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 August, 2001, when ECONET (now Airtel), formally launched its services, followed closely by MTN, Glo and much later by Etisalat (now 9mobile), More...

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By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

The Made in Nigeria Campaign and National Economic Revival

Being a keynote address presented by ABIA STATE GOVERNOR, DR. OKEZIE IKPEAZU at the Public Policy Lecture series of Business Hallmark Newspapers at the Chattered Institute Of Bankers House, Victoria Island, Lagos More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, January 11th, 2016

First Bank: New Jockeys on the Saddle—Adeduntan’s elephantine challenge (1)

OKEY ONYENWEAKU & JULIUS ALAGBE|          For insiders within the First Bank system, Dr. Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan, FCA, the new helmsman at First Bank of Nigeria Limited, is coming to the job with a More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Banks, bankers and the imperatives for sustainable banking

Being text of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria’s (CIBN) 3rd valedictory lecture delivered by Mr. Stephen Olabisi Onasanya, outgoing GMD/CEO, First Bank of Nigeria Limited on December 8, 2015 at MUSON 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

How insurance can reduce government’s financial burden in disasters

Developing insurance culture in Nigeria will not only save Nigerians from huge losses as a result of fire outbreaks and other mishaps but will also reduce the burden such development places on government by way More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

NES 2015 spotlights challenges of Nigerian Economy

Less than three days to the commencement of the 2015 Nigerian Economic Summit (NES), the 21st in the series, Abuja the Federal Capital Territory is set to host the biggest economic stakeholders’ forum of the More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, September 21st, 2015

Alleged false assets declaration: Saraki loses battle to stop arrest

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the ex-parte application by Senate President Bukola Saraki seeking to set aside the order made on Friday by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) issuing bench warrant for his arrest. It More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

‘$20b not missing from excess crude account’G

THE Federal Government will, in ‘ a few days,’ publish Excess Crude Account (ECA) allocations to states in the last four years. Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, More...