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Bolt launches Operation in Port Harcourt

Bolt (formerly Taxify), the leading on-demand transportation network platform in Africa, has launched operations in Port Harcourt. The expansion brings Bolt’s cities in Nigeria to a total of eight. The service is already well established in Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan, Owerri, Benin City, Calabar and Uyo. After successfully launching in seven

To Beat Uber And Lyft, This Startup Vows To Give Its Drivers The Full Fare

Nomad Rides cofounders Michael McHugh (left) and Daniel Jones (right) launched the ride-hailing platform at Indiana University Bloomington.   Uber and Lyft have handily deflected any competition so far. Together, the two ride-hailing giants capture more than 98% of market spending, according to analytics company Second Measure. Commissions for each ride comprise a significant

Gokada achieves 99.8% safety record

Motorbike hailing service, Gokada, says it has achieved 99.8 percent safety record since it officially commenced operations in 2018. According to the firm, this translates to a 0.02 percent incident rate per ride. Its Co-Chief Executive Officer, Ayodeji Adewunmi, said the firm remained committed to promoting safety, fast and efficient transport as

Roads: FG released N504bn out of N890bn

The Federal Government (of Nigeria) released a total of N504.1bn out of the N890bn that was appropriated for the construction and rehabilitation of federal roads across the country in three years. It was gathered that the N504.1bn was the total sum for capital releases to the Federal Ministry of Power, Works

Toyota will add automatic engine shut off and auto-park to all new vehicles

2019 Toyota Corolla   The safety features could prevent "rollaway" injuries...   Beginning with model year 2020, Toyota will include automatic engine shut off and auto-park features in its new vehicles. If a vehicle is left running for a predetermined amount of time, the engine will automatically shut off. If a driver exits a vehicle without

Taxify has changed its name to Bolt

    ... eyes the electric scooter market   Uber challenger Taxify has changed its name to Bolt, and the change is rolling out across its apps and website. To avoid some of the inevitable confusion, it is describing itself as "Bolt (Taxify)" for the time being. The company says it wants to

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