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P’Harcourt shut down for APC

• Vote out PDP, Buhari, Atiku, others urge Rivers people   Port Harcourt city, espe­cially communities along the Port Harcourt…

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The educated elite and non participation

The educated elite and non participation

I had wanted to charge all the elite classes in Nigeria for their non-participation in the electoral process in Nigeria, and accuse the educated elite, in particular, for their lukewarm attitude to political involvement when the voice of the brain bo[...]

One-wing flight

One-wing flight

‘I was finally dozing off when I felt Zack’s fingers running down my back. I moved closer to the wall, taking most of the duvet with me. Trust him, he didn’t take the hint. He simply pulled me close and started searching for those buttons that disarm[...]

What do Akpabio, Orji, Imoke, Rochas discuss with Jonathan?

What do Akpabio, Orji, Imoke, Rochas discuss with Jonathan?

In our nation one thing that has increased the gap between eth­nic groups and made social re­lations a very nasty experience is the struggle around who should represent us in various public of­fices. If a particular office appears to be solvent, the [...]

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[...]

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%