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Business / Re: CBN Releases Guidelines For Enaira by IAmSkinny: 7:41am
famousroland:
I downloaded the app and registered, I was expecting federal government to give us Airdrop but unfortunately, none was given

This what I've been waiting for. Since I've confirmed that there is no AIRDROPS, I won't even bother downloading the app
Romance / Re: If You Are A Lady In Your Late 30s And Still Single, Please read This - Opinion by IAmSkinny: 12:58pm On Oct 24
Mercychen:
Something is wrong with you. So because someone decided on her own to make you a sperm donor before she hits menopause, you're now forcing advising everyone to do the same thing. For what?

Why force someones view on others? That's thoughtless of you.

Every one is old enough to think and make decisions for themselves. We don't all have the same choice. It was your friends choice to do that. It may not be for others.

Sperm donor kor. Egg keeper ni.


He shared his opinion and his experience and then gave a sound counsel based on both.


Please what's your own counsel to a 40 year old woman who needs at least a child before menopause.

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Crime / Re: Lady Shoots Man Dead For Refusing To Kiss Her In US (Photo) by IAmSkinny: 4:20pm On Oct 18
You just took the life of a grown a$s man cus he refused to oral bacteria with you.
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Weirdness prevail in this cruel cold world. I hope the deceased gets a speedy and decisive justice.

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Phones / Re: iPhone 13 Pro Max Unboxing And First Impressions + Price (photos) by IAmSkinny: 9:50pm On Oct 14
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Politics / Re: Rare Old Picture Of Onitsha, The Commercial City Of Anambra. by IAmSkinny: 8:41am On Oct 11
horsepower102:


Oil money will finish soon, I wonder where money will come from. They are in for some trouble in the coming years where there won’t be any money to maintain their infrastructures and lifestyles.
You people still don't understand northern politics. I prefer northern politics to everything I've ever seen in the South and MiddleBelt.

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See how schools (tertiary education), transportation are in the north and compare it to the massive estortion going on in the public tertiary institution in the South.
In the South and MiddleBelt, everyone is a Prof and everyone wants to be a champ. See how Umahi and that Imo guy is selling out Igbos cheaply. Tell me, which northern politician would do that?
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An average northern big man would do something tangible for his community. Doesn't matter how small. Borehole, culvert, streetlight, drainage system-things you hardly see in the South.

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In the absence of oil money, the unity of the North would be a huge asset. If not for the insecurities and the religious factor ravaging the north, I'd prefer to live Kano than step foot in PH or even Abia

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Politics / Re: Rare Old Picture Of Onitsha, The Commercial City Of Anambra. by IAmSkinny: 8:14am On Oct 11
horsepower102:


Kano has better road infrastructure because of very high federal allocation that they get.

That's one. Now talk about the looted oyel money the northern politicians are using to build Dubai standard houses, businesses and infrastructures.
Politics / Re: Rare Old Picture Of Onitsha, The Commercial City Of Anambra. by IAmSkinny: 8:08am On Oct 11
horsepower102:
Onitsha; the 2nd most built up city after Lagos

Estimated population 7 million

I've been to Onitsha before and it's quite a beautiful city. Being a commercial city, the wuru-wuru was just too apparent.
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But take it from me, Kano is still miles ahead of Onitsha.
Romance / Re: WOW! You Guys Should Respect This Guy [Picture] by IAmSkinny: 7:36pm On Oct 10
iLegendd:


Hmm. Even though this sounds like a good compliment, I still love what I watched.

Yes, he seems vague and not really dedicated to teaching those things, but revealing them alone is enough for a smart person to dig deeper.

I just like how vast he is unlike most of his colleagues in politics.





Yes. He's very intelligent, well travelled and well travelled.
Most of posts are filled with wisdom.I grew to admire and respect him even more after discovering he's a huge anti-simp advocate.

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Romance / Re: WOW! You Guys Should Respect This Guy [Picture] by IAmSkinny: 7:17pm On Oct 10
iLegendd:
So, today is the first day I'm watching Reno Omokri's video and I must say, he is too wise. We have a lot of principles in common.

The video came on my feed and I wanted to ignore it, but a spirit said, "C'mon, just check it out — it's just 20 minutes." I'm glad I did.

I just subscribed to his channel immediately. This is the kind of person I love to roll with.

Some of you can waste 50MB watching a 40 minute porn video, but will refuse to spend 25MB to watch a 20 minute video that'll change your life.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GWDhK7GP5E

I've watched a couple of his videos. He only scratches the surface plus ending up creating a lot of vagueness. I've read a couple of your threads before, infact I just finished the one that touches on cryptocurrency with Binace and I must confess I'd rather consume your contents.

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PS: haven't watched this particular video
Health / Re: Telecom Mast: Can This Cause Cancer? (Photo) by IAmSkinny: 7:02pm On Oct 08
space bookers errwhere
Romance / Re: Don't Deny Your Photographer Food At Your Wedding: A Nairalander's Experience by IAmSkinny: 2:21pm On Oct 08
gbajike:

Wait, all you did was bark?!
Did you eventually deliver at no pay?
Please tell me you didn't.
God forbid. Na long story sha

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Romance / Re: Don't Deny Your Photographer Food At Your Wedding: A Nairalander's Experience by IAmSkinny: 9:52am On Oct 08
Belafonte:



This is absolutely insane.

An unbreakable principle of mine is that of something requires my payment and I can't do it, it's the right thing to negotiate fairly and I good faith. How can you tell agree to a fee and then tell someone that the rate is too high after a gentleman's agreement? Some people deserve every bad thing they get.

I wonder why people have this idea that they are doing you a favour by paying for your services. If they could do it without paying they would, and if they can't fair pay shouldn't even be considered negotiable
It's a jungle out there.
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I'm glad the gentleman would end up not having a single wedding professional photo.
Romance / Re: Don't Deny Your Photographer Food At Your Wedding: A Nairalander's Experience by IAmSkinny: 9:34am On Oct 08
Felimax:


Thanks a bunch! Too many bad memories but i am really learning because is one part of my business i so much love. I love creativity and i have been doing this since primary school. Once again, thanks.

Stay sharp especially when you start getting gigs.
It's a jungle out there and some of your clients are out to eat you.
Romance / Don't Deny Your Photographer Food At Your Wedding: A Nairalander's Experience by IAmSkinny: 8:46am On Oct 08
With inspiration from this thread

https://www.nairaland.com/6790534/not-deny-photographer-food-wedding/1#106536714
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Here's one of my many experiences:
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Once upon a Saturday morning, woke up from bed and completed all the normal early morning rituals. I had nothing planned to do that day, so I swore on my thumb to sleep all day. After all, it was a holiday and I was visiting my familia.
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Just when I was about to start my all-day sleeping routine, I got a ring from a photographer paddy.He wanted me to shoot a wedding-the couple were having serious photography problem. Hmmmm, last minute arrangements? A huge red flag.

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I was reluctant at first and didn't want to move but colleague kept on ringing my phone so I decided to cancel my planned all-day sleeping tournament.

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Packed my gears and hit my other guy (light assistant). Got to the venue, met the groom and discussed my rates. I asked for an 80% up-front payment but groom brought up some donkey and Shreck story spiced with promises of "you would get your pay, as soon as we round up.Don't worry"-another red flag.
At this moment, I wanted to just leave and go back home but my village people persuaded me to remain and do the job. Brothers and sisters, my village people are very powerful.

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Wedding was supposed to start by 10AM but by 2PM, the officiating priest was no were to be found. Summary: Priest came around by 3:20PM and I and my assistant flew into action promptly.

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Now at the reception, it was past way, way past lunch time (past 5pm by now) and I and my assistant had been working/waiting since 8am.

I was hungry, my assistant was as hungry as I was. But I had to be careful not to miss any important moment of the event. Sadly, we didn't come with food and the venue of the event was quite remote.

Leaving to go and source for food would be quite risky as every moment counts so I reached out to the caterers, when the couples went in for the routine outfit change. I was snubbed soundly.
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I wasn't having any of that so I asked my assistant to pack. My intentions was to abandon the call-of-the-wedding and attend to the calling in my stomach. I had enough money for transport to the next town.
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On my way out of venue, I met the groom's brother who apologized furiously after I told him why we were leaving. He took upon himself the task of ensuring we got something to pacify the war going on in our stomach.

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Brothers and sisters, after the wedding, groom said no money. Claimed that my rates were high and hence, he would not be able to pay.
I figured out he planned to settle me with the donations and gifts from his guest. I guess they didn't deliver as much as he expected.
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I wept like a baby inside and barked at him like a dog outside. Story for another day.
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Dear intending couples, your hired photographer and videographer are amongst the most important invited people to guest. Without those two, memories of the day would be forever lost. We are not some random hungry folks with the intention of devouring all your burnt jollof rice. We have enough money for food but our breaks have to be timed properly so we don't end up missing anything. The least you guys can do is to cooperate with us and give proper instructions to caterers to work with our volatile time.

Y'all need to stop disrespecting photographers for any reason.
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Dear photographers, if them no give you at least 80% advance, no go. Sidown for house. Always ensure you carry extra cash plus if you can bring your own food, please do and save yourself unnecessary drama

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And for the rude bride's maid, just know you'll not appear in any of the wedding photographs. I've ensured that your presence at that wedding stays in the past.


cc
Drogunov
Felimax
Belafonte

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Events / Re: Do Not Deny Your Photographer Food At Your Wedding (photo) by IAmSkinny: 12:50pm On Oct 07
Belafonte:


Friends, family and cheap clients are the worst group of people to provide services for. They have this annoying feeling of entitlement

Men cheap clients are the most anti-photographer people on earth.
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I have my own story. Maybe I'll share when I have time

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Events / Re: Do Not Deny Your Photographer Food At Your Wedding (photo) by IAmSkinny: 12:42pm On Oct 07
Belafonte:
I think the couple deserve what the photographer did grin

See pictures below for full story
myself being a photographer, I owe the dude a breakfast, lunch and dinner.
As for the couple, let me not say anything.
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here's my personal experience
https://www.nairaland.com/6792021/dont-deny-photographer-food-wedding#106549627

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Politics / Re: As The Law Stands: Peter Obi And The Issue Of Offshore Companies by IAmSkinny: 7:35pm On Oct 06
Enough of the noise. If the authority thinks he's committed a crime, arrest and penalize him according to the law already. Make person hear word abeg

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Phones / Re: NCC Disqualifies Nigerians Below 18 From Getting SIM Cards by IAmSkinny: 10:55am On Oct 06
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Technology Market / Re: The Xiaomi Thread Store by IAmSkinny: 3:52pm On Sep 28
olayinkajnr:


If you are ready to pay before delivery, we can conclude discussion on phone. I'll bear the cost of sending it down to Abuja while you bear the cost of sending it down to Delta.
Benue fa
can we use Escrow? cus I've had my own fair experience
Technology Market / Re: The Xiaomi Thread Store by IAmSkinny: 12:37pm On Sep 28
olayinkajnr:

Battery life, good.
Display, perfect.
Hotness, this is not infinix hot.
Check battery chart below.
Nice and enticing I wish you can send before Friday
Technology Market / Re: The Xiaomi Thread Store by IAmSkinny: 8:25pm On Sep 27
olayinkajnr:


Here.

There's a Baseus Pouch with it too.
seen
how's the battery life?
hope the display is still perfect
and no hotness issues with extended use

can you on and snap the screen the screen?

sorry for stressing you
Technology Market / Re: The Xiaomi Thread Store by IAmSkinny: 7:00pm On Sep 27
olayinkajnr:
My Redmi 7 3/32gb variant of 2 years about to go on sale.

*OrangeFox recovery installed
*Xiaomi.eu MIUI 12.5.1 rom flashed
*Power button almost getting removed, held with a pouch though.
*Slight unnoticeable crack at the uppermost right hand corner

If you love the rom as it is, let me know. If you don't, let me know so I'll flash the stock ROM back to it.

No fixed price.

DM with the best price you can offer and I'll see what I can do.

Location: Zaria, Kaduna State

boss, still waiting for pics
Technology Market / Re: The Xiaomi Thread Store by IAmSkinny: 10:54am On Sep 27
olayinkajnr:


Make an offer. DM with your best price and you'll ne surprised at what I can do with regards to that.

Drop your number
I'll call you
Na person phone I borrow the use follow u talk
Phones / Re: Who Has Phone To Sell??? by IAmSkinny: 10:42am On Sep 27
oluphemmxzy:


No gree for this price
How much last
Phones / Re: Who Has Phone To Sell??? by IAmSkinny: 10:35am On Sep 27
Danielbobosky:


I'd prefer someone within my locality. Don't have strength for any impending back and forth

Hmmm. E pain me Sha.
Technology Market / Re: The Xiaomi Thread Store by IAmSkinny: 10:31am On Sep 27
olayinkajnr:
My Redmi 7 3/32gb variant of 2 years about to go on sale.

*OrangeFox recovery installed
*Xiaomi.eu MIUI 12.5.1 rom flashed
*Power button almost getting removed, held with a pouch though.
*Slight unnoticeable crack at the uppermost right hand corner

If you love the rom as it is, let me know. If you don't, let me know so I'll flash the stock ROM back to it.

No fixed price.

DM with the best price you can offer and I'll see what I can do.

Location: Zaria, Kaduna State

I base for Kano but in Benue now. how much for the Redmi
Technology Market / Re: The Xiaomi Thread Store by IAmSkinny: 10:29am On Sep 27
micxwell:

Old soldier grin grin
How much for the Redmi. I'm in Benue
Phones / Re: Who Has Phone To Sell??? by IAmSkinny: 9:46am On Sep 27
Danielbobosky:


Available

Did you see my previous quote?
Phones / Re: Who Has Phone To Sell??? by IAmSkinny: 9:46am On Sep 27
oluphemmxzy:
Redmi 7 with carton 4 sale 40k 3/32gb

28k
Where is your location
Phones / Re: Who Has Phone To Sell??? by IAmSkinny: 9:44am On Sep 27
Lovelynife:

I have note 7 available for now
How much?
I'm somewhere in Benue now,how do I get it?

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