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(Opinion) Lagos: Let’s remain focus on our smart city goal

By LOOKMAN SERIKI Despotism can govern without faith but Liberty cannot,” Alexis de Tocqueville. The last week of April and all of May, 2017, was a seasons of prayers in Lagos. People of diverse origin, faith, interest, and class – including even the atheists – were united in their entreaty to GOD ALMIGHTY, to guide and quicken the drive to a More...

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By Vera Olubi On Monday, May 8th, 2017

Ambassadorial nominees and Buhari’s misplaced sense of reward

By UCHE CHRIS   President Buhari’s appointment of Justices Oguntade and Nsofor raises questions of political patronage and our reward system. Two of the names that stand out in the list of about 43 ambassadorial More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 1st, 2016

Energy is reason Europe looks the other way in matters Erdogan

By Adebayo Obajemu It is fast becoming salon talk that Tayep Erdogan may have been the most powerful, wily leader of Turkey since Mustafa Kemal, founder of modern Turkish state. A lot of people across the globe More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Editorial: Fuel price hike: FG should communicate better 

There is urgent need for the Federal government to improve its communication with the people on key issues. This is perhaps a fundamental weakness of this administration, and nothing demonstrates this more than More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

As Tunde Bakare misspeaks

I took my time to go through the so called state of the nation address released by Pastor Tunde Bakare, the general overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, and could not but wonder what agenda he was pursuing and More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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2016 budget: FG must tackle infrastructure deficit head-on

DON OKERE|     Indisputably, the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has seemingly shown from its 2016 budget that it places emphasis on infrastructural development. It has enlarged the capital vote More...

By hallmarknews On Friday, December 18th, 2015
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As a chronicler of history, I have to testify that a man who became governor of Akwa Ibom State in 2007, Godswill Akpabio, did what many people who become governors in Nigeria don’t often do. He actually impacted More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Worrying gaps in the choice of ministers

The first inclination of many Nigerians especially Business Hallmark newspaper is to heave a sigh of relief that at last the cabinet has been inaugurated. One can now safely say that we have a new government in More...

By hallmarknews On Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Greece on a knife edge

By Isidoros Karderinis | It is exactly five years since Greece joined the European Support Mechanism with the close cooperation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At that time, the key and critical financial More...

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