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Aliyu Gusau’s burden

Aliyu Gusau’s burden

The Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Aliyu Moham­med Gusau (rtd.), must be a long distance run­ner. He has been in the race for a very long time. The retired army officer has been a key player in Nigeria’s intelligence network for over three decades. He[...]

This race is fierce

This race is fierce

In the streets of Nigeria today, there is a fierce and competitive race raging on. And the race is on who will be Nigeria’s most ignorant, and thus her most dangerous man, possibly. The two go together. Almost beating all others to the marathon an[...]

Nigeria is Ebola-free!

Nigeria is Ebola-free!

“Nigeria is now free of Eb­ola,” World Health Organi­zation (WHO) representa­tive Rui Gama Vaz said in a news conference on October 20, 2014 in Abuja. “This is a spectacular success story,” in­dicating that the spread of the deadly disease could be c[...]

The Muslim/Muslim ticket

The Muslim/Muslim ticket

I would want every Nigerian reading this piece to sincerely answer this question: Which of our politicians is really a Christian or Muslim in the true sense of the word? I also asked myself a similar question a few years ago when I drove into the [...]

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%