Tribute: Betrayed in life, adored in death: The story of Alex Ekwueme

By OBINNA EZUGWU At a gathering of some journalists to discuss the country’s challenges a fortnight ago, a question was posed by the coordinator: “Between Dr Alex Ekwueme and President Olusegun Obasanjo, who would have made a better president?” The audience comprised Nigerians of different tribes and tongues, but the answer was uniform: More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Ahmad’s appointment and the unending storms

FELIX OLOYEDE Aisha Ahmad Controversies surrounding the recent appointment of Mrs Aishah Ahmad as one of the deputy governors of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by President Muhammedu Buhari to fill the vacancy created More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu: Garlands for Mr Philanthropy

OBINNA EZUGWU | Chief (Dr) Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Iwuanyanwu, CFR, MFR, KSC, is a Nigerian that hardly needs an introduction. He is a colossus, not just in size, but in heart and in business; a humanitarian per-excellence, More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, December 14th, 2015

Onasanya bequeaths an enduring legacy to FBN

Replacing Mr. Bisi Onasanya, as the Group CEO of the bank was no easy assignment for the Board as a result of the unfolding economic scenario in the country as well as the high standards already achieved by the More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Enelamah faces daunting task of redirecting the economy

Many were optimistic that Dr Okechukwu Enelamah would emerge the Minister for Finance, having put up a sterling performance on financial matters during his screening at the Senate. At the screening before the Senate, More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, October 5th, 2015

Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu: The reformer

In recognition of the import of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in the country’s economy, the appointment of its Group Managing Director, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu was part of the early More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

PROFILE: Ahmed Lawan Kuru: Astute banker

President Muhammadu Buhari on August 18, 2015 appointed Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru as the new Managing Director of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), following the dissolution of executive management More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Onasanya bequeaths an enduring …grows profits, assets by 559%, 116% respectively

Making up their minds to choose a Group Managing Director from a pool of sharp, bright and competent Executive Directors of the oldest surviving bank in Nigeria was not an easy one. However, Mr. Olabisi Onasanya More...