NNPC APPLAUDS AS NUPENG SUSPENDS TANKER DRIVERS STRIKE

The National Union of Petroleum and Gas Workers (NUPENG) has called off the planned strike by its affiliate member, Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD). A statement signed by NUPENG President, Comrade William Akporeha and General Secretary, Comrade Afolabi Olawale  on Sunday, said, “strike by Petroleum Tanker Drivers earlier scheduled to commence midnight of Sunday, 10th October 2021 was suspended, following the understanding reached with the Union by the management of NNPC at a meeting held in Ibadan, Oyo State.” The statement, directed Petroleum Tanker Drivers to continue providing services for the…

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“PLEASE DON’T GO ON STRIKE”—NNPC BEGS PETROLEUM TANKER DRIVERS

*PLEDGES TO SUPPORT ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has pleaded with  Petroleum Tanker Drivers to call off its proposed strike in the interest and welfare of the Nigerian people. The Corporation in a statement, said it was aware the “strike is about the condition of roads in various parts of Nigeria and pledged it will support the government in ensuring that roads will be properly maintained. According to the NNPC, “even though it is not the responsibility of the NNPC to build or rehabilitate roads, any disruption…

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WBC HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT: TYSON FURY KNOCKS OUT DEONTAY WILDER IN 11TH ROUND

Tyson Fury on Saturday night knocked out Deontay Wilder in the 11th round to defend the World Boxing Council’s version of the heavyweight. Fury, popularly called The Gypsy King, was knocked down once by Wilder in the third round. Wilder also knocked him down twice in the fourth round before he made a classic comeback in the tenth round and then finished Wilder off in the 11th. Fury and Wilder had 34 months ago, ended their first meeting in a split draw, But Fury won the second fight via knockout.…

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