Tag: Bolt

VIO to enforce new hybrid licences for Uber, Bolt, others in FCT

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) says it will introduce new hybrid licences for all app-based vehicle operators in the territory from February 2022. FCT VIO Director, Mr Wadata Bodinga, disclosed this during an FCT Transport Stakeholders Meeting on Tuesday in Abuja. He directed that all electronic-hailing[Read More…]

Uber, Bolt Drivers begin strike on Monday

Uber and Bolt drivers in Lagos have gone on strike to demand a higher share of commissions due to increases in fuel prices and inflationary pressures amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The ride-hailing service, already has limited trips available on the app, leading to a sharp rise in fares in Lagos[Read More…]

Uber, Bolt drivers in Lagos threaten to begin strike on Monday

Drivers of e-cab services cab in Lagos on Saturday have demanded the e-hailing companies to immediately increase fares being charged by the operators, failing which they would go off the roads on Monday. The e-cab operators, under the aegis of Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA), threatened to[Read More…]

Transportation costs might increase as Lagos government introduces new taxes

Commuters in Lagos might have to pay more for ride-hailing services like Uber and Bolt due to a new regulation being introduced by the Lagos State Government. This is coming soon after the state government increased LAGBUS fares by 46 per cent The new regulation for e-hailing taxing services is[Read More…]