Last week, the Minister of Communication and Digital economy suspended new licencing fees for logistics companies in Lagos. But there are even bigger problems with Nigeria’s new regulations for the logistics sector.
In President Buhari’s lockdown announcement, the exemption status of logistics companies is unclear. This is causing confusion for logistics operators in the country.
In Lagos, the absence of okadas and kekes is creating an opportunity for bus-hailing companies to enter the market and possibly thrive. Already, operational companies like Plentywaka have experienced a surge in their numbers; passengers have grown by 50.2% and bookings by 33.8% on the platform since the ban, according to Johnny Enagwolor, co-founder and […]
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. For Women’s Month, we are profiling some of Africa’s female founders, C-suite executives, investors, and policymakers. From Kikuyu, a town in southern Kenya to the Central Business District in Nairobi, is a 20-25 km […]
Transport in Lagos is big business. With its 21 million people always crisscrossing for work and play, every vehicle that carries Lagosians from point A to point B is potentially a money spinning venture both for the business owner and the state. With its consortium of transport mediums—buses, private cars, kekes, taxis, motorcycles, skating boots, […]
These days, there’s an app for everything anyway, so, much fuss about nothing? Not exactly.