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…
Jakande gate environmental menace persists after one-week ultimatum
The environmental and traffic menace at Jakande Gate bus-stop, entrance to the Jakande Low Cost Housing Estate in Ejigbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) persisted yesterday despite the expiration...
NURTW dissolves Lagos council to forestall violence
President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Ibikunle Baruwa, has dissolved the NURTW Lagos State Council. Baruwa took the decision yesterday at the national secretariat in Abuja following clashes and rift among leaders and members over control of Lagos council.
NURTW endorses return of tollgates to boost motorists’ security
The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), has said it will not oppose the return of tollgates if it will bolster security and adequate maintenance of roads.
Chaos as NURTW, OPC members mount illegal tollgates under Mazamaza-Mile 2 bridge
For years, sections of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway have failed repeatedly. And neither the halfhearted palliative works nor the efforts by a couple...