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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by holluwai(m): 9:14am On Oct 29
Thread for hypocrisy by hypocrites!!!

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Greenville990: 9:15am On Oct 29
Well I have seen bank executives and managers alike relocate to the USA.

The issue really isn't about how much you earn. But how comfortable you are.

The less risk of losing the little you have to bribe FRSC, police, lastma.........

Or being robbed off your belongings in traffic

The risk of being beaten by soldiers in traffic

The several juju using scammers

Being arrested falsely by police

YOur car getting bashed by a danfo, the conductor is ready to fight you if you complain

Civil servants threat you like rubbish when you wanna go get documents.

The list is endless jare....

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Starkid3010(m): 9:16am On Oct 29
timesup234:
The funniest and most expensive joke I have heard from Nigerians doing menial jobs in the US. and earning between $1,500- $2,000, is claiming that they are richer than bank managers in Nigeria. I guess they make their money in America while spending it in Nigeria. This stupid joke need to stop. A Nigerian doing menial job in the US. at best can be compare to someone receiving 80,000 Monthly in Nigeria in purchasing power. A Nigerian doing odd jobs for 10 yrs will still be paying rent while a 10 yrs bank manager would have long built two to three houses with a lucrative investment. Nigerians in America need to stop converting currencies because it is clearly stated that if you earn $12,000 annually in America you are living in poverty
Rubbish

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by tosyne2much(m): 9:16am On Oct 29
justwise:
grin grin grin grin

Nice to see a thread where like minded Nigerians gathered together to lie to themselves.
Abi ooo cheesy
Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by oyb(m): 9:16am On Oct 29
Another stupid thread but those whose friends in the West are hustlers and not professionals.

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Imo1stson: 9:16am On Oct 29
Nigeria has a lot of loopholes for easy money making. A bank manager in Nigeria could make 1million Dollar overnight through shady deals and you will be busy calculating 1,500 Dollar for him.

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by watchindelta(m): 9:17am On Oct 29
One thing i notice in does advance Country due to many taxation, they can't save cash. It hardly see someone here in Europe to have 100£ in account! Especially the young once. Only old pensioners u can see such money on their account here. I gat many friends here they account only what 4£ to 5£. Because oyibo no fit dey keep money for account as em come na so dem dey spend am ohhh. Plus taxes wey go � hammer some of the money take. Not like African that good while come to saving.

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by timesup234: 9:17am On Oct 29
TUBLEZ:
people in America are not thr to count bridge they hustle tight and they hv what to show for it, my friend earns 700$ per week that's 2,800$ in a month he pays 200$ for accommodation only African food is expensive thr with 2-5 dollars u can eat good food, he pays his tfair with 1-2 & including cents.. Most of this guy's sends thr savings to naija to either build houses or other investment because they know they can't be thr forever... How many people earns 500k in Nigeria and u will still hv to buy fuel every night, average salary for naija graduate is 50k that's if u even get the job
$200 rent in America? This post was made because of people like your friend. He must be staying in a dog cage

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by otokx(m): 9:18am On Oct 29
timesup234:
Even someone earning 2500 usd before tax in America has a room mate while someone earning 80k in nigeria can afford to rent a two bedroom flat if he chooses to move out of his father's house.

2 bedroom flat in PH is 500k at least.
Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Afam4eva(m): 9:18am On Oct 29
Imo1stson:
Nigeria has a lot of loopholes for easy money making. A bank manager in Nigeria could make 1million Dollar overnight through shady deals and you will be busy calculating 1,500 Dollar for him.
Then he is a thief and not a bank manager. The OP is comparing menial job workers in America with bankers in Nigeria.

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Starkid3010(m): 9:19am On Oct 29
Mille:


Same thing I have been telling people everytime but they don't agree. You can only do the conversion when the money gets home.

In Lyon currently, even earning €30k annual salary means you will live a basic life. Same as someone with a 80k salary in Nigeria. Earning under €20k means you are living under the poverty line. Not even with a tax rate of 30%.

Don't think about owning a car or raising a family with a €20k salary in Lyon. I'm sure it's either you are homeless or sharing a room with such a salary in Paris.

And yet, I see these same people flashing all over Facebook but people back home don't know.

Hard Currencies
Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by gypsey(m): 9:19am On Oct 29
timesup234:
Bro we know you as an heavyweight when it comes to travelling section but most times you like hiding the truth. How many americans have$10,000 saved up? I am even talking about those with middle class jobs. Saving 10k is a milestone for majority of the country
man! you sound like you have seen every American's bank balances! Chai! grin

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Starkid3010(m): 9:19am On Oct 29
Mille:


Same thing I have been telling people everytime but they don't agree. You can only do the conversion when the money gets home.

In Lyon currently, even earning €30k annual salary means you will live a basic life. Same as someone with a 80k salary in Nigeria. Earning under €20k means you are living under the poverty line. Not even with a tax rate of 30%.

Don't think about owning a car or raising a family with a €20k salary in Lyon. I'm sure it's either you are homeless or sharing a room with such a salary in Paris.

And yet, I see these same people flashing all over Facebook but people back home don't know.

Hard Currencies
So Wat Do U Mean Now
Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by MsNas(f): 9:19am On Oct 29
timesup234:
It will take an American hustler 20yrs to save for a 20% downpayment for a house. Thats just 40kusd for an average $200,000 house. It will take him another 30yrs to pay back the loan of $160,000 excluding interest. Thats 50yrs to own a single house. Enough time for even a bricklayer and shoemaker to build two houses in Nigeria
Lmfao. Now I see that your head is paining you. grin 20 years for downpayment? I don die grin grin grin

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by darlenese(f): 9:20am On Oct 29
NONNYG:
yes they enjoy what they pay for, unlike 9ja even when transformer blow, bill go still dey count


bro the money nor be small money jor,by the time u do the maths u will. realise that he is living from hand to mouth.
the fact remains that things are not as rosy as they paint it.

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Nobody: 9:20am On Oct 29
karlboss:


Very sharp


wink..
Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by moshino(m): 9:20am On Oct 29
timesup234:
Even a senior RN with an annual salary of $75,000 in America can't be compared to a Bank Manager in Nigeria. Enough with their ridiculous joke!

How much is the LEGITIMATE salary of a bank manager in Nigeria?

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Souljeezy(m): 9:20am On Oct 29
timesup234:
Even a senior RN with an annual salary of $75,000 in America can't be compared to a Bank Manager in Nigeria. Enough with their ridiculous joke!
taaar...

Common getout from here..
Hw much do bank managers earn compared to someone Earning $5000-$6000 a month?

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by timesup234: 9:20am On Oct 29
oglalasioux:


That amount won't get you a room self con in Abuja, Lagos or PH which can't even measure with any city in America in social amenities. Stop the exaggerations. Do you even live in Nigeria? This country is hell and you are here talking trash from statistics you got from the Internet.
Statistics written by people who owns the country. It is everywhere man. Check CNN, Forbes and Fortune. You guys refused to read that's why we are still brainwashed about the prosperity of Americans in 2017

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Nobody: 9:20am On Oct 29
Greenville990:
Well I have seen bank executives and managers alike relocate to the USA.

The issue really isn't about how much you earn. But how comfortable you are.

The less risk of losing the little you have to bribe FRSC, police, lastma.........

Or being robbed off your belongings in traffic

The risk of being beaten by soldiers in traffic

The several juju using scammers

Being arrested falsely by police

YOur car getting bashed by a danfo, the conductor is ready to fight you if you complain

Civil servants threat you like rubbish when you wanna go get documents.

The list is endless jare....


Take one heineken on me today brov

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Starkid3010(m): 9:22am On Oct 29
timesup234:
sorry dude. It will take a Nigerian doing menial job in the US. twenty years to be able to complete a duplex. Unless they are involved in shady deals it is impossible. Even middle class Americans who make $57,000 annually cant save a thousand dollars monthly. When you get to America the hidden truth will ne revealed to you
Av U Been To America B4?

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by MrTour: 9:22am On Oct 29
€20K is quite small to start a family there, even the 20k euros brut will not enter your pocket, 30 percent of that chunk will go to allocation chomage, cotisation etc. At the end of the year you will still pay annual tax, when you are renting house you pay yearly tax too, you pay for annual housing insurance too.

To make it worse, the higher you earn the more taxes, even people earning 40k euros a month end up in mysery as majority of their income is squandered by taxes. Driving itself is another taxing.

The good thing about them is that they support family union, you are guaranteed certain things when you hqve family compared to being alone.

Mille:


Same thing I have been telling people everytime but they don't agree. You can only do the conversion when the money gets home.

In Lyon currently, even earning €30k annual salary means you will live a basic life. Same as someone with a 80k salary in Nigeria. Earning under €20k means you are living under the poverty line. Not even with a tax rate of 30%.

Don't think about owning a car or raising a family with a €20k salary in Lyon. I'm sure it's either you are homeless or sharing a room with such a salary in Paris.

And yet, I see these same people flashing all over Facebook but people back home don't know.

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by wonlasewonimi: 9:22am On Oct 29
timesup234:
You lie! A big liar for that matter. Most americans dont even have health insurance. A rich nigerian can travel anywhere to pay for medicals

see your life outside...let a car hit someone in the US and come see if they will ask for money before treating him. Shior!

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by lazygal: 9:22am On Oct 29
timesup234:
well with 250k you can get a nice two bedroom in most states in Nigeria


And in nice areas
Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by MsNas(f): 9:22am On Oct 29
InvertedHammer:


There is more to life than naira, kobo, dollars and cents.

Once you figure it out, you will understand why the U.S. Embassy is one of the busiest embassies in Nigeria.

Anyone living in US who comes in here to debate this issue with you is a slowpoke.

For the fact that you are comparing the life of a bank manager in Nigeria and a menial worker in USA says it all. You just gave a backhanded compliment to bank managers in Nigeria.
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I swear. Anybody who lives in America and debates with him/her is not well. I totally cackled when OP says it takes us 20 years to save for a downpayment grin grin

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Nobody: 9:23am On Oct 29
Beautyaddy:


Looool!! I'm beginning to think so.

The moniker joined this month and all its threads and post have been anti-American.(Either the moniker has been denied US visa multiple times or something else is going on...lol!)

Either way, Americans no send am. Fact remain is no matter the hate or love for the blessed country, It will always stand out in history to be one of the great and powerful countries to ever exist.
my friend, go and sit down joor!.. I was educated there, lived there, seen it..infact, their passport still dey my box the rust. I can't remember the last time I saw it. The only thing good about those guys is that they know how to package themselves.. They all live in debt!..

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by lazygal: 9:23am On Oct 29
MrTour:

€20K is quite small to start a family there, even the 20k euros brut will not enter your pocket, 30 percent of that chunk will go to allocation chomage, cotisation etc. At the end of the year you will still pay annual tax, when you are renting house you pay yearly tax too, you pay for annual housing insurance too.

To make it worse, the higher you earn the more taxes, even people earning 40k euros a month end up in mysery as majority of their income is squandered by taxes. Driving itself is another taxing.

The good thing about them is that they support family union, you are guaranteed certain things when you hqve family compared to being alone.




Itsxas if you are working for them if you look at It closely ,its more of slavery ..what I hate most is paying tax on my house That I bought withbmy own moneyv

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Btruth: 9:24am On Oct 29
When you tell people with good jobs or good business here in Nigeria, and you still see them chasing after US or Shenge visa just to go and live and work there, they will see you as enemy of progress.

If you are doing well here in Nigeria. Those countries are only good for a visit and shopping.

Quote me.

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by gypsey(m): 9:24am On Oct 29
watchindelta:
One thing i notice in does advance Country due to many taxation, they can't save cash. It hardly see someone here in Europe to have 100£ in account! Especially the young once. Only old pensioners u can see such money on their account here. I gat many friends here they account only what 4£ to 5£. Because oyibo no fit dey keep money for account as em come na so dem dey spend am ohhh. Plus taxes wey go � hammer some of the money take. Not like African that good while come to saving.
why should they save? for what exactly? oyibos are not like Africans with 3 jobs, they are not interested in suffering like africans. YOLO!

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by Chascop: 9:24am On Oct 29
OP, this is really funny.

well, I won't write much but I'd like to tell you something.


I'm 25 but I live so so comfortable here. Infact, before i got my GC, I was doing some menial jobs(my first 13 months here), I know how much I saved and I know how much I invested. Now, I'm looking forward to becoming a citizen in few months to come and you know what it means, more better jobs that pays so well, so get your facts right. You should be comparing lazy Nigerians here with Naija bank managers and not the hardworking ones.


Now, I can comfortably tell you that I have a solid 5 bedroom dublex in my home town. I'm not so rich and never poor but I sleep like a baby.
I enjoy steady power supply, I enjoy security, I pay for what I use, no one intimidates me, I don't get bullied.

common, Peace is so costly that you can't get it anyhow but I have PEACE of mind


Infact, EgunMogaji must hear this.


MackyNaija
Blowjobs

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by lapazi(m): 9:24am On Oct 29
Notmyproblem:


I understand your position but I think you are not looking at it wholly. Let me use Netherlands for instance someone doing a menial job and earning 1800 Euros per month life's value is even better than that of a bank manager in Nigeria. Yes, the residual income of the bank manager is higher likewise is physical assets.

But what the guy in Netherlands takes for granted; security, social welfare, access to affordable and world class health facility, ability to send his children to the best school in the country without sweating about it is a luxury to the bank manager.

Yes, money wise the bank manager has more residual income but the life of the guy in Netherlands has more value than that of the bank manager so the question is how do you measure quality of life based on money in you bank account or free and easy access to the things that makes your life comfortable? The choice is yours and it is different for everyone.
I think this is one of the most sensible post I have seen in a while, dude keep doing what you do, don't stop!

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Re: Lies Of Nigerians Living In America by okonja(m): 9:25am On Oct 29
timesup234:
Even someone earning 2500 usd before tax in America has a room mate while someone earning 80k in nigeria can afford to rent a two bedroom flat if he chooses to move out of his father's house.

Where is that?...I'm sure you aren't talking of Highbrow states of Nigeria undecided....You can't even get 1bedroom flat at that rate in Osogbo a state capital angry

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