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APC bent on truncating democracy – PDP

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday renewed its attacks on the leadership of the main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Fashola opens access roads to decongest Apapa traffic

The Lagos State Government has commenced the construction of about eight access roads within Apapa Local Government Area to help divert motorists using the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway from the traffic gridlock on the road.

Sports
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Mourinho boasts

Loquacious Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho has declared that the club will not end the 2014/2015 season trophy less as it did last term. Mourinho whose outfit is having its pre season in Austria said he has a stronger team now with the signing of high-profile players like Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, Thibaut Courtois and Filipe Luis.

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APC catches PDP disease

APC catches PDP disease

Like I said in this column last week, all is not well with the All Progressives Congress (APC). The opposition party that held so much promise a few months ago has suddenly contacted PDP-litis,  a disease that manifests in the form of myopia and over[...]

Oshiomhole’s sympathy for fake teachers

Oshiomhole’s sympathy for fake teachers

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, is by all means an enigma. As an inscrutable man, he is fast developing a reputation as a governor, who likes to engage in melodramatic or theatrical performances that have exposed his inconsistencies. Only last[...]

The billion dollar debate

The billion dollar debate

The other day, I drifted to snatches of a Nollywood movie. In the movie, a kingpin kidnaps a man and a woman and demands huge ransom for them. But while the kingpin is out of sight, the smart kidnap victims persuade the man deployed to guard them [...]

Bishop Kukah’s grave misreading

Bishop Kukah’s grave misreading

Last week, as part of festivities celebrating the 80th birthday of Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, Bishop Matthew Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto delivered a lecture titled “Wole Soyinka: 80 Years of Genius and Prophetic Outrage”. It was a rema[...]

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%