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    By Farouk Martins Aresa: Conservatives breed enemies for liberals to cultivate Arabs want US boots to fight their fight. Vice-President Biden, despite his apology was right on. He understood there was no sure bet in sectarian civil war. He ridiculed the claims that Obama could have acted sooner by supplying arms to unreliable rebels in Syria that included ISIS. Those stinger missiles sought could have been used against American planes today. If Saudi Arabia and other neighboring countries that were funding and arming the Sunni ISIL rebels in Syria did not…
    Written on Monday, 13 October 2014 18:42 in Parliament
  • Dr. John Egbeazien Oshodi: A vote for state-run correctional institutions in Nigeria
    Dr. John Egbeazien Oshodi: A vote for state-run correctional institutions in Nigeria Mr. President, like State universities, let’s empower State government to run and even establish Penal and Correctional Institutions within their jurisdictions in order to overhaul the Nigerian Prisons System, which has failed woefully in some of its core mandates of reformation, rehabilitation and re-integration of ex-convicts back to the society. The authorities of Nigerian Prisons Service past and present have laid greater emphasis on safe custody of inmates, which in many instances is not even in line with the United…
    Written on Monday, 13 October 2014 18:34 in Parliament
  • By Muhammad Ajah: Does Ebele Jonathan have any opponent for 2015 presidential poll?
    By Muhammad Ajah: Does Ebele Jonathan have any opponent for 2015 presidential poll? This question is as much difficult as it is easy to answer. From the onset, I will offer my candid answer to be no in the strongest term and yes in the affirmative tone. Then, I will take the rest of my available time to elucidate my double stand with enough points. And as a strong believer in fate and man’s disposition in shaping his or her fate, the way is clearing for Jonathan to govern Nigeria till 2019 and…
    Written on Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:36 in Parliament

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    Terry G: Why I quit hard drugs Popular singer and producer, Terry G, is versatile, creative and controversial. Born Gabriel Amanyi, the weird singer, who has a huge fan base, recently shared with BOLATITO ADEBOLA his lifestyle, music and other issues How has life been treating you lately? I thank God; life has been so good and positive. I have been working around my brand, Terry G, making it look more attractive and appealing so that it can be widely accepted. As a son of a deaconess, do you still go to church? I don’t go to church always, due to my kind of job and tight schedule. So you don’t find time to serve God? Not going to church doesn’t mean one is not serving God. I have time for God always. My conscience is for God. I fear God and I know that the grace of God is more than sufficient for me. If you fear God and know that He exists and is always around to assist you, you are already connected to Him. You recently disclosed on a radio live programme that you’ve stopped taking hard-drugs. But do you still take little before going on stage to perform or always help yourself with…
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  • Wema Bank posts N13.9b net income, N2.5b PBT in Q3
    Wema Bank posts N13.9b net income, N2.5b PBT in Q3 WEMA Bank Plc has posted net interest income of N13.9 billion in its unaudited financial results for the period ended September 30, 2014. This, according to the bank represents 71per cent growth, when compared to N8.1billion achieved in the corresponding period in 2013. The bank’s operating profit also rose from N15billion in 2013 to N19 billion during the period under review. Profit before tax recorded 345 per cent growth, from N0.56billion in 2013 to N2.5 billion in 2014. Reacting on the performance, the Managing Director/CEO of the bank, Segun Oloketuyi said: “While we remain on course in achieving our growth targets as set out by our growth plan, Project LEAP, we are delighted to announce continuous quarter-on-quarter improvement in our financial performance as displayed in our Q3 results. “Our Total Assets are up 6per cent from December 2013 and loans have risen by 29per cent in the same period. Profit before Tax grew by 345per cent compared to the equivalent period in the last financial year and 47per cent in Q3, this year, spurred by a 44per cent growth in Net Interest Income and a 51per cent rise in Fees& Commission Income quarter on quarter respectively. “Our operations are also…
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