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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 for the 2016 budget by almost 300 percent to N1.8 trillion. It also allocated almost 24 percent of it principally to infrastructure, a whopping More...

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By hallmarknews On Friday, December 18th, 2015
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A TESTAMENT TO GODSWILL AKPABIO’S UNCOMMON TRANSFORMATION OF AKWA IBOM STATE.

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
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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
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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...

By hallmarknews On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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Restructuring, not devaluation, is the issue

Editorial | The dominant issue in public discourse of late has been the long running debate on whether or not to devalue the naira. The CBN and the Federal Government have stoutly refused to even consider the prospects More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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APGA’S RESORT TO JUDICIAL FELONY

By UCHE NWOSU  |   One of major anomalies in Nigeria’s political system is the refusal of a loser to accept defeat. If democracy is agame where the majority holds the mandate of the people in trust for a specific More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
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EDITORIAL: Governor Akinwumi Ambode must sit up!

  Editorial  | Barely six  months ago when he was campaigning for the governorship of Lagos State, arguably the number one state in Nigeria, there were great expectations that Mr. Akinwumi Ambode would continue More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Editorial: Stop that airport project, Mr. Governor!

Recently, the populist and hardworking governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, shocked his admirers and critics alike when he announced that the Ekiti State government will embark on an airport project. The More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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The piteous lies of Stanley Ohajuruka

Eddie Onuzuruike  | ‘How sharper than a serpent’s tooth is it to have a thankless child.’ The above wise words from Shakespeare, a world acclaimed writer, whose works have infested the literary landscape More...

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