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BUSINESS Transport

GIGM Appoints New CEO, Expands Leadership Team

20th May 2022

African tech-enabled mobility company, GIG Mobility (GIGM) has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Enahoro Okhae. Enahoro has had over 16 years of experience working in senior leadership positions for prominent brands. He is also the president of the Life Coaches Association of Nigeria. In this new position, he will lead … Continue reading GIGM Appoints New CEO, Expands Leadership Team

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TECH Transport

Shuttlers, Changes Transport Experience For The Working Class

12th May 2022

As a working class in Lagos, getting a bus to work is always difficult. You can spend over an hour at the bus stop in the morning for a bus. Even, there are cases where you have to run after the bus to be able to board. This may end up getting your clothes stained or … Continue reading Shuttlers, Changes Transport Experience For The Working Class

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BUSINESS Business Ideas Transport

Step-By-Step On How To Create And Grow A Successful Logistics Business In Nigeria

25th April 2022

The logistics business is a very lucrative one if you apply the right setup and growth strategies. Some call it a delivery business, while others classify it as a transportation business. The logistics business is about moving goods from one destination to another, from the manufacturer to the final consumer. In an age of e-commerce, … Continue reading Step-By-Step On How To Create And Grow A Successful Logistics Business In Nigeria

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BUSINESS FinTech Transport

Logistics In A FinTech Era

22nd April 2022

  No matter how much effort a business owner puts into the design and production of their product to ensure it meets their customers’ demands or needs, if the said product does not get to the consumers at all or in due time, that business will eventually fail. Hence, the relevance of logistics in business. … Continue reading Logistics In A FinTech Era

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Top Deals Transport

Friendly Reminder, Uber Technology Has An Uber One Membership Option For Its Clientele

Uber Technologies, Inc. is American mobility a service provider based in San Francisco. It operates in approximately 72 countries and 10,500 cities. Founded in 2010, its mission is to create myriad opportunities through movement. With more than 25 billion trips across the world, Uber has continued to build service offerings that get people closer to … Continue reading Friendly Reminder, Uber Technology Has An Uber One Membership Option For Its Clientele

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BUSINESS Transport

Brands We Love: GUO Transport

25th March 2022

GUO is one of Nigeria’s leading interstate transport companies. It provides transportation services to passengers in locations across Nigeria, helping them to move between towns, cities, and regions. Read more about Business Besides driving people, the company also transports goods through its haulage service, which is a subdivision of its parent firm. Over the years, … Continue reading Brands We Love: GUO Transport

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BUSINESS Transport

How To Start A Profitable Interstate Transport Business In Nigeria

15th March 2022

Each year, Nigerians travel a cumulative distance that clocks in the millions of kilometres. That’s partly due to the physical vastness of the country, and the fact that its people have to get around quite a bit. The long stretches they cover and the frequency with which they do so both point to one thing: … Continue reading How To Start A Profitable Interstate Transport Business In Nigeria

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Transport

PayVIS: Getting Your Vehicle Roadworthy And Offence Free In Lagos

13th October 2021

  The Lagos State Government has always continued to provide its road users and pedestrians with innovative platforms for easy commuting and road use. In its latest initiation, the Government through the Lagos State Government Vehicle Inspection Service unit launched PayVIS, a vehicle number plate detecting site, that tracks vehicle traffic law offenders and bills … Continue reading PayVIS: Getting Your Vehicle Roadworthy And Offence Free In Lagos

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Transport

Gokada Expands Into Ibadan And Moves Towards Resuming Ride-Hailing

7th October 2021

Launch in second city after Lagos signals strong growth for Super App ahead of return to ride-hailing and three more new locations in coming months Gokada, the Nigeria-based last-mile delivery, logistics and transportation start-up has launched in Ibadan following consolidated growth in Lagos. Following the recent successful launch of its Super App and as part … Continue reading Gokada Expands Into Ibadan And Moves Towards Resuming Ride-Hailing

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TECH Transport

Traffic Tech Startup (TMS) Set To Improve Traffic Management In Lagos State

19th July 2021

  A lot of solutions have been built around other sectors in tech but not much has been done in traffic management solutions. Read more about Tech Tracking traffic offenders in Lagos with technological devices, Traffic Management Solution (TMS) is a new technology platform that provides solutions for all traffic-related matters. The Lagos State Government … Continue reading Traffic Tech Startup (TMS) Set To Improve Traffic Management In Lagos State

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BUSINESS TECH Transport

Plentywaka And GUO Transport Partner Up For Expansion

21st June 2021

  Plentywaka started as a bus-hailing service where users can book the use of a bus within the metropolis of Lagos. Now, it is looking to expand its offering into other logistics domain by partnering with a transport company. Read more about Transport Plentywaka has announced it will be partnering with the interstate bus company, G. … Continue reading Plentywaka And GUO Transport Partner Up For Expansion

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TECH Tourism Transport Travel Uncategorized

Transportation In Lagos With BRT

22nd May 2021

  Transportation in Lagos, the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system has been around since 2008. It was meant to relieve the regular Lagos traffic congestion and make fares affordable for low-income earners. It was initiated by the government of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and extended by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. Read more about Tavel and Tourism The … Continue reading Transportation In Lagos With BRT

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apps TECH Transport

BRT Restarts Compulsory Card Payment For Commuters

7th May 2021

  All indications are emerging that Lagos state now has the equivalent of Oyster cards used for travel payments in London at the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) bus stops within the state. Read more about Transport Named Cowry, the new ATM-size travel card is a travel card that will enable users to pay for their … Continue reading BRT Restarts Compulsory Card Payment For Commuters

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BUSINESS Transport

Brands We Love: ABC Transport

17th March 2021

  ABC Transport is one of Nigeria’s biggest interstate transportation companies. For many people, it’s the preferred option for long-distance travel within the country’s borders. They also trust its buses to move their cargo between the country’s towns and cities. Read more about Brands we love The company has at least two things going for … Continue reading Brands We Love: ABC Transport

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BUSINESS Transport

7 Different Ways To Profit In The Transport Sector

15th January 2021

Public Transportation is a very lucrative business especially in Nigeria where 70% of the populace depend on public transportation such as Tricycle, mini Bus, 14 seat Vehicle and luxurious buses for intra and inter-state movement of people. Read more about Transport To cut the story short, most educated people are scared to invest in transportation … Continue reading 7 Different Ways To Profit In The Transport Sector

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BUSINESS Tourism Transport Travel

QuickGo App By RG-Cabs

30th November 2020

  Nigeria’s first indigenous ride-hailing company, RG Cabs Company Limited, is set to launch its mobile App on December 2nd, 2020. During an interview with Connect Nigeria, the Founder of the company, Clinton Osarogie, disclosed that the brand which commenced operations in November 2017, registered officially in 2018 for manual services, and is currently rebranding … Continue reading QuickGo App By RG-Cabs

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Press Release Transport

Plentywaka Partners With Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM)                   

6th October 2020

Tech transport startup joins forces with Nigeria’s first indigenous vehicle manufacturer ahead of expansion to Southeastern states Plentywaka, the first bus-hailing app in Nigeria, has announced the latest move of its ambitious plan to revolutionize Nigerian travel with the new, home-grown partnership with Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM). As part of a first-of-its-kind collaboration for both companies, … Continue reading Plentywaka Partners With Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM)                   

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Transport

Ten Types Of People You Would Find In A Danfo Bus

28th September 2020

  Lagos is a truly chaotic city but millions have made it their home. There are many things that make it unique, however, asides the noise and chaos. One of them is the yellow/black striped danfo buses that dominate the roads and these buses are responsible for transporting the most amount of persons by far … Continue reading Ten Types Of People You Would Find In A Danfo Bus

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apps Transport

App Of The Week: GIGM App

26th September 2020

  God is Good Motors (GIGM) has earned its stripes as one of the best land transportation companies in Nigeria. The company launched its mobile app in 2016 to serve its customers better and enhance the way they travel from one state to another. Read more about App of the week Meet The App The … Continue reading App Of The Week: GIGM App

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Tourism Transport Travel

4 Popular Transport Companies in Edo State

Thanks to the just concluded governorship elections, Edo State has been thrust into the national spotlight. With movies like Idahosa, Invasion 1897 and the new AM series, Enakhe premièring on the 28th of September 2020, Edo is slowly becoming a place to visit. As tourism in Edo State, picks up, people are inclined to ask about … Continue reading 4 Popular Transport Companies in Edo State

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Transport

Amber BRT Initiative Launched To Ease Commuting In Lagos

12th August 2020

  Amber Energy Drinks Ltd., a private company, has launched the Amber BRT, an initiative to make commuting more seamless for Lagos residents. A statement released by officials of the company noted that the free bus ride initiative was launched to relieve Lagos residents of the distressing conditions they face while commuting. Read more about … Continue reading Amber BRT Initiative Launched To Ease Commuting In Lagos

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Press Release Transport

Plentywaka Secures $300,000 Investment And Launches In Abuja

6th August 2020

Transport startup secures pre-seed funding and expands into Nigeria’s capital  Plentywaka, the transport startup, has raised a $300,000 pre-seed investment led by EMFATO, Microtraction and Niche Capital. Plentywaka will use the investment to continue to transform the transport system in Nigeria with improved mapping technology and expand into Abuja and other Nigerian states. Following the rapid success of … Continue reading Plentywaka Secures $300,000 Investment And Launches In Abuja

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Tip of the Day Tourism Transport Travel

Jetty Locations and Ferry Routes in Lagos

2nd July 2020

Boat cruises and ferry rides are awesome as tourist attractions on Lagos Island. The lovely coastline and jetties are quite inviting when seen from the Falomo Bridge. But they are also the new mode of transportation from the island to the mainland if you want to beat the Lagos traffic. It has been said that … Continue reading Jetty Locations and Ferry Routes in Lagos

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BUSINESS Transport

How to Start a Commercial Bus Transport Business in Nigeria

21st June 2019

Commercial transportation is in high demand in Nigeria, principally because not everyone is able to afford to own a vehicle. Studies show that the population of frequent riders on public transport is made up of low and middle-income earners. Here’s a telling statistic: about 60% of vehicles that ply Nigeria’s roads are commercial, according to … Continue reading How to Start a Commercial Bus Transport Business in Nigeria

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Transport

Abuja Set To Host 2019 Africa Senior Beach Volleyball Championship

19th April 2019

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation has concluded preparations to host the 2019 Africa Senior Men and Women Nations Beach Volleyball Cup from April 21, through April 28, at Jabi Lake Park, Abuja. The President of the NVF and the Chairman of Nigeria Beach Volleyball, Musa Nimrod, said the country accepted the hosting rights for the championship … Continue reading Abuja Set To Host 2019 Africa Senior Beach Volleyball Championship

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Top 100 SMEs Transport

Connect Nigeria’s Top 100 SMEs: WeMove Technologies Ltd

16th October 2018

WeMove Technologies Ltd is a company solely focused on building innovative technology solutions for Nigeria’s transportation sector. During the Connect Nigeria top emerging SMEs, WeMove Technologies made the list at  100. There are many transport companies in Nigeria but there is a saying that the sky is big enough for all stars to shine. And … Continue reading Connect Nigeria’s Top 100 SMEs: WeMove Technologies Ltd

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Transport

Taxify Expands Its Services to Ibadan and Owerri

10th October 2018

The Estonian Ride-hailing platform, Taxify, is expanding its services to cater to more cities in Nigeria. The company recently launched its ride-hailing service in Ibadan and Owerri, becoming one of the few ride-hailing services existing outside Lagos and Abuja. The company raked in $175 million in its last funding round earlier this year, and they … Continue reading Taxify Expands Its Services to Ibadan and Owerri

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Transport

Tule Taxi Comes To Nigeria

23rd March 2017

Just recently, we reported on the launch of ride-hailing service Smart Cab in Nigeria. Today, we bring you news of the coming of yet another one- Tule Taxi. Tule Taxi, an on-demand transportation app which allows customers to schedule trips, debuted in Lagos lately. The service is headquartered in Texas, USA, and operates on a … Continue reading Tule Taxi Comes To Nigeria

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Transport

Smart Cab, A New Ride Hailing Platform, Has Launched In Lagos

10th March 2017

The taxi-hailing technology space is becoming more competitive, with new entrants coming in to seek a slice of what is Africa’s biggest market for the service. A new player in the space is Smart Cab, a ride hailing service which deploys free Wi-Fi in its cabs as an added service to attract potential passengers. Smart … Continue reading Smart Cab, A New Ride Hailing Platform, Has Launched In Lagos

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News Transport

Lagos Yellow Buses Will Be Replaced By CCTV Fitted Buses

6th March 2017

More details of the Lagos State Government’s plan to ban Lagos’s commercial yellow buses (popularly known as ‘danfo’) have been revealed. The State Government will be replacing the aging fleet of commercial buses with new ones which will be fitted with close-circuit television (CCTV), government sources have indicated. The Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, had in … Continue reading Lagos Yellow Buses Will Be Replaced By CCTV Fitted Buses

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