Home Topics NAPEP


A group of people have stormed the Lagos City Marathon finish line at Eko Atlantic, to protest the restriction of motorcycles and tricycles also known as Okada and Napep in some local government areas and expressways 1

#OccupyLagos protesters storm Eko Atlantic over Okada ban — in pictures

A group of people have stormed the Lagos City Marathon finish line at Eko Atlantic, to protest the restriction of motorcycles and tricycles also known as Okada and Napep in some local government areas and expressways in the state by the Lagos State government.

Okada, keke Ban: Lagos lawyer urges government to provide alternative means of transport

Human Rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, on Wednesday called on the Lagos State Governor to provide an alternative means of transport, following the ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle popularly called Okada and Keke Napep.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: No going back on okada, keke ban

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared that there is no going back on the ban it placed on commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke NAPEP) in some parts of the state.
Major roads and highways in Lagos State were deserted by okada and tricycle riders on Saturday as the ban on them from plying certain routes in the metropolis takes effect.

Commuters groan as effect of ban on motorcycles, tricycles bites harder in Lagos

The recent ban by the Lagos State Government on motorbikes (Okada) and tricycle (Keke NAPEP, Maruwa) for commercial transportation has generated a lot of controversies since it took effect on February 1, 2020.

Oyo governor mounts surveillance to checkmate influx of motorcycles from Lagos

The Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA) has begun strict day and night monitoring of the influx of commercial motorcycles popularly known as Okada into the State following the recent ban placed on them by the government of Lagos State.

Okada, Keke operators beg Lagos governor

Some operators of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles `Keke’ NAPEP in Lagos said that the ban on their operations by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu would deprive them of their daily bread.

FRSC officials quell fire incident in Anambra

It took the prompt response of officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday night to avert what would have become another horror at Con Oil petrol station, New Market road, near Mr.Biggs, Onitsha, Anambra State.
Accident FRSC

FRSC confirms three dead, one injured as vehicle rams into tricycle in Onitsha

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, confirmed that three persons died in an accident involving an articulated vehicle and a tricycle on Mgbuka-Nkpor road in Onitsha.

Police arrest 319 robbery, kidnapping suspects in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa State has arrested a total of 319 people suspected to have been robbing, kidnapping, being involved in homicidal acts or raping people around the state in the last five months.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Taraba governor renews ban on tricycle movement from 8pm

Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, has restated that movement of tricycles from 8pm across the state remains an offence liable for prosecution.

FRSC begins Keke NAPEP registration, licensing in Adamawa

The Adamawa Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has sensitized Keke NAPEP riders in the state on the need to register and obtain license as legitimate operators.

Minister Amaechi warns against use of tricycles, okada for criminal activities

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has warned operators of motorcycles popularly called Okada and Tricycles also known as Keke NAPEP to guide against the use of the means of easy transport for criminal activities, measures are already being put in place to check such criminal activities.

Benson Abounu: Electoral body, security agencies conspired to scuttle Benue South peoples’ wish

Deputy Governor of Benue State, Benson Abounu, has said he suspects conspiracy between security agencies and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s ad-hoc staff to frustrate the wish of Otukpo people.

Umaru Al-Makura’s son in motor accident, three feared dead

Khalid Umaru, the son of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state on Friday night allegedly knocked down about six people at Mararaba area in Lafia, the state capital.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

CSNAC urges EFCC to investigate 2016 audit report of ministries, agencies

CSNAC said its petition was based on the report by Sahara Reporters of August 27, 2018, where the online Newspaper highlighted some of the auditor’s discoveries following a scrutiny of the 2016 audit report.

Tricycle operators shut down Maiduguri over alleged extortion by policemen

Tricycle operators, in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, have shut down major highways in the city, protesting alleged extortion by the police.

Anambra tricyclist’s wife gives birth to five babies

An Nnewi-based commercial tricyclist (Keke NAPEP rider), Mr Abuchi Odoh and his wife, Ndidi, a trainee seamstress had an overdose of blessing as the woman gave birth to quintuplets on Thursday.

‎Tricycle operator pours acid on undergraduate

Fatima Usman, a 26 years old final year student of the Department of Nursing at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), is battling for her life after acid was poured on her by two unknown tricycle operators in Borno State.

Recent Stories

Jimi Agbaje: I’m not APC’s mole

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in the 2019 General Elections, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has debunked allegations that he was a mole of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the polls.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lagos: Lassa fever patient is law student from Ebonyi

The Lagos State Government says it has placed the 63 people who had direct contact with index Lassa fever case under surveillance.
Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo made his first appearance for Manchester United in their Monday night premier league clash with Chelsea.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lists two Odion Ighalo’s skills needed by Manchester United

Manchester United coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has listed some attributes of ex-Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo.
The Minister of Power, Mr Saleh Mamman, has assured Nigerians that effective metering will tackle the challenges of liquidity and energy theft in the power sector.

Nigeria can’t continue to subsidise power – minister

It called on Distribution Companies in the country to improve on their financial and technical capacity to deliver or the government would intervene more directly to find solutions to darkness.
Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard says he does not regret criticizing Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo and his teammates following the recent bad performances.

Kaka: Steven Gerrard was better than Paul Scholes, Frank Lampard

Scholes set the tempo throughout his career at Manchester United, Lampard scored ridiculous amounts of goals from midfield for Chelsea and Gerrard was captain fantastic during his time at Liverpool.