Makinde, NURTW set for showdown over proscription
Barely 10 months into his first four-year tenure, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State is set for a head-on collision with the Southwest chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers...
Borno government reopens Maiduguri-Dikwa road, five years after closure
The Borno government on Sunday reopened the Maiduguri-Dikwa road, five years after it was closed as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency
Ondo local government boss wades into NURTW crisis
Abayomi Adesanya, the Caretaker Chairman of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Monday intervened in the face-off among members of the Ilutitun branch of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW).
Yuletide: NURTW chieftain urge members to embrace peace
A chieftain of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Sunday Olawuyi has urged members of the association to embrace peace during the Yuletide season. Olawuyi, who is NURTW Zonal Chairman and the Asiwaju of Orile –Ijaiye land, Oyo State chapter, said the festive season is an appropriate time for members of the union…
Sanwo-Olu threatens to ban NURTW in Lagos
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has threatened to proscribe the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) if the members do not conduct themselves well.
NURTW warns members against breach of peace
Determined to the end the crisis rocking the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos Island chapter due to the insecurity it is creating, the Lagos State Council Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya (aka Mc Oluomo)
Robbers kill policeman in Ekiti bank attack
One feared dead as drivers clash over ticket A yet-to-be-identified policeman was yesterday shot dead while an undisclosed amount of money was carted away after armed robbers invaded a bank in Ise-Ekiti and robbed for close to 30 minutes. The incident happened at about 2:00p.m. when the robbers, who came with two vehicles, entered the…
Internal disharmony threatens transport workers’ activities
The Caretaker Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Union Workers (NURTW) in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya, has vowed to dissolve the executive members of the Tricycle Owners and Operators Association of Nigeria (TOOAN).
Makinde and the burden of good governance
It was heartwarming for me when recently I read reports of Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State saying he had been in touch with his predecessor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi. Makinde also revealed, to the delight of many citizens of the state, that his discussions with Ajimobi had centred on the policies of the previous administration…