7 Things You’ll Hear From A Nigerian Landlord That Doesn’t Rate You

October 13, 2021

Not every Nigerian landlord is easy to deal with. If you have an evil landlord — this is a loose term– and you live with them in the same house, there is a possibility that you’ve heard at least one of the following:

1. You can’t use your generator past 7 p.m.

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“I love my quiet and since this is my house, you have to love it too. Manage the small heat like that.”

2. If you have friends of a different gender, sorry they can’t visit you

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“You don’t know who might be a robber or be working for a robber.”

3. You must be at home by 10 p.m.

“Don’t even question me. I’m probably older than your parents.”

4. You’ve paid your rent, great. Now pay for this thing I won’t explain too

“Sometimes, I may need to knock on your door at 4 a.m. to ask for service charge I can’t explain to you.”

5. Fix whatever you need to in the house yourself

“I know I built the house with inferior materials, but the space is yours now. Take care of it so I can rent it out at double the price when you inevitably move out.”

6. I woke up feeling rich today, so I’ve decided to increase the rent

“My house. My rules.”

7. Or you know what, just move out

“You know why? It’s my house.”

Toheeb Lanlehin

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