Drivers of Bolt and Uber alongside the President of the Union of Professional App-based Workers weigh in on the new regulation put forward by Lagos State.
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Ventures Platform and the Lagos State Science Research and Innovation Council (LASRIC) have announced their partnership to find tech-enabled solutions addressing the coronavirus pandemic.
Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) has announced a partnership with the Lagos State Science Research and Innovation Council (LASRIC) to support coronavirus (AKA COVID-19)-related projects.
The Gokada lay-off was imminent, whether or not Lagos State Government banned bikes.
Google has launched its first Developer Space in Africa, in Lagos, Nigeria. The Google Developer Space would serve as a hub for Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa and can be used by members of the Africa tech community for free.
The Lagos State Government has announced the ban of tricycles (AKA "Keke NAPEP" or "Maruwa") and motorbikes (AKA Okada), including ORide, Gokada and MAXOkada. But by the book, there is a wiggle room for bike-hailing startups to negotiate the sanction.
Effective from Saturday, February 1, 2020, tricycles and motorbikes are restricted from operating in six local government areas, nine local council development areas, 10 major highways and 40 bridges across Lagos State—the commercial capital of Nigeria.