“I loved to ride the horses along the shore and feel the jolt of each gallop each time the rider holding me jerked the reins.” Here’s what 8 Nigerian parents and baby boomers miss about their childhood.
If your life has been moving mad lately, it’s because you’ve been doing at least two of these 7 things.
We’ve helped you come up with a list of things to do when your child decides to disgrace you in public.
Imagine considering the luxury of choosing a career? Nigerian kids could never. Not when principalities and powers are out to frustrate and stress you, here are 6 ways Nigeria chooses a career for you. 1. Your parents choose Nigeria or your strict parents will choose a career for you. Your mother already decided since your […]
Hearing your parents tell you they love you seems nice, but you sometimes need to work for their extra love, before they give it to other people. Here are a few perfect ways to get your Nigerian parents to love you more. 1. Get married Nothing proves that you love your parents more than getting […]
Parents might have been the ones that birthed us, but that does not mean everyone likes theirs. 6 Nigerians tell us why they don’t like their parents. Sarah, 18 I don’t like my parents because of all the physical and emotional abuse I’ve gone through with them over the years. Some might see it as […]
We don’t always mean to lie to our parents but sometimes, shit happens. They don’t exactly make being honest easy, either. Sometimes the lies are small and harmless, other times they are big and problematic. Here are eight lies we’ve all told our parents. 1. When we lie that we missed their call Sometimes, we […]
Sometimes, Nigerian parents forget the home they come from so they start to display elements of pride. Here are six ways to know your Nigerian parents have become proud. 1) They start coming home late When your parents start returning home from events later than 7pm, then not only have they grown wings, but the […]
Are you sick and tired of your Nigerian parents treating you like an unserious adult?. You know it’s time for them to treat you like a proper adult. You want them to see you as an adult they should both respect and fear. Here’s a list of ways to get your Nigerian parents to respect […]
If God gave Nigerian parents clay to make the perfect daughter, they’d mould a God-fearing woman with six children and a husband she diligently submits to. Now, imagine God ignores their request and, instead, sends them a daughter who isn’t particularly interested in marriage and just wants to fight men all day. Chaos. Well, because […]
Nigerian parents will not respect you unless you give them a reason to.
Nigerian parents are known for being very no-nonsense, that is a given. But there are times when they do show that they are our parents and that they care about us. In this piece, we spoke with 5 Nigerians on moments when their parents helped them out of the craziest situations. Yes, we know it […]
Mummy, daddy, uncle and aunty, we shall not be beating around the bush. Here is a list of things you do that we do not appreciate and we think you need to stop doing them. T for Thanks. 1. Sending Whatsapp broadcasts (a.k.a forwarded many times) Please, make it stop. The broadcasts are always so […]
“I was excommunicated from everyone.”
Imagine your parents finding out you are having sex. How would they react? I asked 7 Nigerian women about how their parents found out they were sexually active. Here’s what they had to say. Lexi, 22 I was 19. I came home from university for holiday. One morning, I was preparing to head to the […]
Only people who grew up with Nigerian parents can complete these sentences correctly. Get at least 9 right to show you did. Go on:
The reason a Nigerian parent is angry at you can be as illogical as you doing your chores before they told you to do it or you simply being too happy when they think you don’t have a right to be. To better explain this, we spoke to eight Nigerians about the weirdest reasons their […]
Your Nigerian parents don’t actually love you.
Thanks to the internet, a host of careers that previously didn’t exist now do. From vlogging to digital influencing, to UX designing, and so much more in between, it seems there is an endless list of professions that didn’t exist when our parents were young that many young people have created for themselves and are […]
You’ll hear a lot of names in Nigeria. I mean, Nigeria has over 250 ethnic groups with a wide range of languages. While some names are very common, in different parts of the country, some other names are less popular, thus harder to pronounce. As a survival technique, many Nigerians with unpopular names modify their […]
Follow our advice and claim your independence.
If you have Nigerian parents then you’ll relate to one or more of the points on this list: 1) “It’s for your own good” They say this after beating you like you killed Jesus. Mummy and daddy, the constant beatings is why “half” of Nigerians have a BDSM fetish. They’re trying to recreate childhood “nostalgia.” […]
If your parents are Nigerian, this should be easy.
No wonder we all loved the movie so much.
You’ve probably considered getting piercings at some point in your life but the holy fear of getting judged by your Nigerian parents has reset your brain. You don’t want to be a “nincompoop”. Hey, get those piercings. We’ll show you how to survive. 1. Wear a hoodie every time: Hoodies have to become your thing, […]
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