National
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N561m fraud:  EFCC arraigns three ex-bankers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned three former bankers, Rabiu Hassan Dawaki, Abdullahi Umar Rano and Samuel Obende before Justice Dije Aboki of Kano State High Court on 28-count charge bordering on conspiracy, criminal breach of trust and falsification of accounts to the tune of N561 million.

Politics
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Election postponement, blessing to Nigeria –Gani Adams

Otunba Gani Adams is the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC). In an interview with Daily Sun in Lagos, Adams took a critical look at the way this year’s general elections were rescheduled and declared that it was a right step that saved the country from anarchy. Excerpts:

Business
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FIRS launches online tax payment

Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) yesterday assured that taxpayers can now pay their taxes online by logging unto the internet banking platform of any commercial bank in Nigeria.

Sports
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SEXY jump suits

BY BOLATITO ADEBAYO (beetito2@ yahoo.co.uk) We are all obsessed with the jump suit trend now and it’s like everyone can’t…

 

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What Igbo want from Jonathan

What Igbo want from Jonathan

Guest Columnist RALPH OBIOHA Mr. President is most welcome to the capital of Igbo nation. If the visit is in response to the Hanapepe Indigo widely circulated demand that he undertake this very crucial and important interaction with Ndigb[...]

Buni Yadi massacre one year after

Buni Yadi massacre one year after

For Buni Yadi, I weep. For Buni Yadi, the nation mourns. For Buni Yadi, humanity grieves. We weep, we mourn, we grieve the loss of innocent souls whose sun set too soon, whose flowers withered before bloom. Tears, like burst dam, envelopes a nation d[...]

Jonathan’s loss, Buhari’s big gain

Jonathan’s loss, Buhari’s big gain

I cannot come clear and say categorically that I like our kind of politics. If I do that, then, I will be very unfair to the sustainable kind of develop­ment that is the wish of more than 160 million citizens of our great nation. Our political cultur[...]

No longer hunters of rabbits and rats

No longer hunters of rabbits and rats

Today, I remember ‘Village Headmaster’, that once popular television drama. I remember the mischief of Sisi Amebo (Ibidun Allison), queen of all busybodies, the dramatic way the Oloja of Oja (Dejumo Lewis) approached and ascended his throne and Dr Ba[...]

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%