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We need to rescue Nigeria now –Tinubu      

Piqued by the state of the nation, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, called for immediate action in order to to rescue the country from total collapse.

Politics
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2015: Aspirants intensify battle for Abia’s soul

The political atmosphere in Abia State currently, has assumed an interesting dimension as contenders intensifyn their consultations with stakeholders with a view to gaining the upper hand, either during the party primaries or at the general election proper.

Business
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Oando profit more than doubles

(LAGOS) Nigerian energy company Oando said on Tuesday its pre-tax profit in the first half rose 103 percent to 12.53…

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The selfie meets the peacock

The selfie meets the peacock

The dramatic rise in popularity of the so-called selfie—the self-taken photograph—strikes me as a symbolic way of understanding a dominant aspect of social behavior in the world. The selfie has, I suggest, further, encouraged the inflation of the ego[...]

The tangle in Jalingo

The tangle in Jalingo

Since the drama started, I have watched it from a distance, refusing to write or comment. Two reasons informed my po­sition: I felt the man at the centre of the storm, who had just miraculously sur­vived an air crash deserved his peace and did not ne[...]

Godfathers everywhere, where are the godmothers?

Godfathers everywhere, where are the godmothers?

“There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” - Madeline Albright, Former US Secretary of State in her Keynote speech at the Celebrating Inspiration luncheon with the WNBA’s All-Decade Team, 2006 I have enjoyed many priv[...]

Benjamin Adekunle: War hero of all time

Benjamin Adekunle: War hero of all time

Never since the acclaimed military prowess of the legendary General Aduloju of Ekiti, Gen­eral Ogedengbe Agbogun Gboro of Ijesa, General Ogunmola Olodogbo Kerikeri of Ibadan, General Lisabi Agbongbo Akala, and General Sodeke, both of Egba, Amazon Sam[...]

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%