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Politics / Re: Seven Things You Need To Know About Northerners by dustydee(m): 8:21am On Apr 18
I disagree with your position. Since you are generalizing, these points are also true for all parts of Nigeria.
Career / Re: Achieving The Dream Career: My Story, My Lessons by dustydee(m): 3:40pm On Apr 17
coolio2014: THE COY YOU ARE WITH THAT PAYS STAFF THAT RECOMMEND PEOPLE FOR EMPLOYMENT THAT EVENTUALLY GET IT, IS IT A MNC IN THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR? I AM VERY MUCH INTERESTED IF YES. DO REPLY PLEASE.


Yes but I am not based in Nigeria at the moment. It is a multinational oil and gas Engineering company.
Family / Re: Britain's Youngest Parent:12 Year Old Girl And 13 Year Old Boy Have A Baby by dustydee(m): 9:16am On Apr 17
I wonder what would happen to them if they were Nigerians. As for the parents saying they are proud :oI. . . . what can I say?
Family / Britain's Youngest Parent:12 Year Old Girl And 13 Year Old Boy Have A Baby by dustydee(m): 9:33am On Apr 16

A couple have become Britain's youngest parents after a 12-year-old gave birth to her 13-year-old boyfriend's baby.

The girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, gave birth to a 7Ib baby girl last weekend after she fell pregnant while at primary school in north London, aged 11.

The couple, who are said to be 'totally in love', met over Christmas 2012 when she was ten and he was 12. She is now in Year 7, and her boyfriend, who also cannot be named, is in Year 9 at another school.

Speaking exclusively to LBC radio, the girl's father, known as Greg, admitted that he was heartbroken by the situation, but insisted that he did not know his daughter was sexually active at 11 and only found out about the pregnancy a month ago.

He said: "Unfortunately kids at this age are going to grow up and have boyfriends and partners. If they do things behind their parents' back that's something that we are never going to find out.

"It is heartbreaking, but you can't turn back time. You can only go forwards.

"We don't know where it happened. What you're implying is that we knew they were having intimate intercourse in bedrooms. No.

"We cannot keep her wrapped up her whole life. I can't keep a watch on her 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

"You don't know what has gone on and once the mistake has been made, you just have to support them.

"That little girl has not brought shame to me at all. I am so proud of her."

'Rather she had a child than drug addiction'
When asked how he can be proud of his daughter having sex at 11, he said: "Unfortunately she is still my little girl whether she has done that or not. I would rather come home and face this than find that she is on drugs at 11 or 12. She's not the first person and will not be the last person.

"She has brought something beautiful in the world and so we are going to standby and support this."

He also refutes claims the couple want to now get married and added: "It is news to us and absolute nonsense. It is not even on the cards."

Classmates at the girl's school have been left shocked as she only left lessons last month and was said to have not looked pregnant.

On Tuesday the girl went to register the child's birth with her mother, who is 27 and is also now one of Britain's youngest grandmothers.

Aged just 12 and three months, the girl is five months younger than the UK's previous youngest mother, Tressa Middleton. She became pregnant at 11 and gave birth aged 12 in Edinburgh in 2006.

In a show of support Middleton wrote on Facebook: "So everyone am not scotlands youngest mum no more [sic]. I hope she has a better time with people than I did they can be so judgmental and its out of order all the best hunny congratulations hope use have a lovely life together...."

Jan Leightley, acting executive director of operations at Action for Children, told IBTimes UK that support from her family will give the baby the best start in life, but the mother who is still a child herself will need to have her needs met too.

"She will need to learn the practical side of looking after a baby, like making up bottles and changing nappies, but she also needs one to one support to cope with this major change in her life," Leightley said.

"Having someone to accompany her to appointments with midwives and doctors, and to help her family explore alternative arrangements for her education is vital. She can find this kind of support at her local children's centre.

"It's crucial that young mothers aren't stigmatised, they've got a tough journey ahead of them, but support and understanding from people around them will give mum and baby the best chance in life."

According to latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics the number of pregnancies in those under 18 dropped to 27,834 in 2012, compared with 31,051 in 2011.



God help us.


source: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/britains-youngest-parents-aged-12-13-grandfather-says-133821194.html#9kPpEg1
Education / Re: This Year's Jamb Result Will Be Worse! A MUST READ!! by dustydee(m): 1:32pm On Apr 15
Scammers are getting dumber by the day undecided

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Religion / Re: "Reign In Your Mad Dogs" -cardinal John Onaiyekan To Muslim Leaders by dustydee(m): 10:40am On Apr 15
I don't know what the muslim leaders will do that will end this carnage. I don't think Boko Haram listens to anybody. If they did they would have stopped these killings. All we need is to stop blaming each other and take a decisive action against these evil men. The constant politicization of terror by our politicians especially the PDP will not solve this problem but drag us deeper into crisis. We may think the violence is far from us but those at the park yesterday did not expect to be attacked. We all need to rise against this evil and the insufficient action by our government and security forces. May God help us all.
Education / Re: JAMB UTME Leaked Questions & Answers Were Actually Correct. Sad. by dustydee(m): 9:56pm On Apr 13
Jamb needs tobe made aware of this site. I checked jamb website (jamb.org.ng) but didn't find any contact detail there. Please anyone with the registrars contact details or jamb official contact should report this or let me have it so I can make a complaint. The battle to save this country starts with you and I playing our part.

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Politics / Re: Customized iPhones For Guests At Jonathan's Daughter's Wedding by dustydee(m): 10:07pm On Apr 12
The private use of the country's coat of arms, if the pictures are real, is wrong. What is wrong with us in Nigeria?

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Education / Re: Does The Nigerian Education System Prepare Students For The Work Environment? by dustydee(m): 9:08am On Apr 11
Sagamite:

Well said!

I said it several times: Majority of Nigerian graduates cannot reason and the evidence is everywhere on NL. Majority speak like pure reetards and have a primitive level of thinking.

http://www.jarushub.com/sagamite-unemployable-4-things-to-do-to-make-you-employable/
Nairaland is a clasic example of the product/consequences of a bad educational system going by some comments I read on this forum.
Education / Re: Does The Nigerian Education System Prepare Students For The Work Environment? by dustydee(m): 9:06am On Apr 11
In some countries, children are beig exposed to the work environment early in life. I work in the UK and school children are sent to organisations to have a week of "work experience". They go to a company of their choice where they are taken through different departments and told what the departments do. This helps them in their career chioce. Also when they are in the university, they have the option of internship (which we call SIWES/industrial training) in Nigeria. The difference is that it is structured and many students use it as a stepping stone to their first jobs. talented students are usually retained (employed) after their degrees. It also counts as work experience. The same can be done in Nigeria.
Business / Re: Funny Firstbank Advert - Wicked Customer On Monday Morning by dustydee(m): 9:51am On Apr 10
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Culture / Re: What Comes To Your Mind And What Do You Say When You Meet An Okija Indigene by dustydee(m): 7:25am On Apr 09
Okija_juju undecided
Travel / Re: Nigerian Students In The Uk How Do You Survive? by dustydee(m): 1:36pm On Apr 01
ochukoccna: Whilst coming to the UK I brought no foodstuff because I heard [on hearsay mostly] there are rules as to what to bring in and all that
However, I was pleasantly surprised many a Nigerian I met in transit and over here brought in smoked fish[which I heard from someone I know had been banned], egusi, ogbono, yam etc
My question thus is what can I bring in without been flagged at the airport?
How do I go about it? Is there a website to go to?
Is it about packaging? etc

I do travel back to the UK with smoked fish. I don't think it is banned. Palm oil is prohibitted from the Nigeria end but some people freeze it before travelling.
Politics / Re: Video Of Boko Haram Attack At Giwa Barracks by dustydee(m): 3:14pm On Mar 27
God help us.
Politics / Re: On Camera: Embassy Worker Who Says He Can Smuggle Stolen Goods Out Of The UK by dustydee(m): 12:17am On Mar 27
deeptesting:

Then if you are not a saint you have no moral right to point accussing finger on anyone..I am not holding brief for the Dude but we have to admit that in one way or the other we have all contributed to the mess called Nigeria..We have to seek for forgiveness, repent and turn a new leaf if we are really ready to move on.
Point accusing finger at who? Where did I accuse anyone of wrong doing. That I am no saint does't mean I go about doing evil or being immoral. It means I have my flaws and it is not stealing, soliciting for or offering bribe.
Politics / Re: On Camera: Embassy Worker Who Says He Can Smuggle Stolen Goods Out Of The UK by dustydee(m): 11:58pm On Mar 26
deeptesting:

Dude you may not do what he has done in that capacity but just think how you cheated in School...Just think how you gave bribe in one way or the other to have your way..Please we have a problem as a people and worst of is our attitude to quickly wear the righteous cap when a fellow brother is caught... Well, na who dem catch be thief...
I didn't do all that. I am not a saint but I haven't sold my soul to the devil either.
Politics / Re: On Camera: Embassy Worker Who Says He Can Smuggle Stolen Goods Out Of The UK by dustydee(m): 9:19pm On Mar 26
J12: He's just a typical nigerian. No surprises whatsoever.
Please don't say that. I am also a typical Nigerian and I wouldn't do that.

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Politics / On Camera: Embassy Worker Who Says He Can Smuggle Stolen Goods Out Of The UK by dustydee(m): 9:07pm On Mar 26
An undercover investigation filmed by ITV's Exposure reveals how a worker at the Nigeria High Commission (NHC) claimed he could transport items, including stolen art, out of "any airport" using his diplomatic connections.

Posing as a criminal gang, the Exposure team, led by reporter Mark Williams-Thomas, met Alfa Abutu, in a London hotel. Abutu told them that he could transport their stolen art to Paris.

"Give me your suitcase, this suitcase usually has to be wrapped with the national flag before we can move it anywhere. And we use diplomatic vehicle whereby the police authorities will not stop us," Abutu said.

Exposure later told Abutu the art was worth nearly £1 million, to which he suggested a commission of £250,000. In a series of meetings with undercover reporters, Abutu also claimed he could help transfer money, and smuggle diamonds and gold out of the country using an embassy car and its associated privileges.
"The easiest way is that, let's say this box is loaded with $1 million and they are going out with it or gold, or diamond. With my link, we use a diplomatic vehicle from here straight to Heathrow or Gatwick," he said.

"They will not open the box they are bringing out. It's not a problem."

When asked to comment on Exposure's findings, Abutu denied any wrongdoing and said he had never been involved in criminal activities. He said he is local staff, not a diplomat, doesn't have diplomatic immunity and couldn't have assisted the Exposure team to move an item.

He said he believed Exposure's undercover reporter was not genuine but decided to play along with him.Following the revelations, the Nigeria High Commission immediately suspended Abutu from his position in the accounts department, where he had worked for six years.

Spokesman Ahmed Inusa said:

[The Commission] supports the press and the media in their good work to expose embassy workers…who either pose as diplomats with a view to committing criminal acts for financial gains or diplomats who abuse their diplomatic privileges for any reason.

The Mission thanks ITV staff in particular, for the good work they have done.

During its investigation, Exposure uncovered that while Abutu did have diplomatic links, he was not a diplomat and his claims of diplomatic immunity were false.

Nevertheless, the Nigerian High Commission says it "utterly condemns Mr Abutu's conduct".

The Commission told Exposure that Abutu "tried to fool investigators into believing that he is [a diplomat] for personal financial gain." The Commission also said that he does not have access to the diplomatic bag.

"As soon as the High Commission became aware of Mr Abutu's conduct, he was suspended as part of the Mission's internal disciplinary procedure," spokesman Ahmed Inusa said. The Commission said Abutu's conduct was entirely personal and nothing to do with them.The case has provoked concern that diplomatic privileges are open to widespread abuse - whether via smuggling contraband in and out of the UK, or using immunity to evade criminal prosecution.

Labour MP Fiona Mactaggart co-chairs the all-party Parliamentary Group on Human Trafficking and has lobbied on the issue of diplomatic staff who abuse their positions in Britain.

Speaking to reporter Mark Williams Thomas, Ms Mactaggart said Abutu's claims were "really shocking":

Diplomatic channels are necessary in order to move secrets, in order to protect diplomats in countries which don't respect the rule of law in the way that Britain does - and yet that means that they can be abused in this way.

Diplomats: Above the law?

While Abutu lied about his diplomatic immunity, many of the 22,000 foreign diplomats and embassy workers resident in the UK do have full immunity from prosecution.

Immunity is bestowed by the United Nations Vienna Convention 1961, an international treaty which defines a framework for diplomatic relations. It gives diplomats certain privileges, which allow them to operate in their host country without fear of coercion.

However, Exposure's investigation reveals how some diplomatic workers use - and in some cases abuse - their special privileges to evade being arrested or charged with serious crimes, including assault, drink driving, human trafficking, and domestic enslavement.

It also highlights how the sanctity of the diplomatic bag - the fact that it cannot be searched - makes it a valuable asset for international criminals.Former Irish diplomat Eamon Delaney told Exposure that during his eight-year placement in the US, he was aware of diplomatic bags being used by other countries to transport illegal items:

Illicitly it was used to send soft drugs, cannabis, marijuana certain art objects that shouldn't have been moved out of the country …

I would know of situations known to others where more serious items like such as weapons, explosives have been transferred by counties in the Middle East or Africa and they're moved to European settings where they could be used for activities which were really sinister.

And leading QC Geoffrey Robertson told Exposure, "I have had evidence in cases that I have done where diplomatic bags have been used by some members of embassies to smuggle guns, arms, murder weapons, certainly drugs into countries."

But diplomatic bag abuse may be just one way that embassy staff evade the law.

Exposure analysed Foreign Office statistics concerning alleged offences committed by diplomats between 2007 and 2012. The analysis showed that there were 88 alleged "serious" offences committed by diplomats during this time period.

Top of the table is Saudi Arabia with 11 alleged offences, followed by Kazakhstan and Russia with five, Cameroon with four and the Ivory Coast and Ghana with three each. The Saudi embassy told Exposure that serious action is taken against any diplomat found to have broken UK laws.

Most of the 88 alleged offences relate to driving, but others include intimate assault, human trafficking, actual bodily harm, threatening to kill and robbery. Of the 11 offences allegedly committed by Saudi diplomats, two concern human trafficking while one alleges intimate assault.

Former diplomat Eamon Delaney believes that diplomatic immunity is becoming out of control, "There's no need for so many diplomats and so many staff of embassies to walk around with immunity and with Diplomatic Passports: It's an indulgence, it's outdated, and it is a license to abuse."
This is really shameful and I, as a Nigerian, am ashamed.


http://www.itv.com/news/2014-03-26/caught-on-camera-embassy-worker-who-says-he-can-smuggle-stolen-goods-out-of-the-uk-in-diplomatic-bags/

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Food / Re: Your Favorite noodles by dustydee(m): 10:14am On Mar 18
Golden Penny is the best for me. The only problem I have with it is that it is difficult to find in the market.
Jobs/Vacancies / Re: Immigrations Recruitment: 7 Feared Dead, Dozens Injured In Stampede In Abuja. by dustydee(m): 5:44pm On Mar 15
Sad day. In sane societies, someone will be in jail by now. Where is the 1.6 million jobs that were created? angry
Jobs/Vacancies / Re: Got A Job And Admission For Masters Which Do U Suggest I Do? by dustydee(m): 10:59am On Mar 15
brownlord:

All this story without telling us who your oga at the top that connected you abi? You started job 4 days after POP and you expect me to believe no body press any button for any body? huh bros like my nladers would say. "#Itdinthappen.

A friend of mine got a job about a month before POP, as a matter of fact, he came from the job to collect his discharge, now tell me say nothing happen, bros abeg pack go well there make my trailer pass
A lot of people are jobless because they have this kind of mindset. If you don't believe in yourself, who do you expect to believe in you. At the peak of unemployment in Nigeria, the people around me were changing jobs, that changed my orientation even before I finished school. In 2006, I got my first job which paid more than 100k but I declined because it was a bank and I did not want to work in a bank. I did no have any job then but some months later I got the job I wanted.
@OP do what you feel is the best for you. Personally, I regret not doing my masters earlier even though I had the opportunity of doing it.
Romance / Re: My 5th Anniversary With My Igbo Fiance by dustydee(m): 4:49pm On Mar 14
Nairaland front page na wah o. Girl is "South African" but boy is "Igbo". Wouldn't it have been better to refer to him as a Nigerian?

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Jobs/Vacancies / Re: Who Introduced Contract Staff Into The Nigeria Labour Market ? by dustydee(m): 8:28pm On Mar 13
I work in in the oil and gas industry (Not in Nigeria) and the contract staff are well paid. Senior Engineers earn upwards of £400 per day. These opportunities are available in Nigeria as well. A colleague of mine was considering a contract position with Shell Nigeria based in PH. The offer was around £650 per day and on 6 and 4 rota (all travel expenses paid). Also heard of a lady that does 2 and 2 and gets paid 500k monthly. He wanted to find out from me about the security situation there. Sadly most of these outsourcing firms that employ contract staff do not pay well. Those that enjoy contracting that I know are mainly oil and gas and Telecoms engineers.

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Investment / Re: Broadband: Government To Offer Financial Incentives To Investors by dustydee(m): 12:50pm On Mar 13
winnie-G:

both TX and DX goes through the same coaxial cable you connect to the decoder but are encapsulated and de-capsulated at both ends ( the receiving and transmitting end)
Frequency modulation like we have in xDSL? But realise that the decoders have to be redesigned to TX/RX so also the digital transmitters. You also have spectrum (Licensing) issues.
Investment / Re: Broadband: Government To Offer Financial Incentives To Investors by dustydee(m): 10:41am On Mar 13
winnie-G:


yes it will also work with gotv, its also weather proof and internet service under this platform is not based on band cap (it's Unlimited) but rather based on speed, say : Data bundle I -1mb/s (1Megabyte per second), Data bundle II: 2mb/s, Data bundle III: 4mb/s.

You know the funniest part, I also put a call through Startimes Office in Lagos and Abuja in 2012 and demanded to speak with the management but was told that they will forward my request to appropriate Auithority and get back to me. I guess this is 2014
So how does 2 way communication take place given that DTVs only transmit. I worked on TVWS for provision of broadband but your suggestion is different, please kindly explain more how it will work. Thanks.
Politics / Re: North Lay Claims To Nigeria's Crude Oil by dustydee(m): 9:53am On Mar 12
beethoven: This video clip is an excerpt from Channels Television News reporting how a group of top Northern Leaders in their recent meeting, have decided to lay claims to the Nigerian crude oil. How in the world is it possible that the crude drilled from the south with continual devastating environmental degradation, belong to these guys in the North? Hmmmm, I dey laff oooooo


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-4c9-Yf0-k&feature=sharecontrol
You mean you got all that from the video? I wonder when we will stop peddling falsehood in this country. And I did not hear him say the oil belongs to the north. Rather he posited that since the maritime boundry was a function of the total land mass of a coastal country, the north which had about 72% of the land mass of Nigeria is a big contributor to our vast maritime boundry. So "if" any part was to lay claim to the offshore oil deposits, it should be the north. I have tried to look at what the international law says about maritime boundary limitations but so far I have not found any document to support his theory that landmass is used to determine coastal area of a country. And so he may be wrong in his assertion.

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Career / UK Bank Pays 481 Staff Over £1m Each as bonus by dustydee(m): 5:16pm On Mar 06
Who says you can't be rich earning a salary?
BRITAIN’S biggest banks defied Europe yesterday, handing out almost £1m more to their chief executives to avoid Brussels’ incoming bonus cap.

Lloyds and Barclays unveiled plans to pay top staff new allowances, topping up their salaries in a bid to make sure they do not leave for higher bonuses in other parts of the world.

Lloyds paid 27 people more than €1m (£821,000) in 2013 , up from 25 people in 2012.

While Barclays paid 481 staff more than £1m, up from 428 in 2012 . And it paid eight employees more than £5m, up from five staff a year earlier .



A spokesperson for European Commissioner Michel Barnier hit out at the new allowances for 2014.

“Continuous talk of how to circumvent the rules is disturbing,” she said. “The issue seems to be what counts as fixed and what counts as variable pay and thus how the ratio works. There is no third form of payments: either it is fixed or it is variable.”

However, the Bank of England has approved the top-up plans.

The UK government is taking legal action against the cap, which limits bonuses at twice the level of salaries.

And Bank of England chiefs have warned the cap will push up fixed pay, making it harder for banks to cut costs in bad years.

The allowances being given to bosses and other senior staff appear to show those warnings coming true.

Barclays’ chief Antony Jenkins will now get a role based pay allowance of £950,000 in cash. It is in addition to a £1.1m salary and £363,000 pension.

In return for the allowance, Jenkins’ maximum potential bonus has been cut, meaning the most he could hope to make in 2014 would be £7.2m.

Jenkins said that investment bankers will leave the firm in droves if it cuts back pay, telling The Telegraph he feared a “death spiral” could grip the bank. “Although profits for 2013 were down, the 38 per cent reduction in incentives in the previous two years had begun to cause demonstrable damage to our business through increased attrition, with a near doubling of resignations of senior staff in the US,” said Jenkins.

Meanwhile Lloyds’ boss Antonio Horta-Osorio is getting a fixed share award of £900,000, which will be deferred for up to five years.

That comes on top of his £1.1m salary for the year, as well as his pension allowance and any bonus – the bank expects to pay £4.9m in 2014.

Other banks are also adopting a similar scheme – Standard Chartered yesterday said it would start paying annual allowances in shares.

And RBS is believed to have paid more than 80 of its staff over £1m last year , according to Sky News.

Source: http://www.cityam.com/article/1394071640/british-banks-defy-brussels-over-pay
Career / Re: Dear Self-employment Preacher, Yes, I Want To Be A Slave To Shell Please! by dustydee(m): 9:56am On Mar 06
karadjorje:

Dude in the business world when you say you are rich.it means you no longer work for money,money works for you.

Don't get me wrong I didn't say one should not work,I am only against one being an employee for life like my friend thinks.

Just to drive my point home,in the instance I gave about AGOFURE MOTORS.Remember agofure no longer buy buses,these buses are bought by individuals and franchused under agofure motors

So if each bus makes 50k per trip from Lagos to portharcourt Harcourt,agofure has 20k.
For the 10 buses in 30 days he receives alert of 6mmillion while sleeping or catching fun with some American 'UKWU' in Nevada or las Vegas.that's just one route,lag to portharcourt.

So remind me again how much does your guy in Microsoft earn.

He has to update himself regularly,do more courses,get certified year in year out,

Comon dude that's a 'rat race'.

now have a look at this:

BRITAIN’S biggest banks defied Europe yesterday, handing out almost £1m more to their chief executives to avoid Brussels’ incoming bonus cap.

Lloyds and Barclays unveiled plans to pay top staff new allowances, topping up their salaries in a bid to make sure they do not leave for higher bonuses in other parts of the world.

Lloyds paid 27 people more than €1m (£821,000) in 2013, up from 25 people in 2012.

While Barclays paid 481 staff more than £1m, up from 428 in 2012. And it paid eight employees more than £5m, up from five staff a year earlier.
A spokesperson for European Commissioner Michel Barnier hit out at the new allowances for 2014.

“Continuous talk of how to circumvent the rules is disturbing,” she said. “The issue seems to be what counts as fixed and what counts as variable pay and thus how the ratio works. There is no third form of payments: either it is fixed or it is variable.”

However, the Bank of England has approved the top-up plans.

The UK government is taking legal action against the cap, which limits bonuses at twice the level of salaries.

And Bank of England chiefs have warned the cap will push up fixed pay, making it harder for banks to cut costs in bad years.

The allowances being given to bosses and other senior staff appear to show those warnings coming true.

Barclays’ chief Antony Jenkins will now get a role based pay allowance of £950,000 in cash. It is in addition to a £1.1m salary and £363,000 pension.

In return for the allowance, Jenkins’ maximum potential bonus has been cut, meaning the most he could hope to make in 2014 would be £7.2m.

Jenkins said that investment bankers will leave the firm in droves if it cuts back pay, telling The Telegraph he feared a “death spiral” could grip the bank. “Although profits for 2013 were down, the 38 per cent reduction in incentives in the previous two years had begun to cause demonstrable damage to our business through increased attrition, with a near doubling of resignations of senior staff in the US,” said Jenkins.

Meanwhile Lloyds’ boss Antonio Horta-Osorio is getting a fixed share award of £900,000, which will be deferred for up to five years.

That comes on top of his £1.1m salary for the year, as well as his pension allowance and any bonus – the bank expects to pay £4.9m in 2014.

Other banks are also adopting a similar scheme – Standard Chartered yesterday said it would start paying annual allowances in shares.

And RBS is believed to have paid more than 80 of its staff over £1m last year, according to Sky News.

http://www.cityam.com/article/1394071640/british-banks-defy-brussels-over-pay

So you can be rich working for someone. But above all, what ever you do make you it gives you satisfaction. Money is not everything. I have read of rich peop,le who committed suicide. Do whatever you enjoy doing.

Politics / Re: Sadiq Sani Abacha Writes Open Lecture/letterto Prof. Wole Soyinka by dustydee(m): 12:05pm On Mar 05
Not a bad reply. I was surprised when no one pointed out that Abiola actually died under Abdulsalam and not under Abacha's regime.
Travel / Re: Which European Country Is Good For Someone To Relocate Too by dustydee(m): 10:56pm On Mar 04
DC Trendy:


Those people working there at the moment, who gave them the visas?

@op, i understand you perfectly.

Try your luck with diff embassies, get any visa first(student visa is d best),

The race is not to the swift, non d battle to d strong........ Time and chance happeneth to them all!

I say again, try your luck.
To get a work visa in most European countries you must have something to offer. So what I asked him is what skills he has to offer then we can now advice him on how to go about it. With a student visa he will have to spend at least a year of study (UK MSc) before seeking a professional job.Or if he is highly skilled then he can apply for a job, get an offer and then apply for a work permit. So which other ways do you know of? Please share so that we can learn.
Travel / Re: Which European Country Is Good For Someone To Relocate Too by dustydee(m): 4:34pm On Mar 04
Bigteebaba101:
Thanks so much for your advise sir I really like that yes have think about all what you said and this are the reason why I post this topic here maybe I can see someone to put me through or help me out by leting me stay with him for sometime before getting up on my fit..please I need more of your adivse Sir God bless you
Bros have you considered how and who will give you a visa to work in Europe?
Business / Re: Did Access Bank Deduct From Your Balance For ATM Card? by dustydee(m): 4:28pm On Mar 04
I sent several mails complaining about the ATM card but they did not attend to me. Wanted to cancel the sms notification as my line had been recovered and I was no longer resident in Nigeria but was told it is compulsory and cannot be cancelled. So I was left with no option than to move a substantial part of the money left. Same with GTB but their sms charges are cheaper than Access. I wonder how much money they make from those deductions. My bank here does not charge for debit cards, not electronic banking fees, no COT and yet they are making profit. Nigerian banks sell you a piece of plastic for N1000. Na wah!

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