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 suffering population of that stretch of road from Ijoko– a stone throw from Sango roundabout—to Agbado station, home to thousands More...

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By hallmarknews On Monday, July 27th, 2015

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

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

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

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

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...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Golden chance lotto is built around integrity and openness – Obasa

The former Chairman of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area, Hon. Idowu Obasa pours his mind on politics, lotto business and his sojourn as politician. In this interview with Adebayo Obajemu and Adegbenro Nurudeen, More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, July 13th, 2015

Social media: How it shapes people’s perception

  TOYIN KOMOLAFE The need to document and share our lives is part of our nature and it is beneficial. However, the advent of social media have taken it a step further with its numerous advantages and drawbacks. More...