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Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by showafrica(m): 7:37pm On Feb 11
DevelopNaija:
I sent the picture below to my friend and she responded 'AMEN'. I had to remind her that this is not a prophecy but a goal that needs actions to become a reality.

#Poverty will drastically reduce if the following are done.

1. Change our mindset
2. Increase Minimum Wage.
3.Cut down public officers' salaries and allowances.
4. Gain 21st Century skills.
5. Provision of well paying jobs
6. Smart solutions for electricity and Water problem
7. Stop being greedy, selfish and self-centered.
8. Minding one's business

What other ways can we reduce poverty for ourselves and others? Any suggestions?

Its simple na. Provide 24hrs electricity and make it cheap. People wey get sense will build factories and employ pple wey no get sense. Every body will earn one way or the other.

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Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by abbey621(m): 7:56pm On Feb 11
Yankee101:


People live in New York and commute 2 hours or more by train to Penny

I worked in Nigeria when Glo, MTN, oil ^ Gas and any of the major banks will pay you more than the average American will have as disposable income (glo used to place an advert that do not even apply if you earn less than 20m naira, that was when the naira was less than 100 per usd).

And I noticed the same work ethic in these big companies

There's no one in NY, that would commute 2 hours to work and 2 hours back home for $2 to $3 per hour. GET REAL BRODA! I have been a manager for years now and I also own my own ecommerce business. Let's stop this misinformation!
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by joyandfaith: 8:06pm On Feb 11
DevelopNaija:
I sent the picture below to my friend and she responded 'AMEN'. I had to remind her that this is not a prophecy but a goal that needs actions to become a reality.

#Poverty will drastically reduce if the following are done.

1. Change our mindset
2. Increase Minimum Wage.
3.Cut down public officers' salaries and allowances.
4. Gain 21st Century skills.
5. Provision of well paying jobs
6. Smart solutions for electricity and Water problem
7. Stop being greedy, selfish and self-centered.
8. Minding one's business

What other ways can we reduce poverty for ourselves and others? Any suggestions?

Three ways
1. Restructure - true federalism and resource control
2. Stop police corruption
3. Electricity

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Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Yankee101: 8:11pm On Feb 11
abbey621:


There's no one in NY, that would commute 2 hours to work and 2 hours back home for $2 to $3 per hour. GET REAL BRODA! I have been a manager for years now and I also own my own ecommerce business. Let's stop this misinformation!

Check your map, upstate New York train service to Pennsylvania.

And who pays 2 or 3 dollars per hr in the US?

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Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by abbey621(m): 8:18pm On Feb 11
Yankee101:


Check your map, upstate New York train service to Pennsylvania.

And who pays 2 or 3 dollars per hr in the US?

That is what I'm saying, you are comparing workers in Nigeria making an average of $2 to $3 per hour to workers in New York making minimum wage of $7.25 or more. You can't compare work ethics because the scenario is different. This is why I asked you to imagine workers in the USA working for peanuts and going through the stress of getting to work and leaving for home. Imagine the toll it would take on their mental and physical well-being. Yoyu can't give your 100% to a company when you're on the edge of depression, can you?
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Yankee101: 8:27pm On Feb 11
abbey621:


That is what I'm saying, you are comparing workers in Nigeria making an average of $2 to $3 per hour to workers in New York making minimum wage of $7.25 or more. You can't compare work ethics because the scenario is different. This is why I asked you to imagine workers in the USA working for peanuts and going through the stress of getting to work and leaving for home. Imagine the toll it would take on their mental and physical well-being. Yoyu can't give your 100% to a company when you're on the edge of depression, can you?

We're talking about work ethic in naija and yankee.

There's no comparison.

Only the very very poor/artisans/daily pay folks work to the bone in naija. Just so they can survive. The average high school graduate and upwards is not willing to work hard. Why do you think yahoo yahoo is aplenty? Always looking for the easy way out
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by abbey621(m): 8:31pm On Feb 11
Yankee101:


We're talking about work ethic in naija and yankee.

There's no comparison.

Only the very very poor/artisans/daily pay folks work to the bone in naija. Just so they can survive. The average high school graduate and upwards is not willing to work hard. Why do you think yahoo yahoo is aplenty? Always looking for the easy way out

Laughable.....Why do you think selling drugs/weeds is so numerous in yankee? You have no point jaare, you make blanket statements without supporting facts, abeg go and sleep!
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by midnighter(f): 8:31pm On Feb 11
Yankee101:


We're talking about work ethic in naija and yankee.

There's no comparison.

Only the very very poor/artisans/daily pay folks work to the bone in naija. Just so they can survive. The average high school graduate and upwards is not willing to work hard. Why do you think yahoo yahoo is aplenty? Always looking for the easy way out

You have some kind of a point but the attitude you're describing is more visible in civil and public service rather than private institutions in which the owner has his eye on the ball.

You are exaggerating just a tad; the work culture of an organisation somewhat dictates the behaviour of workers inside said institution.

Though I agree with you that in the main, our attitude needs some adjustment
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by praz001(m): 8:38pm On Feb 11
The only solution to poverty in Nigeria is Number 7....
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Yankee101: 8:40pm On Feb 11
abbey621:


Laughable.....Why do you think selling drugs/weeds is so numerous in yankee? You have no point jaare, you make blanket statements without supporting facts, abeg go and sleep!

And na we no dey sell drugs and weed abi?

Nigeria is one one the largest conduit for drugs from south america for onward distribution.

Tinubu, IBB (Dele Giwa saga), Kashamu (orange is the new black saga) etc have all been implicated in pushing
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Yankee101: 8:43pm On Feb 11
midnighter:


You have some kind of a point but the attitude you're describing is more visible in civil and public service rather than private institutions in which the owner has his eye on the ball.

You are exaggerating just a tad; the work culture of an organisation somewhat dictates the behaviour of workers inside said institution.

Though I agree with you that in the main, our attitude needs some adjustment

Ask anyone here how government offices operate with efficiency.

You can register a business from your bedroom, pay taxes on your couch, drop ship anything, be attended to promptly in the post office, get your licence same day at the DMV, etc etc etc

So productivity of a nation cannot exclude certain players in the nation. You're only as strong as your weakest link
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by ascek(m): 8:46pm On Feb 11
[quote author=DexterousOne post=86566005]

And whose fault is it that Nigeria does not have a "national vision "?

Countries more diverse than Nigeria have stronger state of the union.
And a more nationalistic view to nationhood

So why is Nigeria case different? undecided

Is it wicked leaders or citizens who don't know better? [/quote
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by abbey621(m): 8:47pm On Feb 11
Yankee101:


And na we no dey sell drugs and weed abi?

Nigeria is one one the largest conduit for drugs from south america for onward distribution.

Tinubu, IBB (Dele Giwa saga), Kashamu (orange is the new black saga) etc have all been implicated in pushing

Shallow reasoning:

Yahoo is plenty in 9ja = Easy way out
Drug use and sellers plenty in Yankee = No big deal.

Lol....like I said go to bed, logic has left the buidling!
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by midnighter(f): 8:48pm On Feb 11
Yankee101:


Ask anyone here how government offices operate with efficiency.

You can register a business from your bedroom, pay taxes on your couch, drop ship anything, be attended to promptly in the post office, get your licence same day at the DMV, etc etc etc

So productivity of a nation cannot exclude certain players in the nation. You're only as strong as your weakest link

Yes, but your comments seem to place the blame squarely at the feet of workers, when it's demonstrably obvious that that's just one side of the story.

Otherwise banks, private schools and even small private restaurants would be operating in the same stupid manner as government institutions, which is clearly not the case.

Management and top-down infrastructure implementation are poor in public services in Nigeria. Workers need to be incentivised and given decent working conditions and objectives
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Yankee101: 8:50pm On Feb 11
abbey621:


Shallow reasoning:

Yahoo is plenty in 9ja = Easy way out
Drug use and sellers plenty in Yankee = No big deal.

Lol....like I said go to bed, logic has left the buidling!

Your former president, present king maker and current senator were drug dealers and you feel that's shallow reasoning?

I knew you were fake when you said US pays 2 or 3$

I had your time else I for don leave u for gutter tey tey
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Yankee101: 8:52pm On Feb 11
midnighter:


Yes, but your comments seem to place the blame squarely at the feet of workers, when it's demonstrably obvious that that's just one side of the story.

Otherwise banks, private schools and even small private restaurants would be operating in the same stupid manner as government institutions, which is clearly not the case.

Management and top-down infrastructure implementation are poor in public services in Nigeria. Workers need to be incentivised and given decent working conditions and objectives

NNPC is public service. And I will relocate to nigeria for a job at my level if offered. You still think inefficiency in naija has to do with money?

Most ministry cashiers are richer than doctors and lawyers in naija. It still doesn't produce efficiencies.

What else do you want to hear?
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by midnighter(f): 8:55pm On Feb 11
Yankee101:


NNPC is public service. And I will relocate to nigeria for a job at my level if offered. You still think inefficiency in naija has to do with money?

Most ministry cashiers are richer than doctors and lawyers in naija. It still doesn't produce efficiencies.

What else do you want to hear?

Lol so all you took from my post was lack of money...continue...
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by abbey621(m): 10:05pm On Feb 11
Yankee101:


Your former president, present king maker and current senator were drug dealers and you feel that's shallow reasoning?

I knew you were fake when you said US pays 2 or 3$

I had your time else I for don leave u for gutter tey tey

Your ignorance is astonishing grin grin grin
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Yankee101: 10:57pm On Feb 11
abbey621:


Your ignorance is astonishing grin grin grin

Says the liar
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by abbey621(m): 11:06pm On Feb 11
Yankee101:


Says the liar

Name one lie I've told!
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Cousin9999: 12:26am On Feb 12
1. Eliminate corrupt stooges of foreign governments planted in high positions to maintain chaos while others loot Nigeria.

2. Also:

It would be a profound mistake to believe the number of stupid people in a declining society is greater than in a developing society. Both such societies are plagued by the same percentage of stupid people. The difference between the two societies is that in the society which performs poorly:

a) the stupid members of the society are allowed by the other members to become more active and take more actions; b) there is a change in the composition of the non-stupid section with a relative decline of populations of areas I, H1 and B1 and a proportionate increase of populations H2 and B2.

This theoretical presumption is abundantly confirmed by an exhaustive analysis of historical cases. In fact the historical analysis allows us to reformulate the theoretical conclusions in a more factual way and with more realistic detail.

Whether one considers classical, or medieval, or modern or contemporary times one is impressed by the fact that any country moving uphill has its unavoidable σ fraction of stupid people. However the country moving uphill also has an unusually high fraction of intelligent people who manage to keep the σ fraction at bay and at the same time produce enough gains for themselves and the other members of the community to make progress a certainty.
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by lighternote: 2:37am On Feb 12
If only Nigeria can ensure constant electricity supply and security, the rest they say is history.
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Nobody: 3:14am On Feb 12
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Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by kayuscares4u(m): 7:17am On Feb 12
One of the most important ways of reducing poverty is Human development and government should create enable ground for starters of all kinds of business

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Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by CapiTALL(m): 7:29am On Feb 12
DevelopNaija:
I sent the picture below to my friend and she responded 'AMEN'. I had to remind her that this is not a prophecy but a goal that needs actions to become a reality.

#Poverty will drastically reduce if the following are done.

1. Change our mindset
2. Increase Minimum Wage.
3.Cut down public officers' salaries and allowances.
4. Gain 21st Century skills.
5. Provision of well paying jobs
6. Smart solutions for electricity and Water problem
7. Stop being greedy, selfish and self-centered.
8. Minding one's business

What other ways can we reduce poverty for ourselves and others? Any suggestions?
1, 4 , 6 , 7 and 8 got me. Especially 7. We Nigerians are too greedy. If you wanna know. Check the Lagos traffic, everybody is in a hurry and dont want to give space but when it's their turn, they want people to give way for them. Typically. Lord have mercy.

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Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by muryan777: 11:33am On Feb 12
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Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Npower: 12:36pm On Feb 12
Poverty everywhere, a lot of people are actually poor and struggling while some of us, even Dangote no see our back.
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Hotspotbro(m): 1:37pm On Feb 12
henriettttta:
9. Lower the number of children we give birth to

You will see a man in Nigeria with a salary of 25k giving birth to more than 5 children

Why won't there be poverty
tell the Northerners.. Up there

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Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by Nobody: 8:00pm On Feb 19
[quote author=cybug post=86558042]Work hard

Work smart

Network and surround yourself with wealthy rich people... Financially intelligent people.

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Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by MANNABBQGRILLS: 3:50pm On Sep 16
maxjax:
We have written this more than once here.....
Hope it can get to the right sources.

HOW NIGERIA CAN PAY MINIMUM WAGE COMFORTABLY.......... MANNABBQGRILLS


1. Abolish SECURITY VOTE in NIGERIA. Nigeria will pay N45,000 minimum wage comfortably.

2. a) Abolish CONSTITUENCY PROJECT FUNDS
b) Reduce number of ADVISERS to SENATE PRES(2), HOUSE SPEAKER(2), GOVs(4), PRESIDENT(5), VP(2)
c) Reduce current ALL Political Office Holders PAY CHEQUES by 51.5%, without exception
d) Do away with special remuneration to POLITICAL ADVISERS & PUBLIC SERVANTS e.g; Purchase of Private Vehicles, Houses, granting Govt paid Vacations, paying for 1st & Business Class Transportations, etc, etc...
e) Abolish payment of OVERSEAS MEDICAL BILLS for Political Office Holders.
f) Eliminate PRIVATE PRACTICE in public workforce
g) Eliminate participation of Public Workforce in Partisan Politics.
h) Institute EMPLOYMENT BY MERIT, and eliminate UNDEREMPLOYMENT.
i) Review and eliminate allocation of Govt paid POLITICAL AIDES & SUPPORT STAFF to Political Office Holders.

With (1) + (2) Nigeria would pay a minimum wage of N65,000 comfortably

3. Move Nigeria MORE to Private Sector Driven Economy
a) Privatise ALL MOST of Federal Govt PARASTATALS & reduce Federal Direct Funded AGENCIES to 68% of the present.
b) Privatise ALL of STATE Govt PARASTATALS & reduce State Direct Funded AGENCIES to 19% of the present.
c) Reduce current DIRECT LABOUR JOB participation by 49%
d) Encourage more Working Hours until Nigeria economic stabilizes
e) Discourage UNIONISM in Public Workforce

With (1) + (2) + (3), Nigeria would pay a minimum wage of N101,500 comfortably.


4) Institute DEATH PENALTY to proven THEFT OF PUBLIC FUNDS no matter how little, and LIFE Jail Sentences for COLLABORATORS.

With (1) + (2) + (3) & (4), Nigeria would pay a minimum wage of N203,500 comfortably.

God bless Nigeria.


Culled from MANNABBQGRILLS
Thanks for the acknowledgement!
Just got to see this.
Re: 8 Ways We Can Reduce Poverty In Nigeria. Do You Agree? by DMerciful(m): 4:06am On Sep 17
Restructure the country. It's the only way!

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