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5,000 teachers receive Ebola training

As the school year is set to start later this month, teachers in Nigeria are getting new valuable lessons on how knowledge about the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) can help save lives, contain the disease and avoid stigmatisation.

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N8m up for grabs in Akpabio Scrabble Classics

One of the biggest Scrabble Competitions in the world, the Godswill Akpabio International Scrabble Classics is set to kick off September 24 in Uyo with a total prize money of N8m up for grabs.

 

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Nigeria: Is there anyone in charge?

Nigeria: Is there anyone in charge?

Someone once described Nigeria as “a work in progress”. A work in progress that has lasted more than 53 years since independence is a waste of everybody’s time. That description fittingly captures the confusion, chaos and mess that underpin the way t[...]

Ebola Virus: A matter of honesty

Ebola Virus: A matter of honesty

He creates demands for his guns by making war He creates demand for his drugs through infectivity  He creates demand for his farms by making slaves Robinson Crosoe owns a dog  So too Tarzan his Jonathan And now, war, infectivity, slave[...]

Showers of tears for Dimgba Igwe!

Showers of tears for Dimgba Igwe!

A torrent of tears continue to flow for The Sun vice-chairman, pas­tor, columnist, author and highly regarded media administrator, Mr Dimgba Igwe, precisely nine days after he was knocked down and out, reportedly by a yet-to-be apprehended hit-and-ru[...]

My grouse against Ihejirika

My grouse against Ihejirika

For some weeks, the nation has been agog for the so-called revelation by the Australian self-appointed do-gooder, Dr. Stephen Davis, to the effect that he was informed by Boko Haram bosses that two prominent Nigerians are their key sponsors. The firs[...]

Market Summary

...as at July 15, 2014

Market Capitalisation (₦) 14,189,103,577,525.20 |Volume 251,758,465 |Market Index 42,971.56 |Market Value (₦) 3,003,431,717.63 |Deals 5,692 |Gainers: 33|Losers 27 |Unchanged:
Gainers
Name Price Change % Chg
CAP N40.95 N1.95 5.00% 
AIRSERVICE N2.34 N0.11 4.93%
UAC-PROP N18.30 N0.86 4.93%
TRANSEXPR N2.06 N0.09 4.57%
JOHNHOLT N1.20 N0.05 4.35%
Losers
Name Price Change % Chg
RTBRISCOE N1.04 -N0.10 -8.77%
ASHAKACEM N32.47 -N1.70 -4.98%
DNMEYER N1.20 -N0.06 -4.76%
INFINITY N1.60 -N0.08 -4.76%
COSTAIN N1.25 -N0.06 -4.58%