Monthly Archives: June 2015

CBN Extends BVN Registration To Oct 31

In response to appeals by Nigerians who were unable to meet the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) deadline for Bank Verification Number (BVN) registration, the apex bank has extended the exercise to October 31, 2015. TheStreetReporters.com gathered that the decision also followed the uncontrolled crowd at the different branches of Nigerian banks that has made business transactions almost impossible. CBN ...

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U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh Dispute Over Union Fees

The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a challenge to the way public-sector unions finance their operations. Union officials said a ruling against them would deal a blow to organized labor. The case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, No. 14-915, was brought by California teachers who said being compelled to pay union fees to subsidize activities they ...

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Chibok Girls ‘Forced to Join Nigeria’s Boko Haram’

Some of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria have been forced to join Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the BBC has been told. Witnesses say some are now being used to terrorise other captives, and are even carrying out killings themselves. The testimony cannot be verified but Amnesty International says other girls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been forced to ...

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PDP To Buhari: Get to Work, Stop Blackmailing Us

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says no amount of intimidation, blackmail and propaganda by the Presidency would stop it from standing shoulder to shoulder with Nigerians in demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari kick-starts government and commence implementation of his campaign promises for which he was voted into office. The party said Presidency’s excuse of clearing the so-called Augean Stable is ...

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kidnappers Pocket N50m Ransom, Free Kogi High Court Judge

A Kogi State High Court Judge, Justice Samuel Obayomi, who was abducted on May 25, has been released by the kidnappers. This was after Obayomi had spent 34 days in their custody. TheStreetReporters.com gathered that Obayomi was released around 11pm on Saturday at a bush in Okene area of the state, after a N50 million ransom had allegedly been paid ...

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Agip Facility Gutted By Fire In Rivers

The Agip oil company centre in Ebocha in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State has been gutted by fire. TheStreetReporters.com gathered that the fire started last night. The cause of the fire or number of casualties remains uncertain at the time of this reports. Fire fighters are still battling to put out at the fire at the ...

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