Thursday, April 22, 2021



Ebonyi gov’t offers N1m each to families of 4 deceased policemen

Ebonyi State Government has offered N1 million each to families of four deceased police personnel who died in an accident while returning from a...

Akeredolu suspends activities of NURTW indefinitely in Ondo

The Ondo State Government on Tuesday announced indefinite suspension of all activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in the state.

Lagos govt demolishes illegal structures at CBD

The Central Business District Lagos has demolished illegal structures erected within the Central Business District.

COVID-19:  Nigerian govt to give N30,000 each to 4,500 transport workers in Katsina

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency, SMEDAN, 4,500 transport workers in Katsina State with N30,000 each,  to enhance their businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Insecurity: Abuja-Kaduna road not abandoned by motorists – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, says recent media reports that motorists had abandoned the Abuja-Kaduna highway because of insecurity is misleading. DHQ had on Saturday led...

Clash: Lagos govt vows to deal with errant Okada riders, motorists

The Lagos State Government says the game is over for traffic offenders, especially with the menace and impunity of commercial motorcycle operators in the state.

COVID-19: Ganduje distributes 2million face masks to transport unions, students in Kano

The Kano State Government on Sunday distributed 2 million face masks to various groups in the state, in an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19.

Nigerian Army rescue 2 kidnapped victims in Ondo

Troops of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, Akure, say they have rescued two kidnapped victims at Iboropa forest in Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State.

NURTW mulls increasing transport fares as Nigerian govt lifts interstate travel ban

The National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has commended the Federal Government for lifting the ban on interstate travel in the country.

COVID-19: Nigerian govt inaugurates task team for distribution of Agric products

The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated a seven-man Joint Technical Task Team on Emergency Response to COVID-19 to ensure unrestricted movement of agricultural products across the country.

How corps members’ petition led to recovery of N320m – EFCC

The Sokoto Zonal Head of EFCC, Abdullahi Lawal, has said that a petition over non-payment of N3,000 logistic allowance by a corps member led to a recovery of N320 million.

Nigerian Army reopens Maiduguri-Damboa Road, assures safety of commuters

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday reopened the Maiduguri-Damboa-Biu Road for public use, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Nigerian govt seeks NURTW’S support in tackling insecurity

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has called on the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, to support the government in its ongoing efforts to rid the nation’s highways of violent crimes.

Cost of moving election logistics, enormous — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has described the cost of operations and logistics in the country as enormous.

955 persons charged to FRSC mobile courts in 2018

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said no fewer than 955 persons were arraigned in its mobile courts for various offences across the country in 2018.

NURTW ban sale of alcohol at parks in Nasarawa State

Nasarawa State Chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has banned the sale of alcohol in all motor parks across the state. Salihu...

NOUN matriculates 100 NURTW members in Abuja

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, on Saturday matriculated no fewer than 100 members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW,...

NURTW calls for mobile courts to prosecute black marketers

The National Union of Road Transport Worker, NURTW, Abdulsalam Motor Parks, Minna, Niger State, has advocated the setting up of mobile courts to prosecute...

Drive with caution during yuletide, NURTW urges members

Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Okene branch in Kogi state, Garba Ladi, has cautioned drivers against reckless driving during the yuletide...

Install speed limit device now, NURTW advises members

The Kabba/Bunu chapter of the National Union of Roads and transport workers, NURTW, has urged its members to install speed limit device in their...

Bus driver ‘abducts’ FRSC official, causes road crash in Ebonyi

An alleged attempt by a commercial bus driver in Abakaliki to abduct a Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC official has led to a road...

Jigawa Assembly to investigate bystander killing by NSCDC officer

Haruna Abubakar Bebeji The Jigawa State House of Assembly has constituted a special committee to investigate the recent killing of a bystander by a Nigeria...

Rights group demands justice for slain bystander

Haruna Abubakar Bebeji The Network for Human Rights, Jigawa State Chapter, has issued a five-day ultimatum to the state government, the Nigeria Police and the...

UPDATED: Civil defence man shoots police sergeant, bystander in Dutse

By Haruna Bebeji, Dutse An operative of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on Friday went berserk, killing a bystander and injuring a police...

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