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September, 2020

  • 1 September

    Uber, Bolt Drivers Begin Strike In Lagos


    Drivers on e-hailing platforms, Uber and Bolt, have embarked on a one-week strike in Lagos, to protest against some of the new regulations by the state government. Read Also: Your Bride Is My Wife, Says Man Who Disrupted Wedding In Lagos Ayoade Ibrahim, president of the National Union of Professional App-Based …

August, 2020

  • 27 August

    Woman Dies, Baby Injured As Police Chase ‘Yahoo Boy’ In Edo

    A woman has died in an accident caused by police officers, who were allegedly chasing a suspected internet fraudster in Benin, the Edo State capital. Read Also: Buhari Sacks Dokubo As Amnesty Programme Coordinator According to Vanguard,  the deceased, Grace Obajay, 29, was in an Uber with her one-year and five …

  • 14 August

    Lagos Govt Reviews Regulations For Cab-hailing Operators

    Arrest Whoever Violates Traffic Law, Sanwo-Olu Tells LASTMA

    The Lagos State Government has revised the regulations for cab-hailing operators. Read Also: Blasphemous Kano Singer Must Be Denied Appeal, Says Shekau The government had said in a previous document that operators with less than 1,000 vehicles were charged N10 million as operational fee while those with more than 1,000 vehicles …

  • 12 August

    Lagos Govt To Impose Service Tax, Others On Cab-hailing Operators

    Effective August 20, 2020, the Lagos State Government will start the collection of a 10 per cent tax on every transport fare paid by passengers to cab-hailing platforms. Read Also: I’d Send Obasanjo Back To Prison If I’m President – Fayose In the new regulation, service entities in the city with …

February, 2020

  • 27 February

    Another Uber Passenger Jumps Into Lagos Lagoon

    An unidentified man on Thursday jumped into the Lagos Lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge. Read Also: Fani-Kayode Accuses CNN, BBC Of Ignoring Boko Haram Attacks On Christians PUNCH reports that the man alighted from an UBER car and jumped into the Lagoon. This is coming barely 10 days after a …

  • 15 February

    Uber Passenger Jumps Into Lagos Lagoon

    A man has jumped into the Lagos lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge. The man reportedly boarded a Uber cab from Gbagada area of the state before asking the driver to stop on the bridge after complaining of stomach ache. Read Also: I Thought Jonathan Was Incompetent Until Buhari Came To …

  • 6 February

    Man Sentenced To Death For Killing Uber Driver

    Man Bags Two Months Jail For Burglary

    A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Wuse, Abuja, has sentenced one Obinna Echanu to death by hanging for killing a driver of the ride-hailing app, Uber. Justice Peter Kekemeke, the presiding judge, delivered the judgment on Thursday. Read Also: Indian Arrested For Raping Five-year-old Girl In US Embassy …

January, 2020

  • 13 January

    Uber Driver Arraigned Over Role In Passenger’s Assault, Robbery

    A 42-year-old Uber driver, Abdulquadri Abdulmumeen, who allegedly assaulted his passenger with a broken bottle and stole his iPhone valued at N610,000, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. Abdulmumeen, who resides in Salvation Estate in Ajah, was charged with conspiracy, stealing and assault. Read Also: Border Closure Ineffective …

November, 2019

  • 26 November

    Uber Loses Licence To Operate In London

    Transport for London (TfL) on Monday refused to give the ride-hailing company, Uber, a new licence to operate in the city over safety and security concerns. The licensing body said in a statement that “TfL has identified a pattern of failures by the company including several breaches that placed passengers …

August, 2019

  • 22 August

    Driver Faces N12m Theft Charge

    An Uber driver, Richmond Temple, who was allegedly in possession of N12 million worth of church equipment, on Thursday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. Temple, 33, is standing trial on a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, breaking in, illegal entry and stealing. He, however, pleaded not …

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