7 Things N50 Could Buy You Twenty Years Ago

January 9, 2020

If you are reading this, it’s too late. When will you marry? You are of marriageable age for starters. If you were born in the 90’s, chances are that you were privileged to witness some of the buying power of the naira. That is before the fire nation called recession attacked and our money lost value. Here are some of the things we remember being able to buy in the good old days.

1) Goody Goody Goodness – an all-time yummy favorite

2) Two wise men – Goldspot and Limca

They even brought along some friends

3) Five cones of this N10 ice cream

This walked so Coldstone could run.

4) The original actual beef containing N30 gala

Make Nigeria great again.

5) Books, well, exercise books.

I remember aunty asking me to write “I will never make noise again” inside the whole book. Dark times.

6) Proper Suya – N50 suya was enjoyment central. Chop life king/queen

7) Some of these cool toys

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