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    Stock Market Features Undulating Movement In March

    STOCK market from March 1 to the close of business on Friday, March 25, recorded a turnover of 5.6 billion shares worth N149.6 billion in 130,428 deals. This occurred against the backdrop of undulating indices induced by...

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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    Returned Oil Wells Set To Boost Rivers Economy

    WHEN Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, presented the 2011 Appropriation Bill to the legislative house, he envisaged inauspicious revenue prospect this year due to the ceding of the state’s oil wells to neighbouring Akwa-Ibom and Bayelsa States. The State’s...

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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  • Some Companies That Submitted Reports

    DEAP CAPITAL MANAGEMENT & TRUST PLC: Unaudited result for the first quarter ended December 31, 2010, showed turnover of N143.83 million as against N116.33 million in the comparable period of 2009. Loss after tax stood at N176.26...

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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  • Blackberry firm hurt by tablet cost

    TORONTO: Shares in Research in Motion fell 12 per cent in after-hours trading after the firm said profits this quarter will be much weaker than expected. It blamed the cost of developing its new tablet-format Blackberry, as...

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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  • ICT, space technology propel economic development – NASRD boss

    The advent of Information and Communications Technologies as well as space technology has brought some revolution to the economies of nations, the Director General, National Space Research and Development Agency, Dr. Seidu Mohammed, has said. Mohammed said...

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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  • BHP Billiton to invest $9.5bn in Australian projects

    SIDNEY: BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest miner, has said it will expand its Australian iron ore and coal mining projects, as it tries keep up with rising demand in Asia. The company has approved $9.5bn (£5.9bn) in...

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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  • Oracle shares jump after profits beat expectations

    NEW YORK: United States software-maker Oracle’s shares jump more than two per cent after it reported better-than-expected earnings in the last three months of the year. The company reported a 37 per cent jump in revenues to...

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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  • FG develops plan to commercialise technology innovation

    products as well as the level of imported technological know-how, the Federal Government has developed a blueprint for commercialising the nation’s technology research results. Titled, “Blueprint for Linking the Nigerian Knowledge Infrastructure to Industry,” the document prepared...

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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  • NITEL: The drain pipe enlarges

    When in 2002, the Bureau of Public Enterprises wanted to sell 51 per cent of the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited to Investors International of London Limited at the price of $1.317bn, many Nigerians felt disappointed. They were disappointed...

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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  • ‘For dream home, take mortgage insurance’

    A major means by which many realise their dream homes is effective mortgage system. NIKE POPOOLA analyses how a mortgage insurance policy can help people to build their houses Often times, not many who dream of having...

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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