Thursday, 1st December 2022
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15 Jul
Bearish sentiments persisted at the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), yesterday as losses in Zenith Bank, nine others, dragged market capitalisation further by N28 billion.
24 Dec 2020
The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) hit N20 trillion at the end of transactions yesterday, as sentiments remained upbeat for the eight successive sessions.
29 Sep 2020
Transactions on the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), reopened upbeat yesterday, as more high capital stocks joined the league of gainers, resulting in a further rise in market capitalisation by N98 billion.   At the close of trading yesterday, the All-Share Index (ASI), rose 188.50 absolute points, or 0.72 per cent to close…
17 Sep 2020
Persistent profit-taking in the shares of some blue-chip companies, yesterday, dragged the domestic equity market to a downturn, causing the All-Share Index (ASI) to depreciate further by 0.19 per cent.
28 Aug 2020
After seven consecutive sessions of capital appreciation, the bears upstaged the bulls at the end of yesterday’s transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), causing the All-share index (ASI) to depreciate by 0.10 per cent.   Precisely, the ASI dropped by 25.85 absolute points, or 0.10 per cent to close at 25,304.25 points. Similarly, the…
1 May 2020
Following the sustained interest in some high-value stocks, the Nigerian equities market closed the last day in the month of April with a gain of 0.67 per cent.
15 Apr 2020
Despite government’s decision to extend the lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun states by additional 14 days, the Nigerian equities market commenced trading in an upbeat yesterday
19 Mar 2020
After days of downturn, the Nigerian equities market reopened upbeat yesterday, following a renewed interest in some bellwethers, as the All-share Index (ASI)
6 Feb 2020
Following massive sell-offs on the shares of most bellwethers, trading at the nation’s stock market extended the losing streak for the eighth successive sessions
22 Jan 2020
Following price losses suffered by some bellwethers, the Nigerian equities market halted three days gaining streak yesterday, as the All-Share Index (ASI)
16 Jan 2020
Following sustained profit-taking in some bellwethers, the equities market recorded its second decline yesterday, as market capitalisation depreciated further by N114 billion.       Precisely, at the close of trading, Wednesday, the All Share Index (ASI) decreased by 220.65 absolute points, representing a dip of 0.75 per cent to close at 29,062.50 points.    …
23 Dec 2019
A general lull in the equities market, following preparations for the Yuletide resulted in a highly volatile session at the end of transactions last week.


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Operatives of Anambra State Police Command, yesterday arrested a suspected kidnap kingpin, Matthew Nwankwo, who has been on the run for over seven years. The Guardian gathered that Nwankwo has been on the run since July 2015 after the demolition of his house in Nteje village, Oyi Local Council of the state. An eyewitness said…
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The National Population Commission (NPC) has drummed support for women's empowerment and gender equality as provided by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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South Africa's ruling ANC party will hold emergency talks Thursday, the day after a report into scandal-hit President Cyril Ramaphosa paved the way for his possible impeachment. Pressure has mounted on the president after a special panel probing a burglary scandal at Ramaphosa's farm concluded that there was enough evidence to warrant a parliamentary debate…
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Operatives of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, arrested two suspected kidnappers: Monday Amhe and one Joy, for abducting a woman around Presbyterian Church, Yaba, Lagos.  The agency’s Director, Public Affairs Department, Adebayo Taofiq said that the two suspected abductors were arrested by a team of the agency’s personnel from Somolu zone, while on patrol monitoring traffic…
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Gospel music minister, Paul Tomisin, is back with a single entitled, 'Adura', a Yoruba word for prayer, to give believers access to the work Jesus Christ finished for them on the Cross of Calvary.