Dangote Cement, 13 others drag equity market further down

Bearish trend continued in the Nigerian stock market on Wednesday on the back of decline recorded by largely capitalized stocks. Drop by Dangote Cement, Nigerian Breweries and 12 other losers dragged the bourse down by 0.79 per cent, sustaining negative sentiment for the second day straight. The All Share Index (ASI) slipped by 257.62 absolute points, More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Fee income pushes Fidelity Bank profit up 31% in H1 2018

Nnamdi Okonkwo, CEO, Fidelity Bank Plc FELIX OLOYEDE Double digit growth in earning assets, deposits and fee income spurred Fidelity Bank to improve its profit in the first six months of 2018. The Bank grew its More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Sunday, September 9th, 2018
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Expert links phone addition to poor academic performance

The addiction to mobile phone from early age could lead to poor academic performance, skiving of class, sleep disturbances and mental problems in more serious cases, a medical doctor in Kano State, Dr Tijjani Haruna, More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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Emenike advocates for sustainable National medical plan for Nigeria

From  PETER OKORE,  Umuahia A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia state, Chief Ikechi Emenike has called for the pursuit of  excellence  by medical practitioners, investment in training More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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Scare over human flesh capsules in Nigeria

By OBINNA EZUGWU There is growing fear over possible presence of “human flesh” capsules alleged to be produced by a Chinese based drug syndicate in Nigeria. Human flesh capsules Photo AFP The capsules More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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NAFDAC partners stakeholders on drugs safety

The National Agency for Foods and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it is partnering with academic and research institutes to ensure effective monitoring and safety of new drugs in the country. FILE More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
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Targeted cancer treatments far outperform traditional methods – Study

Cancer treatments that attack tumors based on their individual genetic traits — not their location in the body — far outperform traditional methods, extending survival for twice as many patients, a study More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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JOHESU bows to pressure, suspends 6-week-old strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), appeared to have bowed to pressure as it has suspended its six weeks nationwide strike, while negotiation continues on Monday. Mr Josiah Biobelemoye, Chairman of JOHESU reading More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Chinese lead world smokers: Cigarette’s Facts and figures

China has the highest number of smokers in the world. About 315 million of its population of 1.3 billion are smokers and they consume more than a third of the world’s cigarettes, the WHO said in a report last More...