Naira appreciates 0.82% at parallel market, exchanges N363 against Dollar

The Naira gained 0.82 per cent against the Dollar to close at N363.00 at the parallel market segment of the foreign exchange market as transfer rates appreciated by 0.27 per cent to close at and N368.00 on Monday. The local currency depreciated 0.02 per cent the inter-bank market, exchanged $/N306.90, the Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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NAFDAC plans to destroy Tramadol worth N198bn

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it was set to destroy Tramadol consignment valued at N198 billion which it impounded recently. Director-General of the agency, Prof. Moji More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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Casablanca Stock Exchange boss takes over as ASEA President

L– R: Mr. Karim Hajji New President of African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA)/CEO of the Casablanca Stock Exchange and Mr. Oscar N. Onyema, OON, Immediate Past President of ASEA Mr. Karim Hajji, Chief More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Saturday, November 24th, 2018
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Nigerian Customs intercepts 13 containers of Tramadol worth N3bn

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Friday said it intercepted another 13 containers of Tramadol, a banned addictive substance, and other items at Tin-Can Island Port in Lagos. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Retired More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Bitter leaf boosts fertility, fights prostate

Bitter leaf Dr Grace Johnson, a specialist, has said bitter leaf works so well for fertility, and fights prostate cancer because its boost the functions of the reproductive system, balance hormones and help the More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Transcorp, Flour Mill, 13 others drag equity market downward

Stockbrokers at the floor of the Nigerian Stock Market The Nigerian equity market reversed Tuesday’s gained, shedding 0.14 per cent, underpinned on losses recorded by Transcorp, Flour Mill, Dangote Sugar and 12 More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Nigeria ranks 3rd in premature birth ranking globally, says Shinkafi-Bagudu

Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, wife of the Kebbi State Governor Nigeria is ranked third among 10 top countries with high rate of preterm birth of 773,600, Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, wife of the Kebbi State Governor More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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President Buhari sends NHIS boss on administrative leave

Professor Usman Yusuf, Executive Secretary, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) President Muhammadu Buhari has intervened in the on-going crisis in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) over the suspension More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Study Links Calcium Supplements to Dementia Risk in Some Women

Calcium Pills Do you take calcium supplements? Many older women take them to ward off osteoporosis and its precursor, osteopenia, because getting the recommended daily intake of 1,000 to 1,200 mg of calcium through More...