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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Uber Passenger Jumps Into Lagos Lagoon From Third Mainland Bridge – Tori News

    We reported earlier that a yet-to-be-identified man on Saturday jumped into the Lagoon around the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State. Now, it has been learnt that the man was actually an Uber passenger.... Read more via Tori News – https://ift.tt/2OU47y4 Get More Nigeria Metro News
  2. Nigeria Business News

    Business Some Uber drivers in Lagos may go on ‘strike’ on Monday – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Some Uber drivers in Nigeria’s commercial capital may go on strike on Monday to protest the recent clampdown by the Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Services. Two officials of the VIS told The Guardian earlier in the week … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –...
  3. Nigeria Business News

    Business Lagos turns to Uber, Bolt, others, clamps down on them over permits – Nairametrics

    These are not good times for ride-hailing companies and their patrons in Lagos, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration has started beaming lights on the operations of the car-hailing firms like Uber, Bolt, and Ocar among others. This has caused an uproar on social media, with some...
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    Metro Uber driver assaults female passenger with a whip for questioning him (video) - LIB

    An Uber driver was spotted in a viral video assaulting a female passenger with a whip for allegedly questioning him during the trip to Ikeja area of Lagos. Twitter user @eziinneee said the Uber driver tried to park at a flooded area where they couldn't alight from. However the driver who drove...
  5. Nigeria World News

    World Uber’s next business idea: Lending money to drivers – Autoblog

    Uber is reportedly looking into offering loans directly to drivers, according to a report from Recode. The ridesharing company recently sent out an in-app survey to some drivers that indicated the company is starting to build a.... Read more via Autoblog – https://ift.tt/2PUQvFH Get more...
  6. Nigeria Business News

    Business Uber could be venturing into bus transportation in Lagos very soon – Techpoint.Africa

    Uber is working on a public bus system for Lagos and is already in talks with city transport officials.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – https://ift.tt/2MWUak0 Get more: Nigeria Business News
  7. Nigeria World News

    World Uber shares tumble as profit figures disappoint – BBC News

    Uber’s shares went into reverse on Thursday after the taxi-hailing company unveiled profit figures that failed to live up to expectations. Revenue growth slowed in face of heavy competition, leading to the company posting its largest quarterly loss. Uber and its rivals are spending heavily …...
  8. Nigeria World News

    World Singapore’s ride-hailing firm Gozem launches in Benin, eyeing Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda next – TechMoran

    Gozem, a motocycle taxi-hailing firm which launched operations in Lome, Togo in November 2018 has launched in Cotonou, Benin in its pan-African expansion move.... Read more via TechMoran – https://ift.tt/32exCiV Get more World News
  9. Nigeria Business News

    Business Uber Set For Benin City Launch – Nairaland

    Barring last-minute changes, global ride sharing giant, Uber, will launch operations in Benin City in July, further swelling the ranks of global ride sharing companies operating in the city. This comes after weeks of engagements between government and Uber officials and finalising modalities...
  10. Nigeria Business News

    Business Uber Set For Benin City Launch, As Govt Urges Youths To Snatch Opportunity – Leadership Newspaper

    Barring last-minute changes, global ride sharing giant, Uber, will launch operations in Benin City in July, further swelling the ranks of global ride sharing companies operating in the city..... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2L66M7c Get more: Nigeria Business News
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Robber lures Uber driver with suya to steal his car – Instablog9ja

    A mother of four, Euphemia Ugwuoke, has been arrested for allegedly aiding several suspected criminals to sedate and dispossess their victims of their cars and valuables through a sedative known .... Read more via Instablog9ja – https://ift.tt/2XBnbXj Get More Nigeria Metro News
  12. Nigeria Business News

    Business Uber Plans to Offer Boat Service in Lagos – Thisdaylive

    Uber Technology Inc. has unveiled plan to launch its boat business in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital and biggest city, to beat traffic congestion. The ride-hailing service company yesterday disclosed that it was in talks with the Lagos State Government and regulatory authorities to start …...
  13. Nigeria World News

    World Uber Copter’s $200 flights to launch in NYC – Autoblog

    Uber’s autonomous flying taxis aren’t ready to take flight yet, but according to a report in the New York Times, it will offer air transit starting July 9th. Uber Copter will be available in New York City first, to Uber Rewards members who’ve obtained Platinum and Diamond status...
  14. Nigeria World News

    World Uber now lets premium riders opt out of conversations with drivers – VentureBeat

    Uber has evolved beyond recognition since its debut in San Francisco back in 2011, with the company now offering everything from food delivery services to an AI-infused platform for truckers. Its core urban mobility offering for consumers has also expanded into all manner of services, covering...
  15. Nigeria World News

    World Uber shares fall on stock market debut – BBC News

    Uber entered a new era as a publicly listed firm on Friday, but shares fell in early trading to $42 (£32.20). Boss Dara Khosrowshahi was among those who rang the opening bell of the … Read more via BBC News – https://bbc.in/2VZNENe Get more World News
  16. Nigeria Business News

    Business Uber Unveils Tipping features For Uber Driver-Partners In Nigeria – Leadership Newspaper

    Uber has announced that riders in Nigeria would now be able to tip their driver after every trip to show appreciation for excellent service delivery.... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – http://bit.ly/2Ha3ZGY Get more: Nigeria Business News
  17. Nigeria World News

    World Uber’s self-driving car unit raises $1B from Toyota, Denso and Vision Fund ahead of spin-out – TechCrunch

    Uber’s has confirmed it will spin out its self-driving car business after the unit closed $1 billion in funding from Toyota, auto-parts maker Denso and SoftBank’s Vision Fund..... Read more via TechCrunch – https://tcrn.ch/2KY9kFA Get more World News
  18. Nigeria World News

    World Uber Generates $11bn Full Year Revenue – Leadership Newspaper

    Technology ride-hailing company, Uber out-paced its rising competitor Lyft by more than $9 billion in revenue and at least 60 million users according to its IPO paperwork filed with the Securities and..... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – http://bit.ly/2VLXaAj Get more World News
  19. Nigeria World News

    World Uber expects a long wait before self-driving cars dominate – VentureBeat

    (Reuters) — Uber expects it will be a long time before one of its biggest investments, self-driving cars, is ready for wide-scale deployment, a senior scientist said on Monday, as the ride-sharing firm gears up to go public. Raquel Urtasun, who is chief scientist at Uber Advanced Technologies...
  20. Nigeria World News

    World Uber ‘picks NYSE’ for huge stock listing – BBC News

    Ride-hailing firm Uber will list on the New York Stock Exchange, according to reports, in one of the most anticipated stock debuts of the year. The decision to opt for the Wall Street exchange over the tech-heavy Nasdaq was first reported by Bloomberg, citing sources.... Read more via BBC...