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AUGUST 23, 2017NIGERIA STOCK EXCHANGE (Market Open) SUMMARY: All Share Index 36,962.48 Deals 3,829.00 Volume 244,315,144.00 Value 3,672,761,536.18Market Cap 12,739,959,591,754.59 TOP GAINERS NESTLE 1220.2 (20.19) TOTAL 239.51 (11.4) DANGCEM 224.9 (9.28) FO 50.5 (0.5) NASCON 13.5 (0.48) TOP LOSERS MOBIL 213.81 (-11.25) CONOIL 30.59 (-3.3) FLOURMILL 29.85 (-1.15) ZENITHBANK 23.05 (-0.95) UACN 15.7 (-0.8) CBN EXCHANGE RATE(NGN)Buying:$USD 304.65 GBP 392.1455 EURO 356.2882 SWISS FRANC 314.8186 YEN 2.7658 Selling:$USD 305.65 £GBP 393.4327 EURO 357.4577 SWISS FRANC 315.852 YEN 2.7749 CNBC COMMODITY PRICES (USD)Crude Oil (Bonny light) 50.79 Natural Gas 2.938 (-0.024) Gold 1290.90 (-5.7999) Silver 16.975 (-0.04) Copper 2.9855 (0.005) Wheat 403.25 (-6.25) Coffee 129.30 (-0.85) Cotton 67.82 (0.26) Cocoa 1919.00 (-11.00) 
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ODD NEWS: 101-year-old convict becomes oldest sex offender

A 101-year-old man has been convicted of sexual offenses against children, becoming the country’s oldest prison inmate. A jury on Friday found Ralph Clarke guilty of 21 counts of indecency and indecent assault on two girls in the 1970s and ’80s. The former truck driver had admitted nine other charges against a boy. Clarke was taken from Birmingham Crown Court ... Read More »

Lagos-based MMM ‘billionaire’ who lavished cash on wedding •••got brand new SUV from guiders

As apprehension over the fate of millions of participants in the Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox or MMM mounts in Nigeria after accounts were frozen, information emerged that some individuals might have become far richer than anyone can expect. Some, it was learnt, have been made millionaires by the platform, but in the case of few others like one of MMM’s top ... Read More »

Drake’s ‘One Dance’ breaks billion mark on Spotify

Drake’s “One Dance” on Friday notched up another record — it is the first song to be played a billion times on Spotify. The Canadian rapper’s song — which already in October became the most-streamed song ever on Spotify — had been played 1.002 billion times by early Friday. With a raw funk vibe but minimalist beat, “One Dance” has ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Russian Couple Live with a Full-Grown Brown Bear

Svetlana аnd Yuriy Panteleenko ѕееm lіkе а perfectly average family, but that’s untіl thеу introduce уоu tо thеіr 23-year-old adopted son, Stepan, а 300 pound brown bear. Thе unlіkеlу family dо аlmоѕt еvеrуthіng together, rіght frоm playing іn thе backyard, tо cuddling аnd watching TV оn thе sofa. Stepan wаѕ јuѕt thrее months оld whеn thе Panteleenkos adopted him. Hе ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Accidental 911 Call By Suspects Leads To Their Arrest

In the American city of Danville, Kentucky, two suspects who accidentally pocket dialled police dispatch while discussing their plans to rob a restaurant have been arrested. Police Chief Tony Gray was enjoying dinner at Brothers’ BBQ and talking to the restaurant owner Mike Southerland when he got a phone call. Gray was told that dispatch had picked up an accidental ... Read More »

Best sex positions to conceive twins – Experts

In terms of natural conception, twins occur in about one out of every 89 births. In other words, it’s not everyone who wishes to have a set of twins that can get them! While those who have twins in their families are more likely to conceive twins, experts say many of us may just maintain wishes when it comes to ... Read More »

KSA guitar auctioned for N52m

A vintage fender guitar owned by legendary Nigerian musician, King Sunny Adé, was on Sunday auctioned at N52.1 million in Lagos. The guitar which was auctiond by Dr. Jogun Onabanjo, Certified Auctioneer and Chief Executive of Onabanjo and Onabanjo & Co, is known to have been designed by Nigerian artist Victor Ehikamenor. The glittering artistic piece was revealed at the ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Yao Ming Named China’s Ambassador To Mars

Former Chinese Basketballer Yao Ming has been named as China’s ambassador to Mars. The former Houston Rockets player was named alongside ten others as ambassador to the dusty planet, and they are expected to help publicise China’s plan to send a spacecraft to Mars by 2020. China’s 2020 mission to the Mars is expected to carry a solar-powered probe to ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Iran To Install License Plates On Camels

Based on a new law in southern Iran, owners of camels are obliged to install registration plates on their animals so that they can be identified in case of being involved in car accidents. “We are going to give identity cards to 35,000 camels during the first phase of issuing licence plates for them,” said Mohammad-Sharif Khaleqinia, the secretary of ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Iran To Install License Plates On Camels NEWS:

Based on a new law in southern Iran, owners of camels are obliged to install registration plates on their animals so that they can be identified in case of being involved in car accidents. “We are going to give identity cards to 35,000 camels during the first phase of issuing licence plates for them,” said Mohammad-Sharif Khaleqinia, the secretary of ... Read More »