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Anambra signs MoU with Ekcel Farm for tomato, cassava production

Anambra State Government yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an indigenous organisation, Ekcel Frams Limited, for the production of tomato and cassava. It was gathered that the undertaking would provide no fewer than 5,300 jobs in the first phase of its take off.

Politics
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PDP not taking chances

Former Deputy Senate leader and stalwart of People’s Democratic party (PDP) Senatorial Jonathan Silas Zwingina has declared that the involvement of the campaign train of the eleven governorship aspirants is an indication of the seriousness of the PDP.

Business
Sports
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I want my Eagles job back —Siasia

Former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, has confirmed speculations that he is interested in staging a come back as the team’s gaffer, a job Stephen Keshi is currently still hanging on to in interim capacity.

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I love eba and ukazi soup

––Ibitein Thompson, current winner of Young Designer competition She couldn’t believe it when she was declared winner of the young…

 

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Nigeria’s September of shipwrecks

Nigeria’s September of shipwrecks

This September, I was determined to scour for signs that Nigeria was moving in a good direction. I was able to count one solid, uplifting sign: The country’s apparent arrest of the Ebola virus. Given the devastation the virus continues to wreak in Si[...]

Two pastors, two big troubles!

Two pastors, two big troubles!

One is swashbuckling, the other robustly controver­sial. Swarming with a sea of devotees, they are not people you can remain neutral about: You either love or dislike them pas­sionately. Now, both are united in two highly controversial issues that wo[...]

President for one day

President for one day

I lift my head reluctantly from the pillow, wondering where the night went. Wasn’t it just a few minutes ago I crashed into bed? I really wish I can sleep a bit longer, find more time for Sid­ney Sheldon, John Grisham and Jackie Collins, but being Pr[...]

$9.3 million and the shame of a nation

$9.3 million and the shame of a nation

I have to break my silence and the promise I gave to myself not to comment on politi­cal issues in Nigeria until further notice. This promise was necessitated by a sober reflec­tion on all the comments and suggestions made by several great writers in[...]

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%