Today’s subject on Abroad Life moved to the UK because the company he works for transferred him there. He talks about Nigerians in the UK being wary of new Nigerians coming in because of their tendency to grow overdependent.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life didn’t know a country like North Cyprus existed until 2018 when he met his wife. One year later, he moved there to be with her. He talks about how Nigerians are treated there and his big plans to help people get tech jobs.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life was enjoying his post-university life until harassment from SARS made him realise he couldn’t stay anymore. How did he process a move to Ireland? What’s it like dating a white woman? What are his plans for the future?
On Abroad Life today, our subject takes us through his journey from deciding to leave Nigeria to moving to Ireland. He talks about navigating a long-distance relationship and being in love with the city where he stays.
The doctor on today’s #AbroadLife talks about moving to the UK in 2020 and finding happiness with reunited friends from Nigeria despite how difficult the UK can be.
On a trip to the US in 2020, today’s subject on Abroad Life decided he wasn’t returning to Nigeria. Well, the US didn’t work out for him, so he processed his master’s in Canada and japa’d last year. Now he’s there and he has no motivation to come back.
When today’s subject on Abroad Life got tired of waiting for over a year for Canada to give her a visa, she decided to try the UK instead. She got her UK visa in three months. Now, she’s there but doesn’t like a few things — like too much electricity and over-politeness.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life moved to the UK in 2018, but immediately wanted to return to Nigeria — people told her to go back to her country and others mimicked her accent. She’s finally moved to a new town and, for the first time, is excited about living in the UK.
After staying in the UK for seven years and getting used to people being not so nice, today’s subject on Abroad Life moved back to Nigeria, only to be shocked that people were so nice and funny.
For today’s subject on Abroad Life, moving to the UK when she was 10 is one of the things she wishes she could have changed. Now, she can’t wait to finish university so she can come back and experience what it’s like to live in Lagos.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life has always preferred staying in Nigeria to moving abroad. Working in a UK nursing home with physically aggressive people and living in an unsafe city in South Africa made her realise she was right the whole time.
Our subject on Abroad Life today is a 22-year old who made it out of Ukraine before his city was attacked. He talks about why he moved to Ukraine, how he knew trouble was coming, and his future plans now that he’s not going back.
The only reason today’s subject on Abroad Life is still in Canada is because she’s waiting for her citizenship. She’s been there for 12 years and she’s tired of the cold, the boredom and the racism.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life loved the Chinese language so much growing up, she decided to learn the language and move to China. Now, after getting called a “black monster” and seeing shops with “no blacks allowed”, she can’t wait to leave.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life struggled with loneliness when he moved to the UK last year. He talks about living away from his friends and family, and how he’s scared of getting back into the dating scene in the UK because it’s been toxic to him.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life visited Seychelles in 2021 and got the shock of her life when the airport officials found out her nationality. She takes us through the ordeal she endured at the airport which went as far as digital privacy invasion and getting her passport seized, and why she decided not to leave immediately
Today’s subject on Abroad Life struggled settling in Germany after moving there in 2021 because he realised he was scared of white people. He also tried to date a white person, but it didn’t end well.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life visited Cape Town in 2016 and swore she had to move there. A few months later, a job that paid 10x of her Nigerian salary poached her to South Africa. To her, Cape Town is the perfect balance between Nigeria and the UK, where she’s a citizen.
Abroad Life tells the stories of Nigerians who japa’d, but many times, the stories have a shocking twist.
From jaw-dropping stories of grand-scale internet fraud to heartbreaking stories of family betrayal, these are the top 10 most-read Abroad Life stories of 2021.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life got tired of studying geography and decided to go abroad to chase her dream — becoming a pilot. She shares the origins of her passion for flying and why she decided to hide her plans from her parents for over a year.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life moved to South Africa after her husband persuaded her to join him for greener pastures. She talks about her struggles settling in, the thrill of starting a successful business and the acceptance that came with losing it all.
Today’s subject on Abroad life watched Buhari’s second term election win in tears and promised he would leave Nigeria before Buhari left power. Two years later, he tells us how he managed to leave — a process that involved changing careers and getting over 800 job rejections.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life talks about getting the chance to move to the US, opting out finding out she had to move to Canada within a 3-day period, and her struggles with navigating adulthood for the first time in Canada.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life talks about moving to Malaysia to get an education but meeting something totally different: a life where he had to evade cultists and fraudsters who needed his programming services for high-end crimes.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life is a Nigerian-American who returned to Nigeria 3 years ago. He talks about the reasons he moved to Nigeria, having to do NYSC so he could get better employment, and almost getting kidnapped by armed men disguised policemen.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life has always wanted to explore life outside Nigeria — but not permanently. He talks about moving to Scotland because of the nice people, his plans for getting a UK citizenship, and the reasons he wants to move back to Nigeria.
Our subject on Abroad Life today takes us through her life, post-university. She talks about taking a sabbatical in the US, attempting and failing a master’s in Nigeria, and why studying abroad is not as easy as everyone thinks.
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