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Football house on fire

• Accountant’s office razed • Fire service men berate NFF • AFCON, U-17 trophies intact The President of the Nigeria…

 

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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[...]

20th year Iri-Ji Mbaise in America

20th year Iri-Ji Mbaise in America

When it is summer or early fall in the United States, it is usually a celebra­tion season for Nigerians, partic­ularly Ndi-Igbo whose activities range from graduation, wedding of our young adults to cultural extravaganzas. Most Nigerian communities u[...]

Our kids are smarter than we think

Our kids are smarter than we think

Last weekend, my five-year-old son bluntly refused to shake the hands of a family friend we had run into at the lobby of our hotel. He had done likewise at an eatery earlier in the day. The little boy’s reason was simple: His auntie (class teacher) t[...]

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%