Olusosun: Beyond a dumpsite

  Toyin komolafe What will welcome anyone to the Olusosun-Ojota environ of Lagos State is the offensive stench that permeates the air; the dumpsite has become a terrible sight for already sore eyes. Sitting on a massive 100-acre landfill, the site which has been rated as the largest in Africa and one of the largest in the world receives up to 10,000 More...

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By hallmarknews On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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A new lease of life for Orile-Agege

  LUKMAN OLOGUNRO Since assuming office on January 5, following his swearing in alongside other 66 Executive Secretaries for Local Governments, administration has been taken to a higher level at Orile-Agege More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, July 27th, 2015
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When Ijoko-Agbado road becomes albatross on Amosun’s neck

Adebayo Obajemu Governance, it is said, is a social contract, by which the governed submit their sovereignty to the sovereign, who is expected to act good on their behalf at all times. This can’t be true of the More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, July 27th, 2015
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Stabbed in the back: How Gbajabiamila’s supporters betrayed him

  ADEBAYO OBAJEMU Suddenly, there was a rehash of Brutus’ stabbing in the back of Julius Caesar, in the on-going soap-opera like political drama playing out at the Federal House of Representatives over the More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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When government neglect leads to flood in parts of Owerri metropolis

  EVEREST EZIHE, Owerri   Going round Owerri metropolis, one will certainly say all is well in terms of good network of roads and partially workable drainage system. The story is certainly pathetic when going More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Cairo streets where girls dress as boys to eke out a living

Life is hard for the children who scrape a living on Egypt’s streets. They deal daily with horror and hunger, but for the girls the struggle is worse – which is why some of them dress as boys. PATRICK KINGSLEY hears More...

By hallmarknews On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Olisa Metuh: The new opposition czar

EMEKA EJERE Political observers in Nigeria and beyond will certainly be amazed at the Olisa Metuh the see today. This is because they are probably used to a spokesman of the People’s Democratic Party  (PDP) More...

By hallmarknews On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Iran nuclear deal: A breakthrough or historic mistake?

After decades of hostility, Iran, the United States, and five other world powers have struck a historic deal Tuesday to checkmate Tehran’s nuclear ambition, which is short of building a bomb. The agreement could More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Illicit trade in Tobacco products: Knocking out an unending scourge

  Dominated globally by organised crime, the illicit tobacco trade could be said to be a frightening tripod that damages legitimate business, undermines public health and facilitates the supply of tobacco to young More...