Special Forces Brigade, Nigerian Army, Makurdi, Benue State. (Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper) The young men were said to be heading for Imo State when the soldiers, who were working on an intelligence report, intercepted them at the Agan tollgate, Makurdi.

  5 months ago ago
TRENDING NOW: Troops Stop 73 Northerners Invading Imo With Okadas, Buhari To Visit Borno State

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Over 70 Hoodlums Arrested In Lagos, Primate Elijah Drops New Prophecy

Over 70 Hoodlums Arrested In Lagos Photo Credit || PM News In Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, 71 hoodlums have been arrested, and 227 motorcycles known as Okadas have been impounded for riding on prohibited routes. The arrest was carried out by members of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) during a weekend raid on black spots across the state.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Over 70 Hoodlums Arrested In Lagos, Primate Elijah Drops New Prophecy

SOCIETY

The Loss Of A Policeman To Okada/Taskforce Crisis & The Need To Enforce Total Ban On Okada In Lagos

Lagos is not planned well to avoid okada riders. People live there with porous roads; one-lane roads divided into two that hamper traffic movements that delay passengers for hours and motorists to have attempted to forsake their vehicles on the roads. With these roads are the Okada riders, that go through every little space that is opened on the road, brushing vehicles and causing accidents.

  2 months ago ago
The Loss Of A Policeman To Okada/Taskforce Crisis & The Need To Enforce Total Ban On Okada In Lagos

AUTO

12 Funny “Overloaded” Okadas Spotted On The Road (PHOTOS)

Commercial motorcycles popularly mentioned as “Okada” are a necessary evil. Patronizing them became necessary thanks to the convenience that they supply so as to urge commuters to their destination speedily. Okada-ridesare often dangerous. However the necessity to patronize them isn't particularly helped by the very fact that numerous of our bad road are only accessible by Okada. Nonetheless, Okadas became an important a part of the daily commute of the many Nigerians. Okadas are designed to accomodate 2

  1 year ago ago
12 Funny “Overloaded” Okadas Spotted On The Road (PHOTOS)

SOCIETY

(OPINION): How Micra taxi cabs and Okadas have created problems on highways in Ibadan metropolis

They are everywhere, they have become parts of the everyday lives of the residents of Ibadan metropolis as the people seem to have no choice but to use them as means of transportation despite the danger they pose to their well-being. They have become the major means of moving from one place to the other in the city, only being rivaled by commercial buses.

  5 months ago ago
(OPINION): How Micra taxi cabs and Okadas have created problems on highways in Ibadan metropolis

SOCIETY

Opinion: Reasons Why The Okada Ban Will Impact Lagosians Positively

On Monday, the residents of Lagos was greeted by the news of a ban on the operation of motorcycles, popularly known as 'Okada'.Okada riders can be seen in every nook and cranny of Lagos.The ubiquity of Okada riders in Lagos state has sometimes given the state a shabby look.

  6 months ago ago
Opinion: Reasons Why The Okada Ban Will Impact Lagosians Positively

OTHERS-NATURAL-DISASTER

The end of Almajiri and the invasion of the south

The states the north agreed to end Almajiri. So they are sending the boys back to their home states. But something else is happening. Trucks filled with people are seeping out of the north into other states. Why are people moving out in droves like refugees. I hope the almajiris being sent back and received, rehabilitated and re-integrated by their home states Otherwise they will move elsewhere.   Everyday a truck is stopped somewhere and one hundred men going to no where are found.  What is going on? I

  1 year ago ago
The end of Almajiri and the invasion of the south

ENTERTAINMENT

Five Celebrities on Okada VS In their own Cars

In Nigeria, we hail motorcycle riders when we need fast and easy transportation from one place to another, even for people who have cars it can seem like the only option sometimes, especially when there's heavy traffic, or the road is not favourable to the car they own. Okadas, and their riders are so common in Nigeria that most places you go, you can see people using them, whether young or old, and our celebrities are no different, they too live in this country, and sometimes circumstances calls for them to

  1 year ago ago
Five Celebrities on Okada VS In their own Cars

BUSINESS

Fuel Price is making life hard for us. See the new Fuel price in Otukpo.

I was walking down the street this morning wondering why Okadas were not responding to my call. But little did I know that the fuel price that rose from 150 Naira to 175 Naira has prompt them to increase the dropping price from 50 Naira to 100 Naira no matter how short is the distance. The Okada men were not ready to compromise their determination. I called one and was trying to bargain to beat it down to the normal price of 50 Naira but all effort proved abortive. I asked one of them and he said it is because

  1 year ago ago
Fuel Price is making life hard for us. See the new Fuel price in Otukpo.

SOCIETY

3 Things Lagosians Should Expect As Gov. Sanwo-Olu Set To Replace Okadas With Last Mile Buses

In January 2020, Governor SanwoOlu of Lagos state banned Commercial Motorcycles and Trycicle from Lagos State clearly stating that it wasn't part of the greater Lagos plan and also added that it wasn't a enduring trade.But in the mid hours of yesterday The Lagos State Governor put smile on the faces of Lagosians after he announced that he'd be launching "Last mile buses" as a replacement of Motorcycles aka okadas next week.

  6 months ago ago
3 Things Lagosians Should Expect As Gov. Sanwo-Olu Set To Replace Okadas With Last Mile Buses

AUTO

“Wonders Shall Never End”- Check out what this “Okada” rider did that got people talking.

The Local motorcycle taxi, “Okada”, is easily the fastest transport means for short distances on land considering it can navigate roads that are inaccessible to Automobiles or public buses (Danfo) especially in congested or poorly maintained roads in the Country. While Okadas have a maximum capacity of two passengers some can take only one passenger so it should be just that although if you're going to end up with a lot of bags after shopping, maybe you shouldn't get on one, Some riders go about congesting

  1 year ago ago
“Wonders Shall Never End”- Check out what this “Okada” rider did that got people talking.

SOCIETY

Man narrates his horrible experience with the Amotekun Security

Are they now doing stop and search? Man narrates his horrible experience with the Amotekun Security When the Western Nigerian Security was first created, it was all jubilation in the air as its main purpose was for security, but little did we know months later it would result to them misusing it as a man has shared his experience with the Amotekun Security Gang. Sharing his horrible experience on Twitter, the man narrated it all started when he left his church and heading out to Airport junction, alakia (Ibadan)

  11 months ago ago
Man narrates his horrible experience with the Amotekun Security

HEALTH

Poor people always do this daily. Work hard and be successful.

The poor as we all know are people who don't have a lot of cash or can't provide all their needs. People who also begs and hawk are also referred to as poor men, here are what poor people go through daily. Work hard and be rich. 1. Eating one junk out of three/two meals per day: Yes! they eat junk food once every day, especially on the road Hawking or while begging or while doing manual jobs, to avoid going home with little money, they go for junk foods, to save money. 2. Getting insults from people even far

  1 year ago ago
Poor people always do this daily. Work hard and be successful.

POLITICS

Italian Man Who Brought Coronavirus To Nigeria Now Negetive;See Full Details

The Ekiti state government has ordered the closure of schools in the state and placed a ban on gathering of more than 20 persons in places of worship, social clubs, political gathering, joints and night clubs in the state with immediate effect.   In a state-wide broadcast on Friday March 20, Governor Kayode Fayemi encouraged non-essentials workers in both private and public sectors to work from home starting from Monday with exception of senior civil and public servants on grade levels 13 and above, hea

  1 year ago ago
Italian Man Who Brought Coronavirus To Nigeria Now Negetive;See Full Details

POLITICS

COVID 19: People of Ekiti State are yet to comply fully with orders laid by governor

People of Ekiti state are yet to comply fully with some of the orders laid down by governor of the state Dr Kayode Fayemi as part of precautionary measures against the spread of coronavirus otherwise known as covid-19. Dr Fayemi had during a broadcast prohibits public gathering beyond twenty persons, closure of all public private schools from primary school to tertiary level. Other directives include “All. non-essential services in private and public sectors are encouraged to work from home from Monday 23

  1 year ago ago
COVID 19: People of Ekiti State are yet to comply fully with orders laid by governor

AUTO

Okada is the Greatest Menace The Nigerian Society Has

Okada is the name given to a motorcycle in most regions of the Nigerian society. Okadas are a major source of transport, excluding tricycles( popularly known as 'Keke') and of course, four-wheeled vehicles such as cars, etc. While many believe Okadas is of great benefit to Nigeria, I strongly disagree with the assertion, though the means of transport comes with its own benefit. There are several reasons why Okadas is a menace in the Nigerian society, although a few reasons are outlined as follows: First, mo

  1 year ago ago
Okada is the Greatest Menace The Nigerian Society Has

HEALTH

Ekiti Bans Public Gathering For More Than 20 People, Abuja And Lagos State Next.

The Ekiti state government has ordered the closure of schools in the state and placed a ban on gathering of more than 20 persons in places of worship, social clubs, political gathering, joints and night clubs in the state with immediate effect.   In a state-wide broadcast on Friday March 20, Governor Kayode Fayemi encouraged non-essentials workers in both private and public sectors to work from home starting from Monday with exception of senior civil and public servants on grade levels 13 and above, hea

  1 year ago ago
Ekiti Bans Public Gathering For More Than 20 People, Abuja And Lagos State Next.

POLITICS

Buhari Gives Okada, Maruwa To Youths As Empowerment

As part of measures to get youths gainfully employed, President Mohammadu Buhari, yesterday launched the Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme in the State House. The president believes that with the launching of the scheme, youths across the 774 local government councils will get the necessary take-off assets to kickstart a journey of Wealth and self sufficiency. During the launching, the president handed out some very well decorated tricycles, popularly known as Keke and motorcycles, also known as Okada to

  1 year ago ago
Buhari Gives Okada, Maruwa To Youths As Empowerment