“Don’t grow up, it’s a trap” but we didn’t listen. Now, here we are, all grown, reading this post about a time we wanted to so desperately leave behind. Here are some things we now miss: 1) Exchange rate. I miss the days of 1 Dollar = 150 Naira. 2) Proper holidays. I can’t believe […]
I promise you that this is not nostalgia, but why did I have to grow up? Childhood was fun because things were simpler and I didn’t overthink. Also, it was easier to take anything at face value. As an adult, not so much. Overthinking left and right. Here is a list of absolutely silly yet […]
Growing up as a Nigerian, there were very few career options to aspire to, unless you wanted your parents to kick you out. So, we’ve created a quiz that can guess what your younger self hoped to become, whether it was a doctor, a pilot or a lawyer. Take and see if we got it […]
1) Not dropping offering money so you can buy ice cream after church. 2) Your parents offering to help you “save” the money visitors dash you. 3) Keeping the change when you run an errand. 4) Greeting the visitor over and over again so they will drop money. 5) Slightly inflating the price of textbooks. […]
Growing up in Nigeria can be all shades of awesome, weird and just plain insane, depending on the kind of Nigerian parents you had. But, the awesomeness of playground time cannot be disputed, sometimes I want to shed off this adult skin and dance in the rain while playing suwe or ten-ten. We’ve listed seven […]
Some of the best local games that shaped our childhoods! Do you remember these?
If you have other important things to do, don’t read.
Congratulations, you are an adult now.
All the times you had to say your parents were not home when they were
All you teacher’s pet and your special treatment
All the mumu things you used to do will just make you ashamed of yourself.
…and even now with your old age the thing will still confuse you.
Back when all the games sounded like an ice cream truck!
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