Wanted: Shareholder Activism

Markets are like colonies of ants each ant milling around busy at its own unique orgy of activity. The sum of all ant activities gives life, vigour and purpose to the commune as a whole. The communes balance rests on each ant doing its bit as best it can. In the Nigerian Investment commune shareholders have proved to be the perennial social laggards More...

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By Vera Olubi On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017


The problem with the preparation of the national budget is like a bad coin that refuses to go away. When after so much delay the Acting President eventually signed the Budget, it was clear to those who had discernment More...

By hallmarknews On Friday, October 28th, 2016

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 More...

By Prince Emeka Obasi On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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...