Positive corporate earnings to lift equity trading on NSE

…Analysts list FCMB, as stocks to watch By Peter Egwuatu The release of more half year, H1’18 positive corporate results will spike trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE this week as equity trading drew to a positive close, finishing 58 bases points, bps higher on Friday majorly supported by Oil & Gas stocks. File: […]

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Ebola-like disease kills 12 in north-eastern Congo

Authorities on Monday confirmed that 12 people died from an unknown disease with symptoms similar to that of Ebola in north-eastern Congo. “The deaths began in early July in the village of Mangina, near the town of Beni,’’ local administrator Donat Kibwana told newsmen. Meanwhile, a local civil society group in Beni, said it had […]

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MH370 investigators say controls were likely deliberately manipulated

Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated to take it off course but they were not able to determine who was responsible. They had no conclusion about what happened aboard the plane that vanished with 239 people on board en route to […]

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Blatant trade bullying will only backfire – Punch Newspapers

Zhou Pingjian On July 20, the United States threatened to impose tariffs on all US$500bn worth of Chinese imports. Earlier on July 6, the US announced to impose 25 per cent tariffs on US$34bn worth of Chinese goods. On July 11, the US further escalated by announcing a tariff list of Chinese products worth US$200bn. […]

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Three Nigerian universities face sexual harassment scandals

Since April, three Nigerian universities have been in the spotlight, after their lecturers got involved sexual harassment scandals. These scandals followed actions of female students who opened up on abusive conducts of lecturers towards them in the three universities; namely Obafemi Awolowo Universities, Ile-Ife; University of Lagos, Akoka; and Lagos State University, Ojo. While OAU, […]

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Hoodlums attack ex-LG boss, other APC defectors in Osun – Punch Newspapers

Femi Makinde, Osogbo A former Chairman of the Oriade Local Government Area of Osun State, Mr Taiwo Fatiregun, and four others, who last week defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the Action Democratic Party have been attacked by hoodlums alleged to be working for an APC chieftain in the council. Fatiregun, who said […]

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Army recovers arms cache near Otuoke in Bayelsa – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that its troops had recovered a large cache of arms along Agbura-Otuoke Road in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The troops, said to be on a raid on Sunday, recovered arms including two AK-47 rifles and two G3 rifles along the road that […]

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Nasarawa Gov sacks nine commissioners in cabinet reshuffle – Punch Newspapers

Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Sunday relieved nine commissioners and two Special Advisers of their appointments in a cabinet shuffle. Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Mohammed Abdullahi, disclosed this in a statement in Lafia. Abdullahi said the cabinet reshuffle was to enable the affected persons to focus on their political aspirations in […]

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