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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Nobody: 7:05am On Apr 06
AngelicBeing:
Any society void of strict enforcement of laws, rules / regulations either via fines, koboko, "Sharia"style of chopping of hands is heading to chaos, anarchy, disaster, disordelinrss etc wink

But there has been no sharia style chopping of hands for Northern leaders with their hands in the cookie jar

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by AngelicBeing: 7:13am On Apr 06
ornicus:


But there has been no sharia style chopping of hands for Northern leaders with their hands in the cookie jar
Hian, like seriously, so what are the Sharia enforcement officers waiting for, they should start with the thieves in agbada cheesy

Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by AngelicBeing: 7:16am On Apr 06
ornicus:


Please don't reference the middle east . Their leaders are degenerate hypocrites.

What we want is a Lee Kuan yew. A nasty man who stands for what he says he stands for.
cheesy

Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by EgunMogaji2: 12:59pm On Apr 06
The President of the federal republic of Nigeria ordered a lockdown for Abuja FCT, Lagos and Ogun states.

Just look at your obedient citizens who cares about stopping the current pandemic.

If we started doing massive testing I would wager that a good of over 50% of the population will be infected. Out of that maybe 25% will die off.

Right in front of a police checkpoint too. This is why I humbly respect Buhari to send army to keep the enforcement. And I specifically want those northerner soldiers that have that wicked tribal mark. Maybe they pretend but the one sin the 80's don't speak english or Yoruba so you're pretty much bleeped if they catch you.

Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by slashthroat: 2:03pm On Apr 06
EgunMogaji2:
The President of the federal republic of Nigeria ordered a lockdown for Abuja FCT, Lagos and Ogun states.

Just look at your obedient citizens who cares about stopping the current pandemic.

If we started doing massive testing I would wager that a good of over 50% of the population will be infected. Out of that maybe 25% will die off.

Right in front of a police checkpoint too. This is why I humbly respect Buhari to send army to keep the enforcement. And I specifically want those northerner soldiers that have that wicked tribal mark. Maybe they pretend but the one sin the 80's don't speak english or Yoruba so you're pretty much bleeped if they catch you.

Chairmo i told you that airlift of americans thread was fake

Make soldiers lit them up for violating this order
If na Philippines or china them for them use their brain do peppersoup
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by AngelicBeing: 5:25pm On Apr 06
EgunMogaji2:
The President of the federal republic of Nigeria ordered a lockdown for Abuja FCT, Lagos and Ogun states.

Just look at your obedient citizens who cares about stopping the current pandemic.

If we started doing massive testing I would wager that a good of over 50% of the population will be infected. Out of that maybe 25% will die off.

Right in front of a police checkpoint too. This is why I humbly respect Buhari to send army to keep the enforcement. And I specifically want those northerner soldiers that have that wicked tribal mark. Maybe they pretend but the one sin the 80's don't speak english or Yoruba so you're pretty much bleeped if they catch you.
Koboko laden with chilly pepper + flogging + chopping of fingers + long-term in prison + confiscation of stolen or looted assets + Chinese style of punishment = A better Nigeria other than that, it is not yet uhuru, the pictures below is my suggestion for stubborn and disobedient Nigerians :, I am ready to take the contract for supplying koboko and chopping knives to be used for the punishment cheesy

Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Linsigne(m): 5:55pm On Apr 06
Op sir this is very good of u to return home after retirement, this has bn wat u had in mind don't allow anyone to challenge ur decision . U saw countries like Vietnam, Thailand, u didn't go to retire ,everyone has his/her own choice. Now u have taken urs sir, i really appreciate that. I personally have an uncle that has bn in the states for more than 50years now he went wen he was abt to enter university and hasn't come bck home since then even though he has retired and all his children are doing well there, he his planning to come soon bt cos he lost one of his leg could be a challenge over here , anyone can take decision that suits him.
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Nobody: 5:58pm On Apr 06
EgunMogaji2:
The President of the federal republic of Nigeria ordered a lockdown for Abuja FCT, Lagos and Ogun states.

Just look at your obedient citizens who cares about stopping the current pandemic.

If we started doing massive testing I would wager that a good of over 50% of the population will be infected. Out of that maybe 25% will die off.

Right in front of a police checkpoint too. This is why I humbly respect Buhari to send army to keep the enforcement. And I specifically want those northerner soldiers that have that wicked tribal mark. Maybe they pretend but the one sin the 80's don't speak english or Yoruba so you're pretty much bleeped if they catch you.
People are not dying off. Whether our curve is different or it had not started, people are not dying, so no one is taking it seriously

It is also funny , the most conspicuous violators in this case are the rich and middle class.
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Mancala: 7:50pm On Apr 06
Nigeria was not always like this. Things have slowly degenerated over the years. I cannot imagine how a person who goes by the book can conveniently do business or work in Nigeria. I will never work or do business or earn a living in Nigeria anymore because of the level of frustration involved in existing within the system. The absence of the "rule of law" is one of the biggest if not the biggest problem in Nigeria.
"The rule of law exists when the constitution functions as the supreme law of the land, when the statutes enacted and enforced by the government invariably conform to the constitution. In addition, no one is above the law, and everyone under the authority of the constitution is obligated equally to obey the law"
This does not exist in Nigeria. The law is not equally enforced and there is so much injustice in the system. In theory, there are supposed to be 3 coequal branches of government. However, the executive branch wields majority of the power and has crippled the legislature and Judiciary. The system of checks and balances does not exist. Nigerias problems are systemic such that we need the force of government authority to solve them, and the cleansing needs to start with the government itself.

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by mufutau55(m): 11:15pm On Apr 06
AngelicBeing:
Koboko laden with chilly pepper + flogging + chopping of fingers + long-term in prison + confiscation of stolen or looted assets + Chinese style of punishment = A better Nigeria other than that, it is not yet uhuru, the pictures below is my suggestion for stubborn and disobedient Nigerians :, I am ready to take the contract for supplying koboko and chopping knives to be used for the punishment cheesy

You guys are crazy! But I love the idea. We need something like that o.

Hajji M.
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by AngelicBeing: 5:11am On Apr 07
mufutau55:


You guys are crazy! But I love the idea. We need something like that o.

Hajji M.
grin

Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by rotecch77(m): 1:29pm On Apr 07
EgunMogaji2:
The President of the federal republic of Nigeria ordered a lockdown for Abuja FCT, Lagos and Ogun states.

Just look at your obedient citizens who cares about stopping the current pandemic.

If we started doing massive testing I would wager that a good of over 50% of the population will be infected. Out of that maybe 25% will die off.

Right in front of a police checkpoint too. This is why I humbly respect Buhari to send army to keep the enforcement. And I specifically want those northerner soldiers that have that wicked tribal mark,Maybe they pretend but the one sin the 80's don't speak english or Yoruba so you're pretty much bleeped if they catch you.

“ those northerner soldiers with wicked tribal mark..... “

This part make me laugh hennnn
Seriously those guy can beat, you will even forget your name

Seriously we need such

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Beautyaddy: 11:13pm On Apr 07
Mancala:
Nigeria was not always like this. Things have slowly degenerated over the years. I cannot imagine how a person who goes by the book can conveniently do business or work in Nigeria. I will never work or do business or earn a living in Nigeria anymore because of the level of frustration involved in existing within the system. The absence of the "rule of law" is one of the biggest if not the biggest problem in Nigeria.
"The rule of law exists when the constitution functions as the supreme law of the land, when the statutes enacted and enforced by the government invariably conform to the constitution. In addition, no one is above the law, and everyone under the authority of the constitution is obligated equally to obey the law"
This does not exist in Nigeria. The law is not equally enforced and there is so much injustice in the system. In theory, there are supposed to be 3 coequal branches of government. However, the executive branch wields majority of the power and has crippled the legislature and Judiciary. The system of checks and balances does not exist. Nigerias problems are systemic such that we need the force of government authority to solve them, and the cleansing needs to start with the government itself.

We hear you o

But you're speaking to the Choir when it comes to Nigerians. cheesy
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Mancala: 11:39pm On Apr 08
Beautyaddy:


We hear you o

But you're speaking to the Choir when it comes to Nigerians. cheesy

We Nigerians are a special breed. We often do wrong things, not because we don't know what is right, but because it is almost impossible to survive in the country without taking short cuts and cutting corners. It is extremely difficult to fight against the corrupt system. Take for example, if you determine never to pay a bribe and you're earning a living in Nigeria, you will end up extremely frustrated or even dead. You better have the number of a top federal government official on speed dial to rescue you out of the different compromising situations you will find yourself on a daily basis. Like Mr EgunMogaji, I bring my money to Nigeria to enjoy myself. I don't depend on anybody for anything. Provide my own water, electricity, transportation, security etc. I will no longer come as a citizen. I come as a foreigner and register with my consulate when I get there so as to have a dependable ally in times of trouble. I do not have the strength nor the desire to fight battles at this stage in my life.

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Beautyaddy: 2:24pm On Apr 09
Mancala:


We Nigerians are a special breed. We often do wrong things, not because we don't know what is right, but because it is almost impossible to survive in the country without taking short cuts and cutting corners. It is extremely difficult to fight against the corrupt system. Take for example, if you determine never to pay a bribe and you're earning a living in Nigeria, you will end up extremely frustrated or even dead. You better have the number of a top federal government official on speed dial to rescue you out of the different compromising situations you will find yourself on a daily basis. Like Mr EgunMogaji, I bring my money to Nigeria to enjoy myself. I don't depend on anybody for anything. Provide my own water, electricity, transportation, security etc. I will no longer come as a citizen. I come as a foreigner and register with my consulate when I get there so as to have a dependable ally in times of trouble. I do not have the strength nor the desire to fight battles at this stage in my life.


I am 100% on board with you on this one. smiley
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by EgunMogaji2: 3:54pm On Apr 09
Mancala:


We Nigerians are a special breed. We often do wrong things, not because we don't know what is right, but because it is almost impossible to survive in the country without taking short cuts and cutting corners. It is extremely difficult to fight against the corrupt system. Take for example, if you determine never to pay a bribe and you're earning a living in Nigeria, you will end up extremely frustrated or even dead. You better have the number of a top federal government official on speed dial to rescue you out of the different compromising situations you will find yourself on a daily basis. Like Mr EgunMogaji, I bring my money to Nigeria to enjoy myself. I don't depend on anybody for anything. Provide my own water, electricity, transportation, security etc. I will no longer come as a citizen. I come as a foreigner and register with my consulate when I get there so as to have a dependable ally in times of trouble. I do not have the strength nor the desire to fight battles at this stage in my life.

Most definitely.

As long as you can live within your means then it is an adequate place to exist.
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by slashthroat: 11:14am On Apr 11
Mancala:
Nigeria was not always like this. Things have slowly degenerated over the years. I cannot imagine how a person who goes by the book can conveniently do business or work in Nigeria. I will never work or do business or earn a living in Nigeria anymore because of the level of frustration involved in existing within the system. The absence of the "rule of law" is one of the biggest if not the biggest problem in Nigeria.
"The rule of law exists when the constitution functions as the supreme law of the land, when the statutes enacted and enforced by the government invariably conform to the constitution. In addition, no one is above the law, and everyone under the authority of the constitution is obligated equally to obey the law"
This does not exist in Nigeria. The law is not equally enforced and there is so much injustice in the system. In theory, there are supposed to be 3 coequal branches of government. However, the executive branch wields majority of the power and has crippled the legislature and Judiciary. The system of checks and balances does not exist. Nigerias problems are systemic such that we need the force of government authority to solve them, and the cleansing needs to start with the government itself.

You are too hateful of your country. Haba
No be this same country dem born you? See person whey never even spend 8years for America done dey yarn like say him be american indian mshew
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Abdulquadrimuha(m): 10:50pm On Apr 11
Alhamdullilah!!! I 've read these thread to the last page and all I can say concerning the issue of Nigeria is that Nigeria is gonna be a great, better and fruitful Nation by the special grace of God. I am a student, still in college as a first year and I pray all my wish come true inshallah.
Frankly speaking reading this thread has impacted a mental feeling to me! And lastly, thank u very much sir. And I wish the very best for u sir!!!!
PS:I am not very good in English tho still trying best

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by EgunMogaji2: 12:20am On Apr 22
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by EgunMogaji2: 12:25am On Apr 22
Abdulquadrimuha:
Alhamdullilah!!! I 've read these thread to the last page and all I can say concerning the issue of Nigeria is that Nigeria is gonna be a great, better and fruitful Nation by the special grace of God. I am a student, still in college as a first year and I pray all my wish come true inshallah.
Frankly speaking reading this thread has impacted a mental feeling to me! And lastly, thank u very much sir. And I wish the very best for u sir!!!!
PS:I am not very good in English tho still trying best

Salam.

Nigeria is our home and this pandemic has driven it home more. Hopefully our elected leaders will have a rethink and finally start investing and upgrading our infrastructures.

Good luck to you Sir and I pray that all your ambitions come to fruition, either abroad or here at home in Nigeria.

PS: Your English is perfect.
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by DonTydee: 3:14am On Apr 22
The problem with this scenario is that your friends don't give a sh!t about you anymore and you not so much. You've grown apart. Been there, done that.
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Mancala: 4:23am On Apr 22
slashthroat:


You are too hateful of your country. Haba
No be this same country dem born you? See person whey never even spend 8years for America done dey yarn like say him be american indian mshew

Against my better judgement, I will provide a singular response. "Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people". I presented facts, many of which I have been a living witness to, but you pivot to attack my person rather than attempt to dispute or disprove my positions. Speaking the truth about ones country does not in anyway equate to hate. On the contrary, I love Nigeria and would love to see her situation improve in my lifetime, even if it's only back to how it was when I left.
You know absolutely nothing about me yet you present nonsensical grandiose assertions like you know me like that! This much I know. When people start hurling insults at you rather than addressing the issues at hand, you know their minds are closed and there's no point in further engagement. You disengage yourself as quickly as possible from the situation.

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Abdulquadrimuha(m): 8:44pm On Apr 25
EgunMogaji2:


Salam.

Nigeria is our home and this pandemic has driven it home more. Hopefully our elected leaders will have a rethink and finally start investing and upgrading our infrastructures.

Good luck to you Sir and I pray that all your ambitions come to fruition, either abroad or here at home in Nigeria.

PS: Your English is perfect.


Amen ya Allah
I appreciate ur compliment sir.
Thank you very much!!!

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by mikeybrainy: 2:28pm On May 20
Nice one Sir,
its nice hearing and learning from someone experienced as you are.
I'm a student in my second year, but your experiences and that of some others on this platform has been a guide to me.
I appreciate your truthfulness and these things you have addressed will always be at the back of my mind,as I'm planning to relocating within the next five years.
Thank you Mr EgunMogaji2 for the thread and I hope you continue

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by EgunMogaji2: 3:15pm On May 20
mikeybrainy:
Nice one Sir,
its nice hearing and learning from someone experienced as you are.
I'm a student in my second year, but your experiences and that of some others on this platform has been a guide to me.
I appreciate your truthfulness and these things you have addressed will always be at the back of my mind,as I'm planning to relocating within the next five years.
Thank you Mr EgunMogaji2 for the thread and I hope you continue



You're welcome.

I'm glad you found the thread useful. Mine is not to tell someone to migrate or not, it's a personal decision, but to just show my own perspective from how my travels went.

I wish you the best of luck here and overseas.
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Pejudear: 5:16pm On May 20
Nice one big daddy Egunmogaji2. Just saw ur thread and decided to read from page 1to 11 just in a sitting. Thank u sooo much for the enlightenment. You av really inspired me on planning retirement early in life. But that as it may am still planning my jetting out. I must explore. Thank you Sir.

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by EgunMogaji2: 7:38pm On May 20
Pejudear:
Nice one big daddy Egunmogaji2. Just saw ur thread and decided to read from page 1to 11 just in a sitting. Thank u sooo much for the enlightenment. You av really inspired me on planning retirement early in life. But that as it may am still planning my jetting out. I must explore. Thank you Sir.

You’re welcome Chief.

I cannot stress enough that youths ought to think ahead to retirement.

End goals are very important.

I’m jealous of the younger guys in their early 20’s, oh to do it all over again grin

Good luck Sir.

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Olalekank(m): 6:06am On May 21
EgunMogaji2:


You’re welcome Chief.

I cannot stress enough that youths ought to think ahead to retirement.

End goals are very important.

I’m jealous of the younger guys in their early 20’s, oh to do it all over again grin

Good luck Sir.
Thanks for this sir

What advice would you share for some of us who are just starting out with our careers?
Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by EgunMogaji2: 6:25am On May 21
Olalekank:

Thanks for this sir

What advice would you share for some of us who are just starting out with our careers?

1) Decide on what professional career you want and focus on it. Doctor, Lawyer, Barber, Chef (person that cooks for Mayweather gets paid $1K per plate), Mechanic, Plumber, Surgeon, Astronaut, Politician. Decide and focus on it with a purpose.

2) Get a hobby and be good at it. Golf, Fishing, Carpentry, etc One of the people I follow on Youtube was a professionally trained Architect in UK. She couldn't find a fulfilling job and then she started doing her hobby of furniture making. She moved to Nigeria and is now one of the who is who in custom furnitures in Nigeria. She's met the Prince of Wales via this furniture thing.

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Olalekank(m): 8:34am On May 21
EgunMogaji2:


1) Decide on what professional career you want and focus on it. Doctor, Lawyer, Barber, Chef (person that cooks for Mayweather gets paid $1K per plate), Mechanic, Plumber, Surgeon, Astronaut, Politician. Decide and focus on it with a purpose.

2) Get a hobby and be good at it. Golf, Fishing, Carpentry, etc One of the people I follow on Youtube was a professionally trained Architect in UK. She couldn't find a fulfilling job and then she started doing her hobby of furniture making. She moved to Nigeria and is now on oof the who is who in custom furnitures. She's met the Prince of Wales via this furniture thing.
Wow! Thanks for this sir

I'd take the key point as taking up an activity/profession, focus on it and be good at it.

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by Pejudear: 8:46am On May 21
EgunMogaji2:


You’re welcome Chief.

I cannot stress enough that youths ought to think ahead to retirement.

End goals are very important.

I’m jealous of the younger guys in their early 20’s, oh to do it all over again grin

Good luck Sir.
I am not a Sir ooo am a Ma

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Re: Yankee To Naija: Thoughts And Experiences by EgunMogaji2: 9:00am On May 21
Pejudear:
I am not a Sir ooo am a Ma

I stand corrected and beg your forgiveness. I blame it on my youth grin

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