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JUST IN: Robbers on Motorbikes attack couple in Mende, Maryland

INSIDEMAINLAND – A couple narrowly escaped death as two armed robbers riding on a motorcycle popularly called Okada, attacked their vehicle and shot at them. The robbers trailed the couples from Gtbank, Anthony branch where they went to make cash withdrawal. Narrating the scary experience the couples said that as they drove out of the […]

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More Woes Trail Okada Riders Ban

INSIDEMAINLAND – Ahead of the June 1st, 2022, commencement of ban on commercial motorcyclists, popularly called “Okada ” riders, the Lagos State Government has concluded arrangement to inaugurate Anti-Okada Squad for enforcement. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who earlier announced the planned ban on activities of Okada in 6 Local Government Areas and nine Local […]

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Okada Ban: LASG Reacts To Planned Protest

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Police Command has warned commercial motorcycle operators, popularly known as Okada, against their planned mass protest on June 1, following the state government’s ban on their operation in six local government areas of the State. The Lagos state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed that the Commissioner […]

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Lagos Taskforce impounds 204 motorcycles, arrests 50 hoodlums

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit Taskforce has arrested 50 hoodlums and impounded 204 motorcycles. A statement in Lagos on Sunday by Mr. Gbadeyan Abdulraheem, Head, Public Affairs Unit, said the hoodlums were arrested during raids on black spots. It also said that the task force unit had commenced a […]

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We’ll Not Condone Traffic Abuse By Motorcyclists – Lagos Taskforce

INSIDEMAINLAND – Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) has said it would not rest on its oars until penchant disregard for traffic rules and regulations reduces drastically among commercial motorcyclists in the metropolis just as it impounded 410 between last week and yesterday. Giving the breakdown of the figure, the Chairman of Lagos […]

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[PHOTOS] Lagos Taskforce Impounds 91 ‘Okada’ In A Fresh Clamp Down

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Taskforce on environmental on Monday impounded 91 motorcycles popularly called Okada at Oba Ogunji Road in Ogba, and environs. This is as the state government has moved to take decisive steps on what will be done about these motorcycle riders popularly referred to as Okada, whose activities have been of […]

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Police raid okada riders after death of businessman in Ikorodu

The Ikorodu Division of the Lagos State Police Command have embarked on a massive raid on commercial motorcyclists (okada riders) in different parts of Ikorodu. Last week, InsideMainland reported that okada riders stoned a businessman to death in the Elepe community of Ikorodu after he accidentally hit a partially sighted man with his car. Angered […]

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Keke Ban: Physically challenged lay siege at Sanwo-olu’s office in protest

by Damilola Agekameh Not less than a hundred physically challenged people laid siege at the office of Lagos State Governor, Alausa, Ikeja, yesterday to protest against the decision by Governor Sanwo-Olu to restrict tricycle operators popularly called Keke Napep, in 15 councils. The protesters, who were affected by the decision, laid siege at the Governor’s […]

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Okada Ban: Sanwo-Olu, LASUTH to treat gunshot victim

by Damilola Agekameh The wife of Lagos State governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, together with the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), has pledged to financially support 15-year-old Mariam Shobukola to get through subsequent stages of her hospital management following her injuries sustained during the Okada, Keke ban protest in Iyana Ipaja, Lagos Mainland. Recall that […]

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#OkadaBan Protest: Pupil killed by stray bullet in Iyana-Ipaja

by Alli Mustapha Tears rained heavily yesterday, February 5, 2020, as a schoolgirl was killed after being hit by a stray bullet during a clash between Police and Okada riders in Iyana-ipaja, Lagos Mainland. The deceased was said to have been heading back home from school before being hit by one of the ceaseless bullets that […]

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