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How the Current Cocaine Drug Trade Is Affecting West Africa

Story by Sharon Therien  | There is a long history of illegal cocaine moving from South and Central America to North America, yet within the last couple of decades, the trade has at least in part been shifting to Europe by means of West Africa. Plans may be bringing more of a drug presence to the area over time, affecting each West African country’s More...

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By Prince Emeka Obasi On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
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Why I apologized to Ojo Maduekwe

On January 1st this year a shrill telephone call woke me from sleep. In the past, New Year morning naps used to be a lengthy affair for me. I would have kept vigil on the New Year eve, reveling in the giddy atmosphere More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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Buhari, so what has changed?

By PRINCE EMEKA OBASI   In less than a week, it will be one full year since the President came to office on a platform of change. Whereas one year is a very short time in the life of any nation; in politics More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Confidential memo to the president

Your Excellency, it is my privilege to send you this confidential memo. Ironically I have to send it through the public space, because the issues I am writing about are of common concern. Let me congratulate you More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
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Investors and 2016

BY TESLIM SHITTA-BEY|     These are choppy times for investors in Nigeria, not only are they likely to face painful falls in the values of stock market investments, they are also likely to see significant diminution More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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The case for helping PMB succeed

Anyone who loves this country and I believe millions of Nigerians do should rise up now and help President Muhammadu Buhari succeed in office. If he succeeds, Nigeria and Nigerians will succeed, if he fails Nigeria More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Managing a distressed economy and the hard choice before President Buhari (iii)

Danger signals ahead   By CHRIS UCHE  | Again Nigeria is treading a well beaten path in spite of all the expectations of change in the air. Sorry to be cynical and to spoil the fun of many people but from More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Market and value will always triumph

BISMARCK REWANE | Exchange rate arithmetic is more like a quadratic equation. In quadratic equation one won’t have a single answer. The answer is a range. In a simple equation like 10 apples equal N5, what More...

By hallmarknews On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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Northernisation of Buhari’s government

Last week’s appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari of his kitchen cabinet has closed the possibility of his running an inclusive government. Without any pretensions, he has declared unapologetically that this More...

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