The oil and gas index on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday fell by 1.21 per cent, Channels TV reports.

Despite this, sectoral decline winning streak continues, with the all share index adding 0.64 per cent to close at 28,467.61 and total market value surged to 9.841 trillion Naira.

Financial Services Stocks maintained their lead in top trades as Access Bank polled over 106 million units in transactions followed by GT Bank and Diamond. Thirty companies appreciated in price against 14 others as the market breadth closed positive.