My First Day in America and Kindness of Diamond Bank Lagos

I resigned from Diamond Bank on January 7, 2003.  I flew Nigerian Airways direct to New York on the same day. I had come for a master’s program, in electrical engineering, in Tuskegee University, USA. Few weeks ago, I had applied for a study leave with Diamond Bank. The bank declined my application.  It was very painful, but I respected the decision because Diamond Bank had been supremely good to me. With no study leave, I was leaving Nigeria with no hedge – succeed in America or come back, to Lagos, to look for a new job. At the end, … Continue reading My First Day in America and Kindness of Diamond Bank Lagos