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2019: INEC signs MoU with road transport unions to use commercial vehicles for elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with road transport unions to use commercial vehicles for movement of election personnel and materials on election days in 2019.

2019: Our members won’t be used as political thugs – RTEAN

The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Lagos State Chapter, on Friday said that members of the union would not be used as political thugs in the 2019 general elections.

Two allegedly steals N13,000 belonging to RTEAN

Two men, Jinadu Kosoko, 40, and Shefiu Alao, 35, who the police accused of stealing N13,000 belonging to the Road Transport Employer Association of Nigeria, on Friday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Badagry, Lagos State.

Truck drivers decry excessive taxation by Anambra

Truck drivers under the aegis of Lower Semi-Truck Drivers Welfare Association, Anambra State Branch have cried to the Anambra State government over the burden of excessive taxation.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti government reads riot act to warring drivers’ unions

The warring members of the two drivers unions in Ekiti have been warned to desist from violence or risk proscription.

2019: RTEAN reads riot act to Lagos members

The Lagos State Chapter of the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) on Sunday warned its members to steer clear of electoral violence and thuggery before, during and after the 2019 general elections.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Police arrest seven over transport unions’ crisis in Ekiti

The Ekiti Police Command has arrested seven suspects in connection with the recent violence involving two transport unions.

2019: RTEAN commences ‘Operation Show Your PVCs’ in Lagos

The Lagos State Chapter of the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria has commenced an awareness campaign tagged: “Operations Show Your Permanent Voter Cards” for its members.

RTEAN: Apapa gridlock setback to businesses

The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) says the incessant gridlock in Apapa and its environs are a setback to businesses of not only the transport unions but also other Lagos residents.

RTEAN: We’ve resolved crisis, accepted Osapamwan Eriyo as national president

The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria said it has resolved the lingering internal crisis and has accepted Mr Osapamwan Eriyo as the National President.

Official: Musa Isiwele removed over alleged embezzlement of RTEAN fund

Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria on Wednesday confirmed that the National Executive Council removed the former National President, Musa Isiwele, over alleged embezzlement of N5 billion.
A spot at Oke-Afa by Asolo Bus Stop on Isawo Road in Ikorodu.

Downpour: 3 communities cut off in Lagos

Some communities in Ikorodu area of Lagos State have been cut off following early morning three-hour downpour which had rendered the road leading to the area impassable.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truck owners, operators bicker over Apapa gridlock

The Amalgamation of Containers Truck Owners Association of Nigeria (ACTOAN) has accused some major players in the haulage sector of frustrating efforts to solve the perennial gridlock on the Apapa corridor in Lagos.

Ekiti killings: Police begin mass raid of criminal hideouts

Following the incessant killings being experienced in Ekiti State in recent times, the state police command has begun mass raid of black spots across the 133 towns to dislodge criminals.

FRSC establishes unit command in Kazaure to enforce safety regulations

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Jigawa has established a Unit Command in Kazaure senatorial district of the state to enforce safety regulations in the area.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army calls for synergy with associations

Brig.-Gen. Abdulmalik Biu, Acting General Officer Commanding, 7 Division, Nigerian Army, has called on trade unions and cooperative societies to support the military to facilitate the success of the counter insurgency campaign in the northeast.

Federal government holds stakeholders summit on tankers crashes Monday

The Federal Government will, on Monday, hold Stakeholders’ Summit on Haulage Transportation in Nigeria, to deliberate on how to tackle recent rising cases in road traffic crashes involving tankers/trailers in the country with the attendant loss of human and material resources.

Ekiti guber: Transport unions allege intimidation by security agency

Less than three weeks before the Ekiti State governorship election, members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) have accused the Department of State Services (DSS) of harassing them to support the All Progressives Congress candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.

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