2015: Kwara women endorse Gov Ahmed

Women in Kwara State, under the auspices of the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), have said the achievements of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed are enough to give him a second term in office.The President of NCWS in Kwara State,


2015: Groups backing Jonathan now  8,000 –Presidency

Even as President Goodluck Jonathan is yet to make a formal declaration to seek a fresh term in 2015, groups pushing for his candidacy have now increased to 8,000. Special Adviser to the President on Political Affairs, Professor Rufai Alkali, made the revelation yesterday in Abuja when he received the report of the special


Appiah sure of Black Stars

Ghana Black Stars Coach, Kwesi Appiah is confident his side will get things right when they face Cranes of Uganda this weekend in Kumasi in the Morocco 2015 AFCON qualifier.


ZACK ORJI: The actor’s life

The story of Nollywood is not complete without men­tioning Zack Orji, former chairman of Actors’ Guild of Nigeria. As a…



Adamawa guber, Fintiri and PDP’s tactical maneuver

Adamawa guber, Fintiri and PDP’s tactical maneuver

Native wisdom teaches us that when a ram in a fight suddenly begins to step backwards, it is neither retreating nor surrendering. It is only stepping back to gather more momentum for the next charge forward. Two weeks ago, I learnt, from the Nigerian[...]

An odd society grappling with numb leaders

An odd society grappling with numb leaders

The outbreak of the Ebola virus, in particular, the manner in which the disease was brought into Nigeria, has compelled everyone to ponder the kind of government we have in Nigeria, including the quality of labour leaders and civil society in the cou[...]

From Katsina with Ibrahim Shema’s good tidings

From Katsina with Ibrahim Shema’s good tidings

Originally, it was said the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom. But nowadays, Nigerians have paraphrased that powerful scripture to the fear of Boko Haram is the beginning of wisdom. So, when the Nigerian Guild of Editors announced that this year[...]

Musings about our country

Musings about our country

A group of young men, having in­herited their parents’ wealth, went on a spending spree. They quaffed the most expensive liquor, rode exotic cars, wore designer clothes and rocked the prettiest girls. Then, like in the case of the Biblical prodigal s[...]

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%