Investors’ wealth slumps by N197 billion amid Yuletide selloffs
Preparations for the Yuletide have continued to take a toll on the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) amid massive selloffs in the shares of some blue chip stocks, as investors’ wealth depreciated by N197 billion yesterday.
NCSDC recalls senior officers on leave for effective security during Yuletide
The Nigeria Securities and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has recalled all senior officers on leave and pass to report for duties to ensure effective security during the Yuletide.
Yuletide-induced demand jacks up food prices
While the impact of border closure may appear to be waning, festive-induced demand took a toll on food prices, as the consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 11.85 percent (year-on-year) in November2019.
Yuletide: Enugu government approves 13th month salary, as civil servants receive December Pay
Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has approved the payment of 13th month salary for all civil servants and staffers of all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the state, to celebrate the forthcoming Christmas.
Furore over 'Dry January', desperation to shed kilos
The festivities are over. But the over indulgence in food, alcohol and sedentary lifestyle often associated with the Yuletide usually leaves unpleasant outcomes. Most people add extra kilos, more fat around the weight region and in most cases potbelly. Previous studies indicate that the bad lifestyle associated with the season leaves some with higher blood…
Glo donates to charity homes at yuletide
In the convivial spirit of Christmas and New Year celebrations, national telecoms company, Globacom, has donated food items worth millions of Naira to charity organisations across the country. The items which were delivered by top staff of the company to several charity homes in different states comprised edibles and essentials for children. The company in…
Yuletide: RCCG fetes Nigerians, provides medical outreach
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) brought succour to millions of Nigerians, distributing bags of rice and other food item to celebrate Christmas nationwide. The church also provided free medical check-up in its various parishes as part of efforts to ensure they stay healthy this Yuletide. Speaking to The Guardian, Special Assistant to the…
Yuletide: Mixed reactions herald christmas at markets, shopping malls
Just few days to this year’s Christmas, even though the celebration is already in the air, but this is not reflecting in the usual hustling and bustling that normally heralds the occasion, as most markets, shopping centres and motor parks are not witnessing the expected increased activities.
Keeping healthy this Yuletide
The Yuletide is here again. It is period associated with over indulgence in alcohol, drugs, unhealthy diets, late nights and sleeplessness to mention but a few. Several studies have shown that many people add on extra kilogrammes and develop chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney problems, stroke among others after the celebrations.…
Yuletide: Lagos donates lake rice to security agencies
In the spirit of the yuletide season, the Lagos State Government, yesterday, donated trailer-loads of Lake Rice to the Armed Forces, the police and other security agencies in the state. A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, said the latest donation to security agencies was part of the token to…