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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    Nwodo: Igbo feel unwanted in Nigeria — that’s the real reason for Biafra agitations

Nwodo: Igbo feel unwanted in Nigeria — that’s the real reason for Biafra agitations

John Nwodo, president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, says if the marginalisation against the Igbo ends, Biafran agitators "will probably twice".Speaking with journalists on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, Nwodo blamed the pro-Biafra agitation on an alleged marginalisation by the federal governmentHe said: "Our people feel unwanted in the Nigerian federation; our people feel ill-treated."According to him, the Igbo was seen as [...]

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    Ohanaeze Ndigbo: No arm of government, no section of armed forces headed by an Igbo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo: No arm of government, no section of armed forces headed by an Igbo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan-Igbo cultural group, has criticised the uneven nature of president Muhammadu Buhari's federal appointments.Nwodo lamented the omission of the Igbo ethnic group when filling leadership positions of key government agencies and the armed forces.He accused the president of ignoring federal character in his appointments and overlooking the Ndigbo who "voted and campaigned" for him.During a press conference at the National Executive [...]

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    Support me in these challenging times, Buhari appeals to Ndi Igbo

Support me in these challenging times, Buhari appeals to Ndi Igbo

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the Igbo to support his government.In the 2015 presidential election, the Igbo voted overwhelmingly for former President Goodluck Jonathan. And they are ardent critics of his government.Buhari made the appeal in a congratulatory message to Nnia Nwodo, the new president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation.“President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Chief John Nwodo on [...]

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    Nwodo, former information minister, emerges president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Nwodo, former information minister, emerges president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Nnia Nwodo, a former minister of information, has emerged president-general of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide.Nwodo polled 242 votes to defeat his only contestant Chiweyite Ejike, the pioneer vice-chancellor of the then Anambra State University of Science and Technology (ASUTECH), who polled 13 votes.Simon Ortuanya, a law professor, and Joel Ifeanyi Enugu, withdrew from the race just before the election began.In a [...]

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Exchange Rates

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