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Medical terrorism

Medical terrorism

A 300-level undergraduate whose parents live in Jos died during the week. Her inconsol­able younger brother simply can’t get over the circumstances of that death. ‘It was not that we kept her at home when she fell ill. We didn’t do self-medi­catio[...]

FG’s summit of all political parties

FG’s summit of all political parties

I want to congratulate the Federal Government and particularly her two officers, Senator Ben Obi, and Col (rtd) Sambo Dasuki, Special Adviser to the President on Inter-Party Relations and National Security Adviser respectively. The gathering was f[...]

Real reason APC lost in Ekiti

Real reason APC lost in Ekiti

I was dazed by the flurry of reactions of the media and political analysts to the just-concluded governorship election in Ekiti, especially as it concerned the outcome. While some argued that the election was not free and fair, others shouted them do[...]

A cruel night in Brazil

A cruel night in Brazil

NOW, how do I start this?  Do I start with the lamentation of King David over the death of his bosom friend Jonathan, the son of Saul?  Do I kick off by reciting the famous dirge that opens 2 Samuel: “Oh, how art the mighty fallen!  Tell it not in Ga[...]

Market Summary

...as at June 27, 2014

Market Capitalisation (₦) 13,930,245,662,026.18 |Volume 468,913,665 |Market Index 42,187.62 |Market Value (₦) 4,990,880,444.42 |Deals 4,789 |Gainers: 33|Losers 23 |Unchanged:
Gainers
Name Price Change % Chg
GUINNESS N200.00 N10.79 5.70% 
PORTPAINT N5.14 N0.24 4.90%
REDSTAREX N5.17 N0.24 4.87%
ETERNA N4.77 N0.22 4.84%
UNILEVER N52.40 N2.40 4.80%
Losers
Name Price Change % Chg
FO N206.30 -N19.34 -8.57%
CHAMPION N10.17 -N0.53 -4.95%
CAVERTON N6.56 -N0.34 -4.93%
LENNARDS N3.15 -N0.16 -4.83%
ABBEYBDS N1.30 -N0.06 -4.41%