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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Marriott1980(m): 4:33pm On Jun 07, 2017
claremont:


Culture is fluid, it isn't static. There is a strong correlation between cultural integration by immigrants and career success, immigrants who cling on to their own cultures and refuse to integrate with others are overwhelmingly the same people who end up with unskilled jobs. This is a fact. My point remains - an immigrant who considers his/her culture so important that they choose not to imbibe the culture of their host country is better off going back to his/her own country. There is no way a successful immigrant will not imbibe aspects of the culture of the country that has made him/her a success, even Wole Soyinka speaks with a foreign accent.

I love your intelligent contributions.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by InyinyaAgbaOku(m): 4:48pm On Jun 07, 2017
claremont:


Culture is fluid, it isn't static. There is a strong correlation between cultural integration by immigrants and career success, immigrants who cling on to their own cultures and refuse to integrate with others are overwhelmingly the same people who end up with unskilled jobs. This is a fact. My point remains - an immigrant who considers his/her culture so important that they choose not to imbibe the culture of their host country is better off going back to his/her own country. There is no way a successful immigrant will not imbibe aspects of the culture of the country that has made him/her a success, even Wole Soyinka speaks with a foreign accent.

Lies.
Mark Zuckerberg grew up Jewish, religion and culture wise, he didn't end badly.
Many Asians retain their languages but succeed, it's only Africans that chant this crap.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Marriott1980(m): 4:53pm On Jun 07, 2017
sukkot:
oh yeah i met payton and stockton and have their autographs on my wallet. that was definitely the golden era. hey the accent aint no biggie bro so long as people can understand what you are saying. nothing worse than a fake accent lol. just keep it the way it is.

Exactly, no need to form the accent. For us Nigerians, its very difficult for our accent to change. My wife is from the Caribbean and she came to America when she was 22, 15 years down the line she sound so American but a Nigerian accent will never change. I work in a office where I have to give powerpoint presentation almost every week, I have learnt to slow down when I talk and people understand me perfectly even with my Nigerian accent.

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by amber222(f): 7:08pm On Jun 07, 2017
[quote author=Ishilove post=57286287]
Wow!! Is he middle aged and does he wear glapsses?/quote]yes.has an Americana wife too.i think he has one daughter here and another in US with him.his car wash was at opebi Sheraton link before he was send packing by d owner of d plc
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 7:28pm On Jun 07, 2017
amber222:


Hahahahaha! Mr Yuummy has gone international. Small world cheesy

That man is a character grin grin
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by amber222(f): 7:38pm On Jun 07, 2017
Ishilove:
Hahahahaha! Mr Yuummy has gone international. Small world cheesy
That man is a character grin grin
na real character man.u work for him?
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 8:44pm On Jun 07, 2017
amber222:
na real character man.u work for him?
Hell no, he's a client.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by amber222(f): 8:27am On Jun 08, 2017
Ishilove:

Hell no, he's a client.
what do u do?i hope he is paying well because i knw someone who work in his car wash dt are complaining about salary before he was snt packing
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 10:29am On Jun 08, 2017
amber222:
what do u do?i hope he is paying well because i knw someone who work in his car wash dt are complaining about salary before he was snt packing
Paying well ke? Someone who could not even pay what we charged him. He ended up dropping his goods at our office so that we can help him sell it and send the money to the US.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by amber222(f): 11:08am On Jun 08, 2017
Ishilove:

Paying well ke? Someone who could not even pay what we charged him. He ended up dropping his goods at our office so that we can help him sell it and send the money to the US.
u are a clearing agent? that was what he did with all d equipments he packed from d car wash.he expct people to buy it d exact price he bought before it become used.imagine checking d price on internet and comparing d equipments on dollar price.he hs gn bk now but his goods are still in his house.send ur number so dt i cn add u to my whatsapp.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by amber222(f): 11:17am On Jun 08, 2017
Ishilove:

Paying well ke? Someone who could not even pay what we charged him. He ended up dropping his goods at our office so that we can help him sell it and send the money to the US.
u are a clearing agent? that was what he did with all d equipments he packed from d car wash.he expct people to buy it d exact price he bought before it become used.imagine checking d price on internet and comparing d equipments on dollar price.he hs gn bk now but his goods are still in his house.send ur number so dt i cn add u to my whatsapp.ok
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 11:27am On Jun 08, 2017
amber222:
u are a clearing agent? that was what he did with all d equipments he packed from d car wash.he expct people to buy it d exact price he bought before it become used.imagine checking d price on internet and comparing d equipments on dollar price.he hs gn bk now but his goods are still in his house.send ur number so dt i cn add u to my whatsapp.ok
Lol. Okay, I will send it via PM
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by amber222(f): 11:38am On Jun 08, 2017
Ishilove:
Lol. Okay, I will send it via PM
ok
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by lafflaff123(m): 2:34pm On Sep 11, 2017
Ishilove:

Lol. Okay, I will send it via PM

You are a clearing agent?thought you were a student?it does not matter as i am day dreaming about us.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 2:36pm On Sep 11, 2017
lafflaff123:


You are a clearing agent?thought you were a student?it does not matter as i am day dreaming about us.
LMAO!
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by lafflaff123(m): 2:41pm On Sep 11, 2017
Ishilove:

LMAO!

Today i will go through all your posts.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 2:42pm On Sep 11, 2017
lafflaff123:


Today i will go through all your posts.
You seem to have a lot of time on your hands
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by lafflaff123(m): 2:44pm On Sep 11, 2017
Ishilove:

You seem to have a lot of time on your hands

I am on leave and chilling. You stay in Lagos?i could take you swimming under the third mainland bridge.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 2:47pm On Sep 11, 2017
lafflaff123:


I am on leave and chilling. You stay in Lagos?i could take you swimming under the third mainland bridge.
I prefer the Lagos lagoon
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by lafflaff123(m): 2:56pm On Sep 11, 2017
Ishilove:

I prefer the Lagos lagoon

Lagoon? kiss tongue you are hot and i am falling for you already.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 3:16pm On Sep 11, 2017
lafflaff123:


Lagoon? kiss tongue you are hot and i am falling for you already.
Smh
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by lafflaff123(m): 3:20pm On Sep 11, 2017
Ishilove:

Smh

Now i want to put a publication out for you here. I want to know about you before i take it to the next step.

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Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 3:24pm On Sep 11, 2017
lafflaff123:


Now i want to put a publication out for you here. I want to know about you before i take it to the next step.

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Publication... I don't follow undecided
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by lafflaff123(m): 3:48pm On Sep 11, 2017
Ishilove:

Publication... I don't follow undecided

Have you seen it?
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by JohnXcel: 5:12pm On Sep 25, 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.
Though this is an old post, with your comment getting about 190 likes.
You made some really good points BUT with a wrong, degenerating tone.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ishilove: 5:20pm On Sep 25, 2017
JohnXcel:
Though this is an old post, with your comment getting about 190 likes.
You made some really good points BUT with a wrong, degenerating tone.
Noted.
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by JohnXcel: 5:21pm On Sep 25, 2017
Ishilove:
Noted.
Great!
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by ifeoflagos17: 4:54pm On Dec 14, 2017
Hello everyone, my name is Ifeoluwa and I am a Surrey-based final year secondary school student. My family first migrated to the UK from Nigeria in 2002, with the aim of hoping to effectively integrate into this society. I am enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, and as part of my Diploma Programme, I have to complete a 4000 word mini thesis. The topic I have chosen to explore is the social factors that have contributed to the external migration of Nigerian's to Peckham since the 1980s. In order to collect sufficient primary data, could you please be so kind as to fill out this questionnaire for me?

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdEBofNkYTTqCI62ec2m3dy2BG5ZzIeqb9yELn6SXTKy4jajw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Best wishes,

Ifeoluwa
Re: Peckham: The Ajegunle Of London by Ndipe(m): 12:27am On Feb 15
I read Bricklane is also a major hub for Asians.

Built2last:
Yea

Just like Bradford to Asians and middle Easterner.

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