Thursday, 21st October 2021
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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.
20 Dec 2019
The Nigerian equities market lost Wednesday gains at the end of yesterday's's transactions, following sell-pressure in high cap stocks, resulting to a slide in market


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A 25-year-old man appeared in court on Thursday after being charged with the murder of British MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death last week in what lawyers said was an attack with a "terrorist connection". Ali Harbi Ali, who was arrested at the scene of the killing in Leigh-on-Sea, east of London, last…
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Danbatta sees huge role for the media in conflict resolution From January to August, 2021, about 34 million calls were made by Nigerians, who were seeking succor during emergencies or under any circumstance posing security issue and unrest within their communities. These emergency calls were made using the 122 Emergency Number. The calls were processed…
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R&B singer R. Kelly has been placed on suicide watch following his conviction for sex trafficking charges in New York. The 54-year old singer's attorney Steve Greenburg revealed this at the first court hearing since a jury found Kelly guilty three weeks ago. Greenburg told a federal judge in Chicago that R. Kelly had been…
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Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne said the authorities will arrest a Nigerian couple who are thought to be fleeing to the country after pulling off a N22billion fraud in Nigeria. Antigua Observer reported that Browne spoke in response to claims that the Nigerian couple Bamise and Elizabeth Ajetunmobi had obtained citizenship from Antigua…
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Hundreds of secondary school pupils demonstrated outside the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament on Thursday, calling for lessons to resume three weeks into a teachers' strike. "We want to study," the children chanted as they stormed up the steps and into the debating chamber. Videos shared by journalists on social media showed them being met…