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Travelled Abroad In Search Of Golden Fleece? - Share Your Experience With Us

There is the general parlance that there is nowhere like home. It makes me wonder why People with decent means of livelihood abandon the Country in search of better opportunities in Europe and America.

Life as a second class citizen in a foreign land can be tasking.

Please share your sincere experience with intending Emmigrants. You may be saving a soul.

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All that glitters is not Gold, be prerpared to be a 2nd class citizen

http://www.ligali.org/media/politicsshow_abbott_ayonrinde.wmv

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9ja` is not as bad as we paint it to be, no matter what, home should be home because those white people no send you as a black man, so why must we paint their country as heaven and down grade ours or even steer clear from our own root?

, on a final note "SUCCESS IN LIFE IS NOT ABOUT WHERE YOU ARE, BUT IT'S ABOUT WHO YOU ARE!"

God Bless 9ja`!

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Really enjoying this thread.

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Previously, I don't have the intention of leaving this country, Nigeria. But owning the frustrating long time job seach after graduation and NYSC, I have decided to revert my thinking.

So, just want to get informed of life abroad, US as a case study. Are there well paid jobs there? What is the ease of getting these jobs if any? How do we compare life there and here to the understanding of those that have not been there?

Please I nieed an advice n be explicit and overt in your contribution/advice.

Thanks in anticipation for your contribution

Kenneth kento_2_ken@yahoo.com

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Anyone can be anything they make themselves to be anywhere in the world.

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hahahahaha

PDP, carry go

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Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!

I don't even know where to start--too drunk toooooooooo even think straight!!!!

I have till Monday Night Football analysis to reply you if at all I should.

Go Giants!!!!!!!

Go Budweizzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzer!

Nothing beats a "Budddddddddddddddddddddddd"

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i would say it was a function of the mind

what about Nigerians that relocate with their children to other countries have u seen them running back to Nigeria cos of the food

what crapy food are u talking about compared to our home food? i hope it is not a biologically enhanced supplement u r referring to

i think probably cos ur mind was not in 100% support of ur visit to nigeria then every thing started playing tricks on u

i have stayed in europe for quite some time now and i have had enough of the crazy taxation the crazy food the stiff neck people i am going back to Nigeria and i mean it

u can have every thing u want in nigeria u only just have to pay for it

if u complain about NEPA there are cheaper alternatives

if u complain about the Holdups get up early and go to work, there is no country in the world without traffic jam

i cant guarantee security in Nigeria and i cant guarantee it any where else, thank God nigerians dont wake up one morning and start shooting every one around and claiming mental instability

we Nigerians at times just luv complaining and complaining and wont look for solutions to solve the situations we are in

for me Europe is not a place to live

if u have a job in Nigeria dont resign cos u may not find it easy outside Nigeria

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eh Awon Boiz,

Where have you been??

Dont worry u will be there life and direct.

Am really sorry to hear about your girl, i almost cried.

Edo people a gbedi fun yin

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Folks,

Your comments have been very enlightening. It's a case of different strokes for different folks.

But one thing that is inalienable in this, is that no matter how British you are, the whites still look at black people as second class citizens and usurpers.

When I see Africans on the streets of London doing menial jobs, it reminds me of what Ghanaians were to Nigerians in the early 80s before they were sent back to their country during the "Ghana must go era". Those days, we used to have them as handymen, househelps, shoemenders (not makers) and mobile Tailors.

Thank God Ghana is out of the doldrum as a result of their never-say-die spirits and visionary Leadership.

Nigeria, will indeed, fly again. The Current President has started well unlike Former President Obasanjo, who played lip service to economic development throughout his 8 years in Government.

So do not give up on the Country.

As a travel advisory, for those of you mothers with Children born and bred in Britain, your hubbies and children will go back with fond memories if they stay in the Cities. You can pay visits to the Villages on weekends for them to have a feel of your roots.

Because of lack of basic infrastructure in most of our Villages, a first time visitor to Nigeria will draw conclusion that we still duel in the mediaeval times. I am sure that is the impression the Almonds left Nigeria with.

But I must tell you, Nigeria is it. Get a good education, get a good grade from school and leave the rest to God. Good jobs will always come.

A fresh graduate earns a minimum of =N=1.5million in the least paying bank in Nigeria. My bank pays =N=2million.

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It still beats my imagination why some fellow 9ja would see one country a bird of roses and the other not!!!. A place is all about what you make out of it, and sometimes has nothing to do with location. One can stay in Nigeria and still be very sucessful,UK & US citizens still migrate to other countries, People still migrate to places like Togo,Angola,Ruwanda etc make it their home and suceed.Home is all about what you make it to be.

It all depends on your dreams and aspirations in life and necessarily does not mean making more money.Making money shouldnt be the only reason for migration.

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Funny !.

Different strokes for different folks. I take my kids to naija almost every year with no issues. They love the change of environment. Not that they would live there though. But naija is not that bad.

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Amsky,

Amsky,

Thanks for dropping a note. I will however, like you to share your experience with me.

I am not planning to leave Nigeria for good. I am a Chartered Accountant and a Middle Mgt Staff in a Bank in Nigeria

I travel to London yearly on vacation. The tale one hears and the living conditions of so many Nigerians abroad leaves much to be desired.

Very many Africans, who have not travelled out of their Countries oversea, believe that London and North American streets are paved with Gold. That one can practically pluck money on Trees.

I know it is not so.

I know that there are so many People as we speak that are willing to walk through the desert of Morroco and swin the Mediteranian to get to Spain. That is why I feel we owe them, as people that are living abroad to Share our Experiences with them.

My Parents were in London between 1962 and 1970. My Elder sibblings were born in London and they currently reside there.

I have the good fortune of being the first Child among my sibblings born in Nigeria and I dont have any other Passport other that the Green, and believe me, I am proud of it.

Your contribution will therefore, be invaluable.

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owenjay this is an enlightening thread-thanks a bunch.

C'mon guys set the ball rolling.someone should open the floor,

okay nobody's forth coming.

i

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its cmplicated some good times some bad times, so it depends o ma byother if anybody get uk visa make him show after 3months he should be able to know what he or she wants in life. if na to stay dey hussle make him stay if na to dey entre commot no shaking, there is no where that is all fun sometimes its crazy.

ciao

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It very predictable that nobody will want to share his/her experience with us.

Everybody wants the next person to take a leap in the dark.

For those of you abroad, know that you have an opportunity to relate your experiences- good/bad so that other can learn from it.

But if you decide to keep silent, please know that your silence is not golden

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