The Nigerian mother is seriously one of a kind. Her amazing ability to go from whooping your ass with an eba stick to lovingly rubbing your head really needs to be studied.
Although this may seem like a totally random generalization, it’s actually a very valid one. And these tweets and the amount of retweets they gathered in agreement, just further validate that point.
1. The Paranoia
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian when she makes you wait till you get home from a party so she can inspect the party pack
— Bolu (@boluososami) July 30, 2015
2. The Discipline
— ONIKA (@OtuyeluBolu) July 30, 2015
3. The Telepathy
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian when she says "Get my kini" and believes with all confidence that she gave birth to a mind reader
— Î (@Iam_UdoO) July 30, 2015
4. The Sass
— Wale Gates (@walegates) July 30, 2015
5. The Expectation
Me: i came 2nd in class ?
Mom: sooooo the person that came first has two heads shey ?
— Anna-barbara o'james (@Barbratoria) July 30, 2015
6. The Amnesia
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian when after shouting from morning to evening , she ends it with " after you people will say I'm shouting"
— ALEXIS OZIL 11/17 (@SemilooreAkoni) July 29, 2015
7. The Guilt Tripping
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian When she tells you to Borrow her some Money and you ask for it. She be like"All the food uve been eating here nko"
— Ndamzi NURSS-GH001 (@rocboifabulouz) July 29, 2015
8. The Invincibility
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian when she touches hot pot comfortably without a napkin
— Jessica Abbi (@machiavellimiss) July 29, 2015
9. The Sarcasm
— Black Bill Gates (@kungfoo_tari) July 29, 2015
10. The Technophobia
When she says every wrong thing you do is because you're always "pressing" phone.
— St. Lunatic° (@DatKidd_Kole) July 29, 2015
11. The ‘Helping’
12. The Haggling
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian when She starts Pricing Meat In The market You start Feeling Bad for The meat seller .
— – Kamr (@KAM4R) July 29, 2015
13. The Indecisiveness
Mom: Shebi m talking to you and your keeping quiet
Mom: Keep quiet,i'm talking! #YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian
— Klaire (@clairexolo) July 29, 2015
14. The ‘Fight’
#youknowyourmumisnigerian when she tries to hit you and you dodge she'd say 'so have grown wings that you want to fight me abii'
— ihavePimples (@saaboi_) July 29, 2015
15. The Forgetfulness
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian when she makes u teach her how to send text messages but still calls u to help her send it whenever she wants to.
— Baaj Adebule (@BaajAdebule) July 29, 2015
16. The Warning
'I didnt kill my mother so you cannot kill me' #YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian
— MrEMEDITH (@MrEMEDITH) July 29, 2015
17. The Child Slavery
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian she calls you from your room upstairs and then sends you back upstairs to bring her purse…
— CU Humour_Island (@Humour_Island) July 29, 2015
18. The Inhuman Precision
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian if she is more accurate with her slippers than Robin Hood is with arrows
— Simon 'bloodnofsky' (@simon_rza59) July 29, 2015
19. The Glare
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian when she uses her eyes as warning…no need to talk??
— _SLAY_ (@Kvng_Mae) July 29, 2015
20. The Suspicion
#YouKnowYourMumIsNigerian when u tell her u love her and she asks u what u want…
— KINDLY FOLLOW BACK (@Basitomania) July 29, 2015
Nigerian mothers really are the best. So, what’s your favorite ‘Nigerian mother’ behavior? Please, sound off in the comments section