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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by willy2000: 9:58pm On May 14
Babyvet:


I’m not discouraging anyone from doing
menial jobs at the beginning. Re read all my post , we are talking LONG TERM. The op made this post because he said does not see any PROFFESIONAL career opportunities LONG TERM in Germany . From his experience it has been difficult for him to secure any professional jobs. Plus he is there on a visa .

You should have asked the op some pertinent questions like, what did he study? How well does he speak the language?
You attend a University and study a non-commercial course just for the sake of studying Abroad. He mentioned STEM, that is ambiguous.

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by justwise(m): 9:58pm On May 14
thewatcher2020:


Very painful! These goons here glorify suffering so much that you’d think it’s hideous not to suffer before breaking through.

Nigerians pay way too much than they end up getting on the long term. The OP is not alone. Thousands of Nigerians are stuck like him but scared to admit.

When I’m chanced, I’m definitely going to make a post to bring to fore the senselessness of embarking on these evil mission where educational agents convince Nigerian Parents to part with thousands of dollars to go fund an economy where their children end up being aged caregivers and all sorts. They save to come ball in December and run back to continue from where they stopped. I hope only sane people with experience would comment under the post tho.

Most of these people don’t and can never get it. They think you’ve got some bourgeoisie mindset when in fact what you’re serving is basic free tip for useful minds to decipher.

Keep your insults to yourself

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by justwise(m): 10:02pm On May 14
willy2000:


Justwise, you fit explain am for pidgin, she/he go understand am wella

grin grin
Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by Babyvet: 10:04pm On May 14
justwise:
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You can only work as a cashier in Tesco or Walmart? Do you know that those companies run graduate programs in business and IT fields?

The high fees you paid does not come with job offer by the school or the foreign govt., you are paying for the knowledge and certificate just like in Nigeria.


How many it companies or business are sponsoring Nigerians .Job sponsorship is very low right now . You must be one of a kind to get it now . In the US , Indians have claimed the IT market. Look at the visa bulletin for the US for 2018. Only about 495 Nigerians got employed preference visa, now compare that to the thousands of students who come into the US per year to study.

https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/Statistics/AnnualReports/FY2018AnnualReport/FY18AnnualReport%20-%20TableIII.pdf

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by canadaman18: 10:07pm On May 14
I think the biggest problem we Nigerians face is wanting to get big overnight and wanting instantaneous results.

First things first , 'menial jobs' or casual jobs are something almost everyone in the west does at one stage of their lives. I've lived in Canada for several years since I was a teen and virtually all my friends who are canadians started doing menial jobs at 16/17 (waitress , chef , delivery guys, facility maintenance). But a lot of nigerians think they are too big for that, It wasn't till recession hit and naira dropped that many international students got part time jobs at walmart and the likes.

With the exception of canadian kids whose parents are in the top 5% , they've all worked this same menial jobs . The truth is you cant go somewhere new and instantly expect to be living large. Although I know its tough leaving your job as bank manager in nigeria and you have to start working as a security guard but in most cases that's temporary for a couple of months.

Also one more thing is the degree you study matters , arts degrees and similar irrespective of nationality or skin colour find it hard. In fact most times go to a retail store like Michael Kors, Zara , a lot of the people you see there have degrees but there arent a lot of jobs for those degrees. Honestly in the world of today without a STEM degree or plenty of experience getting a job is a challenge.

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by Babyvet: 10:08pm On May 14
willy2000:



So much for someone who has lived abroad for over 20years and you call yourself a nurse? If decorum and self-control are far from you, I can imagine, what kind of sh.it those close to you have to experience on a daily basis.

Abeg go continue packing poo for that Germany .

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by lyricalz(m): 10:11pm On May 14
ShyWhale:
I am a Nigerian in Germany with a German Masters degree. It's quite difficult to get professional jobs in Germany as an African as we are usually the last of the pack. The only luck I ever had was to get internships, internships that takes several months to get and usually only for short periods. The high percentage of Africans even with German Phds doing menial jobs is highly discouraging and depressing. Most are trapped in the race for survival and I can't imagine myself living life like them. I feel I could do better with my skills and education that spreads across Europe's top countries.

I made the decision to return to Nigeria, harness my skills and start up a processing company. At 25 and the sole breadwinner of an extended family, they are asking me to stay put, saying that the Nigerian environment is not good for business (I feel they are only scared of losing out on the goodies they get from me).

Also last year, the family introduced me to a female in the UK, talking about marriage to her. The said lady is a Nigerian within my age range, but born and raised in the UK. Though I have been to the UK severally to see her, I have made no commitments whatsoever as she is not the kind of lady I would marry all things being equal. She and the family have however given me a ultimatum to decide now.


What do you advice?


don't let anyone deceive you. The best place to leave on earth is Nigeria, but only if you have money. There is wide poverty right here in Nigeria, that's the reason Nigeria seems like hell on earth. But not to those who have the money. If you have the capital, come invest it in Nigeria, the market is here.

Goodluck.

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by Babyvet: 10:12pm On May 14
canadaman18:
I think the biggest problem we Nigerians face is wanting to get big overnight and wanting instantaneous results.

First things first , 'menial jobs' or casual jobs are something almost everyone in the west does at one stage of their lives. I've lived in Canada for several years since I was a teen and virtually all my friends who are canadians started doing menial jobs at 16/17 (waitress , chef , delivery guys, facility maintenance). But a lot of nigerians think they are too big for that, It wasn't till recession hit and naira dropped that many international students got part time jobs at walmart and the likes.

With the exception of canadian kids whose parents are in the top 5% , they've all worked this same menial jobs . The truth is you cant go somewhere new and instantly expect to be living large. Although I know its tough leaving your job as bank manager in nigeria and you have to start working as a security guard but in most cases that's temporary for a couple of months.

Also one more thing is the degree you study matters , arts degrees and similar irrespective of nationality or skin colour find it hard. In fact most times go to a retail store like Michael Kors, Zara , a lot of the people you see there have degrees but there arent a lot of jobs for those degrees. Honestly in the world of today without a STEM degree or plenty of experience getting a job is a challenge.




I don’t think you guys understand the OP at all . The OP is a young man trying get into the professional world, he has been in Germany for while , he trying to move that meanil job stage and it has been difficult .

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by willy2000: 10:12pm On May 14
Babyvet:


Abeg go continue packing poo for that Germany .


Keep dreaming iya Nurse..... for your mind now, when professionals dey talk, you go dey feel fly abi, " I am a nurse in AMERIKA" nonsense.

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by Babyvet: 10:14pm On May 14
willy2000:



Keep dreaming iya Nurse..... for your mind now, when professionals dey talk, you go dey feel fly abi, " I am a nurse in AMERIKA" nonsense.

Lol, you are very low achiever, you think being a nurse is big deal in America ? You better go figure your stay in Germany instead of wasting time here.
Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by willy2000: 10:15pm On May 14
Babyvet:


Lol, you are very low achiever, you think being a nurse is big deal in America ?
You better go figure your stay in Germany instead of wasting time here.

The joke is on you. grin

The same way you figured yours out in AMELIKA, by going to night school and becoming a nurse after doing some shitty job. We know your type

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by justwise(m): 10:15pm On May 14
Babyvet:


How many it companies or business are sponsoring Nigerians .Job sponsorship is very low right now . You must be one of a kind to get it now . In the US , Indians have claimed the IT market. Look at the visa bulletin for the US for 2018. Only about 495 Nigerians got employed preference visa, now compare that to the thousands of students who come into the US per year to study.

https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/Statistics/AnnualReports/FY2018AnnualReport/FY18AnnualReport%20-%20TableIII.pdf

Did they start that company to look after Nigerians? Why do we have this false sense of entitlement? How many jobs are Nigerian govt creating for Nigerian graduates? Did you not do your research before investing ££££ into foreign education?

Not everybody will get that professional job after graduation even in Nigeria.

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by canadaman18: 10:16pm On May 14
Babyvet:


I don’t think you guys understand the OP at all . The OP is a young man trying get into the professional world, he has been in Germany for while , he trying to move that meanil job stage and it has been difficult .

Sorry I should have clarified my post is not to the OP but more in response to the other people on the thread who are complaining on the lack of jobs and opportunities in the west.

Getting a job anywhere is hard and you gotta start from somewhere. I wish there was some kind of stat but I'm yet to meet anyone with STEM degrees and the skills to back it up who went unemployed for longer than a year. I do meet people operating taxis with medical degrees from other countries but that stems more from the degree not being recognized

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by justwise(m): 10:18pm On May 14
Babyvet:


Shut up, you idiot . Any Nigerian parent who spends thousands of dollars to send their child abroad to school is not poor.

Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by justwise(m): 10:23pm On May 14
canadaman18:
I think the biggest problem we Nigerians face is wanting to get big overnight and wanting instantaneous results.

First things first , 'menial jobs' or casual jobs are something almost everyone in the west does at one stage of their lives. I've lived in Canada for several years since I was a teen and virtually all my friends who are canadians started doing menial jobs at 16/17 (waitress , chef , delivery guys, facility maintenance). But a lot of nigerians think they are too big for that, It wasn't till recession hit and naira dropped that many international students got part time jobs at walmart and the likes.

With the exception of canadian kids whose parents are in the top 5% , they've all worked this same menial jobs . The truth is you cant go somewhere new and instantly expect to be living large. Although I know its tough leaving your job as bank manager in nigeria and you have to start working as a security guard but in most cases that's temporary for a couple of months.

Also one more thing is the degree you study matters , arts degrees and similar irrespective of nationality or skin colour find it hard. In fact most times go to a retail store like Michael Kors, Zara , a lot of the people you see there have degrees but there arent a lot of jobs for those degrees. Honestly in the world of today without a STEM degree or plenty of experience getting a job is a challenge.




Thank you!!!

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by oluayebenz: 10:45pm On May 14
Nawa o
Guys dey vex o.

But on a serious note what if dollar depreciates to like 50 naira will Nigerians abroad cope?
Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by Beautyaddy: 11:01pm On May 14
oluayebenz:
Nawa o
Guys dey vex o.

But on a serious note what if dollar depreciates to like 50 naira will Nigerians abroad cope?

lol!...keep wishing.

What does Nigeria produce or invent that will make that your wish to come true

Even when one naira was equivalent to about one dollar in the early sixties to seventies Nigerians still migrated to the US but mostly through student purposes...however, most of them returned back to Nigeria after studies because there were opportunities galore with jobs waiting for them.

But now what we have is most people migrating to the US not necessary for school purposes but for better opportunities they are not getting in Nigeria.

Even the students applying to go school abroad are mostly using the student visa as a route to hopefully get a foot in the door that after at least investing in some kind of education abroad it might help them to stay back and be offered job oppunities.

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by oluayebenz: 11:04pm On May 14
Beautyaddy:


lol!...keep wishing.

What does Nigeria produce or invent that will make that your wish to come true

Even when one naira was equivalent to about one dollar in the early sixties to seventies Nigerians still migrated to the US but mostly through student purposes...however, most of them returned back to Nigeria after studies because there were opportunities galore with jobs waiting for them.

But now what we have is most people migrating to the US not necessary for school purposes but for better opportunities they are not getting in Nigeria.

Even the students applying to go school abroad are mostly using the student visa as a route to hopefully get a foot in the door that after at least investing in some kind of education abroad it might help them to stay back and be offered job oppunities.

I said what if.....
At least anything can happen.
I'm not directing my question to those that already loose hope on Nigeria


I dont expect long episode from you.
Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by Cyberknight: 11:06pm On May 14
canadaman18:
I think the biggest problem we Nigerians face is wanting to get big overnight and wanting instantaneous results.

First things first , 'menial jobs' or casual jobs are something almost everyone in the west does at one stage of their lives. I've lived in Canada for several years since I was a teen and virtually all my friends who are canadians started doing menial jobs at 16/17 (waitress , chef , delivery guys, facility maintenance). But a lot of nigerians think they are too big for that, It wasn't till recession hit and naira dropped that many international students got part time jobs at walmart and the likes.

With the exception of canadian kids whose parents are in the top 5% , they've all worked this same menial jobs . The truth is you cant go somewhere new and instantly expect to be living large. Although I know its tough leaving your job as bank manager in nigeria and you have to start working as a security guard but in most cases that's temporary for a couple of months.

Also one more thing is the degree you study matters , arts degrees and similar irrespective of nationality or skin colour find it hard. In fact most times go to a retail store like Michael Kors, Zara , a lot of the people you see there have degrees but there arent a lot of jobs for those degrees. Honestly in the world of today without a STEM degree or plenty of experience getting a job is a challenge.




I agree with everything you said (apart from your continued use of the adjective "menial"wink except this.

No need to sugarcoat the pill.

In most cases it takes a lot more than "a couple of months", for people to settle into their new lives with employment comparable to what they left back home, and not only for Nigerians.
Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by ysmd: 11:07pm On May 14
Well said. I think the problem with most Nigerians abroad is that they want to return but really dont know whr to start so they rather remain in that survival job and console themselves with i am doing it for my kids. If they had the opportunity to rewind their lives they wud hv stayed in Nigeria. In my opinion do whatever makes you happy cos u only hv one life to live and you dont want to live it in regret. I will rather be a king in my country than be a slave in oyinbo land.

thewatcher2020:


Stop arguing with those dissenting voices! It’s insane to spend over $65,000 from your parents in Nigeria on tuition overseas in a country like Australia and you end up packing shi.it of older citizens and wash plates in restaurants while having some masters degree and be deceiving yourself that “it is just for the time being”.

Trust me, it is easier for you to convince a brick wall to submit to your superior argument on here than to convince some sluggards on this forum on the importance of dignity and sense in yourself. A living witness here, I NEVER EVER NEVER EVER DID NO DAMN MENIAL SHI.T WHEN I WENT ABROAD. All I had to do was scale my expenses for the entire year during my student visa and post-study visa, paid my rents 12 months upfront and got my allowances 12 months upfront (albeit little in comparison to what menial guys make). I got a decent paying contract job while on student visa within 3 months of stepping foot into the country.

I told myself before leaving Nigeria that ANY job that I can’t do in Nigeria, I will never do abroad. It’s really a personal decision which I think it’s sane but people here be thinking because you’re African, you must appreciate just “being” in the foreign country. Balderdash trash!

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by Beautyaddy: 11:23pm On May 14
ysmd:
Well said. I think the problem with most Nigerians abroad is that they want to return but really dont know whr to start so they rather remain in that survival job and console themselves with i am doing it for my kids. If they had the opportunity to rewind their lives they wud hv stayed in Nigeria. In my opinion do whatever makes you happy cos u only hv one life to live and you dont want to live it in regret. I will rather be a king in my country than be a slave in oyinbo land.


I notice that most excuse offenders that are not admitting to the ongoing failed state of Nigeria are using the highlighted quote to console themselves.

Question is how are people who are living and working abroad being enslaved?

Are they being abused at work like some work places in Nigeria are allowed to get away with?

Are they owed months upon months of salary like some work places in Nigeria do?

Mind you most work places can get sued if the employees sense any form of discrimination of any form...even the illegal immigrants being employed in those jobs are not excepted from suing the employer for any type of abuse or discrimination.

Does any job in Nigeria have unions or employees rights they way they have them in most western countries?

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by oluayebenz: 11:24pm On May 14
thewatcher2020:


Stop arguing with those dissenting voices! It’s insane to spend over $65,000 from your parents in Nigeria on tuition overseas in a country like Australia and you end up packing shi.it of older citizens and wash plates in restaurants while having some masters degree and be deceiving yourself that “it is just for the time being”.

Trust me, it is easier for you to convince a brick wall to submit to your superior argument on here than to convince some sluggards on this forum on the importance of dignity and sense in yourself. A living witness here, I NEVER EVER NEVER EVER DID NO DAMN MENIAL SHI.T WHEN I WENT ABROAD. All I had to do was scale my expenses for the entire year during my student visa and post-study visa, paid my rents 12 months upfront and got my allowances 12 months upfront (albeit little in comparison to what menial guys make). I got a decent paying contract job while on student visa within 3 months of stepping foot into the country.

I told myself before leaving Nigeria that ANY job that I can’t do in Nigeria, I will never do abroad. It’s really a personal decision which I think it’s sane but people here be thinking because you’re African, you must appreciate just “being” in the foreign country. Balderdash trash!

How can I like this comment more than 100 times grin

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by planetx: 11:33pm On May 14
willy2000:


do NOT marry any girl in the west or do NOT marry a girl in Naija and bring her to the west

So where should one marry from na.?
Same question I was going to ask
Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by ysmd: 11:38pm On May 14
Slavery in this context is not physical but psychological. When you see a qualified doctor or someone who earned really well back in Nigeria but now abroad driving uber then you will understand or work in factories. For someone who is professionally inclined can never be happy he just survives and regrets but they will not tell u.

Beautyaddy:


I notice that most excuse offenders that are not admitting to the ongoing failed state of Nigeria are using the highlighted quote to console themselves.

Question is how are people who are living and working abroad being enslaved?

Are they being abused at work like some work places in Nigeria are allowed to get away with?

Are they owed months upon months of salary like some work places in Nigeria do?

Mind you most work places can get sued if the employees sense any form of discrimination of any form...even the illegal immigrants being employed in those jobs are not excepted from suing the employer for any type of abuse or discrimination.

Does any job in Nigeria have unions or employees rights they way they have them in most western countries?

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by Beautyaddy: 11:55pm On May 14
ysmd:
Slavery in this context is not physical but psychological. When you see a qualified doctor or someone who earned really well back in Nigeria but now abroad driving uber then you will understand or work in factories. For someone who is professionally inclined can never be happy he just survives and regrets but they will not tell u.


A so-called qualified doctor from Nigeria that cannot pass the medical board exams in most of those western countries.

You want to compare most if not all those people earning high incomes in Nigeria to the western countries when we all know that most people in Nigeria are getting those high paying jobs through connections and not necessary through earned merit.

Keep living in denial.

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by ysmd: 1:28am On May 15
I agree with you , but not everyone in 9ja got their jobs with connection. I stay in Canada where the job market here is basically connection they call it referral. I spoke to a recruiter with one of the big 4 banks and she confirmed it . So it the same every where if you look closer . It might be worse in 9ja but the job market and connection is same. That why you see people scrambling for temp roles the FT roles is referral o.

Beautyaddy:


A so-called qualified doctor from Nigeria that cannot pass the medical board exams in most of those western countries.

You want to compare most if not all those people earning high incomes in Nigeria to the western countries when we all know that most people in Nigeria are getting those high paying jobs through connections and not necessary through earned merit.

Keep living in denial.

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by damzy88: 1:52am On May 15
canadaman18:
I think the biggest problem we Nigerians face is wanting to get big overnight and wanting instantaneous results.

First things first , 'menial jobs' or casual jobs are something almost everyone in the west does at one stage of their lives. I've lived in Canada for several years since I was a teen and virtually all my friends who are canadians started doing menial jobs at 16/17 (waitress , chef , delivery guys, facility maintenance). But a lot of nigerians think they are too big for that, It wasn't till recession hit and naira dropped that many international students got part time jobs at walmart and the likes.

With the exception of canadian kids whose parents are in the top 5% , they've all worked this same menial jobs . The truth is you cant go somewhere new and instantly expect to be living large. Although I know its tough leaving your job as bank manager in nigeria and you have to start working as a security guard but in most cases that's temporary for a couple of months.

Also one more thing is the degree you study matters , arts degrees and similar irrespective of nationality or skin colour find it hard. In fact most times go to a retail store like Michael Kors, Zara , a lot of the people you see there have degrees but there arent a lot of jobs for those degrees. Honestly in the world of today without a STEM degree or plenty of experience getting a job is a challenge.



Many thanks for this. smiley

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by Chidimizzle: 1:54am On May 15
justwise:
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You can only work as a cashier in Tesco or Walmart? Do you know that those companies run graduate programs in business and IT fields?

The high fees you paid does not come with job offer by the school or the foreign govt., you are paying for the knowledge and certificate just like in Nigeria.


Lol! You're beginning to sound like a broken record on most education abroad thread I see you on. We all know that the fact that one studied/studies abroad doesn't mean the govt of the country promised or owe them jobs but stop trying to stifle the voices of people saying it as it is.

Education abroad has become a strategic means of fuelling the economy for most countries, even the citizens decry this act.

Doesn't hurt for people to get the word out on this. In the long run it's same message you and them are trying to pass across: don't expect anything cos truly they owe you nothing but want your money to fuel their economy. Leaves them aware of the likely consequences of whatever decision is made.

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Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by beatmonster: 5:23am On May 15
MaNyEsq:
I am not one who usually gives advice, however, I would add my two cents to the discussion. First and foremost, you have to decide what career path you would like to take now that you have graduated with a Masters degree...either get into a career in your area of study or start your own business. But either part you choose requires hard work and dedication and you must be willing to put in the effort that is necessary to be successful.

After introspection, assuming you've been bitten by an "entrepreneurial bug" and you have the capital and want to start something for yourself, then go for it. You just have to make sure that you do your due diligence before you jump into any type of business venture either in Germany or in Nigeria or any other place for that matter. But if you decide to get into the corporate world in Germany using your educational qualification, then I advise that you learn the language and be very fluent in it assuming you don't already speak the language.

Nothing endears a visitor to his host more than the visitor's ability to communicate with the host in his language. I am saying this out of my personal experience when I went to China with a bunch of my white colleagues from work. Our Chinese hosts related more to me more than my coworkers. I learned Mandarin and was able to communicate with them. That simple gesture made their life much easier for the fact that they did not have to struggle to express themselves to us since a lot of them did not speak English that well. They saw me as a trusted ally and would tell me things that they could not and did not tell my other colleagues.

Moreover, you can be very successful where ever you are if you have the wherewithal and the opportunity to showcase it. So, don't assume that because other Nigerians you know are not able to pursue their career goal in their field of study in Germany or elsewhere in Europe that their fate would be your lot as well. Always remember, that "life is like a box of chocolate and you never know what you'll get" [Forest Gump]. You have to believe in yourself and your skill set and go for it...no venture no success! Good luck and God bless!!
Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by beatmonster: 5:34am On May 15
Homguy:
Bro I left Naija for Canada about 3 weeks ago and almost all the Nigerians I have met here do good jobs not menial jobs, nursing, accounting, management etc. I am sure I would write my exams and move up soon by his grace.

You should consider Canada really

NIGERIA:
I just left so let me update you before you rush back home and regret.

1. Kidnapping is now a very serious business in Nigeria, and you especially at risk if you just arrived the country. It's everywhere not just in the ND it's very rampant in Lagos, people lose money and sometimes their lives. I have several colleagues who fell to this recently.

2. Starting a business : Do you know how many agencies including legal and illegal ones that would come to try to milk you out of your initial profit that's supposed to make the business grow? A lost of companies are struggling to survive there because the government doesn't care. Not to mention exchange rate and importing problems(I hope you don't intend to import anything because that enough to make you regret your DECISION to move back)

3. I assume power, clean water, sanity, clean air, are some of the things you enjoy there In Germany.
Are you ready to start the usual grind of buying fuel, dealing with generator noise, dealing with all the uncertainties that come withliving in Naija,

4. Are you sure you have a back up, because it seems you don't as the major earner in the family. Because if that business fails and there are a lot of reasons why it might fail, you might be trapped there in Nigeria, with little or no resources to leave again.

If I was in your shoes, I would try to migrate to another country say the UK or Canada, Australia or the US. Start a life that can sustain you so even when you go back home to invest or start a business briefly, you have things to run back to if that fails.

Yesterday, I met two Nigerians in church here who own their own pharmacies in Canada and are faring well. You can also start your business in Germany(if possible or relocate to where you can) and when its established you set a branch up in Nigeria.

I have neighbors that are regretting coming back after school and finding it really difficult. One has a masters from Italy but is currently doing a 50k govt job.

Na wa oh. If he was still in Italy working full time, he can make this amount (gross) in a day. This country don cast finish. A big time scam

Do not rush back home bro
Re: Should I Move To The UK Or Return To Nigeria? by justwise(m): 6:35am On May 15
Chidimizzle:


Lol! You're beginning to sound like a broken record on most education abroad thread I see you on. We all know that the fact that one studied/studies abroad doesn't mean the govt of the country promised or owe them jobs but stop trying to stifle the voices of people saying it as it is.

Education abroad has become a strategic means of fuelling the economy for most countries, even the citizens decry this act.

Doesn't hurt for people to get the word out on this. In the long run it's same message you and them are trying to pass across: don't expect anything cos truly they owe you nothing but want your money to fuel their economy. Leaves them aware of the likely consequences of whatever decision is made.

Thread like this comes up here at lest once a year and we have people like you who will show up to lament how you paid so much in fees and nobody is giving you a job after graduation and when anybody tries to present opposing views insults started flying around.

Many of you are so intolerant of alternative views and rather call names and level allegations only because I see things differently.

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