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As ‘Fele’ goes home!

”Fele’, Oyo NURTW Boss, Is Dead Alhaji Taofeek Oyerinde, Chairman of the South-West Chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), is dead. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Our chairman, Fele, not arrested— Oyo NURTW

Oyo State council of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has said that its chairman, Alhaji Taofeek Oyerinde (Fele), was not the NURTW chief arrested with military and police uniforms contrary to rumour doing the round. In a statement issued in Ibadan, on Sunday, the union confirmed that the suspended chairman of the NURTW, Saki interstate branch, Alhaji Kazeem Aderibigbe, popularly known as Kazeem Iwo, was arrested but many people mistook him for the state council chairman. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Crisis in Oyo NURTW •Ajimobi summons peace meeting •Fele remains chairman —Yasin

Crisis in Oyo NURTW •Ajimobi summons peace meeting •Fele remains chairman —Yasin

CRISIS brews in the Oyo State branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), on Thursday, as uneasy calm pervaded Ibadan, the state capital, over the state of the leadership of the union. This came as the state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, will preside over a peace parley between warring factions of the state transport union today, following an agitation by some leaders in the union calling for the removal of the chairman, Alhaji Taofeek Oyerinde (a.k.a. Fele). The all stakeholders’ meeting called by the governor, We learnt, was to calm uneasy reign in the circle of the...

I visit Saudi Arabia every 3 weeks to pray for peace in Oyo—NURTW boss

I visit Saudi Arabia every 3 weeks to pray for peace in Oyo—NURTW boss

Mr Taofeek Oyerinde, the acting Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Oyo State,  says  he visits Saudi Arabia every three weeks to pray for  peace in the state. Oyerinde,  also known as “ Fele,’’  said this at an interactive session organised by the Nigeria Union of  Journalists (NUJ), FRCN Ibadan Chapter. He said  the current peace being  experienced in the state was  due to divine intervention based on frequent prayers. “ Every three weeks, I ensure that I am in Makkah, Saudi Arabia,  with some of my executive members to seek Allah’s intervention for  the peace and...

Oyo NURTW chairman sent henchmen to kill me — Obisesan •Allegation wild, laughable — NURTW boss

Oyo NURTW chairman sent henchmen to kill me — Obisesan •Allegation wild, laughable — NURTW boss

By Dare Adekanmbi Immediate past Commissioner for Environment and Habitat in Oyo State, Honourable Lowo Obisesan, has alleged that the state chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Taofeek Oyerinde, also known as Fele, has been commissioned to take his life. Obisesan, who was dropped alongside his colleagues as commissioners in September last year and was not included in the reconstituted cabinet, is now in the Labour Party. The former commissioner alleged, in a 24-paragraph petition addressed to the Inspector- General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, that he had been subjected to harassment since he switched from...