Gokada’s CEO, Fahim Saleh thinks his collapsed bike hailing operation is perfect for logistics
After having a fantastic 2019, the year 2020 has been tough for OPay. Since the start of the year, the okada ban and the pandemic have disrupted its plans.
The bike hailing innovation is not unique to Lagos. The service originated from Southeast Asia, an emerging market that shares many characteristics with Lagos and Nigeria. In this region, bike hailing faces similar regulatory challenges. But things are more progressive.
Gokada has partnered with Jumia to fulfil deliveries for Jumia Food. Some bikers have been cited since last weekend with delivery boxes branded as “Jumia Food.”
At the Yaba bus stop in Lagos, eager merchants are sweeping and spreading out their day’s wares. The bustle is swelling. Eager motorcyclists are calling out to hurried pedestrians from a makeshift bike park when I notice an ORide motorcyclist zigzagging towards the park slowly. He wrestles his motorcycle with a disheveled man who is […]
Ugandan motorcycle-hailing company SafeBoda will commence operations in January 2020 in Nigeria, months after speculation trailed its initial proposed launch in May, a company official told TechCabal. Founded in 2015, SafeBoda’s proposed launch in Nigeria was first signalled by its hiring of former Andela Community Manager, Babajide Duroshola, as its Country Manager. SafeBoda will definitively […]