Nigeria’s Bossbus is providing customers entry to a variety of journey choices on-demand

Nigerian startup Bossbus claims to offer a extra reasonably priced, handy and dependable mobility expertise to commuters, permitting them to e-book varied types of transport from one app.

Launched final August by Oluwatobi Johnson Fakayode, Bossbus permits customers to e-book a visit in a snug automotive, SUV, bus or boat to varied locations, whereas its companies additionally embody interstate and intrastate journey, and automobile rent.

The startup took place after Fakayode famous that many Nigerians complained that the bills on different ride-hailing platforms have been an excessive amount of, particularly once they wanted to maneuver from one place to a different for a day or extra. 

“The autos used have been additionally uncomfortable and poorly managed and solely taxis have been obtainable on tech-enabled platforms like Uber and Bolt. We determined to resolve this downside by liaising with house owners and drivers of extra snug autos to make sure commuters have entry to raised experiences,” he mentioned.

“Bossbus was a bike-hailing platform alone however metamorphosed right into a full automobile constitution, rental and e-hailing platform. The corporate continues to be engaged on its ride-hailing and pooling app, in addition to its drivers’ app.”

By going past the taxi app providing and permitting customers to e-book lengthy distance bus journey and even constitution their very own autos, Bossbus goals to grow to be a one-stop-shop for transport. The bootstrapped startup has been partnering with authorities, non-public organisations and the leisure business to assist it scale, and has already fulfilled over 1,300 journeys.

Bossbus operates within the Nigerian market and caters to main cities like Lagos, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Enugu and Owerri. The corporate hopes to broaden to different international locations, reminiscent of Ghana and Ivory Coast, within the close to future.


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