Residents in Lagos State will now have to pay more for Uber rides following a 13% fare increase for the economy option, Uber X. Is this a way to reduce commissions as drivers requested during the recent strike action?
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Lagos State has launched Lagos Ride, yet another ride-hailing service for the bustling city of Lagos. The government has also partnered with a Chinese manufacturer to establish a vehicle assembly plant
Transportation in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has gotten a new entry in its the ride-hailing section as leading IT company, Univasa Nigeria Limited launched its e-Taxi platform, Univasa on March 2nd 2021 to the delight of drivers and riders in the state. The launch...
Amidst backlash a few months ago, ride-hailing company, Ekocab, partnered with Lagos yellow cab drivers. However, a new ride-hailing company appears to have struck another deal. We try looking behind the scenes.
Nigerian car and bus manufacturer, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing plans to launch ride-hailing service, IVM Connect in a few weeks. It will start with Enugu and expand to other cities in the coming months
Lagos state has adjusted its proposed ride-hailing regulations. There will now be a ₦20 flat fee for each trip and a 20% reduction in licence fee, but there are still questions on data and vehicle requirements
The pandemic has seen ride-hailing companies make efforts to ensure the safety of their drivers but due to the recent two-week suspension of their services, some drivers are asking for more assistance.
How bike-hailing startup, 1st Ride, is gaining first-mover advantage in the delivery and logistics space
1st Ride has integrated with GIGL in the wake of the recent okada ban in Lagos. But given that delivery and logistics is the next logical route for bike-hailing startups is there more to the move?
In a chat with Techpoint, tech lawyer and policy consultant, Timi Olagunju reveals the consequences of Lagos’ okada ban and a legal loophole that could reverse it.
Since its entrance into the Nigerian market in 2016, Bolt, formerly known as Taxify, has managed to earn a top spot in the ride-hailing market in the country. Now, it is venturing into the tricycle-hailing market.
On-demand ride-hailing startup, CanGo, has reportedly stopped operations due to funding limitations. This possibly spells the end of the co-founders’ vision to own the first Super App in Central Africa
Beyond transportation, on-demand ride-hailing startups are beginning to influence the culture of safety
With the emergence of motorcycle on-demand startups, safety has become a commodity for commuters.
inDriver, a new ride-hailing service recently launched in Lagos and it is already gaining popularity among commuters. However, drivers are not so comfortable with its model.
Is the ride-hailing market in Nigeria overcrowded and competitive, or is there enough space for everyone at the table?
This new ride-hailing service in Lagos is making traditional taxi a core of its business
First of its kind, Pickmeup Ride launches as a pioneering online ride-hailing service in Abeokuta
What Opera’s entry into the motorcycle e-hailing market means for the Nigerian mobile payment market.
Peace has come for riders and passengers on ridehailing platforms in Nigeria’s Abuja airport, but it may be temporary.
Launched during the holiday season and in response to requests from passengers and drivers, Taxify offers an affordable alternative to existing services. Using the service will help reduce traffic congestion by providing a way for people to get around the city without using their own vehicle.