Saturday, 9th December 2023

E-hailing drivers

21 Jul
E-hailing drivers have called on government to support them with grants to explore alternative means of fueling, which is Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), to power their vehicles. 
19 Jun
E-hailing drivers, under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of App-Based Transport Workers of Nigeria (AUATWON), have called on government to address the lingering issues bedeviling the sector as it relates to connection with app-based companies.
9 Jun
E-hailing drivers on Wednesday began a strike action with the intention to get sector operators to reach a dialogue with them over challenges confronting their operations.
7 Jun
There were discordant tunes yesterday in reaction to yesterday’s suspended strike to protest the removal of petrol subsidy.While organised Labour on Monday night put off its planned strike after a marathon meeting between its leaders and Federal Government representatives, Nigerian e-hailing drivers union, the Amalgamated Union of App-based Transport Workers of Nigeria (AUATWON), yesterday announced that its planned strike, scheduled to commence today, June 7, will proceed as planned.
4 Jun
Workers in the e-hailing services sector have reviewed transport fare upward by 200 per cent. It also set N2000 as the minimum cost for a trip following the removal of fuel subsidy by the Federal Government.


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