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New blood in Heritage Bank

BY BLAISE UDUNZE Heritage Bank has appointed three top bankers as directors to consolidate its position in the nation’s banking…

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Dangote Eyes Arsenal

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote claims he still harbours hopes of one day buying Arsenal. The Nigerian has an estimated…

 

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Tamas Aczel: A writer who inspired me 

Tamas Aczel: A writer who inspired me 

One of the special joys of my time in the MFA programme at the University of Massachusetts was taking a fiction workshop with Tamas Aczel. It was during the spring semester of 1993. Aczel’s teaching style in academic lingo, his pedagogy was the fi[...]

PDP: What happened?

PDP: What happened?

IKEDI OHAKIM Following the dramatic resigna­tion of his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by President Olusegun Obasanjo, earlier this year, by publicly tearing his membership card, I did a piece in which I tried to situate the acti[...]

Chibok  dance of confusion

Chibok dance of confusion

The issue of brigandage and terrorism is an important and very serious matter anywhere in the world. It touches on security and security was essentially the reason man was forced to discover the institution of government (social contract political sc[...]

Wives and mistresses

Wives and mistresses

Let’s take a look at your underwear drawers. Let’s see what you’ve got in there; black, white things, full pants, full-cup bras with wide straps. Slips that are brown and body shapers without frills and lace. Don’t tell me I’m right, ma’am? Your unde[...]

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%