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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Oshiomhole’s wife gets Nigerian citizenship

A total of 335 foreign nationals were on Tuesday in Abuja granted citizenship by the Federal Government after statutory clearance and due diligence by the relevant security agencies.‎ ‎ The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau,‎ who presented the certificates of citizenship to the foreigners, charged them to be good ambassadors of Nigeria. Mrs Lara Oshiomhole, the wife of ... Read More »

N1bn HIV drugs expired in storage, says FG

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has revealed that $3.2m (N1.08bn) worth of HIV drugs expired in storage. Adewole said this while delivering a speech at the ‘Dissemination Meeting of 2016 National Health Facility Survey’ in Abuja on Tuesday. He said clinical competence and knowledge of healthcare workers,  availability of drugs and basic equipment,  and management and supervision of ... Read More »

Adeleke was given overdose of banned injection – CMD

The Chief Medical Director, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Prof Akeem Lasisi, has testified that the late senator representing Osun-West senatorial district, Chief Isiaka Adeleke, died of an overdose of banned injections. Testifying before a coroner, Mr Olusegun Ayilara, in Osogbo, on Monday, Lasisi, who spoke from the witness box, said the Chief Medical Director of Biket ... Read More »

Policemen rob doctor coming from emergency of N45,000

A Lagos medical practitioner, who identified himself only as Dr Itan, has accused policemen from the Area M command of stealing N45,000 from him. The victim, who works with a private hospital in the Iyana Ipaja area of the state, said he was returning from an emergency around 1am, accompanied by his wife, when he was stopped by a police ... Read More »

Ekiti names Govt House, hospital after Gen. Adebayo

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has directed that the new Government House, Oke Ayaba, in Ado Ekiti be named after the former Governor of the Old Western Region, the late Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo (retd.) The governor has also threatened to prosecute husbands who beat their wives, saying the state would not condone violence against women. Fayose stated this at ... Read More »

WHO confirms more Ebola cases in Congo

The World Health Organisation on Monday confirmed that a second Ebola case in Congo. “So far there are 19 suspect cases, including three deaths and two lab-confirmed cases,” a WHO spokesperson in Geneva said via e-mail. The first case was confirmed on Friday in Bas-Uele province in the north-east. The WHO has said the outbreak appears to be limited to ... Read More »


The ten artistes that were selected to the quarter finals in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State and Ota in Ogun state have expressed hope over the next round of the talent hunt competition. The artistes expressed hope of making it to the semifinals as the auditions revealed amazing talents from among the contestants. Commenting on their performance in Ado Ekiti, the ... Read More »

Makarfi, sheriff congratulate Ekeremadu at 55

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Deputy President of the Senate, Mr Ike Ekweremadu, on his 55th birth anniversary. In separate messages, National Chairman of the party, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff and the Chairman, National Caretaker Committee, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, on Friday in Abuja, felicitated with Ekweremadu. Makarfi, in a statement by the committee’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Dayo Adeyeye, commended ... Read More »