I’m not a trust fund baby, but I can relate a little too much to some of the “rich man pikin” jokes flying around on Elon Musk’s X. At some point in my early life, I thought local African sponge was a bird nest that fell off a tree. 

20 of the Funniest “Rich Man Pikin” Jokes of 2023

Anyway, I’ve compiled 20 of the funniest ones, and if you also find yourself nodding in agreement a little too much, there may be hope that you’re not a full-blooded trenches-ist.

Let’s go. 

You mean this isn’t a bunch of final year students preparing for exams?

Laughs in ewedu and pepper mix

Green high-key gives government establishment 



Oops! Sorry for the laugh

There’s no turning back when you actually see it

God, abeg

So he’s not tweeting about his dream vacation countries?

I mean, it does look like a scene from a low-budget home econs practical

This is dark

What is it then?



This isn’t a ShopRite receipt? 

The FG needs to do better for real 


Make it stop!

Heavy bombastic side-eye

But it’s screaming “vegan” now

Isn’t this giving “relocation”?

Olumo Rock, to be precise

Laughs in cracked heels

You’ll have your fill of grilled, peppered or fried meat and many more at Zikoko’s meat festival on November 11. Have you bought your Burning Ram ticket? You can do that real quick here.



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