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, […]
“Does she have two heads?”
“All the good boys have joined gang.”
Introducing your partner to your Nigerian parents can be tricky. Especially if you and your parents see the world differently. While many parents want the best for you, there is still the fear that they may not completely understand your choice of partner. With this in mind, I asked 5 Nigerians about their worst fears […]
How can we trust anyone?
There are a few things you can do in a Nigerian home that, while not technically illegal, definitely feel like they are. A few people shared examples that you’ll definitely relate to if you grew up with Nigerian parents. Here are 13 of the most apt: 1. This cardinal sin: 2. “Pressing phone…” 3. Somebody, […]
Since every Nigerian parent clearly went to the same training school, all of us had frighteningly similar childhoods. Most of our experiences made no sense in retrospect, so we’ve made a list of 11 that will make you go: Why did that even happen? 1. When you got beaten for coming to school late. Hian. […]
There are a lot of things that make Nigerian parents angry, but there are some very specific things that irritate them beyond reason and logic. From seeing their child relaxing to their beef with facial hair, here are 13 things that make every Nigerian parent’s skin crawl. 1. When they see you sleeping after they’ve […]
With the reported cases of coronavirus slowly growing in Nigeria, people are becoming a lot more cautious. Unfortunately, a lot of out Nigerian parents are still not taking it seriously enough, and it is rightfully stressing us out. 1. When you first heard that older people are more at risk. Hay God! 2. You, talking […]
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 […]
The ‘Wazzup’ entertainment continues.
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 […]
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