10 Reasons Why Being a Broke Student is Different from Being a Broke Human Being

May 24, 2017

1. Sometimes, as a broke Nigerian student, you see people tweeting INSIDE AN UBER about how things are hard

nack you plank

2. Hardship? WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT HARDSHIP?

giphy.gif?response_id=5925713366815eedefeca941 LET ME TELL YOU WHAT IT MEANS TO BE BROKE!!

3. Have you ever fantasized about soaking garri WHILE SOAKING GARRI?

giphy.gif?response_id=5925717dc7fe310fdacfe4c3 Drinking garri while thinking about drinking garri same time next tomorrow.

4. Have you ever pressed your toothpaste as if it stole your phone, then sliced it open to rub your toothbrush inside?

toothpaste horrors “Ah, the toothpaste still remain – fit use am brush like three times sef”

5. You take a girl out to buy meatpie and Coke and she says she wants egg roll too

giphy.gif?response_id=592572ca58270869910e094b Babe. You hurt me with the thing you did oh. You hurt me.

6. Back to that garri we mentioned. Have you ever oversoaked garri and kept it in your neighbor’s fridge to resume later?

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7. Have you ever called a cousin YOU DON’T EVEN LIKE to ask about ‘mummy and daddy’ and to ask them to tell their daddy that ‘things are tait’ in school?

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8. Have you ever fed yourself for an ENTIRE WEEK using the famous ‘I waka well’ technique?

giphy.gif?response_id=592574fb709763fb25b9f089 “Ahannn Ignatius, long time – you’re frying egg and plantain? I didn’t even know sef. You just missed lectures and I said I should check up on you.”

9. HAVE YOU EVER BEEN SO BROKE YOU DONATED BLOOD SO THEY’LL GIVE YOU PUFF PUFF AND MALT?

giphy.gif?response_id=5925758973e5fb3a7eeddae3 Oh, I graduated with a silent Ph.D. in sufferhead. Chai.

10. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There are levels to being poor oh. Wow. But here are some things poor people in denial do:

https://zikoko.com/list/7-rich-things-you-do-when-youre-secretly-poor/
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