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NSE: Investors lose N780bn in three days

The losses recorded by many stocks listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in the last three days of trading have wiped out a total of N780bn in investor wealth. The NSE All-Share Index fell by 2.45 per cent to close at 32,233.80 basis points on Friday, while the market capitalisation of listed equities dropped to N11.107tn from N11.386tn on Thursday. ... Read More »

Daddy, I Will Be A Pilot And He Was Only 4 Years Old

   By FEMI ADESINA Be careful what you dream about, it may well come to pass. Oluwatobi is my firstborn, “my might, and the beginning of my strength.” One day, when he was just four years old, we were all in the living room; myself, his mom, and his sister, when he exclaimed:”Daddy, I’ll be a pilot!” I looked at ... Read More »

Wike Sacks Rivers State Cabinet

RIVERS State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Saturday, dissolved the State Executive Council. The dissolution of the council came barely two days after the Commissioner for Works, Bathuel Harrison, was relieved of his position. The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam-George, had on Friday resigned from his position as the image maker of the state. But a statement ... Read More »

Eid el Fitri: Ambode Urges Nigerians To Embrace Tolerance, Unity

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday urged Nigerians to embrace the virtues of tolerance, unity and cooperation regardless of their ethnic, religious or social status, saying that it was only in such atmosphere that the nation can make meaningful progress. The Governor, in his Eid-el-Fitri message, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, said it is ... Read More »

Fayemi greets Muslims at Eid-el-Fitri

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with Muslim faithful in the country and all over the world on the celebration of the Eid-el-Fitri. Which marks the end of the Ramadan period. The Minister in his Eid-el-Fitri message by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Olayinka Oyebode, congratulated Muslims on the successful completion of the ... Read More »

Justice, Rule of Law and Ekiti Panel of Inquiry

By Seyi Ibiloye Ekiti State’s socio-political scenario has always been an interesting one. And it is usually made more interesting by the array of interested parties and an army of commentators who daily labour to interpret developments in the state by simply taking a cursory look at the turn of events, thereby ignoring the underlying factors which are the very ... Read More »

Ramdan Ends, Sunday Declared Eid-el-Fitr Day

Nigerian Muslims have been directed to observe eid-el-fitr on Sunday to effectively mark the end of the Ramadan. Sultan of Sokoto and President-General Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, said that the order followed the sighted of the moon in some locations in Nigeria. Seven countries have also announced end of Ramadan, including Saudi ... Read More »

Evans Opens Can Of Worms, Says Top Bizmen shared loot with Him

After several denials, suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeje George Onwuamadike, alias Evans, has finally admitted some prominent southeast businessmen provided information on victims and shared from the ransoms. The Nation gathered yesterday that the suspect had given a lot of names to the police, most of whom were currently being tracked. It was gathered that the kingpin also disclosed that some ... Read More »