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Celebrities / Re: Shola Ogudugu Leaks Her Chat With Wizkid And Jada Pollock, 3rd Baby Mama by Perotti: 8:05am On Sep 20, 2018
Hopefully other wannabe baby mamas will learn from this drama but I doubt. As soon as they see a celeb, they get wet instantly. Awon oma ale.

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Crime / Re: Photos Of Nigerian Man In A Club, Hours Before He Was Killed In South Africa. by Perotti: 5:30am On Aug 28, 2018
Evil communication corrupts good manners. Good riddance! Say hi to Tupac and Biggie for us.

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Celebrities / Re: Princess Shyngle: I Want To Date Emmanuel Adebayor, I Want A Rich Man by Perotti: 4:58am On Aug 28, 2018
olosho kobo kobo

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Politics / Re: The Oloye Presidential Movement (top Movement2019) -photos by Perotti: 8:07pm On Aug 23, 2018
Animal in human skin, animal dey wear agbada...

The OP and his Meister are animals in human skin..same with every member of the degenerate political class.

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Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 12:02am On Jul 30, 2018
sureb0yy:
Told myself I wouldn't post anything on NL until something big changes for me.

July 2016: F1 visa approved.
July 2018: GC approved.
July 2018: Job offer accepted.

I'm now a legal permanent resident of this place... and I'm starting my job at progressive insurance on Monday 8/6 in the claims department. Not the best job in the world but I'd take $50k p.a. right now considering all I've been through lol. My second part-time job will earn me between $4h and $1k a month too so... not a bad start.

Now I can come back to NL and give advice like the old days to anyone who wants it. I don't remember the username of that guy who used to tackle me all the time with "body go tell you" posts. Baba, if you can read this, whether it's luck or not, I didn't encounter any of those scary things you predicted o.

Prospective NLers chasing the American dream, ask me whatever you need to know. Against all odds, I came here to study stupid course in a stupid school without any funding. 2 years later, it's all history. It took a bit of luck but who cares? I'm in a better place and that's what matters.

Don't let any keyboard warrior discourage you from chasing your dreams... keep sleeping! Lol.

Sureb0y!! Congrats bro!
Please can you advise those already in the US as regards GC and how best to go about it?

Thanks
Agriculture / What Makes Nigerian The Biggest Producer Of Cassava Worldwide? by Perotti: 12:53am On Jun 06, 2018
Hello Agripreneurs and my bosses, As a grad student of soil and crop at here in the US, one research question that has always intrigued me is what makes Nigeria the biggest producer of cassava worldwide (since 2002 till date). Considering that most farmers cannot afford chemical fertilizers, pesticides and optimized irrigation, I don't know what mother nature has endowed us with that makes our soils so good for cassava farming. I tried doing a google search but came up short, so I have decided to seek the opinions of our esteemed farmers here on Nairaland.

Documents and links are also encouraged. Please share. Thank you
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 8:06pm On Mar 02, 2018
Guys and ladies in the US, please which money transfer company has the best rate to send money to Nigeria?

Thanks
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 1:29am On Feb 09, 2018
Scholastica16:


They earn 2 or 3 times more than PhDs.
p

And they earn way more than professors in Nigeria. It’s better than nothing.
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 6:56pm On Jan 28, 2018
imperiouxx:


I heard that model is terrible. You don't want to be driving on the street and the car broke apart while you're still holding the steering wheel.

Or do you?

Thank you boss. I have paused any further transactions.
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 3:06am On Jan 22, 2018
ponpon:
Some people talk about KBB and carfax, you could use that sir

Okay sir. Thank you sir
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 3:06am On Jan 22, 2018
OluDare01:
That mileage is high. Go for something lower.

Thanks sir
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 11:29pm On Jan 21, 2018
Hello to the great folks in this house, I want to ask those who have been living in the US about buying a car. I saw one Ad on facebook for a 2003 Nissan Murano going for $2500 with mileage of 198k. The owner says the only repair issues i need to do is a tune up and new tires.

Do you think it will be wise to go for such?

Thanks
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 8:43pm On Jan 19, 2018
k199192:

I heard that we Edison now legal in the state of Colorado? Is that true.

Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado.
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 8:41pm On Jan 19, 2018
Aitonline:
Am new here. Do they offer MS in construction management in your school?

I don't know but its an easy search to do via google. I can speak for my college (Agriculture).

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Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 8:40pm On Jan 19, 2018
kenneth4000:
. Hello I want to apply for master in your school and I have degree in chemical engineering with gpa of 2.96/4 . Can ur school accept me

Not sure because I am not an Engineering grad student. I think you can try but make sure your GRE is very high.
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 13 by Perotti: 1:55am On Jan 19, 2018
It’s been 6 months of my stay and studies here at Colorado State and it’s been good so far.
My advice for incoming folks without funding:

Sort out your finances before coming here.
Never give up
Hold onto God

I will attach a photo of stuff I got for free from the Larimer county food bank (once every month on campus) to motivate guys. Pls we neeed more black folks here at Colorado State. Apply and hope for the best!

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Technology Market / Re: ##ORDER LAPTOPS,PHONES,TABLETS,CLOTHES FRM USA,UK,CHINA& DUBAI TO NIGERIA #360/$ by Perotti: 7:24am On Oct 30, 2017
justi4jesu:




Please contact me on whatsapp and let's finalize

+971 555 82 13 85

okay
Technology Market / Re: ##ORDER LAPTOPS,PHONES,TABLETS,CLOTHES FRM USA,UK,CHINA& DUBAI TO NIGERIA #360/$ by Perotti: 7:18am On Oct 30, 2017
justi4jesu:



Item cost $146.95 + $10 shipping to Lagos = $156.95(#58,071)

ok how and where do we pickup the item?
Technology Market / Re: ##ORDER LAPTOPS,PHONES,TABLETS,CLOTHES FRM USA,UK,CHINA& DUBAI TO NIGERIA #360/$ by Perotti: 6:59am On Oct 30, 2017
Technology Market / Re: ##ORDER LAPTOPS,PHONES,TABLETS,CLOTHES FRM USA,UK,CHINA& DUBAI TO NIGERIA #360/$ by Perotti: 6:17am On Oct 30, 2017
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Politics / Why We Need A Paradigm Shift In The Nigerian Way Of Life by Perotti: 12:04am On Oct 08, 2017
It was a sunny Friday morning and as we sat in a restaurant in Downtown Fort Collins, having breakfast and awaiting the arrival of the Chair of the Agriculture committee of the Colorado State House of Reps, all sorts of questions and thoughts formed in my head. Is this really happening? What if she sends a rep? Can a Nigerian Professor schedule a meet with a member of his/her state rep without any hassles? Can I ever get this opportunity in Nigeria? Finally, she arrived, dressed as modest as possible with no trace of flamboyance characteristic of the agbada-wearing, siren-blowing and larger-than-life honorable and senators I am accustomed to. This meeting was scheduled by my thesis supervisor to push for a bill to give grants and incentives to Coloradoan farmers to practice sustainable Agriculture for the long term benefit of soil health which is crucial to mankind’s continued supply of food, fibre and fuel. As they both ironed out the details of this bill and how best to present it, I sat and absorbed what was going on like a fish out of water. It was interesting and educative, but even more inspiring. More inspiring not just because I have never met a Nigerian Rep face-to-face but here I am witnessing how good governance works and not the empty rhetoric I was used to. We really need to wake up in motherland Nigeria. For a Nigerian Prof to schedule this sort of meeting will not just involve knowing multiple “Ogas at the top” but even the PA to the Rep could be a stumbling block let alone other bureaucratic bottlenecks in the system. Rhetorics like ‘be the change you envisage to see in Nigeria’, ‘4 years is not enough to make a difference’ and other similar ones that has been used by Nigerian politicians has been used as a camouflage for the crass ineptitude and inefficiency of our political class. Instead of ‘leading by example’ some of these jobbers prefer to hug the famous ‘do as I say not do as I do’ mantra. During the inauguration of the late President John F. Kennedy of blessed memory, he inspired millions of Americans and indeed the entire world by his eternal wordings of ‘Ask not what your country can do for you, ask for what you can do for your country’, and this wasn’t empty rhetorics. He led by example in countless ways. If we all want a better future for Nigerians both living and unborn, we must shift our way of life from a ‘chop-I-chop, man-know-man’ mentality to a system that rewards hardwork, integrity and uprightness. Beginning from our student union presidents in our universities, to the top echelon of the political class, we must begin to imbibe and demonstrate virtues such as selfless service, humility, true patriotism and honesty. This is not a choice to be made but a price to be paid for local, regional and international greatness. Rome was not built in a day and America was not built in a decade but Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore was built in less than 30 years. Malaysia, Taiwan and other Asian tigers were mostly beneath Nigeria economically in the 60s but today they are all far ahead of the so-called ‘giant of Africa.’ Fellow countrymen, we need to wake up and shift our mindset and way of life!
@lalasticlala

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Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 12 by Perotti: 2:27am On Aug 27, 2017
Well, my great people, its kinda long overdue for my POE and American transcript. Departed the shores of Nigeria on the 13th of August via Royal Air Maroc and it was a nice experience except the long layer overs (10 hrs in Casablanca, 7 hrs at JFK). Nice meal aboard the flight to JFK. Got to JFK around 2am and my POE officer (Asian man) asked me just two questions I can't remember again but no big deal. The flight from JFK to Denver was nice but long too (4 hrs). Got to Denver and took a prebooked shuttle to Fort Collins. Stayed with a nice white family for 3 days before moving to my own place. First week of classes has just flown by and its been great here so far. My 2 cents advice for those who do not want to take the GRE is that the stress of taking the test is really worth it especially for the sake of funding. I wont advise anyone to come here without properly loading up financially even if you get funding.

Stats; GRE: 307, 4.0 AWA, TOEFL: 105, 4.02/5.0 (BSc), 72.3% (MSc), research/work experience (1 year), Agric Microbiology/Plant Science.
I got my admission+funding via an advert on Twitter, the PI was looking for a student to do some research relating to my field and I threw in my CV, and God did the rest. I advise anyone with similar stats to follow Profs on twitter doing a similar research, they do tweet or retweet grad students openings in related labs. My desperation for funding led me to twitter and its another goldmine of info.

Cheers and see you all at the top!!!

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Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 12 by Perotti: 10:24am On Aug 08, 2017
ofavourmi:

Congrat Man. God bless you new journey. Am also heading to Colorado State University. Can we connect please? Have sent you PM already kindly reply.

Yes please. I have replied
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 12 by Perotti: 10:19am On Aug 08, 2017
[quote author=folmus post=59261416][/quote]

Sorry Boss. Its PhD. VO didn't allow me mention this.
Thanks boss
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 12 by Perotti: 8:32am On Aug 08, 2017
Pls house, has any one booked flight via fareboom.com
And can ecobank naira MasterCard pay more than $1000 for online transaction? Pls help.
Thanks
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 12 by Perotti: 8:40pm On Aug 07, 2017
Visa approved earlier today, 07/08/2017. God is just too good. My admission to visa journey all in 3 weeks!
Story for another day.
Transcript:
VO: pls pass your i20 and passport.
Me: passed them and added good morning.
VO: good morning. Why this school?(she didn't even read the i20, and she just started typing fast on her computer)
Me: Because I will be working with Dr Lionel Messi as research assistant on a funded project in the Department of Crop and Soil Science at Colorado State University. Colorado state also has an agric experimental station where they produce quality research output.(I was so tensed, I spoke so fast, VO said I should calm down and talk to her as a friend)
VO asked me the same question again and I answered in a similar fashion. VO said again that she is given me a last chance for the question. I calmed down well and answered her, tho I added that I had two Skype interviews with my supervisor and we have a good working relationship...
VO: tell about your MSc thesis
Me: I explained what I did and after a while she cut in
VO: where did u do your MSc?
Me: Federal University of Agric, Abk
VO: you did your undergrad in a diff school?
Me: yes/OAU
VO: who is sponsoring your studies
Me: I got a full assistantship.
VO: wow okay, have you traveled before?
Me: yes to Canada for a conference and...she cuts in and says, don't say too much than asked.
VO: how long did u spend in Canada
Me: one week
VO: which other countries have u been to
Me: Benin rep
VO: tell me about your family
Me: I come from a family of 5, two siblings.
VO: are they all here?
Me: yes
VO: tell me about your ties to Nigeria
Me: I currently work as an extension officer withe the FGN as an intermediary BTW farmers and researchers. I facilitate and communicate best agric practices to them
Vo: are your employers guaranteeing your job when you return
Me: Yes.
Vo: kept typing and all of a returns my i20 sevis and the famous white paper. She said I will receive a text on picking up my visa..bla bla bla.
Me: thank you very much..
I am so grateful to God. He broke multiple protocols for me.
I felt tensed because she denied a guy before me going to Boston Uni or so and the guy had a GRE score of 327. She asked him if he had ever traveled before and he said no. Visa approval is a battle oo. Scaling through admission is one battle, visa is another. I pray that God will help us.
Special thanks to Toakins, she is in Iowa State now and she did a mock for me before she flew. Thanks to the indefatigable team of men and women of this great and legendary thread. God bless you all. Amen
Abeg I dey find cheap flight o. I am leaving on Sunday..Colorado people pls show up o

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Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 12 by Perotti: 12:44pm On Aug 03, 2017
mudi1012:
My I-20 has arrived Nigeria although it should have been here since on Tuesday but the school delayed DHL about the pickup until i para grin for them ..Thanks to @LagosismyHome,Oludara01,Profojah1234 ,Teedawg ,ecoleco,Chinewon88,OluDare01 and my boss akins2016 for the quick response ..

Pls how long did it take for DHL to send your I20?
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 12 by Perotti: 6:55pm On Jul 31, 2017
Ndawe:

Lasuth still doesn't have but if you're on the Island Axis, you can try Doren Hospital (08023062100) in Ajah or Louismed Hospital (08130101759) in Lekki Phase one and the cost in both places is N6000. I did mine in Louismed sha. Note that the vaccine is taken in 2 doses (30 day interval), so have that in mind while making your preparations
cc Perotti

Thank you boss but I really don't have time to wait for 30 days now. Can I get a lab proof from them that I have once done the vaccinations?
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 12 by Perotti: 6:52pm On Jul 31, 2017
ponpon:
4,600 at lasuth

Thanks boss
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 12 by Perotti: 1:41pm On Jul 31, 2017
ponpon:
lab proof? Or the actual vaccination? You can do the vaccination at lasuth, but presently MMR no dey

School said we can do lab proof that we have been vaccinated before. The rubella vaccine must be taken 28 days after the M&M vaccine. Pls do you know how much it cost?
Thank you boss
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 12 by Perotti: 12:51pm On Jul 31, 2017
[size=8pt]Hello senior men and women, pls I want to ask how someone can link up with DHL to help courier my I-20 directly[font=Lucida Sans Unicode][/font].
Thanks
i will share my testimony soon.

Cheers

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