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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by OCTAVO: 9:39am On Jul 30, 2015
I took my time to read your post, if I were in your shoes, I wouldn't come back to Nigeria! I wouldn't even consider that mediocre job (based on your qualifications though). Wait and finish your programme, also get your residency pls, you'll still get better opportunities.

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by Forward1(m): 9:41am On Jul 30, 2015
The decision is very simple to make. If you desire to relocate or settling in Nigeria someday; the right time is now since you've gotten a platform to do that. I'll advice not to bother yourself with the current economic situation (no economy is stable). On the otherhand, if you don't desire settling in Nigeria then forget about the 250k offer (you'll get something worthwhile in the US after ur programme). Don't take decision base on any economy situation anywhere. Some persons with less of your exposure & educational qualification are living like kings & queens in Nig while some persons with more of your exposure & educational qualifications are living like slaves in the US. GRACE IS EVERYTHING. (brevity is the soul of wit)

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by Forward1(m): 9:42am On Jul 30, 2015
The decision is very simple to make. If you desire to relocate or settling in Nigeria someday; the right time is now since you've gotten a platform to do that. I'll advice not to bother yourself with the current economic situation (no economy is stable). On the otherhand, if you don't desire settling in Nigeria then forget about the 250k offer (you'll get something worthwhile in the US after ur programme). Don't take decision base on any economy situation anywhere. Some persons with less of your exposure & educational qualification are living like kings & queens in Nig while some persons with more of your exposure & educational qualifications are living like slaves in the US. GRACE IS EVERYTHING. (brevity is the soul of wit)

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by jashar(f): 9:44am On Jul 30, 2015
cheesy grin cheesy my guy. Take am easy ooo..
cheesy
Dragonking:
We were dey Nigeria wan run commot you dey plan to come back........I pity you.
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by Nobody: 9:52am On Jul 30, 2015
jaybee3:


Fresh graduates in Oil and gas engineering firms in the UK earn as much as £37K in their first year but salary structure aren't comparable as they are expected to earn more in African countries due to obvious reasons (Security, cost of having a good basic standard of living et al)
how many Nigerians/ immigrants get employed in these oil firms abroad ? What are the perequsite? From experience and knowledge , passion come first then experience before qualification. Qualification comes first in the educational sector. I hope am right ?
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by purplekayc(m): 9:54am On Jul 30, 2015
Dragonking:
We were dey Nigeria wan run commot you dey plan to come back........I pity you.
undecided lipsrsealed undecided grin maybe he has been away for long and has forgotten

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by purplekayc(m): 9:55am On Jul 30, 2015
justi4jesu:
justi dey book space.......
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by jaybee3(m): 9:58am On Jul 30, 2015
majekdom2:
how many Nigerians/ immigrants get employed in these oil firms abroad ? What are the perequsite? From experience and knowledge , passion come first then experience before qualification. Qualification comes first in the educational sector. I hope am right ?

Your questions aren't clear

However, the oil industry requires specialist skills and there would always be recruitment gap in that industry so it's fair to conclude that graduates with good degrees from recognized/accredited institutions stand a good chance of getting employed after graduation

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by mikeapollo: 10:08am On Jul 30, 2015
Take some time and build your career to a top notch in the US. That would enable you get a much bigger and better offer in Nigeria, then you can relocate if you so wish.

Your research project is very important and if successful can land you a much better deal in the US or anywhere in the world. I would not abandon it if I were you.
In any case, you are in the US legitimately, so there is no need to take desperate or panicky measures.
You also have to consider the fact that you may want to go back to the US if things do not go according to your expectations in Nigeria. Would be happy or ready or able to re-start your research in US or any other similar rigorous studies all over again at that time in the future?
My brother, there will always be job offers. The most important is to develop your capacity, experience. qualifications and specialist skills.......with UK/US qualifications and US citizenship, you are qualified to work anywhere in the world....and for big bucks

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by famzynet: 10:11am On Jul 30, 2015
ShakurM:
Good morning,

I advise you to complete your research program, It's obvious your credentials are top notch for you to be offered in absentia but no offer is guaranteed in Nigeria , to your surprise, the job offer might even be distributed amongst many candidates where they do 'first come first serve' and might require an interview, this is Nigeria, ur American accent won't be needed.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
Nice advice. I support this.

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by switchfoot: 10:12am On Jul 30, 2015
Hi,
Allow me give my opinion based on experience, current realities and all the elements you mentioned.
A job of 250K will not give you near easy life style you enjoying in the USA.

Our transport system is not smooth yet, You need a good vehicle to move around and it comes expensive, Banks support is there but extreme interest rate, fueling & maintenance is another leg that is critical on fund dependent.

Constant power or at least 16 hours a day, though relative improvement in past weeks hoping it last long, but this is Nigeria where we are optimistic even when things are bad, at that you need at least one generator and inverter to sustain a comfortable life without stress, maintain your cooling systems and edibles. again another critical leg is fueling & maintenance which is money.

Housing, unless your family owns a building where you can lay claim to an apartment, you will pay between 700k - 2m to get a comfortable apartment on the mainland since the office is situated on the Island, though the farther you go into Lagos the lower the rates, but higher cost on time & transportation hereby affecting quality of life. Home set up & bills are another related cost.

Vacation & Holiday, your basic salary will not buy your ticket back to Yankee unless you buy 6 months ahead talk less of a proper vacation.

Earning 250k will give you a comfortable fair life in Nigeria, but you will have to manage and squeeze a lot, especially on cost of basic amenities and infrastructure. I earned about 250K three years back and I understand what it was, don't get me wrong it is not bad to earn 250k when coming through the ranks. Thinking about all the other elements supporting your stay you have a good reason to remain where you are.

To relocate you need a job that will pay you net 650k upward which is very possible with your resume, You will enjoy and explore more if you earn good money in Nigeria this I know for sure.

Keep & Stay Positive Bro.

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by justi4jesu(f): 10:13am On Jul 30, 2015
purplekayc:
justi dey book space.......


cheesy cheesy
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by ShakurM(m): 10:16am On Jul 30, 2015
famzynet:

Nice advice. I support this.
I appreciate this!
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by otokx(m): 10:23am On Jul 30, 2015
Please stay where you are and get your residency papers, more opportunities will come your way.

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by donjoewizy(m): 10:35am On Jul 30, 2015
I had same ish...sometime back, I did relocate back to Naija from the UK, also had another ish when wifey insisted on me staying in canada, yet I still relocated back to Naija, just visit every now and then.Truth be told , Naija is like a clay and with ones artistic ideologies backed up with the right resources , the sky remains your starting point...every other country lives a tailored lifestyle that you have to fit into else you can't function properly in it...whereas in my lovely Naija anything goes and you can create your own lil Usa/Canada/UK in it... My candid $1 advice is, check your pros and cons and weigh which favours you way more: more also, if you are a Christian put it into prayers and you will sure get the conviction of what decision you should sure hold onto...All the best.

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by mikron(m): 10:36am On Jul 30, 2015
If I were u I will relocate back to Nigeria and take up the job, with handwork and diligence u will be promoted in no time, and the big bucks will start rolling in. The choice is yours to make, all d best in ur hustle
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by Nobody: 10:37am On Jul 30, 2015
Pls God bless me with this kain problem the op have got and see what i"ll make out of it..Amen!
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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by lionphil(m): 10:42am On Jul 30, 2015
Anonymous1900:
Hello Everyone

Let me start by saying this is not an opportunity to judge or criticize my decisions or lack of it there of. I would also try to be as open and forthcoming as possible regarding all information to help you offer any opinions either from personal experience of inferred ideas.

I already have a direction am inclined to lean towards but its not set in stone and am very much open to ideas from others (I actually welcome it as i like to be thorough and get all the information i can have before making decisions)

I was recently offered a position in Nigeria due to start in a month at the latest however i am currently rounding off a research program in the united states (6 months to finish). The prospective employer will not defer the position till i finish in 6 months time. I had interviews with the vice president of the company when i was in Nigeria last year and a couple of other interviews but i guess due to the instability of the economy (elections and all), the offer never materialized till now. i consider the offer a place to start and while I cant be specific about the exact figure here, its upwards of 250k/month after Tax.

Before you make your decisions based on the offer or my current academic situation, here is a little about me. I have a BSc (Nigeria), MSc (Uk) and MEng (USA).... All in engineering (so i wont consider the figure impressive however its not an entry position and that is my basic pay so there are other benefits). i have paid work experience in the Uk and US and took up an unpaid work experience in an Oil & gas servicing company in Nigeria for about 6 months. needless to say i am well educated but without enough experience in my chosen field and this offer hopes to fill that void.

if you also want to ask why am i not eager to come back to Nigeria? the economy seems fairly unstable now, Iran deal is sure to devastate the oil sector further and destabilize the Nigerian economy even more for those that understand the vicissitudes of the Iran deal. I do have access to getting residency papers in the USA which will coincide with the time i finish my research or a few months after without doing anything shady or sinister (most of my family are here anyway). I am also fully aware that with or without papers, jobs are not automatic any where but you will agree with me that its a little easier abroad than in Nigeria. a good example is the current offer i am considering where i still needed an introduction to setup the interviews and even though i did all the grunt work, i wont have even gotten in the door without knowing someone. The company as a matter of policy does not even advertise positions.

A little about the company: international company with huge investment portfolio in the millions of dollars, where its based should not be important but its on the island. cant reveal more than that about the company.

[b]please let me know what you think or what you would do in my shoes. Also i would be happy to answer any questions that help you offer better advise provided its something i can reveal[/b]

Thanks in advance



I think it's easier for u to get a good job in Naija with Ur degrees and experience... But getting that residency paper may become more difficult if u let the chance slip by...my take is that after Ur research, find something doing no matter how small while u wait for that residency paper. Once u get it, u are free to make another move towards getting a job in Naija.
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by dnative(m): 10:45am On Jul 30, 2015
It's a no brainer, stay where you are.
With your double M.Sc and work experience in both UK and US and presumably another research degree forthcoming, why is the naija option as described even an option for you. Oh boy, stay where you are and work yourself up to a good career over there. A word is enough for the wise.

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by bravolad(m): 10:52am On Jul 30, 2015
From personal experience, 250k a month is grossly insufficient to adequately take care of your needs especially when you do get married. The offer may seem attracting but given your qualifications, it is not. You may have also incurred some cost for your current research programme; abandoning it half way is not the best of decisions. An average paying job in the US or UK will offer thrice that amount in a month. You may argue about taxes etc.

The decision you make will not be a straight forward one. Depending on where you intend to live if you accept the offer, you will need to buy a car at some point, pay bills and most of all, get married. When kids start coming, that amount could barely suffice. Although you have mentioned other unnamed benefits that go with the offer - do they include car loan, house loan (outright purchase), medical, retirement package etc.? The Nigerian economy is very uncertain; corruption is our bane and may not improve in the nearest future. A lot of companies are laying off employees. An offer in the region of 700k makes much sense than the current one.

You may also want to research a bit more how (often) promotion and pay raise are done in the organization and what career prospects are available... Most organizations project a global image while in essence, they are not. You can only find out when you get in.

Living & working in the US may offer a different level of work experience and a guaranteed future for your kids if you have them there. You can also work for a number of years in the US and come back to invest.

I think it's important you complete you programme and seek employment afterwards. You can explain to the organization that you already embarked upon a PH.D programme. Who knows, the company might require your skills at some point if you keep in touch.

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by tunergy(m): 10:52am On Jul 30, 2015
Anonymous1900:
Hello Everyone

Let me start by saying this is not an opportunity to judge or criticize my decisions or lack of it there of. I would also try to be as open and forthcoming as possible regarding all information to help you offer any opinions either from personal experience of inferred ideas.

I already have a direction am inclined to lean towards but its not set in stone and am very much open to ideas from others (I actually welcome it as i like to be thorough and get all the information i can have before making decisions)

I was recently offered a position in Nigeria due to start in a month at the latest however i am currently rounding off a research program in the united states (6 months to finish). The prospective employer will not defer the position till i finish in 6 months time. I had interviews with the vice president of the company when i was in Nigeria last year and a couple of other interviews but i guess due to the instability of the economy (elections and all), the offer never materialized till now. i consider the offer a place to start and while I cant be specific about the exact figure here, its upwards of 250k/month after Tax.

Before you make your decisions based on the offer or my current academic situation, here is a little about me. I have a BSc (Nigeria), MSc (Uk) and MEng (USA).... All in engineering (so i wont consider the figure impressive however its not an entry position and that is my basic pay so there are other benefits). i have paid work experience in the Uk and US and took up an unpaid work experience in an Oil & gas servicing company in Nigeria for about 6 months. needless to say i am well educated but without enough experience in my chosen field and this offer hopes to fill that void.

if you also want to ask why am i not eager to come back to Nigeria? the economy seems fairly unstable now, Iran deal is sure to devastate the oil sector further and destabilize the Nigerian economy even more for those that understand the vicissitudes of the Iran deal. I do have access to getting residency papers in the USA which will coincide with the time i finish my research or a few months after without doing anything shady or sinister (most of my family are here anyway). I am also fully aware that with or without papers, jobs are not automatic any where but you will agree with me that its a little easier abroad than in Nigeria. a good example is the current offer i am considering where i still needed an introduction to setup the interviews and even though i did all the grunt work, i wont have even gotten in the door without knowing someone. The company as a matter of policy does not even advertise positions.

A little about the company: international company with huge investment portfolio in the millions of dollars, where its based should not be important but its on the island. cant reveal more than that about the company.

[b]please let me know what you think or what you would do in my shoes. Also i would be happy to answer any questions that help you offer better advise provided its something i can reveal[/b]

Thanks in advance


My Advise,
Finish your course in 6months, with your qualifications, you deserve more than 250k/m.
So don't be too desperate to sell yourself cheap.
All the best.

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by dnative(m): 10:54am On Jul 30, 2015
rattlesnake:
Well since you know about Iran deal why not go there undecided u want advice....Instead of you to ask simple and humble question you are talking about the "vicissitudes " Iran deal angry shocked

Thought I was the only one that noticed that. Keeping it simple stu pid doesn't make it appear less sophisticated

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by elohorayodele: 10:57am On Jul 30, 2015
Aitee1:
grin grin

no comment, you just de grin
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by Aitee1(f): 10:59am On Jul 30, 2015
elohorayodele:


no comment, you just de grin

Yeah, I just brush finish then tongue
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by Ralphlauren(m): 11:00am On Jul 30, 2015
jaybee3:


400K is barely $1.7K per month
That's peanut for someone with relevant engineering degrees in the oil and gas industry

An offer he can't refuse should be in the region of 1M+ per month

exactly!

the salary is peanuts! serious peanuts like wtf !

i wonder what company this is.

i have first hand information on how much shell pays entry level staff with ZERO industry related work experience and just a BEng degree.

Anonymous1900 - you were'nt really specific what sector this company operates in. . . Oil and gas, Manufacturing. . . I am going to guess that its an oil and gas company. Well, for the pay you are being offered, the offer isn't worth it one bit.

Besides, they wont even defer the offer till you finish your research? Seriously?!!! They seem to sound like they are doing you a favour. If they had agreed to defer the offer until you finish your research, then maybe the move might be a little appealing. If i was in your shoes, I will decline the offer and remain in the US.

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Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by 6fit(f): 11:03am On Jul 30, 2015
Anonymous1900:
Hello Everyone

Let me start by saying this is not an opportunity to judge or criticize my decisions or lack of it there of. I would also try to be as open and forthcoming as possible regarding all information to help you offer any opinions either from personal experience of inferred ideas.

I already have a direction am inclined to lean towards but its not set in stone and am very much open to ideas from others (I actually welcome it as i like to be thorough and get all the information i can have before making decisions)

I was recently offered a position in Nigeria due to start in a month at the latest however i am currently rounding off a research program in the united states (6 months to finish). The prospective employer will not defer the position till i finish in 6 months time. I had interviews with the vice president of the company when i was in Nigeria last year and a couple of other interviews but i guess due to the instability of the economy (elections and all), the offer never materialized till now. i consider the offer a place to start and while I cant be specific about the exact figure here, its upwards of 250k/month after Tax.

Before you make your decisions based on the offer or my current academic situation, here is a little about me. I have a BSc (Nigeria), MSc (Uk) and MEng (USA).... All in engineering (so i wont consider the figure impressive however its not an entry position and that is my basic pay so there are other benefits). i have paid work experience in the Uk and US and took up an unpaid work experience in an Oil & gas servicing company in Nigeria for about 6 months. needless to say i am well educated but without enough experience in my chosen field and this offer hopes to fill that void.

if you also want to ask why am i not eager to come back to Nigeria? the economy seems fairly unstable now, Iran deal is sure to devastate the oil sector further and destabilize the Nigerian economy even more for those that understand the vicissitudes of the Iran deal. I do have access to getting residency papers in the USA which will coincide with the time i finish my research or a few months after without doing anything shady or sinister (most of my family are here anyway). I am also fully aware that with or without papers, jobs are not automatic any where but you will agree with me that its a little easier abroad than in Nigeria. a good example is the current offer i am considering where i still needed an introduction to setup the interviews and even though i did all the grunt work, i wont have even gotten in the door without knowing someone. The company as a matter of policy does not even advertise positions.

A little about the company: international company with huge investment portfolio in the millions of dollars, where its based should not be important but its on the island. cant reveal more than that about the company.

[b]please let me know what you think or what you would do in my shoes. Also i would be happy to answer any questions that help you offer better advise provided its something i can reveal[/b]

Thanks in advance


Bro, i admire yur acheivement so far. If was in yur golden sheos, i will do away with d 9ja job and stay in d state, obtain my residency papers, secure a job there, gain more experience there and then apply to 9ja job after a couple of years. Why will i do away with d 9ja job? Cos 250 or even more can not garanty yur sucirity+good road+power+decent accommodation+quality health care sevice+good basic amenities etc. In 9ja u spend millions to get yurself those amenities. But abroad yu pay little or nothing to get those amenities. So stay in d US, aquire more experience and i can asure yu after 5yrs of experience abroad, u can apply for job paying 20million annually. That my advise. However, pls if yu hav a means of helping me to achieve my dream of doing M.sc abroad pls dont hessitate to contact me. Peace
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by Nobody: 11:03am On Jul 30, 2015
Anonymous1900:
Hello Everyone

Let me start by saying this is not an opportunity to judge or criticize my decisions or lack of it there of. I would also try to be as open and forthcoming as possible regarding all information to help you offer any opinions either from personal experience of inferred ideas.

I already have a direction am inclined to lean towards but its not set in stone and am very much open to ideas from others (I actually welcome it as i like to be thorough and get all the information i can have before making decisions)

I was recently offered a position in Nigeria due to start in a month at the latest however i am currently rounding off a research program in the united states (6 months to finish). The prospective employer will not defer the position till i finish in 6 months time. I had interviews with the vice president of the company when i was in Nigeria last year and a couple of other interviews but i guess due to the instability of the economy (elections and all), the offer never materialized till now. i consider the offer a place to start and while I cant be specific about the exact figure here, its upwards of 250k/month after Tax.

Before you make your decisions based on the offer or my current academic situation, here is a little about me. I have a BSc (Nigeria), MSc (Uk) and MEng (USA).... All in engineering (so i wont consider the figure impressive however its not an entry position and that is my basic pay so there are other benefits). i have paid work experience in the Uk and US and took up an unpaid work experience in an Oil & gas servicing company in Nigeria for about 6 months. needless to say i am well educated but without enough experience in my chosen field and this offer hopes to fill that void.

if you also want to ask why am i not eager to come back to Nigeria? the economy seems fairly unstable now, Iran deal is sure to devastate the oil sector further and destabilize the Nigerian economy even more for those that understand the vicissitudes of the Iran deal. I do have access to getting residency papers in the USA which will coincide with the time i finish my research or a few months after without doing anything shady or sinister (most of my family are here anyway). I am also fully aware that with or without papers, jobs are not automatic any where but you will agree with me that its a little easier abroad than in Nigeria. a good example is the current offer i am considering where i still needed an introduction to setup the interviews and even though i did all the grunt work, i wont have even gotten in the door without knowing someone. The company as a matter of policy does not even advertise positions.

A little about the company: international company with huge investment portfolio in the millions of dollars, where its based should not be important but its on the island. cant reveal more than that about the company.

[b]please let me know what you think or what you would do in my shoes. Also i would be happy to answer any questions that help you offer better advise provided its something i can reveal[/b]

Thanks in advance


Bro abeg stay US okay?
U are well equip no need to rush. Finish up what you are doing if that side no favour you. U can always come back to Nigeria and get that kind of job with your qualifications, but stay in US. This country na God they help us here, safety is zero. That's my major cocnern. And the economy. So be where you have rest of mind.
If I were in your shoes I would be happy I have such qualifications and live comfortably.
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by elohorayodele: 11:06am On Jul 30, 2015
Aitee1:


Yeah, I just brush finish then tongue

so after brushing you cant ............ tongue
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by Israel5(m): 11:06am On Jul 30, 2015
Stay there. Don't come. You will die. I will make sure of that.
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by elohorayodele: 11:09am On Jul 30, 2015
Anonymous1900:
Hello Everyone

Let me start by saying this is not an opportunity to judge or criticize my decisions or lack of it there of. I would also try to be as open and forthcoming as possible regarding all information to help you offer any opinions either from personal experience of inferred ideas.

I already have a direction am inclined to lean towards but its not set in stone and am very much open to ideas from others (I actually welcome it as i like to be thorough and get all the information i can have before making decisions)

I was recently offered a position in Nigeria due to start in a month at the latest however i am currently rounding off a research program in the united states (6 months to finish). The prospective employer will not defer the position till i finish in 6 months time. I had interviews with the vice president of the company when i was in Nigeria last year and a couple of other interviews but i guess due to the instability of the economy (elections and all), the offer never materialized till now. i consider the offer a place to start and while I cant be specific about the exact figure here, its upwards of 250k/month after Tax.

Before you make your decisions based on the offer or my current academic situation, here is a little about me. I have a BSc (Nigeria), MSc (Uk) and MEng (USA).... All in engineering (so i wont consider the figure impressive however its not an entry position and that is my basic pay so there are other benefits). i have paid work experience in the Uk and US and took up an unpaid work experience in an Oil & gas servicing company in Nigeria for about 6 months. needless to say i am well educated but without enough experience in my chosen field and this offer hopes to fill that void.

if you also want to ask why am i not eager to come back to Nigeria? the economy seems fairly unstable now, Iran deal is sure to devastate the oil sector further and destabilize the Nigerian economy even more for those that understand the vicissitudes of the Iran deal. I do have access to getting residency papers in the USA which will coincide with the time i finish my research or a few months after without doing anything shady or sinister (most of my family are here anyway). I am also fully aware that with or without papers, jobs are not automatic any where but you will agree with me that its a little easier abroad than in Nigeria. a good example is the current offer i am considering where i still needed an introduction to setup the interviews and even though i did all the grunt work, i wont have even gotten in the door without knowing someone. The company as a matter of policy does not even advertise positions.

A little about the company: international company with huge investment portfolio in the millions of dollars, where its based should not be important but its on the island. cant reveal more than that about the company.

[b]please let me know what you think or what you would do in my shoes. Also i would be happy to answer any questions that help you offer better advise provided its something i can reveal[/b]

Thanks in advance

Don't even consider it. Its not worth it at all. With your qualification you should be looking at earning far more. Pls finish your program and you are sure to get better offers in the US. Relocate your wife and live a quality life. Naija is too unstable, even the coy is not stable too
Re: An Urgent Decision On A Job Offer by elohorayodele: 11:12am On Jul 30, 2015
mikeapollo:
Take some time and build your career to a top notch in the US. That would enable you get a much bigger and better offer in Nigeria, then you can relocate if you so wish.

Your research project is very important and if successful can land you a much better deal in the US or anywhere in the world. I would not abandon it if I were you.
In any case, you are in the US legitimately, so there is no need to take desperate or panicky measures.
You also have to consider the fact that you may want to go back to the US if things do not go according to your expectations in Nigeria. Would be happy or ready or able to re-start your research in US or any other similar rigorous studies all over again at that time in the future?
My brother, there will always be job offers. The most important is to develop your capacity, experience. qualifications and specialist skills.......with UK/US qualifications and US citizenship, you are qualified to work anywhere in the world....and for big bucks

God bless you sir

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