Friday, 29th September 2023


2 days ago
Leadership fracas in the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) deserves more than a passing interest of President Bola Tinubu, given that the union is one of the largest employers of labour, and is reputed as a hotbed of violence across the country.
3 days ago
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong, has urged the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) factions to maintain peace as the Ministry wades into their dispute for amicable resolution.
3 days ago
It was all tears yesterday, at the home of the Kpaakpas, following the abduction of their two children, Philomena Kpaakpa, 4, and Benedict Kpaakpa, 2, after church service on Sunday in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
24 Sep
Eighteen months after the Lagos State suspended the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), the state government last week, (September 9), approved the return of transport union activities, especially NURTW to the state.
22 Sep
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Friday, confirmed the release of the four leaders of the Nigeria Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW) by the Nigeria Police.
9 Sep
Following weeks of mediation by Lagos State government, the National Committee and the Lagos State Chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) have reconciled with a resolution for a peaceful co-existence. Speaking during a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Transportation by the union leaders, on Friday the Permanent Secretary, Engr. Abdulhafiz…
6 Sep
The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has again raised alarm over a plan by the leadership of the Lagos State Park Management Committee to stage a violent protest against the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the crisis in the union. The General Secretary of the Union, Comrade Anthony Chukwudi Asogwa disclosed this in…
4 Sep
Ahead of tomorrow’s two-day nationwide warning strike marshaled by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), its third since the removal of fuel subsidy in June, public schools, hospitals, seaports, and airports, among other public institutions have expressed readiness to mobilise workers to down tools across the critical sectors.
2 Sep
Plans are underway by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to embark on a nationwide strike over the lingering hardship on the citizens within the next three weeks.
30 Aug
In response to an alleged invasion of its national secretariat by security operatives, the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has issued a directive to its state chapters, urging them to mobilise and resist any attempt to take over the union.
29 Aug
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned the unlawful invasion of the National Secretariat of the National Union of Road Transport Workers {NURTW) by alleged thugs and hoodlums. Mr Joe Ajaero, NLC Pesident who said this in a statement co-signed by Mr Emmanuel Ugboaja, NLC General Secretary on Monday in Abuja said the thugs were…
29 Aug
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Nigeria Police Force to immediately vacate the secretariat of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) within 48 hours.


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