If You’re Tired Of Life, Do These 5 Things In A Nigerian Home

September 25, 2020

Life is good. Life has its perks sometimes, despite all its (very many) bumps. However, you might, for any reason, decide that you’re tired of life and living. Especially if you’re living with Nigerian parents. Do any of these and you’re assured of a speedy dispatch to the afterlife. You’re welcome.

1. Put it on your mother’s head

You know how your mother says “put it on my head” when you ask where to put something? Try putting it on her head, for once. Let us know how it goes.

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2. Rub your father’s bald head

You know how they say rubbing a bald head brings good luck? You can decide to rub your popsy’s shiny head. You can add a light tap, if you’re feeling extra. Do let us know which hospital you end up in.

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3. Tell your father you hate him and walk out 

Just like in American movies. You think you can pull it off? Go for it.

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4. Don’t bring out the soup from the freezer

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Just know you’re finished.

5. Defend yourself from beating

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