Tag: Uber

Bernard DayoApril 20, 2021

Uber, Taxify drivers aren’t exploited only in Nigeria. It’s happening in Africa

News of Uber and Taxify drivers embarking on a strike action was first reported over the weekend, but Monday, 19 ...

Ado AminuFebruary 11, 2021

On blue collar jobs, Nigerian parents still want to pass on archaic dogmas and it’s sad

There is a cultural problem in Nigeria that normalises looking down on service industry workers. It is almost a rite ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 26, 2020

All you need to know about the ‘Uber’ trend on Twitter

The Uber-related accounts of two Twitter users spurred on a passionate conversation about the ride-hailing service with many pitching tents ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 19, 2020

Uber’s Efosa Aiyevbomwan makes case for balance between creativity and business’ messaging

What keeps me going is the knowledge that I have barely scratched the surface; even though I have worked in ...

EditorFebruary 27, 2020

When will Nigeria stop stigmatizing suicide and suicidal people?

Last weekend, there were two high profile suicides. One was of Caroline Flack, the former presenter of viral reality show ...

EditorFebruary 17, 2020

Uber & Taxify have no place in @JideSanwoolu’s mega-city

Over the last 3 weeks the Lagos state government has made life extremely difficult for poorer Lagosians. Starting with the ...

SponsorOctober 31, 2017

Driver Forward: Uber launches new products to further support the needs of Driver-Partners

Uber on Monday announced a powerful set of new features on the app that will make it even easier for ...

ToluAugust 29, 2017

Who is Dara Khosrowshahi? | The Iranian immigrant who is now Uber CEO

Ride-hailing service, Uber has been waistdeep in highly publicized controversies ranging from an internal culture of sexual harassment and discrimination, ...

SponsorAugust 1, 2017

Union Bank brings Uber innovation to banking

At an interactive event which held earlier last week in Lagos, Union Bank wowed a captive audience as it unveiled ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

The Thread: How incompetent staff ruin a business within 24 hours

The popular definition of incompetent is, “inadequate to or unsuitable for a particular purpose”. Now, you can add the “staff” to ...

EditorJuly 10, 2017

Uber enhances Security and Safety in Nigeria and Ghana, releases Community Guidelines for riders and driver partners

Uber has announced the release of their updated Community Guidelines in West Africa – which includes Nigeria and Ghana. The ...

Op-ed EditorApril 22, 2017

Opinion: Can technology and connectivity disrupt Insurance?

by Tenu Awoonor   On my way to the Pinet eInsurance conference hosted in Lagos last week, I asked myself ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 11, 2017

With Love From Uber: Win incredible gifts this Valentine

Uber Nigeria is rewarding its riders in Lagos and Abuja this Valentine with delightful gifts to spice up their relationships. ...

RoqeebahNovember 11, 2016

Uber is offering 50% off all rides this week

Lagos, don’t forget you can ride around the city for half the cost with Uber’s 50% off promotion! Date night? ...

ToluNovember 3, 2016

Uber announces 50 per cent discount on all rides in Lagos for 10 days in November

Uber Nigeria has today announced that from the 3rd till 13th of November all riders in Lagos will get 50% ...

ToluNovember 1, 2016

Red Media Africa adds Uber account to its impressive PR portfolio

Red Media Africa has been announced as Uber Nigeria’s official PR agency. This new addition to Red Media Africa’s PR ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 18, 2016

Victor Famubode : Is Africa ready for artificial intelligence? (Pt. 1)

by Victor Famubode From driverless cars to online financial infrastructure payments, Artificial Intelligence obviously will be the heart of the ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 30, 2016

What’s an Independence Day celebration without small chops? UberChops to the rescue!

Uber riders in Lagos and Abuja stand up! To make your Independence Day celebration perfect, Uber is sending delicious small ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 26, 2016

Opinion: Create solutions that are so good they cannot be ignored

by Segun Adeyemi This is a very short story about Sekou. Background info: I run a payment company that helps ...

Isime EseneAugust 9, 2016

The Media Blog: Beat FM’s ‘The Handover’ comes to a smartphone screen near you

The Beat 99.9 should be worried. Urban 98.6 has fully taken its space (we will talk about The Legend of ...

Isime EseneAugust 1, 2016

Bankole Oluwafemi, Kola Aina, Honey Ogundeyi… Look who else made the #YNaijaPowerList for Technology

As the annual #YNaijaPowerList enters its 5th year, we bring you the 10 most influential young Nigerians under 40 navigating the ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

Meet the speakers for #TechPlus2016

Top industry experts, resource personnel and thought leaders have been announced as speakers for the second edition of Nigeria’s largest ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 11, 2016

How Don Jazzy turned ‘danfo’ passenger in London

Don Jazzy has stories to tell. The Mavin CEO who is currently in the UK requested an Uber cab in London, ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 7, 2015

Twitter helps taxi driver with an economics degree find a job

#NigerianTwitter always gets a bad rap but sometimes it is a force for good. Yesterday, they helped a guy find ...

Mallam YeroJune 25, 2015

French taxi drivers violently protest Uber

Uber is in trouble again. This time, France is the country. Taxi drivers in France are blocking roads to Paris ...

Mallam YeroJune 10, 2015

Meet the man who makes millions and drives a taxi

A.J. Francis is an American Football player. He is set to earn $510,000 (N102,000,000) this year as a reserve defensive ...

Isime EseneFebruary 6, 2015

Must Reads: Hard-Charging Uber tries olive branch, All talk but no peace: South Sudan’s stumbling talks + more

All talk but no peace: South Sudan’s stumbling talks. Yahoo News Hard-Charging Uber tries olive branch. NYTimes.com ‘There are few ...

MuyiwaJanuary 16, 2015

Why Uber’s imminent Nairobi launch could be its best move in Africa yet

by Muyiwa Matuluko TechMoran reports that Uber, the disruptive luxury taxi e-Hailing service will launch in Nairobi this January. This is ...

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