It's impossible to live in Nigeria without seeing a Keke Napep (also known as Keke Marwa) at least once. Based on logistics, Fmr. President Olusegun Obasanjo introduced the "3-wheel money spinners" to Nigerian roads over a decade ago to beat transport gaps. And today, they easily compete with transit alternatives like Taxi and Danfo. Riding … Continue reading KEKE NAPEP: 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE POPULAR TRICYCLES
Many years ago, our ancestors travelled miles on foot in search of food, shelter and greener pastures. They walked great distances and sometimes endured unpleasant weather conditions. Through technology, public transportation got a unique facelift. The roads we once treaded are now driven on, commuting is easier and conveying of goods, faster. We've become lazy … Continue reading WHAT EVERYBODY OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT LAGOS BRT
For most of us our daily routine consist of crossing busy highways, walking on sidewalks, boarding commercial vehicles and driving ourselves to destinations far from home. For Lagosians however, driving is a different ball game entirely. It's hard enough that the Mega-city is the smallest state in Nigeria, it is also the most populated in … Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT DRIVING IN LAGOS
Yellow commercial buses dubbed “danfo” are visible on every inch of Lagos’ volatile landscape. Here's five things you should know before taking a trip.
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) was initiated as an intervention during the administration of His Excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu in 2008 to bridge this gap, the system currently conveys an average of 150,000 commuters daily. It has undergone significant improvements over the years from acquisition of new buses (Yutong), employment of competent staff (some persons insult the drivers and they don’t even bat an eye), expansion of routes etc.