NHIS Scandal: Buhari sacrifices Usman for 2019

Professor Usman Yusuf, Executive Secretary, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) …He took on a powerful South West group and lost – Expert By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA After months of intrigues and politicking that trailed the corruption scandal at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), everything came to a climax last Monday with the eventual More...

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By Obinna Ezugwu On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Anambra: Land of Giants

…Peter Obi’s nomination follows old tradition By OBINNA EZUGWU Onitsha, the commercial hub of the Igbo country welcomes you, from the west, not necessarily to Igbo land – which starts long before along the More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, April 9th, 2018

Entrepreneurship: Escape route from poverty

Poverty and unemployment in Nigeria have remained hydra-headed in spite of many government intervention programmes. A young entrepreneur The situation is even worsened yearly as the country’s tertiary institutions More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, March 25th, 2018

Dangote wows Lagos with super duper marriage

By AYOLA OLAOLUWA Her father is the world’s richest black man, so it’s little surprise that Fatima Dangote’ wedding was a lavish, no-expense spared, fairy-tale affair. Fatima, who is one of 57-year-old industrialist More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, February 19th, 2018

Drug abuse is on increase among youths

 Frustrated and humbled by increasing difficult economic conditions, pervasive social anomie, breakdown of age-old value system and discipline, most youths now find solace in drug abuse, writes Adebayo Obajemu  Fadairo More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

As Trade Fairs arrive: where are the gains, what are the issues

By JOHNMARK UKOKO In few weeks time, the country will host three major “international trade fairs”, in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Kano to promote trade and commerce in the various cities, as well as to boost the More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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SMARTPHONES: Nigerians’ new addiction

Nigerians using smartphones By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA Many Nigerians are currently grappling with smartphone addiction, findings by Business Hallmark have revealed. Since its introduction into the country on the 6th of More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Nigerian pastors: The call of God or mammon?

ADEBAYO OBAJEMU Obafemi Ayoade, a dealer in building materials has no kind words for Nigerian pastors. He justifies his uncomplimentary view of ‘’these men’’ of God by sharing his experiences with BusinessHallmark.  More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Nigerians lament economic hardship, high cost of living

These are not the best of times for Nigerians especially those whose incomes are fixed. Their N18, 000 minimum wage can barely buy much in the market as prices of almost all the items have gone up by at least 70% More...