Thousands of commuters were stranded on Monday and expected to be through the week as the Joint Drivers’ Welfare Association of Nigeria (JDWAN) commenced a seven-day strike over “multiple and excessive extortions” by the Parks Management Committee headed by Musiliu Akinsanya.
27 Aug 2021
Drivers of commercial buses, popularly called ‘Danfo', along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, are protesting over the incessant extortion they face from state officials. They are accusing the men of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) and officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) of extortion.
3 Aug 2021
Crowds of commuters emerge from a train station in Tokyo during morning rush hour. Last week Japan extended the virus state of emergency in Tokyo due to rising cases of the coronavirus in the capital.
1 Apr 2020
Gradually, Nigeria is going on a total lockdown as more states close their borders as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19. When The Guardian visited the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway toll gate end bordering the two states, there was little or no activities in the Ogun State end. All shops were locked in the border area of Lagos and many commuters stranded.
5 Feb 2020
With a lot of Lagosians now walking to get to their various destinations following the ban on the operation of okadas and kekes in some parts of Lagos, Commissioner for Information Gbenga Omotoso would probably be glad about his recent admonition for residents to exercise more to stay healthy.
4 Feb 2020
Monday was the first official workday since the commencement of the Lagos State government’s ban on the operation of okadas and kekes in some parts of the metropolis. It is a move that has left okada and keke operators, as well as commuters, frustrated.
31 Jan 2020
Motorists and commuters in Delta state are lamenting lack of control in motorparks
3 Mar 2019
Commuters react as immigration enforces border closure.