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|The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by Nobody: 7:44pm On Jul 24, 2021|
On monday 19th July, I was having bottled water in an eatery. One lady approached me, she should be about 22, she introduced herself by name and begged to sit at my table. I agreed. The next thing she said was that she needed help.
I told her to continue, she said she was stranded, that she lost her wallet. And that she was sent to purchase something. I doubted her but I still wanted to help. At first I asked whether she had transport fare to go home, she answered straight, "I can sort that out". In my mind, hmmm.
So what's the matter ? I asked. She said she needed N1,000 that it was exactly the amount she lost. I now wanted to get a clearer picture. I added again, " Did you throw away your purse or wallet ? She said no, that she didn't come out with a purse ! That the money slipped outta her jeans. red flag
I said okay, take N1k. She went again, sir can I get N200 from you ? I was like, but the first question I asked you was, " Do you have Tfare to get home " ? And you said that you can sort that out. Second red flag..
Wednesday, sitting out again, a woman came with same format. I remembered Monday, I didn't give her attention, because my plate of food had my attention.
Omo, today again, this boy showed up, "Sir can I talk to you " I just told him that I was not here to talk but to eat. The boy don cross here more than 5 times. I no send beggars again.
Where is this country going ?
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by Brainard22: 7:46pm On Jul 24, 2021|
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by BKayy: 7:47pm On Jul 24, 2021|
I hate seeing this nonsense called "Red flag"
If you are a lady above 25 using such word then you must go for deliverance.
If you are a man of any age using such, just forget about it, visit psychiatric hospital
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by koondog: 7:56pm On Jul 24, 2021|
Most of the begging you see are by Yorubas. But they never humble themselves to tell you that things are hard for them, instead keep envying Igbos God has blessed and calling them fraudsters but will still go behind the scenes to beg them. Things are very hard in this country since the coronavirus economic downturn and reduction in oil revenue & allocation, and government/civil service looting. Only mostly businessmen and women are doing well, who happen to be Igbos.
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|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by cRobo: 8:01pm On Jul 24, 2021|
Just because you are priveledge for "NOW" don't feel entitled
When anybody approach me I simply tell you straight don't tell.me your story because I won't help you
And if I am to help I just give what I can afford without asking for stories either
I won't say a word
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|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by Monogamy: 8:03pm On Jul 24, 2021|
We now have professional beggars in Nigeria.
There are some people that have made up their minds not to work but be begging everybody for almost everything.. Most especially all those area bros and sis
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by Monogamy: 8:05pm On Jul 24, 2021|
Privilege? Are those people disabled? If the guy had been like them, would he be able to help?
Not saying all those beggars are not genuine but there are some that are just lazy ass.
Nairaland is another good example of how begging has gone into extreme in Nigeria
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|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by ThatFairGuy1: 8:07pm On Jul 24, 2021|
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|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by cRobo: 8:09pm On Jul 24, 2021|
My brother pray that tough times don't hit you
Just like a saying goes....
"Na person when things better for dey think say him neighbor nor sabi plan"
Bro lazy people exist but with the current situation of things in the country I don't blame people so much
Better for a man to beg me than to rob me
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by blackmantis: 8:10pm On Jul 24, 2021|
Lol....they work part time at the eatery.
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by CodeTemplar: 8:11pm On Jul 24, 2021|
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by inoki247: 8:11pm On Jul 24, 2021|
The thing tire person..
You go Atm u go jam person wey dey try reason u ...
Even if u say diz 5h wey dey my hand na my last card mak me sef go chicken Republic go buy 1 meat pie and Coke nd enjoy life before d world end as u dey open d door dey come outside person go approach u..
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by Monogamy: 8:11pm On Jul 24, 2021|
We know which region on NL that are the one leading online begging..
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by BafanaBafana: 8:12pm On Jul 24, 2021|
koondog:Not true. Check most of those doing online begging, posting pictures of sick people etc
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by Monogamy: 8:14pm On Jul 24, 2021|
Bro, I am not saying their are no real beggars due to circumstances, but there are also reasonable number of people begging unnecessary..
If you are going to anywhere, it's logical to have your to and fro tfare. Giving excuse about the person you were about to meet wasn't available is not convincing enough..
Let's even put begging from outsiders, how about from Family and friends who think they must force their way with begging..
Begging is becoming another gory situation in Nigeria
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by koondog: 8:18pm On Jul 24, 2021|
Those sick people, most of them are Yorubas pretending. If you want to test, just forward me the link whenever they most and I''ll contact them and get their information to show they are mostly yorubas. these are able body men and healthy for that matter but lazy.
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by BafanaBafana: 8:33pm On Jul 24, 2021|
No need to toward link to check Oga, they do post account number with name there. Never seen a Yoruba name
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|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by koondog: 8:44pm On Jul 24, 2021|
Don't make me post over 12 of them. I have them, just respecting their privacy!
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by hargbolahan01: 8:56pm On Jul 24, 2021|
That happened to me this morning at mosque as I was charging my phone and that came in and observed is solat and I was standing at the entrance of the mosque and I went in to check my phone and going back to where I was standing and he called me to narrate in short and everything ended with what can you help me that kids are at home I was just short of words cause I didn't left home with money cause I wasn't thinking of such... A middle age man ooo
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by BafanaBafana: 10:22pm On Jul 24, 2021|
koondog:You don't have nothing
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by History555: 10:52pm On Jul 24, 2021|
Oga if u have pls give. Nobody likes begging. Secondly most people are ashamed of begging directly so have to devise means of begging. Once someone start telling me stories, i immediately cut him off and ask how much do u want.
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by thebosstrevor1: 10:57pm On Jul 24, 2021|
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by flokii: 10:58pm On Jul 24, 2021|
This begging matter don pass play play truly.. the bad part is that there is no social insurance or assistance of any kind from government.
Yet the so called senators are getting jumbo pay doing nothing.. heartless legislooters.
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by pointstores(m): 11:31pm On Jul 24, 2021|
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by r4bbit: 11:34pm On Jul 24, 2021|
Anoda crackhead from the ape-town
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by tamdun: 5:17am On Jul 25, 2021|
cRobo:We like to encourage bad things in this country, we know things are not easy but we are talking about able bodied people here,these people will never be satisfied,give them the amount they want, they'll still go to another person and so on, I used to give them money but these days, mba, I'll rather give my money to disabled people.
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by lawalosky(m): 5:39am On Jul 25, 2021|
One man dress in a better suit where even asking me to give him 1k and he will change my life, mtweew, Abuja na package
|Re: The High Rate Of Begging In Nigeria. by Tinubuadvocate: 6:50am On Jul 25, 2021|
The sad part of it is that you that need help maybe you don't know exactly descriptions of where you are going. If you call people they will not mind you because they thought you want to beg for alms.
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