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October, 2019

  • 12 October

    I’ll Curb Drink-driving Among Drivers – MC Oluomo

    Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Lagos State Council, has promised to end drink-driving among drivers in the state. He said this during the inauguration of the state executives, by the National President, Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa, at Agege, Lagos. Akinsanya noted …

September, 2019

  • 19 September

    Reactions Trail MC Oluomo’s Invitation As Guest Speaker At UNILAG Event

    Some Lagosians have reacted to the invitation of Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, leader of the Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Lagos chapter, as guest speaker at a seminar  organised by the University of Lagos (UNILAG). The invitation has caused mixed reactions on Twitter, with some …

  • 10 September

    Lagos Task Force Arrests 11 NURTW Members

      The Lagos State Task Force on Environment and Special Offences ( Enforcement) Unit has arrested 11 members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) for causing trouble in the state. The NURTW members were arrested on Saturday and Sunday for causing trouble in the Yaya-Abatan garage, Ogba …

June, 2019

  • 3 June

    Police Arrest 29 NURTW Members In Oyo Over Leadership Crisis

    Makinde Approves N500 Bursary For Oyo Indigenes At Law Schoo

    Shina Olukolu, the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, has disclosed that 29 members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), have been arrested for hooliganism and attempted forceful take-over of the leadership of the union. Olukolu made this known on Monday in Ibadan, while addressing journalists on the …

May, 2019

  • 31 May

    Oyo State Government Bans NURTW

    The Oyo State government on Friday prohibited the activities of the state chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW. The action was taken by the government after alleged security breaches and factional clashes of the union members in some areas of Ibadan, the state capital. Bisi Ilaka, …

March, 2019

  • 11 March

    Man Docked For Threatening To Kill NURTW Chairman

    A 48-year-old National Union of Road Transport workers (NURTW) worker, Sanya Osubukola, who allegedly threatened to kill the Bariga unit chairman of the union,  on Monday a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ court in Lagos. Osubukola, who resides in Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos, is charged with threatening violence and assault. According to …

  • 10 March

    Gunmen Kill Wife Of Ex-NURTW Boss, Auxiliary, In Ibadan

    Wife of Lamidi Mukaila, popularly known as Auxiliary, has been shot dead in the Iwo Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. According to reports, the incident happened in the early hours of Sunday. A resident of the area confirmed to Newsbreak that violence has since broken out in …

  • 2 March

    Election: Lagos CP Warns Transporters Against Violence

    Zubairu Muazu, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, has warned members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW ), the motorcycle (Okada) and the tricycle (Keke Marwa) unions not to allow themselves be used by unpatriotic elements to cause violence in the state during next week’s gubernatorial elections.  …

February, 2019

  • 12 February

    Hoodlums Kill NURTW Treasurer In Lagos

    Hoodlums in the Grammar School area of Ikorodu have reportedly killed the treasurer of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Jibowu-Yaba Branch, Alowonle Asekun. Asekun was said to be on his way out of the Ajasa-Lamberu Street in the Grammar School area when he was accosted by the hoodlums, …

  • 7 February

    NURTW Chairman Sentenced To Death For Killing Policeman

    An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday sentenced to death, Saheed Arogundade, Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Boudary/Aiyetoro Unit, Lagos  State,  for the murder of  a 32-year-old policeman, Gbenga Oladipupo. Justice Olabisi Akinlade discharged and acquitted Arogundade’s five co-defendants – Mustapha Layeni, Adebayo Abdullahi, Seyi Pabiekun, Sikiru Rufai and …

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