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Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 8:28pm On Oct 04, 2013
Overview: The Gur people cluster encompasses almost one hundred related languages spoken in a belt of the Sudan/Sahel savanna lands of West Africa. Politically, the area constitutes the northern parts of Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, and Benin, and most of Burkina Faso. This region was cut off from direct contact with the early European traders by the forest belt and was separated from the Saharan trade routes by the Fulant-Mali-Songhai states.

Worldwide people groups: 147

Worldwide Population: 30,292,450

Most Notable: Mossi, Gurunsi , Dagomba, Senoufo, Lobi, Birifor...

According to some sources the Senoufo don't belong to this group, they are on their own (like the Dogon), I ain't sure, I don't know, so I ll post their info here as well

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Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 8:36pm On Oct 04, 2013
be back
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 8:45pm On Oct 04, 2013
Sybellah:

Most Notable: Mossi, Gurunsi, Senoufo, Dagomba, Lobi, Birifor...
tu n'as pas un surestimé lee nombre de ce groupe parce que a part les mossi et les Sénoufo, ce sont souvent de très pétite ethnie (en nombre biensur), nice thread!
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 8:51pm On Oct 04, 2013
ivorian225: tu n'as pas un surestimé lee nombre de ce groupe parce que a part les mossi et les Sénoufo, ce sont souvent de très pétite ethnie (en nombre biensur), nice thread!

Merci. Non I don't know, j'ai fait du copier-coller lol cause am not well informed, but it ll come with time
Don't forget Ghana has also an important group of Gur people Dagomba and others, and that most Burkina is made up of Gur languages ..... well will see smiley
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by BlackKenichi(m): 9:49pm On Oct 04, 2013
Sybellah:

Merci. Non I don't know, j'ai fait du copier-coller lol cause am not well informed, but it ll come with time
Don't forget Ghana has also an important group of Gur people Dagomba and others, and that most Burkina is made up of Gur languages ..... well will see smiley
During the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, a lot of Northern Ghanaians like the Dagomba were sent to the Americas.

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Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 11:41pm On Oct 05, 2013
Black Kenichi:
During the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, a lot of Northern Ghanaians like the Dagomba were sent to the Americas.

Really? that makes sense though, cause around the 17-18 centuries, the area was kinda troubled, so it was easy target for europeans, abeg if u have more info, post am, i ll come later with pics...
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 12:54am On Oct 06, 2013
[size=13pt]The legendary origin of the Mossi Empire[/size]

Here's how the French historian Robert Cornevin explained the legendary origin of the Mossi and the creation of Tenkodogo, the cradle of the empire:

“In the thirteenth century the Dagomba, the Mamproussi and the Nankana, are ruled by a powerful leader Nedega, whose capital is then located at Gambaga (north of present-day Ghana). His daughter Poko (Yenenga) is distinguished by her Amazon like qualities. One day when her horse leads her too far into the forest, she is rescued by an elephant hunter named Riale, probably Boussansé and traditionally of royal origin. He wins the hand of Yenenga and takes her to live in the forest near Bouti.

The region of Gambaga is then overpopulated, the son of Yenenga named Ouedraogo (the stallion), in memory of the way his parents met, is a natural leader of the young people. He will found Tenkodogo, contracted form of Tenga Kodogo (old earth), where he has many sons ...”




Ouedraogo, “the Stallion”

On attaining adulthood, Ouedraogo left Gambaga to settle further north in Tenkodogo the “old land”, and founded a new dynasty. For the Mossi, this small town, south-east of Ouagadougou, is still revered as the cradle of the powerful Mossi Empire. The solid centralized political organization of the empire and its army of horsemen enabled it to dominate the entire region.

The children of Ouedraogo namely, Zoungrana who succeeded him to the throne of Tenkodogo, another, Rawa, went to the north and founded the Kingdom of Zandoma (later integrated with Yatenga). As for Lompo Diaba, he settled in Pama to the east of Tenkodogo, and founded the Kingdom of Gourma. Oubri, a direct descendant of Zoungrana, left with a strong army under his command for the conquest of other territories to the west. He attacked Kombentinga, “the land of warriors”, the capital of Nyonnyonsé and Gourousi people; the first inhabitants of Burkina Faso. It fell under the Moagha domination after heavy fighting. Determined to make it the capital of his new fiefdom, he renamed it Wogdo, “come honor me” (which became Ouagadougou) and proclaimed himself as Moogho Naba (Leader of the Mossi Empire), creating the first royal dynasty of Oubritenga, “land of Oubri”. He later shared his kingdom by giving a block to each of his three hundred and thirty-three descendants. The early Mossi kingdoms of Tenkodogo, Ouagadougou (Oubritenga) and Gourma were therefore created in the fifteenth century.

Organization of the Mossi Empire

At the top of the hierarchy was the Emperor: the Mogho Naba, a symbol of the sun, he was revered as a God. Elected by senior dignitaries of the court, he was chosen from among the descendants of Oubri. Infact, the Kingdom of Oubritenga immediately took ascendance over all other Mossi kingdoms. Power was concentrated in the hands of the emperor, who was at the same time head of armies, supreme judge and the general collector of taxes and levies. As for the empire, it consisted of kingdoms divided into provinces, which were subdivided into fiefdoms, each comprising several villages.

At the beginning of the last century, the French historian Tauxier notes: “The Mossi Empire was centralized. The infighting that often take place among other Black peoples, from village to village, district to district, and even soukala to soukala, did not exist in the case of the Mossi. So there was peace and internal security. In addition, the centralized power, which prevented anarchy, preserved the country from devastation by conquerors of fortune. Thus, while Djermabé plundered the Gourounsi country (...), they dared not attack the Mossi whose neighbours they were, fearing the ten thousand horsemen of Mogho Naba: domestic tranquility and external tranquility was assured (...). On entering the Mossi country one was struck by the absolute security in which people lived, while elsewhere war and the hunt for slaves left the villages desolate. And one noted with envy the Mossi peasants traveling alone to their fields, pickaxe on their shoulder, while elsewhere, the head of the family should have, night and day his weapons at hand ...”

The Kingdom of Yatenga

In the XIV century, when the first Mossi kingdoms flourished in peace, two brothers claimed to succeed their father, Naba Nassébiri of Ouagadougou. Koumdoumyé won the throne after he ousted his brother Yadega. The latter left Oubritenga and moved to Gourcy between Ouahigouya and Yako, in a samo village. From Gourcy, he began to conquer neighboring villages. His descendants
continued expansion of this territory which became the Kingdom of Yatenga.

In 1757, after three years of exile, Naba Kango, the ousted legitimate heir to the throne, reconquered the Yatenga as the head of bambara, bwaba and samos mercenaries. When he no longer needed their services, he simply eliminated his bambara mercenaries. Naba Kango Yatenga ruled as the absolute monarch for thirty years, struggling against robbery and a rebellious aristocracy. He managed to reinstall peace in the country, created a new Capital of Yatenga which he named Ouahigouya “come and bow down before me”.

However, Yatenga was soon divided by dynastic conflicts, and by the Peul invasions. In the second half of the nineteenth century, the kingdom of Risyma was annexed to Yatenga by Naba Yembe. Starting from 1877, the internal wars between members of the royal family escalated. Following a dispute with one of his cousins, Prince Bangrey, Naba Baongo, who reigned from 1885 to 1894, eventually had to seek the support of Captain Français Destenave. The latter who was a fine strategist, waited patiently for the opportunity to intervene. Naba Baongo was killed in combat and Prince Bangrey proclaimed himself king of Yatenga under the name Naba Bully. Threatened by other princes, he took refuge with Captain Destenave and signed a protectorate treaty with France on 18 May 1895. In the eyes of the people of Yatenga, this alliance was seen as a betrayal. Naba Bully was chased and a period of ten years of trouble followed. Calm returned only with Naba Ligidi’s accession to the throne.

The Gourma Kingdom

The roots of Gourma people are confused with the history of the Mossé of Gambaga and the creation of the Kingdom of Gourma (Biongo for Mossé) by Diaba Lumpo. Naba Lumpo conquered the regions to the east of Tenkodogo, occupied by unorganized populations that he united under his authority because of their common language, the Gourmantche. Very quickly, he proclaimed the independence of his kingdom. Thereafter, the Gourma, like the Mossé, conquered a large part of the current Burkina Faso. They still managed to repulse the neighboring peoples: Tyokosi, Peul, Hausa, Tomba, etc ... The Askia Ishaq, the last ruler of the Songhai Empire, even came to seek asylum from the Naba of the Gourma, even though he had repeatedly ravaged his country!

In the middle of the eighteenth century, the Gourma country's capital, Pama, was transferred to Noungou (Fada N'Gourma). The kingdom was divided into provinces headed by chieftains who were under the Naba of Noungou. In the early nineteenth century, despite a rigid and well established hierarchical system, discord divided the descendants of the Naba of Noungou. There followed a century of anarchy.

In 1892, Naba Yentugury was murdered by his own brother, Batchande, who was expelled from the capital. After three years of exile, Naba Batchande allied himself with the French under Captain Decoeur with whom he signed a protectorate treaty on 20 January 1895. In return the French permanently rid him of his rivals. Naba
Batchande became the sole king of the Gourrma, but was submissive to France.

Between the Nazinon and the Mouhoun

Permanently threatened by the Peul of the Gondo plain, the Mossé of Yatenga and Dafing of Sourou, the Samo could still maintain their independence without giving up their social organization as autonomous villages. On the western shore of Sourou, the Peul of Barani threatened the Dafing in the north while the Peul of Dokwi pressurised the bwaba of the Mouhoun loop. Further south, the said “Gurunsi” population (Ko, Sisal, Lela, Nuna, Kassena) submitted to the moaga influence and still managed to maintain their independence. In 1872, Zerma warriors, mercenaries in the service of Dagomba sovereigns, penetrated into “Gurunsi” country. Their leader, Bahatu very quickly spread his authority over a vast territory. But from 1885, after a failure in the bwa country, the Zerma expansion stalled. The Zerma were finally defeated by the French in 1897.
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 1:06am On Oct 06, 2013
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 1:11am On Oct 06, 2013
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 1:30am On Oct 06, 2013
Common Mossi Surnames: Ouedraogo, Tiendrebeogo, Swadogo, Yameogo, Zongo, Ibouldo, Zerbo, Dagano, Sanou, Kone, Kabore, Dabire, Bassole, Naba, Rouamba Traore...

(Note: the names Kone and Traore are of mandingue origins)
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 5:14am On Oct 26, 2013
Dagbon People, Northern Ghana smiley

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A481tGo_T7o
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nobody: 5:17am On Oct 26, 2013
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by BlackKenichi(m): 5:33am On Oct 26, 2013
The Kabye people of Togo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evala

One of their traditions - Wrestling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp-Lc60horQ
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nlanalyst: 12:23pm On Nov 19, 2021
Collegenews.

Gift of Men.
That was really beautiful and inspiring.


I'm still waiting for that thing tho. Please.
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Collegenews: 7:00am On Nov 21, 2021
Nlanalyst:
Collegenews.

Gift of Men.
That was really beautiful and inspiring.


I'm still waiting for that thing tho. Please.
Where are you based?
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nlanalyst: 7:21am On Nov 21, 2021
Collegenews:
Where are you based?
Good morning big bros, thanks so much for your response.
Im currently in Ifo, Ogun state. Work just brought me here.
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Collegenews: 7:24am On Nov 21, 2021
Nlanalyst:

Good morning big bros, thanks so much for your response.
Im currently in Ifo, Ogun state. Work just brought me here.
Okay broh. Good morning. Isn't Ifo the city after Sango? If you are going to Abeokuta, Abekoko and all?
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nlanalyst: 7:26am On Nov 21, 2021
Collegenews:

Okay broh. Good morning. Isn't Ifo the city after Sango? If you are going to Abeokuta, Abekoko and all?
Yes it is Boss, surprised you know the place.
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Collegenews: 8:04am On Nov 21, 2021
Nlanalyst:

Yes it is Boss, surprised you know the place.
I'm a hustler broh, steadily visiting places for possible opportunities.
This is it.
I do not know much about Ifo but from my numerous samplings of Sango, I can as well write of Ifo.
The common hustles in Sango, Ifo and most cities around it are 1) Smuggling (majorly rice), 2) Baba Ijebu and other lotto businesses, 3) POS business 4) Betting business, 5) Transportation business and maybe Provision stores.
Depending on how much time you have on your hands, with your 500k you could open a POS shop but since you talked about work, your best bet is to go into transportation business.
Please read this well.
Try and raise additional 100k with your 500k and get two bikes. Last I priced a bike, it was around #240K-#260K, the price may have shot up already, number plate registration is about 50k. Totalling #300k per bike. You can ask around.

You can do two things with the bikes;
1) Give them out for people to deliver on a daily. They deliver #2,500 per day which means you should be making #5k from the two bikes. The problem here is that, people rough handle the bikes because it's not theirs and you will be solely responsible for fixing the bike Incase of any fault. Which means these guys could leave your place since morning and later call to tell you the bike is faulty that they've not done any work for the day. But then again, you are buying brand new bikes, it should take up to 2 years before such lame excuses would start surfacing. And believe me, after the two years or less even, the bikes may become totally useless.
The other option is to buy and register them and give them out on hire purchase where people get to pay back installmentally. The advantage is, once you've signed agreement with them, they shall take full responsibility of whatever expenses incurred while using the bikes. It's no longer your headache which is why these guys all seem to be very careful while using them because they know it will become theirs over time. They pay 10k weekly and they pay about #510K or so for the 300k bike. Once payment is concluded, the bike is theirs and failure to pay you the 10k weekly as at when due will lead to forfeiture of the bike regardless of how much they've paid unless you are being lenient which no one in the business does. This business isn't for the faint-hearted. So bad as he be, you are sure to .ake 200k on your bike at the end of their payments by which time you can start the journey again rather leaving 500k in your account lying useless. This disadvantage of this is that, you only make 10k/week as against the possible #17k5 of the first option.
PS: All that is written here is from an enquiry I made in the past, a couple of things may have changed.
Disclaimer: This is strictly my opinion as you requested for it, investing is a subtle risk, I'm not to be held responsible for whatever happens along the line of your investment, good or bad. This is just an advice you requested for and you and I have no communication privately outside of here or anywhere else.
All the best brother.
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nlanalyst: 8:20am On Nov 21, 2021
Collegenews:

I'm a hustler broh, steadily visiting places for possible opportunities.
This is it.
I do not know much about Ifo but from my numerous samplings of Sango, I can as well write of Ifo.
The common hustles in Sango, Ifo and most cities around it are 1) Smuggling (majorly rice), 2) Baba Ijebu and other lotto businesses, 3) POS business 4) Betting business, 5) Transportation business and maybe Provision stores.
Depending on how much time you have on your hands, with your 500k you could open a POS shop but since you talked about work, your best bet is to go into transportation business.
Please read this well.
Try and raise additional 100k with your 500k and get two bikes. Last I priced a bike, it was around #240K-#260K, the price may have shot up already, number plate registration is about 50k. Totalling #300k per bike. You can ask around.

You can do two things with the bikes;
1) Give them out for people to deliver on a daily. They deliver #2,500 per day which means you should be making #5k from the two bikes. The problem here is that, people rough handle the bikes because it's not theirs and you will be solely responsible for fixing the bike Incase of any fault. Which means these guys could leave your place since morning and later call to tell you the bike is faulty that they've not done any work for the day. But then again, you are buying brand new bikes, it should take up to 2 years before such lame excuses would start surfacing. And believe me, after the two years or less even, the bikes may become totally useless.
The other option is to buy and register them and give them out on hire purchase where people get to pay back installmentally. The advantage is, once you've signed agreement with them, they shall take full responsibility of whatever expenses incurred while using the bikes. It's no longer your headache which is why these guys all seem to be very careful while using them because they know it will become theirs over time. They pay 10k weekly and they pay about #510K or so for the 300k bike. Once payment is concluded, the bike is theirs and failure to pay you the 10k weekly as at when due will lead to forfeiture of the bike regardless of how much they've paid unless you are being lenient which no one in the business does. This business isn't for the faint-hearted. So bad as he be, you are sure to .ake 200k on your bike at the end of their payments by which time you can start the journey again rather leaving 500k in your account lying useless. This disadvantage of this is that, you only make 10k/week as against the possible #17k5 of the first option.
PS: All that is written here is from an enquiry I made in the past, a couple of things may have changed.
Disclaimer: This is strictly my opinion as you requested for it, investing is a subtle risk, I'm not to be held responsible for whatever happens along the line of your investment, good or bad. This is just an advice you requested for and you and I have no communication privately outside of here or anywhere else.
All the best brother.
Wow! Like wow! This is so amazing Boss. Never ever thought about this and your list of the hustles here is so accurate to a fault. It's like you stay here. Wow.

Please I understand all that you have written and personally I am tempted to choose the first option because #17,500 shocked every week per bike is so huge compared to the 10k of the second option even as the peace of the second option is so much and guaranteed. Please Boss, if you were tabled with these options, which would you pick?

And again, you said if they fail to pay the agreed amount when due could lead to the forfeiture of the bikes regardless of how much they have paid . I beg you in the name of God, how possible is this? Like has it ever happened? I'm very surprised.

Lastly sir, how easy do you think it is to see those who I will give the bikes to? Because I'm very new here. And how safe it is to give people I know little about my bikes?
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Collegenews: 10:51am On Nov 21, 2021
Nlanalyst:

Wow! Like wow! This is so amazing Boss. Never ever thought about this and your list of the hustles here is so accurate to a fault. It's like you stay here. Wow.

Please I understand all that you have written and personally I am tempted to choose the first option because #17,500 shocked every week per bike is so huge compared to the 10k of the second option even as the peace of the second option is so much and guaranteed. Please Boss, if you were tabled with these options, which would you pick?

And again, you said if they fail to pay the agreed amount when due could lead to the forfeiture of the bikes regardless of how much they have paid . I beg you in the name of God, how possible is this? Like has it ever happened? I'm very surprised.

Lastly sir, how easy do you think it is to see those who I will give the bikes to? Because I'm very new here. And how safe it is to give people I know little about my bikes?

Lmao! Yeah, you're just being human. Every one will by default pick #17K5 over 10k. If I were crossed between between the two, I would pick the second option. If you do the calculation, you will find out that the peace and profit from the second option are more than enough for a starter.

Regarding your second question, it happens every time. I have seen more than 5 people it happened to although it's not bikes but busses and pickups. It's a written agreement and it's well spelt out from the beginning and the police are aware. Some even go diabolical just so people would default so they could seize whatever they've given them. It's a very common thing. Doesn't mean I support it tho. Lastly, getting them is quite easy but how safe it is what I can't guarantee. Ask any bike you mount if they know anyone who needs a hire purchase, before you ask 10 they would have suggested 2. Just ensure you involve the police from the beginning and every detail of the person as well as his guarantor's should be confirmed as correct. Like I said, ask around and confirm the further process involved. By the way, please know that it doesn't have to be in Ifo since you are new there. You could get the motorcycles and move them to your main base where you surely know one or two that would need them. That way you can speak of safety to a reasonable extent.

By the way, I actually went through your posts before replying you at all especially the ones you made in food section and Maman I laughed my ass out.
Keep the comic you up!!
All the best brotherly.
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nlanalyst: 12:57pm On Nov 21, 2021
Collegenews:


Lmao! Yeah, you're just being human. Every one will by default pick #17K5 over 10k. If I were crossed between between the two, I would pick the second option. If you do the calculation, you will find out that the peace and profit from the second option are more than enough for a starter.

Regarding your second question, it happens every time. I have seen more than 5 people it happened to although it's not bikes but busses and pickups. It's a written agreement and it's well spelt out from the beginning and the police are aware. Some even go diabolical just so people would default so they could seize whatever they've given them. It's a very common thing. Doesn't mean I support it tho. Lastly, getting them is quite easy but how safe it is what I can't guarantee. Ask any bike you mount if they know anyone who needs a hire purchase, before you ask 10 they would have suggested 2. Just ensure you involve the police from the beginning and every detail of the person as well as his guarantor's should be confirmed as correct. Like I said, ask around and confirm the further process involved. By the way, please know that it doesn't have to be in Ifo since you are new there. You could get the motorcycles and move them to your main base where you surely know one or two that would need them. That way you can speak of safety to a reasonable extent.

By the way, I actually went through your posts before replying you at all especially the ones you made in food section and Maman I laughed my ass out.
Keep the comic you up!!
All the best brotherly.
Thanks so much Boss.
I am definitely putting these to use and I will update you from time to time if you don't mind sir. I know you are a busy person and I'm saying sorry for disturbing today and the subsequent disturbances that may likely follow.
May God bless you and yours, thank so very much. You won't know what this means to me.
Eshe gan baba.
It is a big privilege to know you read my posts, your diary is such an inspiration with steady comic contents that I never get tired of. Being able to make one's point (a very inspiring and reasonable one at that) without boring readers or listeners up is a very rare thing to come by. Which you possess in very large measures.
Eshe gan Baba.

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Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nlanalyst: 5:21pm On Dec 03, 2021
Good afternoon Sir Collegenews, sorry for disturbing you yet agaiy.

. sequel to our last discussion, I have made enquiries and the price of bikes is quite on the High. A new bike is about 322k and with registration totals #350K. And daily delivery is $1500 why someone I already met said he would pay #2K only and only if the bike would be at his place from Monday till Saturday night and he will be paying 12k every Sunday. Now please my questions are these. Should I raise the money to 700k and buy two or I should go ahead and start with one first. And please again sir, does the 2k daily make sense? And is it adviceable to leave the bike with him for 6 straight days? Would you agree to this if you were in my shoes?
Anticipating your response sir.
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Collegenews: 9:14am On Dec 05, 2021
Nlanalyst:
Good afternoon Sir Collegenews, sorry for disturbing you yet agaiy.

. sequel to our last discussion, I have made enquiries and the price of bikes is quite on the High. A new bike is about 322k and with registration totals #350K. And daily delivery is $1500 why someone I already met said he would pay #2K only and only if the bike would be at his place from Monday till Saturday night and he will be paying 12k every Sunday. Now please my questions are these. Should I raise the money to 700k and buy two or I should go ahead and start with one first. And please again sir, does the 2k daily make sense? And is it adviceable to leave the bike with him for 6 straight days? Would you agree to this if you were in my shoes?
Anticipating your response sir.
Good morning bro.
Let's start this way.. How long have you had this your 500k in your account?
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nlanalyst: 10:36am On Dec 05, 2021
Collegenews:

Good morning bro.
Let's start this way.. How long have you had this your 500k in your account?
Good morning Big Bros.
I can't specifically tell because I have been saving since 2019. I am saving to Japan actually. I had about 700k early 2020 but when the lockdown came, I had to feed and settle some bills from it then it dropped down to about 290k which I started saving again after the lockdown till this day and the current amount sir.
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Collegenews: 12:36pm On Dec 05, 2021
Nlanalyst:

Good morning Big Bros.
I can't specifically tell because I have been saving since 2019. I am saving to Japan actually. I had about 700k early 2020 but when the lockdown came, I had to feed and settle some bills from it then it dropped down to about 290k which I started saving again after the lockdown till this day and the current amount sir.
Saving to Japan? I don't understand that.
I asked that question because of how long you've been feeding the pockets of the bank you saved the money with and why all of a sudden you feel #1,500 per day is little. That should be about #45K a month, if you had bought bikes since you had 700k for instance, you wouyhave made your capitals back with profits. Never late to start tho. 45k a month and in seven months you would have made your capital back while also having a bike as profit plus the #1K5 delivery. You don't invest with the mind of making highest possible profit that could further expand your risks. #1,500 per day is a very good deal. Don't fall for that 2k per day deal that would have to sleep with the bike. Bikes are machines, they wear off with time and depreciate gradually if you don't properly mainatain them. Leaving the bike with him for one straight week means you can't tell what he is doing with the bike and I can assure you that for him to be ready to add additional #500 means he's doing night job with it. If you overuse your bike like that just because of #500, it won't last 6 months that the bike would be old already by which time renters won't even pay more than 1k per day for it. Get the bike and save the remaining #150K, with an additional #40k in a month, you should raise about #225K in 5 months and that should fetch you another bike. If you are serious, you can keep buying bikes on 5 months basis. You can upgrade to Keke and on and on. Just be patient and don't be greedy and don't disrupt the saving process nor start spending from it needlessly. After all you said you have a job and you've be surviving without your savings for months. Keep it that way. Four bikes should be fetching you about #180K monthly or to #130K monthly to be realistic and you can always double these values depending on what your definition of 'okay' is. Make enquiries about Keke and how much they deliver per day.
Enlarge your dream bro and don't settle down for a little.
Wishing you luck man.
Re: Gur People Of Burkina, Mali, Cote D'ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger by Nlanalyst: 1:31pm On Dec 05, 2021
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Saving to Japan? I don't understand that.
I asked that question because of how long you've been feeding the pockets of the bank you saved the money with and why all of a sudden you feel #1,500 per day is little. That should be about #45K a month, if you had bought bikes since you had 700k for instance, you wouyhave made your capitals back with profits. Never late to start tho. 45k a month and in seven months you would have made your capital back while also having a bike as profit plus the #1K5 delivery. You don't invest with the mind of making highest possible profit that could further expand your risks. #1,500 per day is a very good deal. Don't fall for that 2k per day deal that would have to sleep with the bike. Bikes are machines, they wear off with time and depreciate gradually if you don't properly mainatain them. Leaving the bike with him for one straight week means you can't tell what he is doing with the bike and I can assure you that for him to be ready to add additional #500 means he's doing night job with it. If you overuse your bike like that just because of #500, it won't last 6 months that the bike would be old already by which time renters won't even pay more than 1k per day for it. Get the bike and save the remaining #150K, with an additional #40k in a month, you should raise about #225K in 5 months and that should fetch you another bike. If you are serious, you can keep buying bikes on 5 months basis. You can upgrade to Keke and on and on. Just be patient and don't be greedy and don't disrupt the saving process nor start spending from it needlessly. After all you said you have a job and you've be surviving without your savings for months. Keep it that way. Four bikes should be fetching you about #180K monthly or to #130K monthly to be realistic and you can always double these values depending on what your definition of 'okay' is. Make enquiries about Keke and how much they deliver per day.
Enlarge your dream bro and don't settle down for a little.
Wishing you luck man.
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Thanks so much Boss, I'm very grateful.
I will buy the bike tomorrow by the grace of God and I will keep you posted.
Eshe gan sir.
BTW, the I'm saving to Japan was a mistake. I meant Japa, to travel out.

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