Rivers primary healthcare workers vow to sustain strike

Workers in Rivers State primary healthcare sub-sector have vowed to sustain their ongoing strike, which has entered the second month.The workers took the decision yesterday after their emergency meeting in Port Harcourt to review the strike


Ekiti PDP disowns Jonathan’s South-West rally

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it will not be part of a proposed rally for President Goodluck Jonathan, slated for Ibadan, Oyo State, as its organisers lack the mandate to do so.


Oshoala chasing golden boot

With seven goals to her name at Canada 2014, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala has become the U-20 Women’s World Cup leading scorer. She is also the new leader in the race to finish as Canada 2014 top scorer , ahead of Germany’s duo of Sara Dabritz and Pauline Bremer.



The little white dress (LWD) is taking the stage as a wardrobe staple. Not only does it instantly offer a…



2015: Who says Jonathan shouldn’t run?

2015: Who says Jonathan shouldn’t run?

Let me begin with a disclaimer. I have not joined the groups mutating round the country, pretending to persuade President Goodluck Jonathan to run for a second term in office. How do you convince a man who’s mind is fully made up already? Sheer trick[...]

American lessons for Nigeria on Chibok girls

American lessons for Nigeria on Chibok girls

The plight of over two hundred Chibok secondary school girls will end suddenly, just as the surprise with which the nation was taken in the first place by their kidnap. This is the reality Nigerians have to face. In short, the very idea of setting a [...]

Further reflection on  Jonathan’s conference

Further reflection on Jonathan’s conference

This Column, a fortnight ago, had cause to re­flect on the just-concluded National Conference set up by President Goodluck Jonathan. A few developments have taken place since then. The conference has finally wound up and its report has been submitted[...]

Nigeria: Questions not asked

Nigeria: Questions not asked

The trouble with ignorance is that it is such a popular fare. Just like fast food, it is con­cocted to be addictive, to make of us faithful customs. When matters come to propaganda or ignorance, we are all sweet toothed. Of course, ignorance come[...]

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%
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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%