Equity market sustains bullish trends gains N252bn

November 10, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Transactions on the floor of Nigerian Exchange (NGX) yesterday sustained growth momentum, gaining N252 billion. Specifically, market Capitalisation of listed equities increased by 1.12 per cent to N22.821 trillion from N22.569 trillion reported on Monday. The NGX All Share Index also appreciated by 483.68 basis points to 43730.55 points from 43246.87 points traded the previous day. Investors traded 280.713 million Read More

Oyo APC crisis: Buni gives stakeholders one-week to reach consensus

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has given stakeholders in Oyo state chapter one-week to reach agreement within themselves and report back to the leadership. The Oyo chapter had been thrown into crisis over the recent APC state congress which the national secretariat earlier postponed. The leadership of the party after a meeting with stakeholders from Read More

Ohanaeze blasts Northern elders for requesting expulsion of Igbos

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Council of Elders Chief Engr. Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has described as provocative and insulting the action instituted by a group described as Northern Elders requesting the Court to order the National Assembly to make a law expelling Igbos from Nigeria. Chief Iwuanyanwu who said this in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja, recollected that a few years Read More

PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

Insecurity: Stop tagging terrorism as banditry, Akeredolu warns

October 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has warned that the various criminal activities of kidnapping, bombing and assault on the people in some parts of the country which are being referred to as banditry must be appropriately addressed as terrorism. Governor Akeredolu said that infiltration of the country’s borders and burning down of railway are activities that must be Read More

I’m not a prostitute, Sadiya Haruna cries out

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

 Former Kannywood star Sadiya Haruna, who was recently arrested by officials of Kano Hisbah Command for posting a nude video on Youtube, tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that she’s not a woman of easy virtue.   Background When Hadiza Gabon and Auwal Isah West, both of whom popular Kannywood actor and actress, were recently locked in a serious battle of moral Read More

VIDEO: Like Whitemoney, another BBNaija season 6 housemate is hospitalised

October 14, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Ex-BBNaija housemate, Pere is currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital. A video showing the reality star receiving treatment was posted on his official Instagram handle on Thursday shortly before the account was deactivated. The video shows Pere receiving treatment, although details of the illness have yet to emerge. Instead, his team has spoken about his Instagram account which has Read More

Chieftaincy: Osun court jails 6 for impersonation

October 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

An Osun atate high court aitting in Osogbo, Wednesday sentenced six persons to nine months imprisonment for impersonating kingmakers. The convicts were said to have paraded themselves as kingmakers and members of Ataoja in council to install one Chief Oladunjoye Abdullahi as Baale of Irepodun Community, Osogbo. The convicts are: Akande Suleiman, Chief Oladunjoye Abdullahi, Isiaka Balogun, Prince Lateef Jayeola, Basiru Read More

S/Africa opens new stock exchange, seeks coys from Nigeria, others

South Africa’s newest stock exchange opens Thursday, pledging to lure firms from across the continent with listing costs that are a third less than charges by its competitor in Johannesburg. TWK Agri Pty. will be the first company to trade on the Cape Town Stock Exchange, which was previously called 4 Africa Exchange Pty. before an overhaul that resulted in Read More

APC chieftain chides Wike for attacking Umahi over Buhari’s 2023 comment

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state Chief James Aroh Nweke, has blasted Governor Nyesome Wike of River state and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee Chairman, Elder Fred Udeogu over their reactions on Umahi’s statement on the type of President Nigeria needs in 2023. The Rivers state governor had verbally attacked  Umahi, asking Read More

Peace’s Day: NUPEC has blueprint to solve insecurity – Nneji

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Commandant General of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) Dr. Chinedu Nneji, has revealed that the Corps has developed a blueprint on how to resolve obvious insecurity bedeviling Nigeria. Nneji assured that the blueprint will be deployed to work as soon as National Assembly legislate its bill and the Corps is commissioned by the federal government. Speaking Tuesday in Read More

APC group lauds Buhari’s strategic responses to Covid-19 pandemic

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has commended the firm responses of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administratiom to the Covid-19 pandemic. The group, which is a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, particularly lauded President Buhari’s setting up of an Economic Sustainability Committee chaired by the Vice Read More

MPC, inflation figures to determine stock market direction — Experts

September 13, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Stock market operators have predicted that mixed performance will be sustained on the nation’s bourse this week ahead of the September Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting and August inflation report. They said this in Lagos on Monday, while speaking on stock market expectations in the new week. The Chief Operating Officer, InvestData Ltd., Mr Ambrose Omordion, said that the MPC Read More

Attack on Kabba prison: Security operatives on trail of escaped inmates – Aregbesola

September 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has said security operatives are already pursuing the escaped inmates after gunmen attacked Kabba Custodial facility on Monday. A statement Monday in Abuja by the Media Adviser to the Minister, Sola Fasure, said the Aregbesola had been briefed by the Controller General of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS), Haliru Nababa, on the unfortunate Read More

Equity market sustains bearish trend, loses N24bn

September 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

Transactions on the floor of Nigerian Exchange (NGX) sustained declining profile, shedding N24 billion. Specifically, market capitalisation of listed equities declined by 0.12 per cent to N20.426 trillion from N20.450 trillion reported the previous day. The NSE All Share Index also depreciated by 46.77 basis points to 39204.52 points from 39251.29 traded the previous day. Investors traded 354.061 million shares Read More

Volume of activities at NSE up by 68.73%

September 8, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Volume of transactions on the floor of Nigerian Exchange yesterday increased by 68.73 even as the two market indicators closed in negative trend. The NGX treading result showed that volume of activities up by 144.981 million as investors traded 355.935 million shares valued at N2.871 billion in 4241 deals against 210.954 million shares cost N1.383 billion in 3989 deals..Market Capitalisation Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

Insecurity: Another 2 farmers killed in Osun

August 29, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Barely two weeks that five farmers were killed in Toro village, Modakeke, two farmers have been killed in Alapata, another village in Modakeke. A man and a woman whose identities yet unknown, were said to be working in their farm when the assailants murdered them. It was gathered that another person who was in the farm very close to where Read More

Insecurity: PGF boss calls for radical reforms of security structure

August 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called urgent radical reforms of the current security structure in Nigeria. Lukman believe the government can also do more especially in relation to getting the Nation’s security agencies to be more accountable. In a release Friday in Abuja titled Read More

Equity market sheds N6bn on back of profit taking

August 25, 2021 Blueprint 0

Trading activities on the floor of Nigerian Exchange yesterday wheelled back to negative trend, shedding N6 billion as investors continued in profit taking. Market Capitalisation of listed equities declined by 0.03 per cent to N20.553 trillion from N20.559 trillion reported the previous day The Nigerian Exchange (NGX) All Share Index also depreciated by 10.86 basis points to 39449.82 points from Read More