Nigerian parents

It’s pretty difficult to impress Nigerian parents. Everything in your life has to impossibly right — from school to love — for them to be fully proud of you. So, we’ve created a quiz that should tell you exactly how proud of you your folks are. Take to find out:

Nigerian parents seem utterly incapable of saying “sorry”. When they realise that they’ve messed up — specifically beating you like a criminal — they’ll try to apologise with everything from food to credit. Here are 13 of their most famous lines that really mean “sorry”: 1. “Have you eaten?” Is that what is important here? […]

1. They pay for your education, then they get mad when you have educated views. This one is your fault sha. 2. They warn you to never date, then they start asking for spouse immediately you graduate. Are they selling partners in the market? 3. They treat you like crap as a child, then they […]

There is no one way to introduce your partner to your very Nigerian parents. Most Nigerian parents like to delude themselves into thinking that you’re a saintly angel who knows nothing about relationships, sex, and commitment. Lol. We’ve curated some tips that might be helpful when introducing your partner to your parents: 1) First of all decide […]

Halloween is a western tradition that basically involves lots of costuming and sweet sharing but many Nigerians don’t see it that way. For them, engaging in trick or treating is a sure way to turn into a cat and start flying at night. While people in the abroad were celebrating Halloween yesterday and our very […]

This week, it’s the first couple ever – they’ve been dating for about a year, and they’ll be letting us peek into their lives. They’re both 28 and currently earn ₦400k – cute coincidences. Both of you are my first couple ever. Them: Litttt! Her: Let’s go! Him: Oya oya. When did you first clock […]

Let’s face it, there are punishments and then there are PUNISHMENTS clearly invented by people who hated children. It’s understandable that kids can be stubborn and that it’s important to discipline them once in a while. But, come on, why would you try to kill a child in the name of punishing them? Nigerian parents […]

The subject in this story had his started out in lab coats as a Health Sciences student, but now he seems to have a keen interest in Data Sciences. One thing stays consistent though, his love for enjoyment. Tell me about the first work you did for money.  JSS 2. Technical drawing class. I used […]

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