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|Travel / Re: The Bakare Family: Canada To Deport Nigerian Family, The Bakares by JohnDuke101: 7:09pm On Dec 01, 2019|
Same question that came to my mind. I understand they want better lives for their family but what they are claiming is blatant lie.
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|Dating And Meet-up Zone / Re: Anyone Based In The USA by JohnDuke101: 10:27pm On Sep 30, 2019|
What's the word for them?
|Romance / Re: I'm In Love With A Friend To A Lady I Asked Out Recently by JohnDuke101: 12:08pm On Sep 28, 2019|
I don't know why you "toasted" her when you know she doesn't meet majority of you specifications and you don't see the possibility of settling with her in the future.
I think you may suspend relationship with both of them, carry on as their platonic friend. If you first crush become hooked, you can go for the newer crush if she's still single. Otherwise, go for another person.
|Phones / Re: Items I Ordered From Aliexpress Are Nowhere To Be Found by JohnDuke101: 9:44am On Sep 11, 2019|
OK. All the best!
|Phones / Re: Items I Ordered From Aliexpress Are Nowhere To Be Found by JohnDuke101: 12:38am On Sep 11, 2019|
If it has been up to one month your order was shipped, contact the Nipost office serving your address. I received all but one of my orders from Aliexpress. After the parcel arrives, the guys at the PO in main gate call me. They ask for recharge card money when they call. To avoid recharge card money, I monitor my order online and go meet them when I believe it has arrived their office.
|Romance / Re: Heart Broken! ! ! by JohnDuke101: 9:43pm On Sep 07, 2019|
It is not gender-specific. Many gentlemen have also had terrible experiences with ladies. The more we live the more we learn. Experience don't change people but bring out what they really are.
|Dating And Meet-up Zone / Re: Where Are All The Good Men?? by JohnDuke101: 10:33pm On Sep 04, 2019|
I agree. Some of them don't walk to every lady them meet unlike the bad guys. They want to know the lady enough before they make any commitment because they are looking for lifetime commitment. Sometimes, the ladies can't decode and are not patient enough. The bad guy will ask a lady out the day he meets her, gets into a relationship and bail out any moment. He keeps sampling as much as he can.
|Dating And Meet-up Zone / Re: Where Are All The Good Men?? by JohnDuke101: 12:13am On Sep 04, 2019|
There are lots of good men. They may not appear in a form you expect them to appear. They may be wearing oversized jackets and may not have fashion sense. They may not be saying the kind of words some ladies expect them to say when conversing with them. They may appear to be old-school to some ladies.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 9:52am On Jul 03, 2019|
You are welcome bro! All the best in your interview.
|Romance / Re: How Do I Tell My Friend The Truth by JohnDuke101: 2:09am On Jul 03, 2019|
You can advise him to do more due diligence first. I will not propose to any lady until after I have done enough due diligence.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 9:28pm On Jul 02, 2019|
I have double checked with my friends. We got reimbursed after a long time. I forgot about it.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 9:24pm On Jul 02, 2019|
You are welcome bro. I double checked with my friends. We were reimbursed for TF after a very long time. I forgot about it. You will be reimbursed too, I'm not sure when.
All the best!
|Crime / Re: I Started Having Threesomes At Age 3 - Doctor Narrates Sexual Abuse Ordeal by JohnDuke101: 9:11pm On Jul 02, 2019|
The story is hard to believe. It is possible to remember some things that happened at 3. I still remember my first in school at 3 and how my mum packaged my lunch and what I had.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 9:44am On Jul 01, 2019|
I didn't apply this time because I don't need the job anymore. I have a decent job.
Thanks for your concern.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 5:30pm On Jun 30, 2019|
I was interviewed in 2011 (2010 Recruitment), I didn't receive one kobo from then till today. My friends who were also interviewed in that recruitment didn't receive anything.
I attended NDDC Scholarship interview the same year and got 10k reimbursement for TF before I left the venue.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 8:48pm On Jun 28, 2019|
You are welcome Bro. No TF at all. Maybe, they will compensate those who got the offer.
I wish you the best!
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 6:10pm On Jun 27, 2019|
Absolutely! It doesn't bother me.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 12:36pm On Jun 27, 2019|
I am a commoner and didn't have any bigwig who could help. The contact I eventually got was a fellow applicant who was connected to one of the big men in NNPC. He got employed and used to give me information on what was going on.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 10:47am On Jun 27, 2019|
I never heard about that, except they did it after the offer letter. My references were my bosses and senior colleagues at that time. I don't think they have the time to send people to every previous employer. Maybe they would call to verify.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 10:34am On Jun 27, 2019|
Do your best, hope for the best, be prepared for the worst and carry on with other plans as if you never applied for this job. I almost didn't want to go for my master's after the interview but I'm glad I did eventually.
All the best.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 10:32am On Jun 27, 2019|
No. Till today, we never heard back from them. The first time I was scheduled for interview, I got a call from them after I arrived Abuja that my interview the following day had been rescheduled because many of their staff want to travel home for the weekend. I had to travel back and returned to Abuja the following week.
After the interview, carry on with other plans. I was sceptical about going for my master's degree shortly after the interview because I felt my tuition and accommodation would be wasted. I spoke with some folks and they advised me to go and I can forgo everything if I get the offer. I finished my MSc and people were still waiting to hear back from them. I understand a lot happened after the first set of people got their offer letter. I'm not going to bore you with stories.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 10:13am On Jun 27, 2019|
Could you clarify? Are you asking what the interview was like eventually?
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: NNPC Recruitment 2019! -invitation For Oral Interview by JohnDuke101: 10:43pm On Jun 26, 2019|
As at 2010, it was a panel interview with 6+ people. There may be some experts in your field or related fields. The first question I was asked was "tell me about yourself". Other questions based on your CV. One of the interviewer asked me why I wanted to leave my job.
I wish you guys the best.
|Romance / Re: Nigerian Lady Clashes With Her Boyfriend Side Chick, Beats Her Up by JohnDuke101: 10:31pm On Jun 24, 2019|
|Career / Re: How Much Does A BSC Holder Earn As A University Non-Academic Staff? by JohnDuke101: 7:12pm On May 27, 2019|
Teaching Staff (GA upwards) are on CONUASS. GA should be CONUASS 01, AL is CONUASS 02. I started as CONUASS 01 Step 01/02, I can't remember. The step increases every year.
Graduate Assistants earned 90k+ years ago, I'm not sure of what they earn now.
|Romance / Re: Please Forgive Me HUNGERBAD by JohnDuke101: 9:31pm On May 24, 2019|
|Romance / Re: Please Forgive Me HUNGERBAD by JohnDuke101: 9:08pm On May 24, 2019|
Unfortunately, very few people understand this. Whenever your view differ from some kids', they start insulting you rather than discussing the subject.
Some years ago, there was a thread for newly admitted students into my university where they ask questions about the clearance. I felt I could help the freshers by providing information when necessary since that was my third year of serving in my faculty's clearance committee. I gave someone an advice and one second year kid on the thread started insulting me that what I said was false. Since then, I hardly comment on threads.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Re: I Just Received NNPC 2019 Recruitment Invitation (who Else Is Shortlisted)? by JohnDuke101: 10:03pm On May 22, 2019|
NNPC aptitude test was paper based in the 2010 recruitment. If I remember correctly, the questions were based on your background. Applicants from science based program were examined in science, Abstract/Logical/Quantitative Reasoning, English, Mathematics, and General Knowledge. Since the aptitude test is computer based now, you may also prepare for SHL too and expect something similar to NLNG test.
All the best.
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|Education / Re: Need Advice,i Am Sleeping Too Much And My Exams Are Close by JohnDuke101: 7:41am On May 09, 2019|
Like some folks have said, know what works best for you. I understand things better at night. The challenge I had was that anyday I attempted to study or take a nap in my room, I slept all night.
After my first semester result, I changed my strategy. I went to night class 5 days in a week. At the end of lectures, I go have my dinner, shower, and return to class. Sleep in class till midnight, wake up and study from midnight till 4 am. Return to hostel and sleep till 6 am.
All the best
|Politics / Re: Audu Sule Marries Wife ‘First Lady’. Wedding Holds Ahead Of Inauguration by JohnDuke101: 10:11pm On Apr 19, 2019|
I was discussing with a muslim colleague (Pakistani) last summer and he told me Islam and the Quran doesn't support multiple wives. He told me multiple wives is an Arab culture.
|Nairaland / General / Re: This Is Why Nigerians Do Not Deserve Financial Help From Fellow Nigerians (pics) by JohnDuke101: 12:44pm On Apr 19, 2019|
It is really sad the so-called friends are not sincere when it comes to money. You can help out with whatever you when necessary without an intention of getting it back.
I experienced this several times because I expected "friends" to honor their words like I would do. I have learned my lesson. I know a handful of friends who will honor their words but the majority are not sincere. One of them told me he had a problem and I should lend him some money he would payback after a couple weeks. The next thing I saw was the guy bought a car and I didn't have a bicycle. After a while he said he was sorry for defaulting because things were tough and he came for another help. Another borrowed, we got paid an unexpected allowance 5 times the amount. I expected him to payback with that but he never did. He paid back in multiple instalments (2k, 1k, etc) but the refund wasn't useful to me.
I resorted to disbursing my money the day I recieve salary. I only have monthly upkeep. If any of them ask me for money, I will tell them what I have in my account and it is for my monthly upkeep.
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