Stocks

Nigeria’s bourse simplifies capital market investment with comic book

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has reiterated its commitment to promoting financial literacy with its comic series, ‘StockTown’, issued to simplify ways of investing in the Capital Market. Mr Olumide Orojimi, the Head, Corporate Communications, NSE, said in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos that the Read More…

Top Story Trade

CBN moves to ban importation of maize

Reading Time: < 1 minutes PICTURE ABOVE: Ears of orange maize lines following harvesting, on experimental plots at the Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI). (Via CIMMYT on Flickr) The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all athorised dealers to discontinue the processing of Form M for the importation of maize with immediate effect. The CBN made this known in a Read More…

COVID19 Health Top Story

COVID-19: Lagos records 12 deaths within 24 hours- NCDC

Reading Time: < 1 minutes PICTURE ABOVE CREDIT: Associated Press The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 12 COVID-19 related mortality were recorded within 24 hours in Lagos State on July 12. The NCDC made the disclosure in its COVID-19 Situation Report for July 12. According to the centre, 16 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours in Read More…

Featured Stocks

Nigeria’s stock market opens week with N55bn loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes The nation’s bourse resumed transactions for the week on Monday with a loss of N55 billion following sell pressure in some blue chips. Specifically, the market capitalisation which opened at N12.679 trillion lost N55 billion to close at N12.624 trillion. Also, the All-Share Index (ASI) dipped 105.76 points or 0.44 per cent to close at Read More…

Featured Paralympics Sports

Para-Athletes, Coach commend Sports Minister over palliatives

Reading Time: 2 minutes In picture above: Laurrita Onye shatters World Record TWICE to win 1st Athletics gold. CREDIT: Rio2016 A National Para-Powerlifting Team Coach, Feyisetan Are and some other para-athletes on Monday commended the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, over the palliatives to disabled athletes. The medal winning coach, in an interview with the News Read More…

Football Sports

Zaha urges social media platforms to remove racist users

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha has called on social media platforms to identify and remove users who resort to racist abuse. His comments have come after the forward was targeted before his team’s Premier League match at Aston Villa on Sunday. The Cote d’Ivoire international shared images of the messages he received, including one of members Read More…

Football Sports

Nigerian female players need to be discouraged from going abroad for peanuts – Chiejine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Chiejine, a former Super Falcons assistant coach, has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to be more involved in contract agreements many Nigerian female footballers now sign abroad. Chiejine, who appeared for the national team at three FIFA Women’s World Cup finals, said on Monday in Abuja that the contents of such contract agreements Read More…

Football Sports

CAS overturns Manchester City’s ban from European football

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday said it has overturned Manchester City’s two-year ban from European football. The decision by the Lausanne-based court means Pep Guardiola’s team will compete in next season’s UEFA Champions League. CAS ruled that Manchester City did not breach Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules by disguising equity funding Read More…