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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by abimic(m): 7:58am On May 23
Evolutionlove:


I tell you man, It's a good piece of Information but It Is when one Venture Into these hustles you will be faced with reality. I've seen Car dealers who didn't sell a single car for a whole six months. Another thing Is you must have a great connection and must be an out going person by meeting Important people, You must be Versatile and have sweet mouth and great marketing strategies. Note We haven't even talked about the main thing FINANCE lol. These things Is not as easy as someone think, Not even In "Today's NIGERIA"
Sometimes, I wonder how those car dealers make their money. Some can go for a year without sales, considering their location, even those in ikeja, VI, are so many and the competition would be high. I just feel those to make it from just only this biz would have connection with government, big multinationals and big shot companies, and some of these auto dealers could be coscharis, inehmic, lanre shittu, innoson etc.

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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by Offpoint1: 8:01am On May 23
Evolutionlove:


I tell you man, It's a good piece of Information but It Is when one Venture Into these hustles you will be faced with reality. I've seen Car dealers who didn't sell a single car for a whole six months. Another thing Is you must have a great connection and must be an out going person by meeting Important people, You must be Versatile and have sweet mouth and great marketing strategies to succeed In "Freelancing & Referral Business" Note We haven't even talked about the main thing FINANCE lol. These things Is not as easy as someone think, Not even In "Today's NIGERIA" where "Frustration, Sabotage, Manipulation and Deception" Is the order of the day......
I totally agree with you because I have experience of all he listed...

E-commerce you'll need mad capital to pump into ads (I know how I spend in over 6 months before I made a single sales.

Car/real estate affiliate marketing no be beans, if you're not connected to people who have money and influence OYO na your name. To do it on your own, you'll spend a lot on marketing.

The reality is non of this things can work out without capital, and it takes a lot time...

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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by Ferdinandu(m): 8:02am On May 23
Cpossibility:
What a friend did to me last week.

Just like in my case, so many graduates in the country are today, traumatized, depressed or even suicidal. Nothing is more depressing than seeing oneself jobless after several years of graduation. More annoying is when there's no finance to even start a business no matter how brilliant the business idea could be. If I have capital or even a collateral to use and get some money somewhere, I would rest completely from job hunting.
Guy think back well, you did something to that Guy and maybe you didn't see it as anything but he held the grudges, or you were a bit pompous while in school, we know how students sometimes behaves while in school, just come and tell us when you remember something. That Guy can't be talking to you even when you are already in transit and then switch you off.
Or his condition is even worse than your own, he has just been bragging on Facebook and Instagram, lieing to you that he has this big job with this big accommodation meanwhile money for tomorrow's lunch is not yet assured. All of sudden he realise that he wouldn't want you to come and expose his secret

My ordeal.
Few months ago, I stumbled on a friend on Facebook whom we were school mates back in secondary school. His parents resided outside the state which he normally came back on school resumption and would go back during holidays.

On meeting him on Facebook, taking a look at his pictures, he's obviously doing well and claimed he's working with an international NGO. I told him my pains which is unemployment. Immediately, he was happy and telling me not to worry again that with his connections here and there, I'll get a job. His promise was to fix me either in the NGO, an insurance company, factory work or any other place of which he has links and connections.

We talked extensively and negotiated my movement and arrived I should come over last week. The plans was to stay in his 2 bedroom apartment and until 3-4 months when I can rent my own place. So I moved from Rivers state to Lagos Monday last week with just 16k on me. En route Lagos, we were keeping in touch so to know how closer I am and until I got to Lagos (God is Good Motors park) around 8pm. I called him that I have arrived the park and he said he was coming to pick me.

Long story short, that was the last time his number went. Initially, I thought it was network, or may be temporary low battery. I kept dialling the number through out the night but it never went again. Of course I had no choice than to sleep in the park. Woke up the next morning hoping his number would go but still same. I had no body else in Lagos nor knowing any where as that was my first time in Lagos. So I was just roaming around the park the whole day like a lost sheep, hungry, frustrating and pains but still hoping for his call but none came. When I tried reaching via Facebook and realized I was blocked, that was when it dawned on me that I have to start going back immediately. Already, transport fare from PH to Lagos finished about N10,500. So I was left with about 4k on me. At that point in the evening, I knew my best bet as I said earlier was to find my way back immediately but I didn't even have enough cash for my return. I had no option than to start telling people about my predicament and appealed for help to raise fund to return home the next morning. I was mocked and laughed at while some were asking to buy my phone at a very ridiculous amount. But then at that point, I could have sold it at the ridiculous amount but the phone was the only medium of communication with people especially my mum who was already worried over the journey right from the onset. I kept approaching people to help me and until one man graciously completed the money for me and I paid for my return.

On reaching home, I did nothing than thanking God that at least my case wasn't like that of late Iniobong Umoren. At least I came back home alive...which is the most important thing. But what I don't understand is why the guy chose to be that wicked to me forgetting this world is a very small place. I mean if there was never a job, why did he have to put me through that? Anyways, I have since moved on. Not even swearing/cursing him but leave everything for God. Such is life!

Fellow nairalanders, that is the dairy of a Nigerian job seeker. This leave me with the question, "will Nigeria ever be good for ordinary Nigerian?"
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by Offpoint1: 8:02am On May 23
abimic:

Sometimes, I wonder how those car dealers make their money. Some can go for a year without sales, considering their location, even those in ikeja, VI, are so many and the competition would be high. I just feel those to make it from just only this biz would have connection with government, big multinationals and big shot companies, and some of these auto dealers could be coscharis, inehmic, lanre shittu, innoson etc.
Most have other business, unless those have been in the business for long.
It's easier to sell car parts than cars itself
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by victorazy(m): 8:09am On May 23
Offpoint1:

Una no dey read story finish?

The Op has gone back home a day after

shocked
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by BKsoul(f): 8:11am On May 23
Offpoint1:

Comprehension na problem.

Hackers hacked his friend Facebook, Phone number and also his voice grin
Nna eh.... Ike gwuru
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by Nobody: 8:13am On May 23
You must have probably done him, something, that is still provoking him, he had to payback, to show you his bigger now. And again why beg for money at the park, when you could simply call a friend to assist you
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by Daniluv1(m): 8:14am On May 23
Cpossibility:
What a friend did to me last week.

Just like in my case, so many graduates in the country are today, traumatized, depressed or even suicidal. Nothing is more depressing than seeing oneself jobless after several years of graduation. More annoying is when there's no finance to even start a business no matter how brilliant the business idea could be. If I have capital or even a collateral to use and get some money somewhere, I would rest completely from job hunting.

My ordeal.
Few months ago, I stumbled on a friend on Facebook whom we were school mates back in secondary school. His parents resided outside the state which he normally came back on school resumption and would go back during holidays.

On meeting him on Facebook, taking a look at his pictures, he's obviously doing well and claimed he's working with an international NGO. I told him my pains which is unemployment. Immediately, he was happy and telling me not to worry again that with his connections here and there, I'll get a job. His promise was to fix me either in the NGO, an insurance company, factory work or any other place of which he has links and connections.

We talked extensively and negotiated my movement and arrived I should come over last week. The plans was to stay in his 2 bedroom apartment and until 3-4 months when I can rent my own place. So I moved from Rivers state to Lagos Monday last week with just 16k on me. En route Lagos, we were keeping in touch so to know how closer I am and until I got to Lagos (God is Good Motors park) around 8pm. I called him that I have arrived the park and he said he was coming to pick me.

Long story short, that was the last time his number went. Initially, I thought it was network, or may be temporary low battery. I kept dialling the number through out the night but it never went again. Of course I had no choice than to sleep in the park. Woke up the next morning hoping his number would go but still same. I had no body else in Lagos nor knowing any where as that was my first time in Lagos. So I was just roaming around the park the whole day like a lost sheep, hungry, frustrating and pains but still hoping for his call but none came. When I tried reaching via Facebook and realized I was blocked, that was when it dawned on me that I have to start going back immediately. Already, transport fare from PH to Lagos finished about N10,500. So I was left with about 4k on me. At that point in the evening, I knew my best bet as I said earlier was to find my way back immediately but I didn't even have enough cash for my return. I had no option than to start telling people about my predicament and appealed for help to raise fund to return home the next morning. I was mocked and laughed at while some were asking to buy my phone at a very ridiculous amount. But then at that point, I could have sold it at the ridiculous amount but the phone was the only medium of communication with people especially my mum who was already worried over the journey right from the onset. I kept approaching people to help me and until one man graciously completed the money for me and I paid for my return.

On reaching home, I did nothing than thanking God that at least my case wasn't like that of late Iniobong Umoren. At least I came back home alive...which is the most important thing. But what I don't understand is why the guy chose to be that wicked to me forgetting this world is a very small place. I mean if there was never a job, why did he have to put me through that? Anyways, I have since moved on. Not even swearing/cursing him but leave everything for God. Such is life!

Fellow nairalanders, that is the dairy of a Nigerian job seeker. This leave me with the question, "will Nigeria ever be good for ordinary Nigerian?"


And you have data to post, your own na small matter be that
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by rinzaugustine: 8:15am On May 23
lichocho:
nice one...abeg d rice Nd beans tins, how u take de sell am cos I get person for north wey go de even supply on a good rate..
You have a source of supply already.Why are you still looking for somebody to help you.Can’t you go on market research in the local market in your town and know how much they buy from their sources and become a middle man?...smh
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by victorazy(m): 8:17am On May 23
Cpossibility:
What a friend did to me last week.

Just like in my case, so many graduates in the country are today, traumatized, depressed or even suicidal. Nothing is more depressing than seeing oneself jobless after several years of graduation. More annoying is when there's no finance to even start a business no matter how brilliant the business idea could be. If I have capital or even a collateral to use and get some money somewhere, I would rest completely from job hunting.

My ordeal.
Few months ago, I stumbled on a friend on Facebook whom we were school mates back in secondary school. His parents resided outside the state which he normally came back on school resumption and would go back during holidays.

On meeting him on Facebook, taking a look at his pictures, he's obviously doing well and claimed he's working with an international NGO. I told him my pains which is unemployment. Immediately, he was happy and telling me not to worry again that with his connections here and there, I'll get a job. His promise was to fix me either in the NGO, an insurance company, factory work or any other place of which he has links and connections.

We talked extensively and negotiated my movement and arrived I should come over last week. The plans was to stay in his 2 bedroom apartment and until 3-4 months when I can rent my own place. So I moved from Rivers state to Lagos Monday last week with just 16k on me. En route Lagos, we were keeping in touch so to know how closer I am and until I got to Lagos (God is Good Motors park) around 8pm. I called him that I have arrived the park and he said he was coming to pick me.

Long story short, that was the last time his number went. Initially, I thought it was network, or may be temporary low battery. I kept dialling the number through out the night but it never went again. Of course I had no choice than to sleep in the park. Woke up the next morning hoping his number would go but still same. I had no body else in Lagos nor knowing any where as that was my first time in Lagos. So I was just roaming around the park the whole day like a lost sheep, hungry, frustrating and pains but still hoping for his call but none came. When I tried reaching via Facebook and realized I was blocked, that was when it dawned on me that I have to start going back immediately. Already, transport fare from PH to Lagos finished about N10,500. So I was left with about 4k on me. At that point in the evening, I knew my best bet as I said earlier was to find my way back immediately but I didn't even have enough cash for my return. I had no option than to start telling people about my predicament and appealed for help to raise fund to return home the next morning. I was mocked and laughed at while some were asking to buy my phone at a very ridiculous amount. But then at that point, I could have sold it at the ridiculous amount but the phone was the only medium of communication with people especially my mum who was already worried over the journey right from the onset. I kept approaching people to help me and until one man graciously completed the money for me and I paid for my return.

On reaching home, I did nothing than thanking God that at least my case wasn't like that of late Iniobong Umoren. At least I came back home alive...which is the most important thing. But what I don't understand is why the guy chose to be that wicked to me forgetting this world is a very small place. I mean if there was never a job, why did he have to put me through that? Anyways, I have since moved on. Not even swearing/cursing him but leave everything for God. Such is life!

Fellow nairalanders, that is the dairy of a Nigerian job seeker. This leave me with the question, "will Nigeria ever be good for ordinary Nigerian?"

I was even encouraging you last time until someone drew my attention that i did not finish reading ur story that you've already gone back.

Bros! You just made mistake of your life! It will take God's mercy for u make it in life (no be curse)

The person you would have been thanking for this life is that guy but u lacked the spirit.

You think making it in life is easy? As rich men u hear today let them tell u.
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by wispraise: 8:20am On May 23
You just said my mind ,this seems more like a revenge.[color=#006600][/color]

Think deeply bro.. Did you at any point in time offend that guy in the past??
Think.. Think deep[/quote]
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by nonen(m): 8:21am On May 23
Cpossibility:


Please wire 5k to which account? I didn't send you any account details.

Hahahahaha. Whose this @Cpossibility?
Scammers are already on the prowl….?

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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by Cpossibility: 8:24am On May 23
victorazy:


I was even encouraging you last time until someone drew my attention that i did not finish reading ur story that you've already gone back.

Bros! You just made mistake of your life! It will take God's mercy for u make it in life (no be curse)

The person you would have been thanking for this life is that guy but u lacked the spirit.

You think making it in life is easy? As rich men u hear today let them tell u.

So the ONLY WAY to make it in life is by living homeless in Lagos and sleep under bridge? I mean is that the ONLY WAY?

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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by zikodem(m): 8:26am On May 23
I was in a similar situation as your in 2007, it was even my step brother that did same to me, thank God for a friend that help me when I called him, I actually got a job, I was coming to resume the next day, thank God he saw me through.
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by Cpossibility: 8:30am On May 23
nonen:


Hahahahaha. Whose this @Cpossibility?
Scammers are already on the prowl….?

You've just allowed yourself to be scammed. You should've run a check on that account to see it's a new one before sending any money. The scammer just rushed and opened a new account with Cpossibi'l'lity (double L) to scam you. Please I'm not the one you sent the money. I wonder why people are these terrible.

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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by FunnyDude(m): 8:33am On May 23
You can make it anywhere op

Please change your mindset.
Must you come to Lagos before you make it

I've been in your shoes. Anywhere you are just work smart, you gonna make it with God factor.
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by CoolJulian: 8:33am On May 23
frog12:
he was not wicked. you put him in an uncomfortable position and he could not say NO !

he most likely had second thoughts about allowing you to stay, and thought avoiding you is the best option.

MORALS: Don't make demands from people that are not your family !
and find your own way yourself with help from family !


I don't like this at all... For God's sake, he wasn't forced into rendering the help. Are you insinuating that he was uncomfortable, yet encouraged @op to come over, only to have him abandoned? That you even made this assumption, is beyond my comprehension... Does this mean that you can do this to a fellow human being, just because they made you offer them help outside your comfort zone?

Though I feel that, that guy is one of these people living very fake life on social media, he is a very wicked person, and there is nothing special about that, because there are plenty people like that all over this country, and that is why, in this life, I do not trust anybody who is not a family member, no matter how close we happen to be... Too many sadists in this country.

@op, do not hold it against him, just forget about it, and forge ahead. God has better plans for you, the guy was never going to be that channel... Most importantly, do not trust people!
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by FunnyDude(m): 8:35am On May 23
Cpossibility:


So the ONLY WAY to make it in life is by living homeless in Lagos and sleep under bridge? I mean is that the ONLY WAY?

Don't mind him, As if he will accommodate him sef. That's how op will be raid together with hoodlums and hardcore criminals.
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by tarantino1: 8:38am On May 23
nonen:


Hahahahaha. Whose this @Cpossibility?
Scammers are already on the prowl….?


The one you sent to has double “L” bro whereas OP has just one.

Sorry about that

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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by dollarnaira: 8:40am On May 23
akaahs:

Nairalanders can't be trusted, know this and save yaself.

You just read btw like lines like me.
Account created 24hrs ago plus attached no.
Hmmmmm

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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by zanjorrg(m): 8:41am On May 23
Emeka71:
@Cypossibility the problem is you because you want white-collar job.

So it's a crime to seek white-collar job. One can't seek assistance from a friend again. It's well
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by solexjames(m): 8:43am On May 23
powerbank100:
This story hit home and i can relate so i shed a tear. God dey, the first rule in life is trust NO ONE. you came alone and you will depart alone.

You might want to listen to BLESSED (schoolboy Q ft Kendrick Lamar) while reading while you light up a blunt, it'd help you a lot


Know this and know peace.

you can hit the ground running with a few tips below I you don't have any profitable venture at the monent, this..can be applied to almost anything if you think critically.


imma keep it real with you like my brother from another mother, The educational system in Nigeria has been watered down a great deal but there are still opportunities for grassroot hustlers, best believe that.

All you need now is a hustler's ambition / mindset, you need to grind like one who has no mother or father, its cold out there.

In Nigeria, there are two classes of people (Living things and non living things)...you need to be amongst the living and stop whinning and complaining about this and that, nobody has it easy. If everyone comes to Nairaland beer parlor with his or her story, you go thank God for your life.

Bum imma share some gems with you real quick and if you are street wise, you will take action immediately.

If you must make it in Nigeria, you must think like an OUTLAW. push your fine boy and degree aside, roll up your sleeves and hit the ground running.

however, If you are techy (digital marketing, ecommerce, mini importation)

If you are dead broke don't venture into programming, you cannot effectively learn programming on an empty stomach with lack of data


If you are hands on Plumbing, woodwork, electrical, interior design solar design and installation, phone and laptop repair


Let me give you a brotherly advice, and I hope you work on it...
First of all I counsel people and I have done that on nairaland for a while... I have met great and good guys...
I dropped a story about my experience teaching in two schools as a corper and would not mind partnering with schools in abuja, but some accused me of looking for teaching job... Never ever mind what people say...
Back to the matter...
As a graduate, teaching and earning 15k, e no bad... But once you have a good (android) phone, go to any car stand of your choice around your area... Listen well, any good car stand and ask to see the manager... Tell him you want to help him market his cars and get good buyers... 90% of car stand managers will sign u on... Tel him you will be paid a small commission after sales...
Pick up your phone, snap as many cars as your phone memory can take, open a dedicated twitter ac, IG ac, Facebook ac, WhatsApp ac, ac etc... Take out time to post this cars, make sure you have the actual prices of this cars... You can add as much as #250k on it... Bring down the negotiations to as low as making #50k if need be just so I can sell. Set your monthly target... I assure you, if you get I client in a month, u make around #100,000k once you start growing, you can get as much as 5-10 client from all over the country and that hits you over #1m for just helping others sell their cars, Note all you invested was your time, energy, phone and data... No big financial capital...
Do not restrict yourself to cars, go for industrial machines as well, caterpillars, mikano gens, any thing, then you look for those big companies that need them and try to call their attention to it or market it to them... You may not sell in 3 months but when you manage to get a client to buy just 1 caterpillars, my brother you will instantly forget that u suffered before...
A friend of mine was marketing a silo for a local wielder, he received a call all the way from kebbi state, the purchase was made in Ilorin, he made #1.8 mil from buyers and #400k from seller... He still got a referral from that deal. Wake up bro...
Within a month or two, come and pay (tite).
I drive uber/bolt in abuja, market cars, sell commodities such as beans, maize, wheat,
ginger,onions, name it... In bags and tonnes
And I make nothing less than half a mil monthly...We all blessed my nigga !

Reach me privately if you are interested in gadget importation and sales from US.

Whatsapp - 0.8.1.1.9.7.5.6.1.4.4.
Bro what kind of kpoli do u smoke...
Recommend one to me pls
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by space9880: 8:46am On May 23
I've had my fair share of wickedness from a friend and till today I still do not know why. He has money but still absconded with my hard earned 100k
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by DonCortino: 8:47am On May 23
Cpossibility:
What a friend did to me last week.

Just like in my case, so many graduates in the country are today, traumatized, depressed or even suicidal. Nothing is more depressing than seeing oneself jobless after several years of graduation. More annoying is when there's no finance to even start a business no matter how brilliant the business idea could be. If I have capital or even a collateral to use and get some money somewhere, I would rest completely from job hunting.

My ordeal.
Few months ago, I stumbled on a friend on Facebook whom we were school mates back in secondary school. His parents resided outside the state which he normally came back on school resumption and would go back during holidays.

On meeting him on Facebook, taking a look at his pictures, he's obviously doing well and claimed he's working with an international NGO. I told him my pains which is unemployment. Immediately, he was happy and telling me not to worry again that with his connections here and there, I'll get a job. His promise was to fix me either in the NGO, an insurance company, factory work or any other place of which he has links and connections.

We talked extensively and negotiated my movement and arrived I should come over last week. The plans was to stay in his 2 bedroom apartment and until 3-4 months when I can rent my own place. So I moved from Rivers state to Lagos Monday last week with just 16k on me. En route Lagos, we were keeping in touch so to know how closer I am and until I got to Lagos (God is Good Motors park) around 8pm. I called him that I have arrived the park and he said he was coming to pick me.

Long story short, that was the last time his number went. Initially, I thought it was network, or may be temporary low battery. I kept dialling the number through out the night but it never went again. Of course I had no choice than to sleep in the park. Woke up the next morning hoping his number would go but still same. I had no body else in Lagos nor knowing any where as that was my first time in Lagos. So I was just roaming around the park the whole day like a lost sheep, hungry, frustrating and pains but still hoping for his call but none came. When I tried reaching via Facebook and realized I was blocked, that was when it dawned on me that I have to start going back immediately. Already, transport fare from PH to Lagos finished about N10,500. So I was left with about 4k on me. At that point in the evening, I knew my best bet as I said earlier was to find my way back immediately but I didn't even have enough cash for my return. I had no option than to start telling people about my predicament and appealed for help to raise fund to return home the next morning. I was mocked and laughed at while some were asking to buy my phone at a very ridiculous amount. But then at that point, I could have sold it at the ridiculous amount but the phone was the only medium of communication with people especially my mum who was already worried over the journey right from the onset. I kept approaching people to help me and until one man graciously completed the money for me and I paid for my return.

On reaching home, I did nothing than thanking God that at least my case wasn't like that of late Iniobong Umoren. At least I came back home alive...which is the most important thing. But what I don't understand is why the guy chose to be that wicked to me forgetting this world is a very small place. I mean if there was never a job, why did he have to put me through that? Anyways, I have since moved on. Not even swearing/cursing him but leave everything for God. Such is life!

Fellow nairalanders, that is the dairy of a Nigerian job seeker. This leave me with the question, "will Nigeria ever be good for ordinary Nigerian?"

so many people living fake life, forget what you see on social media, you are better that 70% of those posting flamboyant lifestyle. you fell for his lie because of the pictures you saw on Facebook.
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by nonen(m): 8:51am On May 23
Cpossibility:


You've just allowed yourself to be scammed. You should've run a check on that account to see it's a new one before sending any money. The scammer just rushed and opened a new account with Cpossibi'l'lity (double L) to scam you. Please I'm not the one you sent the money. I wonder why people are these terrible.

The scammer didn’t have to do that, he could have simply asked and get his own, without being a criminal. People who have a choice to get something legitimately should rather not resort to criminality to get it. Our mentality is really weird.

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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by victorazy(m): 8:52am On May 23
Cpossibility:


So the ONLY WAY to make it in life is by living homeless in Lagos and sleep under bridge? I mean is that the ONLY WAY?

Every man get his way to his destiny.

When God called Abraham, He told him to leave his comfort zone. Today we all sing "Abraham blessings are mine" someone has paid, who paid for you?

Life is determination especially when your not from that first class family. I guess ur the first son.
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by Supernovafarouk(m): 8:56am On May 23
I don't know why some NLs have to quote the whole story again.

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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by Cpossibility: 9:02am On May 23
guiltless:
Mr Cpossibility why not also try attend to some other essential messages some good willing people sent you. I think it's important

I have sir.
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by CoolJulian: 9:03am On May 23
rolexino:
We all just need to be careful.

The state of the country is making many people vulnerable as prey to some wicked people

Years back, i never knew my younger sibling followed her friend to lagos all in the name of seeking greener pasture

Few days later according to her, she was left alone in a unknown location in Lagos


They both went out, and her friend told her to wait, that she is coming


She waited from morning till afternoon, she is not forthcoming and her phone is off


Thank God to a strange woman my sister use her phone to call me before i was able to locate her at night fall


The world is wicked


Who knows she has already been sold her off but only being saved by moving from the position she was asked to wait...

Chai! There are really wicked people in this country o!
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by frog12: 9:13am On May 23
I would not do it to another but I would not place myself in the same position. some of these people play games !!

they both agree but I think his friend was reluctant to say yes, but couldn't disappoint. so his only option was to go dark and come up with excuses later.

So don't put people in this situation again. if he or she is not your family, don't tell people to allow you to stay.

btw, what's your business if he is living fake live on social media ?

if you don't understand, let me give you a simpler example. suppose you have N2000 naira with you, and your friend want's you to share. you have other obligations, and if you dash am part of the money, you no go fit pay the rent. So you agree, but when friend come for money, you disappear. it's the same analogy. it means you are being greedy.

btw, what's your business if he is living fake live on social media ?

CoolJulian:


I don't like this at all... For God's sake, he wasn't forced into rendering the help. Are you insinuating that he was uncomfortable, yet encouraged @op to come over, only to get have him abandoned? That you even made this assumption, is beyond my comprehension... Does this mean that you can do this to a fellow human being, just because they made you offer them help outside your comfort zone?

Though I feel that, that guy is one of these people living very fake life on social media, he is a very wicked person, and there is nothing special about that, because there are plenty people like that all over this country, and that is why, in this life, I do not trust anybody who is not a family member, no matter how close we happen to be... Too many sadists in this country.

@op, do not hold it against him, just forget about it, and forge ahead. God has better plans for you, the guy was never going to be that channel... Most importantly, do not trust people!

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Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by CDMHELPDESK007: 9:15am On May 23
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What a friend did to me last week.

Just like in my case, so many graduates in the country are today, traumatized, depressed or even suicidal. Nothing is more depressing than seeing oneself jobless after several years of graduation. More annoying is when there's no finance to even start a business no matter how brilliant the business idea could be. If I have capital or even a collateral to use and get some money somewhere, I would rest completely from job hunting.

My ordeal.
Few months ago, I stumbled on a friend on Facebook whom we were school mates back in secondary school. His parents resided outside the state which he normally came back on school resumption and would go back during holidays.

On meeting him on Facebook, taking a look at his pictures, he's obviously doing well and claimed he's working with an international NGO. I told him my pains which is unemployment. Immediately, he was happy and telling me not to worry again that with his connections here and there, I'll get a job. His promise was to fix me either in the NGO, an insurance company, factory work or any other place of which he has links and connections.

We talked extensively and negotiated my movement and arrived I should come over last week. The plans was to stay in his 2 bedroom apartment and until 3-4 months when I can rent my own place. So I moved from Rivers state to Lagos Monday last week with just 16k on me. En route Lagos, we were keeping in touch so to know how closer I am and until I got to Lagos (God is Good Motors park) around 8pm. I called him that I have arrived the park and he said he was coming to pick me.

Long story short, that was the last time his number went. Initially, I thought it was network, or may be temporary low battery. I kept dialling the number through out the night but it never went again. Of course I had no choice than to sleep in the park. Woke up the next morning hoping his number would go but still same. I had no body else in Lagos nor knowing any where as that was my first time in Lagos. So I was just roaming around the park the whole day like a lost sheep, hungry, frustrating and pains but still hoping for his call but none came. When I tried reaching via Facebook and realized I was blocked, that was when it dawned on me that I have to start going back immediately. Already, transport fare from PH to Lagos finished about N10,500. So I was left with about 4k on me. At that point in the evening, I knew my best bet as I said earlier was to find my way back immediately but I didn't even have enough cash for my return. I had no option than to start telling people about my predicament and appealed for help to raise fund to return home the next morning. I was mocked and laughed at while some were asking to buy my phone at a very ridiculous amount. But then at that point, I could have sold it at the ridiculous amount but the phone was the only medium of communication with people especially my mum who was already worried over the journey right from the onset. I kept approaching people to help me and until one man graciously completed the money for me and I paid for my return.

On reaching home, I did nothing than thanking God that at least my case wasn't like that of late Iniobong Umoren. At least I came back home alive...which is the most important thing. But what I don't understand is why the guy chose to be that wicked to me forgetting this world is a very small place. I mean if there was never a job, why did he have to put me through that? Anyways, I have since moved on. Not even swearing/cursing him but leave everything for God. Such is life!

Fellow nairalanders, that is the dairy of a Nigerian job seeker. This leave me with the question, "will Nigeria ever be good for ordinary Nigerian?"


@OP, kindly send this your ordeal through what's app to this number 08153309479

You will thank me later
Re: What A Friend Did To Me Last Week. by omosuper(m): 9:19am On May 23
powerbank100:
This story hit home and i can relate so i shed a tear. God dey, the first rule in life is trust NO ONE. you came alone and you will depart alone.

You might want to listen to BLESSED (schoolboy Q ft Kendrick Lamar) while reading while you light up a blunt, it'd help you a lot


Know this and know peace.

you can hit the ground running with a few tips below I you don't have any profitable venture at the monent, this..can be applied to almost anything if you think critically.


imma keep it real with you like my brother from another mother, The educational system in Nigeria has been watered down a great deal but there are still opportunities for grassroot hustlers, best believe that.

All you need now is a hustler's ambition / mindset, you need to grind like one who has no mother or father, its cold out there.

In Nigeria, there are two classes of people (Living things and non living things)...you need to be amongst the living and stop whinning and complaining about this and that, nobody has it easy. If everyone comes to Nairaland beer parlor with his or her story, you go thank God for your life.

Bum imma share some gems with you real quick and if you are street wise, you will take action immediately.

If you must make it in Nigeria, you must think like an OUTLAW. push your fine boy and degree aside, roll up your sleeves and hit the ground running.

however, If you are techy (digital marketing, ecommerce, mini importation)

If you are dead broke don't venture into programming, you cannot effectively learn programming on an empty stomach with lack of data


If you are hands on Plumbing, woodwork, electrical, interior design solar design and installation, phone and laptop repair


Let me give you a brotherly advice, and I hope you work on it...
First of all I counsel people and I have done that on nairaland for a while... I have met great and good guys...
I dropped a story about my experience teaching in two schools as a corper and would not mind partnering with schools in abuja, but some accused me of looking for teaching job... Never ever mind what people say...
Back to the matter...
As a graduate, teaching and earning 15k, e no bad... But once you have a good (android) phone, go to any car stand of your choice around your area... Listen well, any good car stand and ask to see the manager... Tell him you want to help him market his cars and get good buyers... 90% of car stand managers will sign u on... Tel him you will be paid a small commission after sales...
Pick up your phone, snap as many cars as your phone memory can take, open a dedicated twitter ac, IG ac, Facebook ac, WhatsApp ac, ac etc... Take out time to post this cars, make sure you have the actual prices of this cars... You can add as much as #250k on it... Bring down the negotiations to as low as making #50k if need be just so I can sell. Set your monthly target... I assure you, if you get I client in a month, u make around #100,000k once you start growing, you can get as much as 5-10 client from all over the country and that hits you over #1m for just helping others sell their cars, Note all you invested was your time, energy, phone and data... No big financial capital...
Do not restrict yourself to cars, go for industrial machines as well, caterpillars, mikano gens, any thing, then you look for those big companies that need them and try to call their attention to it or market it to them... You may not sell in 3 months but when you manage to get a client to buy just 1 caterpillars, my brother you will instantly forget that u suffered before...
A friend of mine was marketing a silo for a local wielder, he received a call all the way from kebbi state, the purchase was made in Ilorin, he made #1.8 mil from buyers and #400k from seller... He still got a referral from that deal. Wake up bro...
Within a month or two, come and pay (tite).
I drive uber/bolt in abuja, market cars, sell commodities such as beans, maize, wheat,
ginger,onions, name it... In bags and tonnes
And I make nothing less than half a mil monthly...We all blessed my nigga !

Reach me privately if you are interested in gadget importation and sales from US.

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You have done well bro. You’ve helped lots of street armies out of frustration with this OT. Na king you be for the street.

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