5 Annoying Post-Lockdown Expenses That You Can’t Escape

August 19, 2020

Now that the world is opening up, some expenses that you were able to hide from thanks to the lockdown will finally come and drag you by the trousers. Holiday is over; time to pay the price.

Here, we listed some of the expenses that you managed to dodge during the lockdown but they will soon come for your neck. God be with you.

1. School fees

30+ people are already breathing heavily because of the upcoming threats of new school term fees and other related expenses. At this point, you’re just checking the news everyday to know when the government plans on reopening schools. It’s not easy.

2. Parties

Remember all those parties that were cancelled because of the lockdown? They’re coming back with a vengeance. Especially weddings. Nigerians being Nigerians, they have been itching for a party forever. Once the lockdown is completely over, this country won’t contain us. 

3. Car maintenance

You’ve parked your car since March because you’ve been working from home. Now HR has said everybody should come inside o and you’re wondering what new faults your car ha developed since then. Go on, call your mechanic. He won’t bite (I hope).

4. Lunch dates

Restaurants have now happened and you know what that means: your friends are about to suggest that you all “try out this nice place.” In Nigeria, Nice = Expensive, so you do the math.

P.S You can always tell them that you are not feeling hungry.

5. Clubbing

Clubs aren’t open yet but we know that’s coming soon. You know you can’t sit down in one place, so you’ll be the first person  to open the gate when they open. I don’t blame you; I too want to receive grinds to Burna’s new album in Quilox. But you also know what that means for your account balance:

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