If your name is in this article, we apologise for every time people have made a joke with your name, and for all the jokes they’re going to make in the future, but Nigerians really need to learn to stop making these jokes because they’re not as funny as y’all think.

1. Funke

“Oya Funke, pakurumo, pakurumo oya jo dada.”

2. Patience

“Patience? Hope you’re not wicked like Patience Ozokwor.” Or “Patience? Hope you can speak good English lol. There is God oo!”

3. George

“Do you want to be a judge when you grow up?”

4. Amaka

“Amaka disappoint o!”

5. Onyinye

“Onyinye e e e e!”

6. Ifunaya


7. Ekaete

“She don get bele! Ekaete belle!”

8. David

“Ohh David! Can you fight? Can you kill Goliath?”

9. Samson

“Ah, show me your muscle! Why is your hair not long? Where is Delilah?”

10. Bolanle

“Hi my name is Bolanle”

(Tries to hold laughter) “PEPPER THEM! BOLANLE PEPPER THEM!”

11. Funmi

“Ma shey fi mi si le lai lai! Duro ti mi o. Olufunmi o!”

12. Ada

“Have you seen my beautiful baby? Ada Ada!!!”

13. Martha

“Martha, oh Martha, what’s the matter?” or “Martha? That means you have weight and occupy space lmaoooo.”

QUIZ: Sorry, If You’re Under 25 There’s No Way You Can Pass This Object Quiz



Zikoko amplifies African youth culture by curating and creating smart and joyful content for young Africans and the world.