Nyako’s impeachment justified –Ex-minister

A former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aliyu Hong, has described the investigation and the subsequent impeachment of the former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, as eloquent revelation


Human parts market: Police arrest 8 dealers

Kwara State Police Command has arrested eight suspects in connection with the human parts markets uncovered recently in Ilorin and Tabira village, both in Kwara State. Five of the suspects were arrested in Ilorin,


Eaglets land  in Kinshasa

After 10 hours in air, Nigeria’s Under 17 team, Golden Eaglets yesterday morning , touched down safely at the N’djili international Airport in Kinshasa capital city of Congo Democratic Republic.


Notes from The City of Brotherly Love

Notes from The City of Brotherly Love

From the fifth floor of the Sheraton Suites, Philadelphia, USA, I look out this morning as I settle down to begin writing. What do I see this 7 a.m, which is 12 noon Nigerian time? The hotel is just by the Philadelphia International Airport, and I[...]

This impeachment  fever could kill

This impeachment fever could kill

When, two weeks ago, Adamawa State House of Assembly removed former Governor Murtala Nyako from office, through impeachment, many a Nigerian cheered and jeered.  Those who cheered may have seen the impeachment of the ex-governor as good riddance to b[...]

Needless desperation over Boko Haram

Needless desperation over Boko Haram

When the Boko Haram revolt broke out, none of us could ever imagine the scope of the violence. Four years later, rather than an imminent solution, the farther the hope and more deadly the dimension. Not the least was the kidnapping of over two hundre[...]

The fall of Nyako

The fall of Nyako

I am still amazed at the way Murtala Nyako, the impeached governor of Adamawa State, kissed the dust without a whimper. Going by the way the man carried on before his impeachment, you would think that he has a backbone. But the former governor has pr[...]

Market Summary 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:
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%
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%