Monday, March 20, 2017
MARKET UPDATE
MARCH 16, 2017NIGERIA STOCK EXCHANGE (Market Closed) SUMMARY: All Share Index 25,418.08 Deals 2,468.00 Volume 280,945,416.00 Value 2,349,419,384.30Market Cap 8,796,717,470,596.41TOP GAINERS NB 133.84 (3.14) FO 48.93 (1.12) GUARANTY 25.8 (0.45) ZENITHBANK 14.55 (0.4) FLOURMILL 17.85 (0.35) TOP LOSERS 7UP 77.71 (-8.29) TOTAL 274.55 (-5.45) ASHAKACEM 9.5 (-0.5) DANGCEM 160 (-0.5) UACN 14 (-0.25) CBN EXCHANGE RATE(NGN)Buying:$USD 305.75 GBP 377.2344 EURO 327.9169 SWISS FRANC 302.715 YEN 2.695 Selling:$USD 306.75 £GBP 378.4682 EURO 328.9894 SWISS FRANC 303.7059 YEN 2.7038 CNBC COMMODITY PRICES (USD)Crude Oil (Bonny light) 51.15 Natural Gas 2.904 (-0.077) Gold 1226.10 (25.40) Silver 17.30 (0.377) Copper 2.679 (0.0225) Wheat 435.50 (-0.50) Coffee 141.55 (0.65) Cotton 78.05 (-0.03) Cocoa 2035.00 (-13.00)

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    CORE TV News appoints Jamil Afegbua as GM

CORE TV News appoints Jamil Afegbua as GM

Jamil Afegbua has been appointed as the general manager of CORE TV news, channel 748 on Abuja digital terrestrial and free-to-air platform.His appointment was announced on Wednesday by the management of CORE media services, owners of CORE TV news,Afegbua, who joined CORE TV in 2015, was until his appointment the head of Abuja bureau of the station.He has also worked as [...]

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    Protesters attack MTN office in Abuja

Protesters attack MTN office in Abuja

Angry protesters broke into the MTN  office located at 4 Madiera street, off Shehu Shagari way, Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday.Some members of staff of the organisation and customers were said to have been attacked, while valuables were stolen.A witness, who simply identified himself as Oscar, told journalists that, but for the intervention of policemen, the protesters would have destroyed the building."The [...]

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    EXTRA: Fayose enjoys amala in Abuja restaurant

EXTRA: Fayose enjoys amala in Abuja restaurant

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, who is known to be streetwise, on Tuesday strolled into a restaurant in the federal capital territory (FCT) to enjoy amala and ewedu, a local delicacy.Not minding the presence of people at the restaurant, the governor sat comfortably and focused on the two bowls in front of him.He even posed for photographs, which Lere [...]

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    UniAbuja students protest colleague’s death, block major highway

UniAbuja students protest colleague’s death, block major highway

Students of the University of Abuja (UniAbuja) have blocked a major highway in protest of the death of their colleague.The front of the university where the students are protesting is a few kilometres to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.It is an access road for travellers going to the southern part of the country from the Abuja metropolis.Simi Love, a 200 [...]

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    Reps to minister: With or without your input, we’ll establish FCT satellite agency

Reps to minister: With or without your input, we’ll establish FCT satellite agency

A satellite town development agency will be established in the federal capital territory (FCT) with or without the input of Mohammad Bello, the minister, a house of representatives committee has said.The house committee on FCT area councils and ancillary matters chaired by Zaphaniah Jisalo took this position after Bello who was represented by Babatope Ajakaiye, the permanent secretary, failed to contribute [...]

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    Govt agencies rejecting us, Abuja corps members lament

Govt agencies rejecting us, Abuja corps members lament

Some National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to Abuja say they are being rejected by federal government agencies where they were posted for primary assignment.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the affected corps members are from the 2016 Batch B (Stream II) that just ended their three-week orientation. [...]

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    Pro-Buhari, anti-govt groups protest in Abuja

Pro-Buhari, anti-govt groups protest in Abuja

Two groups comprising those in support of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and those demanding a better deal from the government are currently at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.Those protesting against the current economic situation are under the aegis of #ISTANDWITHNIGERIA, while their counterparts are of the Buhari Volunteer Network.The pro-government group says it is out to sensitise the populace [...]

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    Abuja taxi drivers: Airport closure will drastically affect us

Abuja taxi drivers: Airport closure will drastically affect us

The Abuja chapter of the Hotel Car Hire Association of Nigeria has said that the planned closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport will have a negative impact on the hospitality industry.Tunde Kolade, the secretary of the chapter, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the proposed six-week closure will drastically affect cab operators. [...]

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    Senate kicks against closure of Abuja airport, summons Fashola, Amaechi

Senate kicks against closure of Abuja airport, summons Fashola, Amaechi

The senate has expressed reservations about the decision of the federal government to close the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, summoning three ministers.Those to appear before the upper legislative chamber are: Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation; Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, and Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation.It also summoned Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff, [...]

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    Patience Jonathan’s house raided but Police, EFCC ‘unaware’

Patience Jonathan’s house raided but Police, EFCC ‘unaware’

Some men of the Nigeria police on Wednesday evening raided the family house of Patience Jonathan, former first lady, without a search warrant.A source, who confirmed the development to TheCable,  said the house is located at Igbeti Rock Street, Maitama, Abuja.TheCable learnt that the police officers did not have a search warrant, and that house was unoccupied at the time of [...]

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    Core TV News now live on Abuja digital terrestrial

Core TV News now live on Abuja digital terrestrial

Core TV News, a 24-hour cable channel, is now live on the newly launched Abuja digital terrestrial, its management said in a statement on Friday.The Abuja digital switch-over was formally launched on Thursday by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who stood in for President Muhammadu Buhari.Olajide Adediran, the group managing director of Core TV News, promised that the channel will "continue to [...]

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    FG to shut Abuja airport runway for 6 weeks

FG to shut Abuja airport runway for 6 weeks

Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, says the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, will be closed for six weeks between February and March 2017.Addressing reporters on Monday, Sirika said the closure was to allow Julius Berger carry out total reconstruction on the badly damaged airport runway.He said while the runway would still be put to use under the [...]

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NSCDC operative dies during rescue of 10 kidnapped victims

Anumudu Uche, an official of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), lost his life during an operation to rescue 10 persons kidnapped by a gang of hoodlums in the Kuje area of the federal capital territory (FCT).Anjugurin Manzah, spokesman of the FCT police command, disclosed this in a statement, saying the deceased took ill before his death.He listed [...]

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    2-year-old ‘kidnapped by mystery woman’ in Abuja

2-year-old ‘kidnapped by mystery woman’ in Abuja

Khadija Suleiman, a 2-year-old girl, has been abducted in the Kuje area of the federal capital territory (FCT).Suleiman, her father, raised the alarm over the incident, explaining that it was a strange woman who seized his daughter on Saturday.In a Facebook post, the traumatised father appealed to members of the public who have information on his daughter to contact him [...]

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    PRNigeria shines at global PR award

PRNigeria shines at global PR award

The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) has presented Golden World Award (GWA) in crisis management to Image Merchants Promotion Limited for its counter-insurgency and security-conscious campaigns. The Golden World Awards (GWAs), often dubbed the “Oscars of PR” is the "world’s most prestigious" PR awards in various categories.Bart de Vries, IPRA president, described the PRNigeria’s campaign as one of the most successful [...]

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    Zakzaky’s followers teargassed in Abuja

Zakzaky’s followers teargassed in Abuja

The police on Wednesday released tear gas canisters while preventing followers of Ibraheem Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), from gaining access to the federal secretariat in Abuja.Members of the Shi'a sect, who embarked on a protest, displayed placards with inscriptions such as ‘Free Zakzaky’, ‘PMB's Change Mantra Genocide and Crimes’.They also chanted solidarity songs.In a statement [...]

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Exchange Rates

March 20, 2017USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK316.00392.15339.92
LAGOS449535470
KANO450545470
PH454547480
ABUJA450540472
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