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Boko Haram: DSS vindicated me – Ex-Gov Sheriff

Former Borno State Governor, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, says recent revelations from the Department of State Service (DSS) on allegations that he is a sponsor of Boko Haram has shown that he had nothing to do with the dreaded group engaged in terrorism in the North-East and other parts of the country.

Politics
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Pomp as Jonathan is unveiled in Lagos

On Wednesday, December 17, all roads led to the famous Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, where the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2015 general elections was unveiled.

Business
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Orijin’s success ’ll boost RoI – Guinness

Guinness Nigeria Plc has assured its shareholders of enhanced value of their investment as its latest product, Orijin, continues to break even in the market place just as it stated that the reduction in this year’s dividend was not a sign of distress.

Sports
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Eduok debunks link to Esperance

Dolphins’ striker, Emem Eduok, has dismissed reports suggesting that he was on the brink of signing a contract with Esperance of Tunisia, ahead of the re-opening of the transfer window.

 

BACK PAGE / COLUMNS

We need Buhari more than he needs us

We need Buhari more than he needs us

The thoughts that brought up the headline above are not original to me.  They belong to Femi Orebe, a columnist with The Nation on Sunday.  Writing in the newspaper edition of September 28, 2014, he had posited: “Nigeria in its current dire straits n[...]

2015, PDP and vexed primary elections

2015, PDP and vexed primary elections

Although it’s about two months to the first date set aside for Nigerians to go to the polls to select leaders, who will pilot state affairs at various levels of government in the next democratic dispensation, election fever has already gripped the co[...]

President-elect, Federal Republic of Nigeria?

President-elect, Federal Republic of Nigeria?

There should be no complacency as the fact of Nigeria’s President-elect is yet to be formalized in less than two months. But that fact is already known to Nigerians and the outside world. Accordingly, voters must perfect their cards, turn out as neve[...]

A controversy foretold

A controversy foretold

The discordant tunes waft­ing out of the covens of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State were pre­dicted. Those who are sufficiently familiar with the nature and char­acter of politics in the state said it. They knew that PDP in the state w[...]

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%