“What’s Your Type?” 8 Nigerians Discuss

December 10, 2021

People tend to gravitate towards people with certain physical or personal attributes. We asked these X Nigerians what their type is, and here’s what they have to say

John, 41

I don’t really have a type, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t qualities I look out for. My top virtue is honesty. I want my partner to be open with me about her feelings for me and our relationship; what she wants, her expectations, and personal goals.

I’d like her to be willing and able to learn and to be empathic. Physically, she should be bootylicious and pleasing to my eyes

Zainab, 26

I tend to physically be attracted to men who are taller than me and have lean muscles. Recently, I realised that I have a thing for cute butts, so he shouldn’t have a flat bumbum. My bum is flat, we both can’t have flat bumbum together.


Emotionally, I like people who have a bit on the goofy side with a great sense of humour and are kind. I would also prefer him to be a muslim like me.

Segun, 25

We should be able to have respectful dialogue and appreciation for our bodies and body type. Just because we’re together doesn’t mean they stop being attractive and maintaining their looks.

Peter, 25

Yansh is the first thing I consider before dating someone. Then, we’d consider how good they are at conversations. I also want someone that has something doing for themselves, but yansh matters a lot. I’m not big on their culture, religion or the other things, but yansh is very important.

Bimpe, 20

A lot of the people I’ve been attracted to are Scorpio risings. I find them attractive because of the eyes. They have eyes that feel like they’re piercing into your soul and I could get lost in them for as long as possible. I’ve not met any other rising sign with eyes as great as Scorpio risings. Also, they should be older than me, between the ages of 25-50.

Alice, 18

I like being taken care of, so I tend to like people that take care of me. Also, people who have their life together. It’s very motivating when the person I like is put together and focused with life. Physically, I don’t have any specifications, just be a dominant woman. I like women that boss me around.

Princess, 28

I think generally, any conventionally attractive woman is my type, but they should have soft and moderate features. Not big breasts, or bumbum, or a big nose. They also have to be kind, considerate, well spoken, smart and funny.

Moremi, 20

Every time I’ve liked a man, he’s been 5’10-5’11. It made me realise I have a thing for average height men. Also, men that show me papa bear love. It could be related to my daddy issues, but I like men that make me feel loved and protected.

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