If you spent between the ages of 9 and 17 in Nigeria, you probably did some time in Nigerian secondary school.
While there are thousands, probably even hundreds of thousands of schools in Nigeria, there are a few things that make all of our experiences familiar. Let’s check them out shall we?
Getting ready for the first day of a new session like
You already know the sandals are shined and ready to go.
Turning the school sweater into a special fashion statement
Girls swapping with boys. Boys swapping with girls. Rebels everywhere
Using sweaters to hide dirty uniform shirts.
We’re not judging you, but maybe a little bit
Finessing lunch, dinner and tomorrow’s breakfast from your friends during food and nutrition practicals
These practical saved lives fr.
Putting on your best baffs when another school came to visit
Your favourite uniform, lip gloss and Jojo Mani perfume usually heard it those days.
Did everyone else have someone that was about two years too young to be in their class?
Members of the double-double promotion gang.
Every one of us at 13, trying to decide one issue that could affect the rest of our lives – science, commercial or arts.
How is this legal btw?
Rushing to collect notes to complete yours on the morning of open day.
If you didn’t do this, you somehow managed to go through secondary school without studying biology
Getting in trouble with all your friends was one of the best things about secondary school.
No lies detected.
What was your favourite part about secondary school?