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Thuggery is act of terrorism –Police

Kwara State Police Command has described thuggery as an act of terrorism.The new Commissioner of Police in the state, Salihu Garba, made the observation in Ilorin yesterday during his maiden press conference.

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Group seeks clarification on alleged CBN involvement in terror finance

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor Godwin Emefiele, to “urgently provide information on the identity of the persons involved in alleged money laundering through the bank to fund the activities of the Boko Haram,.”

Sports
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African U-17 qualifier: NFF gives Eaglets pass mark in defeat

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has expressed satisfaction over the result the Golden Eaglets got against their host, Gabon, at the weekend, describing it as a good result, considering the harrowing experiences they went through before the match.

 

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Ebola Virus: A matter of honesty

Ebola Virus: A matter of honesty

He creates demands for his guns by making war He creates demand for his drugs through infectivity  He creates demand for his farms by making slaves Robinson Crosoe owns a dog  So too Tarzan his Jonathan And now, war, infectivity, slave[...]

Showers of tears for Dimgba Igwe!

Showers of tears for Dimgba Igwe!

A torrent of tears continue to flow for The Sun vice-chairman, pas­tor, columnist, author and highly regarded media administrator, Mr Dimgba Igwe, precisely nine days after he was knocked down and out, reportedly by a yet-to-be apprehended hit-and-ru[...]

My grouse against Ihejirika

My grouse against Ihejirika

For some weeks, the nation has been agog for the so-called revelation by the Australian self-appointed do-gooder, Dr. Stephen Davis, to the effect that he was informed by Boko Haram bosses that two prominent Nigerians are their key sponsors. The firs[...]

DIMGBA IGWE: The day death died

DIMGBA IGWE: The day death died

Writing this piece was very difficult. Not because I have not gotten used to the trade. The truth is that there are times things happen and courage deserts a strong man. The death of Pastor Dimgba Igwe penultimate Saturday is one of those rare occa­s[...]

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%