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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 8:03pm On Jun 03, 2017
DanseMacabre:


I understand that it's more of an acceptability thing. That is, the less pronounced your African accent is, the likelier your chances of fitting in and getting more openings opportunity wise. I think this scenario is more pronounced in the US.

What I can't wrap my head around is our countrymen who haven't been even to Ghana, but speak with accents ranging from Mongolian to Vietnamese.
Mr Yuuummy should have dropped the fake ass accent once he boarded the plane to Nigeria. Who's he trying to impress?
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Osama10(m): 8:03pm On Jun 03, 2017
I concur.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by naijalander: 8:04pm On Jun 03, 2017
This one fine pass AJ oo

bobot:
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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by ednut1(m): 8:04pm On Jun 03, 2017
When it comes to converting a place. Give it to the pakis. Dose guys dey colonise areas mehn

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by ZombieTERROR: 8:04pm On Jun 03, 2017
Nonsense
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Smooyis(m): 8:04pm On Jun 03, 2017
Great. The exchange rate makes the difference.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Nobody: 8:06pm On Jun 03, 2017
Lmao!!!! Cc Mrcork
Next time I catch you bragging about living in Peckham, I'm gonno slap you! So you've been living in a slum all along and you'll not let someone hear word?
So what exactly do you do? Are you also a yoloba taxi driver? Or you're an illegal immigrant washing dirty oyinbo toilets? Or you sell yam and ewedu leaves? grin grin
grin

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by YOUNGKAHUNA: 8:08pm On Jun 03, 2017
I'd like to visit there whenever I travel to London
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by degamemaster(m): 8:08pm On Jun 03, 2017
[quote author=Ishilove post=57163744]I see my Cele peeps doing their thing up there grin

What touched me most deeply in the entire article is the quote:

if a language dies, so does the human spirit. A people without a culture will lose their self respect.

This is a most profound statement. Many Nigerians, at home and in the diaspora try as much as possible to emulate the western culture, ignorantly assuming that it will make them appear 'posh' and 'classy'. They don't realise that is the westerners despised their own culture the way Nigerians do theirs, we won't even have a culture to emulate.

I have been speaking with a client who insists on being more American than the average American. When we talk on phone he introduces himself as Mr Yuuummy (Yomi). He speaks with an exaggerated American accent, even though his 'Yoruba-tic' intonation still manages to burst though. When I met him one to one I was unimpressed because of his whole fakeness. These kinds of Nigerians will go to Europe and the Americas and be more native than the aborigines.

Is it inferiority complex? A lack of self respect brought about by the despising of their own unique culture? You go London and instantly forget you're a Nigerian. Your children grow up to see themselves as English people because you have made sure they see their roots as 'inferior'.

Your culture is what makes you stand out from the average Joe. Own it. Be proud of it. Fly the flag wherever you find yourself outside the shores of Nigeria.

Just don't fly the flag and disgrace us sha.[/quotel] Nice response and that's why we, the INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF BIAFRA are doing our best to restore our stolen idendity and dignity.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by GeneralOjukwu: 8:08pm On Jun 03, 2017
I would like you ALL to take note of something.

Yorubas have "colonized" some parts of London, running legitimate businesses, though SOME of them are illegal immigrants.

Compare them to Developers in India, Malaysia and South East Asia. Guess the business they go there to do....

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 8:09pm On Jun 03, 2017
sukkot:
cheesy
Brah you're at Peckham with MrCork? cheesy
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by julioralph(m): 8:10pm On Jun 03, 2017
Nice report.
Robin White cool that old papa deal with alot of african politicians back then on the world service. #FocusOnAfrica
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 8:10pm On Jun 03, 2017
degamemaster:

Na una sabi
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Nobody: 8:10pm On Jun 03, 2017
smiley
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by DanseMacabre(m): 8:12pm On Jun 03, 2017
Ishilove:

Mr Yuuummy should have dropped the fake ass accent once he boarded the plane to Nigeria. Who's he trying to impress?


You of course. Who else? Do you know how many naive unexposed girls he'd body on the strength of that accent alone?

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Pangea: 8:13pm On Jun 03, 2017
Ishilove:
I see my Cele peeps doing their thing up there grin

What touched me most deeply in the entire article is the quote:

"If a language dies, so does the human spirit. A people without a culture will lose their self respect."

This is a most profound statement. Many Nigerians, at home and in the diaspora try as much as possible to emulate the western culture, ignorantly assuming that it will make them appear 'posh' and 'classy'. They don't realise that if the Westerners despised their own culture the way Nigerians do theirs, we won't even have a culture to emulate.

I have been speaking with a client who insists on being more American than the average American. When we talk on phone he introduces himself as Mr Yuuummy (Yomi). He speaks with an exaggerated American accent, even though his 'Yoruba-tic' intonation still manages to burst though. When I met him one to one I was unimpressed because of his whole fakeness. These kinds of Nigerians will go to Europe and the Americas and be more native than the aborigines.

Is it inferiority complex? A lack of self respect brought about by the despising of their own unique culture? You go London and instantly forget you're a Nigerian. Your children grow up to see themselves as English people because you have made sure they see their roots as 'inferior'.

Your culture is what makes you stand out from the average Joe. Own it. Be proud of it. Fly the flag wherever you find yourself outside the shores of Nigeria.

Just don't fly the flag and disgrace us sha. Our rep is already bad enough as it is.

I endorse this post!

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by NCP: 8:14pm On Jun 03, 2017
teamf:
if a language dies, so does the human spirit. A people without a culture will lose their self respect.

will copy dis down


SUMMARY

Loss of Identity Kicks In.

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by dominique(f): 8:14pm On Jun 03, 2017
I don't think Ajegunle classifies peckham. Isale eko is much better suited

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 8:14pm On Jun 03, 2017
DanseMacabre:



You of course. Who else? Do you know how many naive unexposed girls he'd body on the strength of that accent alone?
He is a middle aged man and I doubt he is still puzzy hunting.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by DanseMacabre(m): 8:16pm On Jun 03, 2017
ephi321:

lmaoooo cheesy cheesy
You know as e dey go na. wink
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by jamalnation(m): 8:17pm On Jun 03, 2017
cc Mrcock grin
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Inyanga(m): 8:18pm On Jun 03, 2017
Beckham.... grin[s][/s]
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by lepasharon(f): 8:18pm On Jun 03, 2017
Ishilove:
I see my Cele peeps doing their thing up there grin

What touched me most deeply in the entire article is the quote:

If a language dies, so does the human spirit. A people without a culture will lose their self respect.

This is a most profound statement. Many Nigerians, at home and in the diaspora try as much as possible to emulate the western culture, ignorantly assuming that it will make them appear 'posh' and 'classy'. They don't realise that if the Westerners despised their own culture the way Nigerians do theirs, we won't even have a culture to emulate.

I have been speaking with a client who insists on being more American than the average American. When we talk on phone he introduces himself as Mr Yuuummy (Yomi). He speaks with an exaggerated American accent, even though his 'Yoruba-tic' intonation still manages to burst though. When I met him one to one I was unimpressed because of his whole fakeness. These kinds of Nigerians will go to Europe and the Americas and be more native than the aborigines.

Is it inferiority complex? A lack of self respect brought about by the despising of their own unique culture? You go London and instantly forget you're a Nigerian. Your children grow up to see themselves as English people because you have made sure they see their roots as 'inferior'.

Your culture is what makes you stand out from the average Joe. Own it. Be proud of it. Fly the flag wherever you find yourself outside the shores of Nigeria.

Just don't fly the flag and disgrace us sha. Our rep is already bad enough as it is.

Majority of you lot on ur own bloody continent in Africa surrounded by ppl that look just like you are more self- hating than the blacks in dispora who should feel less secure.

So save it

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by sukkot: 8:18pm On Jun 03, 2017
Ishilove:

Brah you're at Peckham with MrCork? cheesy
nah its mr cork and that nigga shymmex lmao

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by blackboy(m): 8:18pm On Jun 03, 2017
Pekham has a very strong Jamaican community and no ghetto. Yes, the Nigerian community is represented.
Looking for Nigerian food in England is no sweat. Very common, Malta Guiness, Ndomie, yam, plantain, even many Nigerians food only restaurants.
Main issue be I resist eating them cause why would I leave naija to continue eating naija food.. I make it clear that when I'm just spending a month why not Oyinbo food and when I get back eat naija food

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by kindklemz(m): 8:19pm On Jun 03, 2017
I like this Ajegunle version. At least people obey rules there and they have all the comfort modern life demands.

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by cyberdurable(m): 8:20pm On Jun 03, 2017
BigBrother9ja:

I knew it...


The osu-alusi people would be pained grin

Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 8:21pm On Jun 03, 2017
lepasharon:


Majority of you lot on ur own bloody continent in Africa surrounded by ppl that look just like you are more self- hating than the blacks in dispora who should feel less secure.

So save it
^^

Mr Yuuumy's younger sister, one of those Nigerians in diaspora who would like to drain the African blood flowing in their veins, but since they can't resort to brainwashing themselves.

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