Nyanya bomb blast: Gambari bombs PDP, APC

Former Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, yesterday, lashed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political parties on the security situation in Nigeria, warning that they should not turn what has become a national problem into a political football.


Beware of politicians –CJN warns Court of Appeal’s president

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa yesterday, made history as the first female President of the Court of Appeal after she was sworn in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar, who charged her to be professional and shun all forms of political pressures in the discharge of her duties.


Lagos to pull down weak masts by April 30

Following huge losses caused by last Sunday rain, the Lagos State Government has issued ultimatum to owners of communications masts with hollow-pipes to replace them with galvanised steel masts before month end as the state has threatened to dismantle them as from April 30.


Unfinished World Cup stadium worries FIFA

With 55 days to go before the kickoff of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup, concerns is mounting over Brazil’s preparedness to host the Mundial after the Arena de Sao Paolo was handed over to its owners uncompleted.



With nail art finding its rightful place in the fast growing fashion market, nail design trends will witness a boost.…



Avoiding the road to Kigali

Avoiding the road to Kigali

In pensive, sepulchral mood, Rwanda has been marking 20 years after the genocide.  Yes, that was when the country became one big sepulchre, as hell enlarged itself, and people just streamed into it.  Rwanda will never forget the weeks and months when[...]

Fani-Kayode standing on his head

Fani-Kayode standing on his head

For Femi Fani-Kayode, standing on his head or going back to his vomit is of no concern. Not unexpectedly, his appearance at Aso Rock more so as a visitor to President Goodluck Jonathan raised eyebrows. After former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s failu[...]

Because we’re at risk and all involved

Because we’re at risk and all involved

Once in Nigeria, the word, “genocide” did rend the air. Also, the word, “pogrom” was popular at that time. These words were used to describe the prevailing menace, when Igbo, from the Eastern Nigeria, were massacred in the North, in an orchestrated A[...]

Ekweremadu and Constitution Amendment

Ekweremadu and Constitution Amendment

  Definitely, to most Nigerians in the Diaspora, politics, particularly the Nigerian experiment, seems very dreary, inscrutable, and sometimes unreservedly dispiriting. Looking from afar, people in the Diaspora don’t seem to und[...]

Market Summary at Apr 09, 2014

Market Capitalisation (₦) 12,532,908,857,483.16 |Volume 290,968,059 |Market Index 39,017.66 |Market Value (₦) 4,309,532,824.29 |Deals 4,248 |Gainers: 27|Losers 26 |Unchanged:
Name Price Change % Chg
DANGSUGAR N9.89 N0.69 7.50% 
NPFMCRFBK N1.02 N0.05 5.15%
INTENEGINS N0.63 N0.03 5.00%
UACN N57.08 N2.71 4.98%
AFRIPRUD N2.96 N0.14 4.96%
Name Price Change % Chg
UPL N3.97 -N0.41 -9.36%
COURTVILLE N0.57 -N0.03 -5.00%
IKEJAHOTEL N0.57 -N0.03 -5.00%
TOTAL N172.38 -N9.07 -5.00%
COSTAIN N1.34 -N0.07 -4.96%