17 Pictures Nigerians Who Grew Up With Strict Parents Will Understand

September 24, 2015

Well, technically almost every Nigerian parent is a “strict parent”, but if yours were particularly strict, then these 17 pictures should hit pretty close to home.

1. Whenever you got offered food in a family friend’s house.

sweating

*stomach rumbles* “No, ma. I’m not hungry.”

2. When you were the only one in your class without a mobile phone.

obama stressed

Waiting to use the land-line, and still having a time limit.

3. Whenever your friends invited you to a party at night.

hear joke

You never even bothered asking them.

4. Whenever your friends invited you to a party during the day.

party rice

“Yes ma.”

5. When you ate from your party pack before your mum inspected it.

terrible mistake

So, this is how I die?

6. When your excuse for a bad test score was that everybody failed.

are you everybody

“No sir. I’m sorry sir.”

7. When dating was just never even an option.

single by choice

A relationship? What is that?

8. Whenever you couldn’t find what they sent you to get.

find it

*runs to go look again*

9. When you notice you’re about to miss your curfew.

running

Not today, Satan.

10. Whenever you got cash as a gift.

collect it

Bye-bye cash, forever.

11. When they had no issue with punishing you in front of your friends.

sad-crying-zikoko

Hay God! See my life.

12. Whenever your friends asked if they could come visit.

visit where

Please, stay in your house.

13. When you realized your parents were wrong and tried to get them to admit it.

Everybody hates chris what

“Nothing ma.”

14. Whenever you were watching a movie with your parents and people started kissing in it.

stevie wonder

“All these nonsense films sef.”

15. When they saw you talking to someone of the opposite sex.

Na wa.

16. Whenever they asked to see your phone.

delete all

“Just a second, sir.”

17. When you tried to tell them a joke and it turned into a lecture.

joke to lecture

Ah! Someone cannot even play with you again?


 

As much as we might hate to admit it, most of them were for our own good.

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