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|Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by cronsberg: 5:17pm On Apr 29, 2020|
Afternoon ladies and gentlemen. Before I start, let me ask just one question, in your own opinion, is this country really worth living in at all? Or is it really habitable?
I am in extreme regrets and in utter frustration as to why I was born here. And this makes me honestly hate my parents for choosing to remain here despite having the exposure, means and capacity to escape this country for good, but nonetheless chose to stay here believing that things will get better. How unwise they were back then, that choice of theirs back then sentenced us now to a lifetime of frustration, failed dreams, avoidable risks and threats, unwarranted suffering and miserable lifes. My parents failed me, I will make sure not to fail my children.
Since I was born 30years ago, not once have I experienced uninterrupted power supply in this country. for 30yrs it has been the same exact excuse of shortage of gas or low water levels. for 30yrs o. if since the time of my parents it did not get better, why will I believe it will be better now?
since I was born, all I know is all our leaders, governors, chairmen or even councillors we're busy living large in mansions, driving expensive cars etc while 99% of the masses were suffering, and it is the masses that put them there o. what an irony right?
SInce I was born, everything from getting a job, to getting healthcare, to quality education to water has always been impossible. how then do we survive in this country? no honestly, HOW? do people even know that the wealth in which our presidents and senators use in buying those expensive SUV's supposed to be for the masses? do you know that we suppose to go on rampage and revolt because of the suffering we are going through, those leaders supposed to be afraid of the masses not the other way around. do you know it is not normal to praise or go and beg any so called leader? you elected him to actually serve you and your interest. we literally don't know our rights in this country.
If it is about the present day, I believe it is even worse than before. In my location now, they bring light for 10 minutes and off it goes for 4 hours straight then it is back again and the circle continues, such that you only end up getting a total of 2 hours light in 24hrs, mind you the weather has been consistently hot for the past 3 months now. coupled with the lockdown and expensive food in the market, I ask again, how do we survive and prosper in this country?
Lastly, let us not deceive ourselves, don't even lie to yourself like our parents lied to themselves that Nigeria will get better. it will never happen. If you look at the facts, No single power station has been built and put to use since the 1970s, also no single massive public water supply project has been built since then, we still don't have a single standard public hospital in this country up till now. research centers? zero. public schools? zero. is this country really created for humans to Live in? So if all these things are missing, are you honestly not lying to yourself if you think that things are going to be better? Not in the next 50 years, by which time you have already gotten old and your children has grown to find themselves in this same mess. please don't do that to your children. This message is free of charge and I will urge any well meaning individual who loves himself and his future to LEAVE THIS COUNTRY IF YOU HAVE THE MEANS. Trust me, Nigeria has no future. nothing good at least.
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by ayobamiJR(m): 5:36pm On Apr 29, 2020|
Must you depend on foolish government?
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|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 5:51pm On Apr 29, 2020|
My father also helped many people abroad. He refused to stay there permanently except to visit. Everyone he helped today are doing fine in uk ireland and Germany. But i am not moaning about it. I don find my own way to japa to canada too
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|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Dollywood(m): 5:55pm On Apr 29, 2020|
This country is just pathetic, I don't see anything good in it.
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Dollywood(m): 5:55pm On Apr 29, 2020|
Let your father help me too
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 5:58pm On Apr 29, 2020|
Dollywood:format wey don cast since mid 2004 to 2008. . Sadly the doors of escaping Nigerian is closing by the day due to evils commited by Nigerians. From dubai to Malaysia to usa to uk to Germany to get visa or work there don hard
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|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by cronsberg: 8:38pm On Apr 29, 2020|
Kekereekun123:This is the main reason why I hold a grudge against my parents. Back then in the 80s and 90s, they travelled to this Yankee like say it was the easiest thing ever. some of them were even offered juicy jobs there, but for some reason, they believed the lies of the previous regimes and came back home. Now 30yrs later, things have only gotten worse.mtseeeew. the unfortunate thing now is that to get Visa to almost any country is one of the most difficult things ever. nevertheless I will Never give up, my children will not grow up in this country. haba
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|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Coolberry: 10:36pm On Apr 29, 2020|
I've gotten tired of listening to Nigerians wailing about her problems. Not even interested at all. It never makes you better. Drains a lot of energy.
Do you want to start from the government to the lawless people(yes we all guilty of this. Own it) ?
Just focus on what you've got to do. Trust me man. Stop complaining bout Nigeria. It's like running in a big ass circle.
Regarding Parents?? We ain't ready for the discussion yet.
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|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 10:59pm On Apr 29, 2020|
Bro are you in Canada now
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 11:03pm On Apr 29, 2020|
I also have faith that I will leave this poo-hole one day
Not immediately but definitely
And if am not using working stick am not coming back
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Arckeen: 11:37pm On Apr 29, 2020|
Kekereekun123:. Bro abeg If sure link Dey, I Dey here oh
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by tensazangetsu20(m): 12:23am On Apr 30, 2020|
I have vowed myself that if I can't leave this country they call Nigeria I would get a vasectomy. I would never bring an innocent soul into this shithole. Op this country is even good now. In the next 10 to 15 years Nigeria of today would be paradise compared to what is coming. Nigeria of the future would be just one massive sea of poverty and hopelessness. I would advice anyone who can get out now to do so. It would be so bad that even getting to another African country from Nigeria would be almost impossible and mind you the population would be double.
I mean during Obasanjo's tenure, Nigeria was shit but Nigeria then was like heaven compared to today. We had a middle class, we had Nigerians in the diaspora coming back home to set up businesses. GDP was growing 10 percent yearly despite low oil prices but what do we have today? A shrinking middle class that is less than 3 percent of the total population. An economy in recession. It's gonna get worst. Just find ways to leave.
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|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 2:21am On Apr 30, 2020|
In block => EUROPE OR NOTHING
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by unknownsolja: 3:07am On Apr 30, 2020|
you said it all man..if you never japa since from naija na oyo you day as for me..i don japa for a very long time
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by hammed71(m): 3:25am On Apr 30, 2020|
bro, just focus on the country you like and work towards it, with time maybe not immediately, you will get there
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Gerrard59(m): 5:42am On Apr 30, 2020|
Your story isn't something new under the sun. Someone said same here few years ago: https://www.nairaland.com/3210525/Nigeria-finished-me and more will say same years to come. Let's assume your parents didn't know better or were very optimistic, now is the time to change the narrative by not doing what they did so that your child won't come on NL to say same about you. After all, the child will say there were many routes of migrating abroad compared to his time (just like there were many during your parents' time). My advice is simple: you are already 30. Start planning your way out in a legal manner so that you will face less obstacles to settling down in your new country and garner time to attain a new citizenship before procreating. It takes approximately five years to get PR in most countries (excluding years of schooling) except you are highly skilled then it gets shorter.
Trust me when I say complaining won't solve the problem (it has never solved any). Just start planning and execute. On twitter, I read about someone who had same hopes as your parent when he returned after studies abroad only to be angry at the country's situation and left afterwards for his children sake. The man now has a green card (he got it before the ban by Trump) and is on the path to citizenship. He is in his mid-30s. The good thing about relocating is that your children will have options as they will be able to work/start businesses in most countries across the globe because of their strong citizenship. What I envisage is when children of the current folks who are fleeing to Canada graduate from the university, most will take up plum jobs in Nigeria due to their stronger education qualifications and experience and can explore the business opportunities better because due to years of quality exposure. Just remember, complaining won't solve the problem (at least you are complaining when you're 30. Imagine you started when you're 35? ) . Start exploring your chances.
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|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 9:00am On Apr 30, 2020|
ZINIBANKS:Corona dey delay me. I was suppose to travel early April
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Asquare84(m): 9:12am On Apr 30, 2020|
Please just go we are tired of Nigeria is bad, life is frustrating and things are not working. Of truth be told how I wish I am in a position to make you a local government chairman let me see how you will turn things around in your community. People like you are only good in portraying Nigeria in a bad light to the whole world only to live Nigeria and go out and be doing drugs, prostitution and internet scam
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 9:27am On Apr 30, 2020|
Kekereekun123:Ok safe trip bro
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Samson0599: 9:42am On Apr 30, 2020|
Op you are right...with our crops of leaders and the mentality of so many average Nigerians,the future is bleak and this is my fear... I have a neighbor of mine in his late fifties , he told me how he had so many opportunities of leaving Nigeria in the eighties but turned it down severally because then Nigeria is working and better off than this present time,he is seriously regretting it now because to leave is not easy now.
But please as many that will leave soonest please be good ambassadors of Nigeria so as not to make it more harder for Nigerians who will wish to leave later on
May God help us all
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 9:48am On Apr 30, 2020|
Samson0599:many felt Nigeria go better. Today their kids are earning 20k to 40k salary. Cant leave parents home. While those that left even those whose kids no dey work are collecting benefits every month and living good life. My uncles son wey drop out for school in Germany is now a fitness instructor. Earning about 15 euros per hour. Was in Indonesia last year for holiday and scuba diving.
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 10:17am On Apr 30, 2020|
Kekereekun123:are you planning to stay there permanently?
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 10:19am On Apr 30, 2020|
Spacewalk:of course. I got a permanent residency visa.
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Nobody: 10:21am On Apr 30, 2020|
Kekereekun123:okay. Have a nice stay.
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Suspectzero(m): 5:54pm On Apr 30, 2020|
Lol i left for Canada last December. My salary at my suit and tie job back in Naij ( i won't call it home) was just under N200k per month.
I just calculated the income i received this month after taxes. Your boy netted N1,700,000 (6,200 CAD). I'm not even doing a professional job. I don't have a boss. I sleep and wake up when i want. I go to work when i want. I can take a month off ( not any time soon tho ) and return and still continue making money.
One caveat tho is that i worked every single day to make this. Day and Night. But i enjoy the job so it's nothing to me. Plus making good money is so addicting. I don't anticipate i'll clear this much after tax going forward but i can still net over 1 mill a month if i choose to.
The West is truly the land of opportunity. Dream come true.
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|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by ednut1(m): 6:40pm On Apr 30, 2020|
Suspectzero:which Job sir
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by codeigniter(m): 11:11pm On Apr 30, 2020|
Suspectzero:Why are u lying 4,400 dollars a month for an emigrant, I think this guy want to sell u something, scam alert
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|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by segzyndpep(m): 11:24pm On Apr 30, 2020|
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by segzyndpep(m): 11:30pm On Apr 30, 2020|
Enlighten me about the job,maybe its something i can do too when i join you in canada..
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Suspectzero(m): 11:46pm On Apr 30, 2020|
lol was waiting for someone to call me a liar and a fraud. When you are working the gig economy, the opportunities can be limitless. It's now about how long, hard and smart you are willing to work to make what ou want. You can't imagine it because you are trapped over there in Naija. I feel for you. I get paid every week, no dulling.
|Re: Nigeria Is A Failed Miserable Country by Suspectzero(m): 11:49pm On Apr 30, 2020|
I'm not gonna tell you anything direct, but ask yourself this, what will people still be in need of in perilous times like this when they are on lockdown from Corona Virus and are afraid to go out to get it themselves? Then you'll have a good idea what kind of contractor business i got into to make bank .
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