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A banker of our time

A banker of our time

The last person we met and interviewed in Dimg­ba Igwe’s last few days on earth was Otunba Subomi Balogun, a man whose story I am writing now under the title “A Banker of Our Time.” He had invited us to his marble-white monumental FCMB office on t[...]

My stewardship as Abia governor (1999-2007) – 6

My stewardship as Abia governor (1999-2007) - 6

(ACHIEVEMENTS IN PUBLIC UTILITIES) In the past two editions of this column I meticulously addressed the major cause of the rift between Governor Theodore Orji and myself. I decided to break the ice on the issue to put to rest speculations by the r[...]

Ayo Fayose and his guests

Ayo Fayose and his guests

The inauguration of Ayo Fayose as governor of Ekiti State last week in Ado Ekiti was full of colour, pomp and circumstance. Is it the vintage sky-blue 1965 model Mercedes Benz the governor rode to the venue of the ceremony that we should talk about? [...]

Behold, Governor Orji’s real legacies

Behold, Governor Orji’s real legacies

In the last couple of years, the Abia State Government has been talking about “legacy projects,” which, according to its officials and supporters, are an indication that Governor Theodore Amaefule Orji is “working,” as Nigerians say in local parlance[...]

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%