Header Ads

Two People Dead, Others Injured As Road Transport Workers Clash

 Two persons were reportedly killed in Oremeji-Agugu area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, by members of the Motor Park System (PMS), otherwise known as the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) on Monday night.


247NNU learnt that the crisis started after a member of Motor Park System (PMS) killed a member of NURTW and a member of PMS was killed in reprisal.

Our correspondent reports that the governor of the state, Seyi Makinde on his assumption, of office proscribed NURTW and inaugurated PMS which made the union factionalized. 

A resident of Agugu told SaharaReporters that he narrowly escaped the attack by the thugs on Monday evening while returning home.

The source said some of the factional transport workers were also injured. 

"Don't mention my name in your report. I was in Sango to see my grandchildren. On my way back home, I saw those people attacking one another. I saw two bodies were already on the ground. I had to run very fast after I got down from the bike that took me there.

"They have started again today. Those guys are members of NURTW. I don't know how we got to this stage. My bike man (commercial motorcyclist, popularly called okada man) was almost cut with a weapon yesterday. Though we don't know the genesis of the crisis, I heard it was between members of the Park Manager System and NURTW. One of the NURTW was killed by PMS and in retaliation, the NURTW also mobilised to attack PMS. 

"It is better for the police and Amotekun Corps to come to our rescue now. I am not sure I am going home today. The area is boiling as I speak with you," he said.




No comments

Thank you for reaching out to us. We are happy to receive your opinion and request. If you need advert or sponsored post, We’re excited you’re considering advertising or sponsoring a post on our blog. Your support is what keeps us going. With the current trend, it’s very obvious content marketing is the way to go. Banner advertising and trying to get customers through Google Adwords may get you customers but it has been proven beyond doubt that Content Marketing has more lasting benefits.
We offer majorly two types of advertising:
1. Sponsored Posts: If you are really interested in publishing a sponsored post or a press release, video content, advertorial or any other kind of sponsored post, then you are at the right place.
WHAT KIND OF SPONSORED POSTS DO WE ACCEPT?
Generally, a sponsored post can be any of the following:
Press release
Advertorial
Video content
Article
Interview
This kind of post is usually written to promote you or your business. However, we do prefer posts that naturally flow with the site’s general content. This means we can also promote artists, songs, cosmetic products and things that you love of all products or services.
DURATION & BONUSES
Every sponsored article will remain live on the site as long as this website exists. The duration is indefinite! Again, we will share your post on our social media channels and our email subscribers too will get to read your article. You’re exposing your article to our: Twitter followers, Facebook fans and other social networks.

We will also try as much as possible to optimize your post for search engines as well.

Submission of Materials : Sponsored post should be well written in English language and all materials must be delivered via electronic medium. All sponsored posts must be delivered via electronic version, either on disk or e-mail on Microsoft Word unless otherwise noted.
PRICING
The price largely depends on if you’re writing the content or we’re to do that. But if your are writing the content, it is $60 per article.

2. Banner Advertising: We also offer banner advertising in various sizes and of course, our prices are flexible. you may choose to for the weekly rate or simply buy your desired number of impressions.

Technical Details And Pricing
Banner Size 300 X 250 pixels : Appears on the home page and below all pages on the site.
Banner Size 728 X 90 pixels: Appears on the top right Corner of the homepage and all pages on the site.
Large rectangle Banner Size (336x280) : Appears on the home page and below all pages on the site.
Small square (200x200) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Half page (300x600) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Portrait (300x1050) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Billboard (970x250) : Appears on the home page.

Submission of Materials : Banner ads can be in jpeg, jpg and gif format. All materials must be deliverd via electronic medium. All ads must be delivered via electronic version, either on disk or e-mail in the ordered pixel dimensions unless otherwise noted.
For advertising offers, send an email with your name,company, website, country and advert or sponsored post you want to appear on our website to omodjk(at)gmail(dot)com

Normally, we should respond within 48 hours.