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Consultations Ongoing on Commercial Use of Motorcycle

A meeting to examine motorcycle use for commercial purposes, with particular regard to road safety was held in Accra on Tuesday. The day’s Regional Consultative...
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Okada is the Source of transport for Tatale Port health Workers

Workers of the Port Health Unit of the Ghana Health Service at Tatale in the Northern Region depend on hired motorbikes popularly known as...
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Okada Riders in Ashiaman Cry for Freedom

Scores of Okada Riders (commercial motorbike transporters) in Ashiaman have called for the legalisation of their work in the community. The Okada business in the...
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NRSC at the forefront of campaign against “OKADA” business in Ghana

As part of activities to marking the West Africa Road Safety Organisation (WARSO) day, the National Road Safety Commission has given an indication of...

Tema Police Clamps Down On Okada Operators

The Tema Regional Police Command has issued a warning to operators of motor bicycle taxis popularly as ‘okada’ in the Region to put a...
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Okada Threats and Thrills

Okada Threats and Thrills
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Vehicle Knocks Okada Rider Dead

A 23 year -old man, Tanoe Ayebah, believed to be an Okada rider, from Nawulley near Tikobo No.1 in the Western Region died in...
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Man, 35 Jailed 6 Years For Stealing Wax Prints

The Yendi Circuit Court has sentenced Apam Ibrahim, 35, to six years in prison with hard labour for stealing 80 wax print cloths valued...
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DPJ Chief Katsuya Okada Heads Newly Formed Party In Japan

The newly formed party Minshinto, or the Democratic Party, came through the merge of two major opposition parties of the Democratic Party of Japan...

We Support Jonathan – Okada Riders Association

...Gridlock in Lagos as NACTOMORAS endorses Jonathan Lagos mainland experienced an unusual gridlock on Monday as Tricycle and Okada riders from across the...

Call it Okada and you would not be wrong

Call it Okada and you would not be wrong with your description of the new but dangerous feature of the roads in accra. The private airline in...

Farmer killed by motorbike

A 27-year-old farmer of Bonyere, Mr. Amihere Nkrumah Blay, was on Thursday killed by a motorbike at Tikobo Number One in the Western Region. The...

Nigeria officially bans motorbike transport

BY ANDREW IKEHIUnprecedented outburst of tears and pains were evident yesterday in Ika South and Ika North East local government areas of Delta...
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Assembly Members Often Disregard Their Duties-CHRI

Assembly members need to be pushed hard to live up to their responsibilities. This was the consensus at a roundtable of women at Agotime-Kpetoe in...

2 Okada Riders Thrown Into Jail

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Umelemai in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State has convicted two motorcyclists, a.k.a Okada riders for conducting...
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Major Towns In Kaduna State Without Okada

Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State has signed the law banning the operation of commercial motorcycles in Kaduna metropolis and some other major towns...

Fayose assures okada riders of freedom to operate

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has assured the commercial motorcycle operators (otherwise known as...

Two-Gang Okada men shot dead in Onitsha

By Ebere Suzy Two man gang Okada Robbers were shot dead by a policeman on duty in one of the Old generation bank while trying...

Nigeria politicians use okada riders for politics

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Friday told commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders, not to allow themselves to be used...

Motor bikes thief finally arrested by police

Suspect Augustine Abbam with the motorbikes Augustine Abbam, a 22-year-old unemployed man who specialises in stealing motorbikes and later sells them to prospective buyers...

Two okada robbers arrested with pistols-Police

The two Okada armed robbers paraded at Onitsha Area command office By Ebere Suzy Okoye Some minute after a security meeting hold at Onitsha Area Command,...

Pressure mounts on gov?t to Legalize Okada

Pressure is mounting on government to repeal the ?dormant? law criminalizing the use of motorbikes for commercial purposes, otherwise known as okoda, which has...

Major Cause Of Road Accidents Linked To ?Okada?

(THE FINDER)?Out of a total of 2,213 traffic accidents recorded at the Korle Bu Accident Centre in the first half 2013, more than a...

Okada Ban and The Insensitivity of State Governors – Theophilus Ilevbare

?We have okada too in Rwanda. It is a lucrative business. A good number of people are doing okada business in Rwanda. But their...

Okada halted in Ethiope East LGA, Targets Kokori

  AS part of security measures to stern the high level of criminality in Ethiope East Local Government area in particular and Delta State in...

Okada ban continues in Minna

Niger State Governor Dr. Mu?azu Babangida Aliyu has stated that the state government would not suspend the enforcement of the traffic law banning...

Bauchi State Government Banned Okada

The rate of criminality in the state which in some instances had led to loss of lives, Bauchi state Government has placed a restriction...

Man imprisoned for stealing mortar and pestle valued at N 14,000

An Abeokuta Magistrates? Court on Friday sentenced a 45-year-old commercial motorcyclist , Shola Oniyide, to two years imprisonment for stealing mortar and pestle and...

Edo fixes rates for Bus drivers, Okada riders

Edo State Government has rolled out the daily levies and rates to be paid by operators in the commercial transport sector in the state. In...

Chidoka said ban on okada is elitist agenda and therefore unfair

?Road Safety boss Chidoka opposes okada ban The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Osita Chidoka on Friday said campaign...