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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

Oyo RTEAN hails court verdict in its favour to own, operate motor parks

OYO State Council of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has hailed the court judgment which gave it a go ahead to own and operate motor parks in the state, describing the verdict delivered by Justice R. A. Akintola in its favour as “victory at last” for the Rule of Law. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Protests in Oyo over appointment of LG caretaker chairmen

 GRIEVANCES over the appointment of caretaker chairmen and education secretaries in Oyo State by Governor Abiola Ajimobi took a violent dimension on Monday, as some All Progressives Congress (APC) members clashed at State Secretariat, Ibadan. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

OYSG rewards 26 pupils for excellent performance

THE Oyo State Government has given rewards to 26 pupils from various schools across the state for being good ambassadors for representing the state in various National competitions in the last year. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Oyo NURTW boss denies abducting member

The Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Oyo State branch, Alhaji Taofeek Oyerinde, popularly known as Fele, on Tuesday, denied alleged abduction of a member of the union, Musbaudeen Adeyemi, who was a former chairman of a local branch of the Tricycle Riders Association of the state. Alhaji Oyerinde, in a telephone interview with reporters said, the report linking him to the said abduction of Musbaudeen last weekend was untrue and intended to dent his image as the union leader. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Oyo NURTW boss vows to complement Ajimobi’s peace agenda

Chairman of Oyo State Chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Taofeek Oyekunle Oyerinde (Fele), has assured people of the state that he would use his position to complement the peace and transformation agenda of Governor Abiola Ajimobi. Alhaji Oyerinde gave the assurance during an interview with newsmen in Ibadan. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Tension mounts between RTEAN, NURTW members in Ibadan

ANOTHER bloody clash similar to the one recorded about three weeks ago at Iwo Road interchange, Ibadan is brewing between members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN, in Ibadan metropolis. The two rival associations engaged in gun duels at Iwo Road over collection of fees and control of motor parks in the city which led to injuries on both sides.  Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Oyo NURTW, organise trainings for Micra cab drivers

I want to appeal to the chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Oyo State chapter, Alhaji Taofeek Oyerinde, to start organising frequent trainings for drivers of Micra cabs in the state capital. The truth is that these Micra cabs constitute a nuisance to the capital city with the manner in which their drivers drive. The drivers hardly obey traffic rules and regulations and they manouvre their way in the narrowest of spaces. The Micra cabs have caused several road accidents in the city as a result of this. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Many feared dead in Ibadan road accident

About 12 passengers were roasted to death on Sunday afternoon, around Academy area, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, when a Toyota Hiace travelling to Lagos somersaulted, following a chase by an alleged team of task force of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Oyo State chapter. An eyewitness informed the Nigerian Tribune that two ladies, one of them identified simply as Kemi, however, survived the incident. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Police arraign 22 for attempted murder in Oyo

The Oyo State Police Command on Monday arraigned 22 suspected transport workers who were allegedly involved in the clash between members of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria and National Union of Road Transport Workers on Friday. The clash caused frightened commuters and members of the public to scamper for safety as dangerous weapons were used in the fight. An eyewitness said gunshots were heard while the fight lasted in Monatan area, which was one of the trouble spots. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email