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Buhari, Tinubu in closed-door meeting

Barely a week after former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, escaped bomb attack in Kaduna, he had a closed-door meeting with a frontline leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu in Kaduna yesterday.

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Seme Customs makes seizure of N5m poultry products

In continuation of its anti- smuggling campaign, the Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service recently made a seizure of prohibited frozen poultry products worth N5million in one of the bush paths of Seme border.

Sports
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Okagbare gets $7, 000 bonus for gold medal

Commonwealth Games queen of the track, Blessing Okagbare has been rewarded with an instant bonus of $7,000 for her spectacular effort on Monday night, as she cruised to gold winning performance.

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Oh God, let this Ebola virus cup pass over us!

Oh God, let this Ebola virus cup pass over us!

A mischievous friend of mine recently sent me an SMS drawing attention to the rising incident of female suicide bombers. It got me thinking; in the last two or three weeks there have been about four Boko Haram attacks carried out by female suicide bo[...]

Battle over Nigeria: War without end

Battle over Nigeria: War without end

I have said several times that the fight against Boko Haram insurgency will receive feeble attention until the violent uprising has claimed a high profile citizen. Until that happens, the Federal Government will issue regularly monotonous press state[...]

Buhari, El-Zakzaky and the ticking bomb

Buhari, El-Zakzaky and the ticking bomb

Mohammadu Buhari, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi and Sheikh El-Zakzaky. The three names are linked by some basic common denominators. They are all passionate Muslims. They command the loyalty of large followers, millions of followers. But, by the warped standa[...]

Re: Bishop Kukah’s grave misreading

Re: Bishop Kukah’s grave misreading

The article entitled: “Bishop Kukah’s grave misreading” by Okey Ndibe, published in Daily Sun of Tuesday, July 22, 2014, was a betrayal of finesse and intellectual acumen the writer pretended to stand for. It is even saddening that a self-proclaimed [...]

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%