Recently updated on January 25th, 2023 at 11:30 am
This compilation and assessment by PositiveNaija provides a guide on reliable Nigerian apps for booking taxi services (including cars, vans, keke, etc.).
Apps with user ratings less than 3.0 (assessed alongside with user feedback shared on the app store) are not included in this compilation. Apps that have not been updated for a long time are also not included. In instances where user ratings and feedback are unavailable on the app store, we encourage extra vigilance by (prospective) users.
Nigerian Apps For Booking Taxi Services (Cars, Vans, Keke, Etc.)
“Ride sharing mobile application”
“Fast, reliable, and affordable charter services. Rent luxury vehicles for personal uses with the BossBus app.”
“HerRyde: Women Driving Women
Ride with HerRyde – the first Nigerian ride hailing platform built for women. Planning your work commute? Need to go shopping? Need a fast ride to school? Want to enjoy a nights-out with your girls? HerRyde will ensure your safety wherever you go because our mission is to bring fast, affordable and anxiety-free transportation to the fingertips of women around the world.”
“Allows drivers to accept trips from customers.”
“Pickmeup allows you to book a safe and reliable ride in minutes using your smartphone. It uses GPS technology to directly connect passengers to nearby drivers in just a few seconds.
Our mobile App is extremely simple and very user friendly. You can sign up within seconds and start booking rides immediately.
Pickmeup offers the easiest and fastest transport booking service for Cars, SUV, Minivan, and Keke. It is designed to improve safety by allowing a passenger to view the driver’s name, photograph, reviews as well as vehicle information in advance before the driver arrives.”
“Ride9ja is a technology company focused on improving the transport system in Africa starting with Nigeria by providing an on-demand taxi and motorcycle service to solve some of the country’s most challenging problems in logistics and transportation through smart mobility.”
“Shuttlers is a platform that allows professionals, companies, fun-seekers access comfortable, safe, efficient yet affordable transportation to & from work and around the city through bus-pooling!”
“Catch easy and seamless daily commute and interstate trips.”
“Vroom is a Safe, Simple, and Exciting way to rideshare. We have created a driver and passenger experience that is unlike anything else.”
*This compilation was first researched by Ujunwa Mary Echibe on the 7th of March 2022 – and was last updated by Toju Micheal Ogbe on the 25th of January, 2023 – without interference or sponsorship by the featured apps.
Written and poster designed by: Toju Micheal Ogbe.
*This research is open for/to suggestion, donation, sponsorship, collaboration, partnership or advertisement (+2349064503292).
Other Nigerian apps include:
- Accounting and book keeping
- Agricultural trading and investment
- Animal health, nutrition and business
- Booking local and international road travels
- Booking taxi services
- Buying, investing and trading in gold, silver and other precious metals
- Buying, selling, renting and leasing lands, houses, apartments and offices
- Buying, selling, servicing and verification of cars, vehicles or automobiles
- Educational and fun learning apps for children
- Emergency services
- Environmental/waste management and recycling
- Errands and logistics
- Event planning and management
- Financial literacy
- Food ordering and delivery
- Identifying and reporting fake products
- Investing in stocks, treasury bills and other financial products
- Learning indigenous languages
- Marketing, business, professional and job opportunities
- Mobile internet browsing and security (browsers, VPNs, antivirus, etc.)
- Nutrition, fitness and health
- Parents and parental control
- Reporting sexual misconducts, harassment and violence
- Scheduling meetings
- Social media
- Streaming & listening to songs and music
- Travel and tourism
- Upskilling and placements
- Watching and streaming movies