With Taxify’s marginal win in Techcabal’s survey and its expansion to other Nigerian cities, it may be heading for Uber’s ride-hailing crown soon.
Local entrepreneurs in Nigeria’s coal city hope to capture the online ride-hailing market before Uber and Taxify notice. Assuming the market exists.
I found out that Abuja taxi drivers that work the airport route hate Uber drivers (surprise, surprise) and have been known to bait them by ordering trips and then hijacking their vehicles.
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I once scoffed at a poorly-researched suggestion that Taxify might be beating Uber in Lagos. I was wrong. This is the current state of things.