FEBRUARY 20, 2018NIGERIA STOCK EXCHANGE (Market Open) SUMMARY:All Share 41,708.15Index Deals 6,309.00Volume 470,520,500.00Value 3,682,735,640.95Market Cap 9,729,801,517,975.87TOP GAINERSWAPCO 50 (51)ZENITHBANK 29.4 (30)BERGER 9 (9.45)ACCESS 11.55 (12)DANGSUGAR 20.7 (21)TOP LOSERSNESTLE 1360 (1320)DANGCEM 272 (258.7)NB 133 (127.8)GUINESS 110 (105)INTBREW 60 (57.5)Buying:USD 304.9GBP 422.4694 EURO 373.8684 SWISS FRANC 324.9147 YEN 2.806 Selling:USD 305.9GBP 423.855EURO 375.0946375.0946SWISS FRANC 325.9804YEN 2.8152CNBC COMMODITY PRICES (USD)Crude Oil (Bonny light) $70.44Natural Gas 2.617 (0.065)Gold 1330.00 (3.60) Silver 16.55 (-0.02)Copper 3.1625 (0.076)Wheat 462.50 (-1.50)Coffee 123.95 (0.45)Cotton 76.97 (-0.48)Cocoa 2046.00 (39.00) 
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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Dangote Cement’s half year results indicates 12.6 % sales volume increase across Africa

Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017, posting a 12.6 percent increase in sales volume across Africa.   In the financials released on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange indicated that the increase in sales volume showed a growing capture of Pan-African market as Dangote Cement continues ... Read More »

IPOB Attacks Obiano in Church, Insists on No Election

In Anambra State, however, members of IPOB consisting of youths and women Sunday attacked the Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, at St Joseph Church, Ekwulobia, Aguata Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the governor had hardly settled down for the service when youths  and women adorned in Biafra insignias, chanting Biafra songs besieged the gate of the ... Read More »

Ronaldo’s trial begins over tax matters

Real Madrid and Portugal legend,  Cristiano Ronaldo will appear in court near Madrid today accused of evading millions of euros in taxes. He is the latest football player to fall foul of Spain’s taxman. The 32-year-old will be questioned by a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon, a wealthy suburb of Madrid where he lives, after returning from a summer break ... Read More »

NAN retracts story on varsity fees, suspends three staff

The management of the News Agency of Nigeria has retracted a story published June 26 on alleged increase in school fees in federal, state and private universities. The story, titled, ’38 Nigerian Universities increase tuition fees – ASUU’, was credited to Deji Omole, the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Ibadan Chapter. The News Agency ... Read More »

Hajj 2017: First batch of Nigerians leave for Saudi Arabia

The inaugural flight for Hajj 2017 carrying pilgrims from the Federal Capital Territory has left for Madinah, aboard a Saudi Arabian airliner, Flynas. The flight took off from the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport at about 3:15 p.m. The official flag off ceremony was carried out by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, who was represented by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, ... Read More »

Guardiola confirms Iheanacho Leicester move •Ndidi rallies teammates

Leicester remain confident of signing Kelechi Iheanacho despite a frustrating delay, Manchester Evening News reports. A deal to take the Manchester City striker to the King Power Stadium was expected to be announced by now. Pep Guardiola explained earlier this month that Iheanacho  was omitted from the squad to the United States in order to complete a move away from ... Read More »

Thugs attack senators, Reps, journalists in Kaduna

The secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Kaduna State Council was attacked by political thugs on Sunday. They injured journalists, vandalised properties and disrupted a press briefing by some All Progressives Congress’ chieftains in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the thugs overpowered policemen at the entrance to the NUJ secretariat where senators Shehu Sani and Suleiman Hunkuyi ... Read More »

Stop deceiving Nigerians, B’ Haram still potent –PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on the Federal Government to stop deceiving Nigerians with its claim that Boko Haram had been defeated. It said events in the last few days had shown that the terror group was still very potent. The party said it was sad with the claim by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri, Prof. Ibrahim ... Read More »

Elumelu Foundation has taken youths off streets, says Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has commended the Tony Elumelu Foundation for its contribution to entrepreneurship and job creation for young people in the North. The Sultan spoke during a visit by Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman of UBA Group and Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation. Elumelu was in Sokoto to give a speech to students and leaders during ... Read More »

Foreign investors jostling to buy over 9Mobile

Many foreign investors are jostling to buy over telecomunication firm 9 Mobile (formerly Etisalat) from which Mubadallah recently pulled out, Minister of Comunications Adebayo Shittu said at the weekend. Shittu, speaking on ‘Political Circuit’, a political programme on Ibadan-based Fresh FM, said there is no cause for worry for the sunscribers and workers of the company. But he did not ... Read More »