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Council of State without Buhari

Council of State without Buhari

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and indeed, the Presidential Villa witnessed a parade of former presidents/heads of state of Nigeria. That day, no fewer than six former occupiers of the number one political office of the[...]

The state of emergency in education

The state of emergency in education

“Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be maintained.” --James A. Garfield “It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time -- for w[...]

Politics of advantage

Politics of advantage

The discordant tones wafting out from the National Conference speak volumes about the nature of Nigeria’s nationhood. Ours is a country where each segment is out to take advantage of the other. The country has, since inception, been grappling with th[...]

Ekiti poll and Fashola’s illogic

Ekiti poll and Fashola’s illogic

Mankind must first of all eat, drink, have shelter and clothing before it can pursue politics, science, art, religion etc… - Frederick Engels (1820-1895) Reading Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola’s commentary on the outcome of the June 21 go[...]

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%