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Diezani, political accountants and our missing money

Diezani, political accountants and our missing money

There is something messy about oil, especially, in the ‘crude’ form that Nigeria has it: It soils whatever (and whoever) it touches. It turns saints to sinners and turns little sinners into big time devils. Was it not because a respected Prof. Tam[...]

As Buhari settles down to business

As Buhari settles down to business

Now that the presidential election has been won and lost, now that the jubilations have eased, President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari must settle down to plan for the challenges that will confront his government from his first day in office. There are num[...]

Tamas Aczel: A writer who inspired me 

Tamas Aczel: A writer who inspired me 

One of the special joys of my time in the MFA programme at the University of Massachusetts was taking a fiction workshop with Tamas Aczel. It was during the spring semester of 1993. Aczel’s teaching style in academic lingo, his pedagogy was the fi[...]

PDP: What happened?

PDP: What happened?

IKEDI OHAKIM Following the dramatic resigna­tion of his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by President Olusegun Obasanjo, earlier this year, by publicly tearing his membership card, I did a piece in which I tried to situate the acti[...]

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%