Okada Riders Protest Police Harassment in Nigeria


A bloody clash between policemen and commercial motorcylists has left no fewer than seven policemen and two commercial okada riders injured.

Okada riders.

  • Nigeria:  Oyo - Okada Riders, Policemen Clash in Ibadan

    Daily Trust, 7 November 2012

    It was pandemonium at Apata, Ibadan for several hours on Wednesday morning when commercial motorcycle operators popularly called okada riders clashed with the policemen in the area ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Mob Torches Police Post Over Killing of Commercial Motorcyclist

    This Day, 8 November 2012

    Aggrieved commercial motorcyclists popularly called Okada and some residents of Kuola community in Apata area of Ibadan yesterday, set ablaze the police post in the area over the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Again, Police Shoot Commercial Motorcyclist in Lagos

    This Day, 8 November 2012

    A day after policemen shot and killed a commercial motorcyclist popularly known as Okada at the Ilupeju area of Lagos State, similar incident happened Wednesday in Ketu. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nine Injured as Police, Okada Riders Clash in Ibadan

    Vanguard, 7 November 2012

    A bloody clash between policemen and commercial motorcylists popularly called okada yesterday in Ibadan left no fewer than seven policemen and two commercial okada riders injured. read more »

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