JANUARY 22, 2018 NIGERIA STOCK EXCHANGE (Market Open) SUMMARY: All Share Index 30,732.72 Deals 3,847.00 Volume 499,211,855.00 Value N5,531,472,396.41 Market Cap N11,460,507,296,364.93 TOP GAINERS CCNN 26.9 (1.8) NEM 2.6 (0.12) FCMB 1.83 (0.07) LINKASSURE 0.61 (0.05) UBA 7.35 (0.05) TOP LOSERS SEPLAT 530 (-46) MOBIL 180 (-8) DANGCEM 190 (-4.9) WAPCO 12.4 (-0.4) ETRANZACT 3.25 (-0.31) CBN EXCHANGE RATE (NGN) Buying: $USD 305.8 £GBP 393.6563 EURO 347.6334 SWISS FRANC 306.4435 YEN 2.7896 Selling: $USD 306.8 GBP 394.9436 EURO 348.7702 SWISS FRANC 307.4456 YEN 2.7988 CNBC COMMODITY PRICES (USD) Natural Gas 3.235 (-0.247) Crude Oil (Bonny light) $58.31 Gold 1279.60 (-3.00) Silver 15.285 (-0.114) Copper 2.6755 (-0.0435) Wheat 517.75 (UNCH)  Coffee 105.25 (2.85) Cotton 73.95 (-0.42) Cocoa 2304.00 (-31.00)
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Monthly Archives: May 2016

ODD NEWS: Man sentenced to 6 months in jail for tattooing 3-year-old nephew

A New Mexico man has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for using homemade instruments to tattoo the letter “I” on the arm of his 3-year-old nephew. Federal prosecutors say 29-year-old Cruz Tenorio of Kewa Pueblo was sentenced Tuesday. He must serve six months in a half-way house when he’s released from prison. Tenorio must also pay restitution. ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: 51-year-old man steals a towel, disguise as “The Sun”

Deputies say a Florida burglar attempted to disguise himself as the sun (disguise not pictured). He’s not the brightest star in the Solar System. Drachenburg allegedly entered a private home in Walton County, Fla. and proceeded to steal a towel. According to an arrest report obtained by The Huffington Post, Drachenburg “did unlawfully deprive the owner of the use of ... Read More »

GOP convention no-shows threaten to undercut Trump unity push

Even as Donald Trump and Republican Party bosses diligently work Capitol Hill in hopes of bringing the party together after a fractious presidential primary, convention planners could still be looking at a block of empty seats for the July convention. A growing roster of senior GOP figures – from governors to senators to, most notably, nearly every living GOP presidential ... Read More »

Former State Dept. watchdog debunks central Clinton email claim

The State Department’s former top watchdog, in an interview with Fox News, rejected Hillary Clinton’s repeated claims that her personal email use was in line with her predecessors’ – while saying he would have immediately opened an investigation if he caught wind of a secretary of state using such an account. Howard Krongard, a George W. Bush administration appointee who ... Read More »

Nigeria risks losing oil buyers to Iran, S’Arabia

Nigeria, which recently lost its Africa’s top oil producer status to Angola on the back of huge decline in its output, stands a chance of losing some of its traditional buyers to rival producers such as Iran and Saudi Arabia, industry experts have said. Following the spate of production disruptions largely caused by the recent upsurge in militant attacks on ... Read More »

EFCC Records 140 Convictions In 6 Months – Magu

Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday, said the commission has secured 140 convictions in the past six months. ‘‘In just six months of this year, we have secured over 140 convictions, including some elusive ‘high profile’ criminals. We have recovered billions of dollars worth of stolen funds and blocked numerous avenues of money laundering,’’ ... Read More »

Buhari Appeals to National Assembly to Pass Money Laundering, NDDC, FCT, Other Bills

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night appealed to the National Assembly to, as a matter of urgency, consider and pass five bills presently before it. He made the appeal while speaking at a dinner he hosted in honour of National Assembly members at the old Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja. ‎He listed the bills to include the Federal ... Read More »

Lagos handles 4,035 rape, child abuse cases in one year

…Vows To Prosecute Perpetrators Of Domestic Violence The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said in the last one year it handled a total of 4, 035 cases ranging from rape, child abuse, sexual assault, sexual abuse, defilement, divorce, matrimonial issues and child’s custody and maintenance, just as it vowed not to shy away from prosecuting perpetrators of domestic violence crime ... Read More »

Aregbesola raises concern over persistent stormy rainfall

… Lists ways to avert nature’s anger The governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has associated incessant stormy rainfall being experienced in the country to the much talked about negative impacts of man on the environment. The Governor stated this during a courtesy visit and the opening ceremony of the Osun Architects’ Sustainable Information Synthesis Forum in Osogbo. He attributed ... Read More »