7 Things Only People With Mind Can Do In A Nigerian Home

June 3, 2020

When it comes to navigating difficult terrain, there’s nobody better than a Nigerian young adult to make a way out of it.

From learning to dodge slaps, to perfecting the right speech speed and cadence to talk yourself out of a beating, the Nigerian youth is skilled in the art of getting away from the worst circumstances. 

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Well, that is unless you have -0 fucks to give and you’re ready for all the smoke Nigerian parents and the most judgy of Nigerian aunties can throw your way. Which brings us round to a special section of Nigerian  people. The ones with all the mind in the world. If you’re wondering who makes the cut, here’s a list of people whose bravery in their Nigerian homes must come specially sent from the gods, because e no too make sense:

Daring to enter your mother’s sitting room with coloured hair

Growing up in a Nigerian home

Doesn’t matter if she’s there or not. Just thinking it’s an okay thing to do is problematic.

Smoking in front of your parents

This does not apply to sometime African giants sha.

Having very obvious tattoos

Growing up in a Nigerian home

If you never had to wear a wrist watch to sleep or wear a t-shirt in crazy Nigerian heat to cover your tattoos, you are who we’re talking about.

Rocking leg chains in full view of your Nigerian father

Anyone know what it is about leg chains that gets everyone so worked up?

Dreadlocks. That’s the line

 Hmm. In a Nigerian home? Big energy.

Drinking publicly

And we’re even talking about the small stuff. How will Deacon take it if she sees you drinking can Orijin in the roof she was so kind to provide to you?

Sporting obvious piercings

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Yeah, we’re going to ask you to give us some of that excess mind you have over there.

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