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Why PDP lost Sokoto

FROM TUNDE OMOLEHIN, SOKOTO Dr. Abdullahi Sarkin- Gobir Adiya is a prominent politician in Sokoto State and one-time chieftain of…

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Ebuka and his style

He was in Big Brother Nigeria in 2006 and since then he has been in the spotlight. A lawyer, writer,…

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The insanity in South Africa

The insanity in South Africa

The portrait of today’s South Africa as the bastion of man’s inhumanity to his fellow man is one that should diminish every South African, and indeed all Africans, who have witnessed the worst case of Xenophobia in recent times. Not only are Africans[...]

DEMOCRACY: Bitter truth we must tell ourselves

DEMOCRACY: Bitter truth we must tell ourselves

I want to apologise to my fans for my inability to post on this page today the third part of the discourse about on “Abia Paradox” which has re­ceived acknowledgements for its expository depth on the path Abia should take from now. The concluding par[...]

DIABETIC FOOT AMPUTATIONS IN AFRICA

DIABETIC FOOT AMPUTATIONS IN AFRICA

An ounce of prevention is said to worth more than a pound of cure. Nowhere is this aphorism truer than in the case of the feet of persons with diabetes – espe­cially in Africa. Foot amputations as a consequence of diabetes dot the African landscap[...]

A working mum is a super woman

A working mum is a super woman

I saw the sad story of the kid­napped Orekoya kids at about 1.a.m on my whatsapp. Though all I wanted to do was get back to sleep, the story jolted me fully awake. What kind of maid takes three children of one mother and disappears? What was the moth[...]

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%