How To Answer These Common Nigerian Job Interview Questions

February 12, 2020

Nigerian job interview questions are very special. They’re special because they make no sense. But we have to answer them anyways because we hate being poor. That being said, if you’re ever in a job interview and you want to have a little fun with the interviewer, here are fun answers you can give to Nigerian Job Interview Questions.

1) “Tell me a little bit about yourself.”

Answer: “But youre holding my CV. And you just went through it. What else do you want to know? That I moonlight as a stripper on weekends and public holidays?”

2) “What do you know about this company?”

Answer: “Not much. Just the stuff I could Google on my way over here.”

3) “Why do you want this job?”

Answer: “Because I’m very enthusiastic about not being poor.”

4) “How did you hear about this job opening?”

Answer: “Why? Was it a secret?”

5) “What motivates you to do a good job?”

Answer: “Being paid on time at the end of the month.”

6) “Why should we hire you?”

Answer: “Because y’all are hiring and I want the job.”

7) “How long would you expect to work for us if hired?”

Answer: “Until I find another job that pays better.”

8) “Where do you see yourself in five years?”

Answer: *Proceed to have a nervous breakdown triggered by the existential crisis stemming from the knowledge that you’ve been winging it your entire life and have no idea what you’re doing or where you’re going*

9) “Would you be willing to work nights and weekends?”

Answer: “Would you be willing to pay me overtime or is this just a white-collar sweatshop?”

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