6 Real Nigerian Ways To Show Love While Social Distancing

April 9, 2020

While we are all self isolating and practicing social distancing it’s important that we still stay in touch with the people in our lives. Even if you can not see your friends physically, there are tons of ways you can still show love while social distancing. Here are six of them;

1. Check on your friends regularly.

But don’t say, “So you forgot me” – we’re all too old for that. And don’t forward a Whatsapp BC either, nobody likes that. And when the chat starts don’t reply paragraph’s with “Ks”.

2. Send them hilarious videos or memes you find on the internet.

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Honestly, we need all the laughs we can get. And nothing bonds people like humour does. Passing along funny content is a great way to show love while social distancing.


3. Send them money.

Because money solves a lot of problems, for example food and data. So if you can afford it, by all means go ahead.


4. Ask them if they’ve eaten.

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Because you care, not because you don’t know how else to start a chat.


5. Insult them or call them big head.

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Because somehow “big head” has been elevated to the status of cute, accepted and popular term of endearment for Nigerians.


6. Host virtual meetups – zoom parties, house party, skype, etc.

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If you’re staying with your family for the lock down your parents may or may not make unwanted cameo appearances and embarrass you.

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