If you’re a Nigerian woman living abroad, chances are that you’ve run into one or more of these types of Nigerian men. 1) Mr. qualifications Before you say anything, they’ll remind you about all their degrees – MBA, PHD, WAP, MD. 2) Green card gang In your first conversation, they want to know your status […]
We spoke to some Nigerian women about how dating is in Nigeria, and how much it differs from dating in other parts of the world. Amanda, 19 Canada is almost always cold. The cold was like the filter that made the relationship sweet. We can cuddle in winter, and we will not be sweating while […]
The subject of this week’s What She Said is a 61-year-old woman who left her family behind a few years ago to start a new life in Europe. She talks about why she left, the backlash she received and why she doesn’t regret it.
Recently, a couple of Nigerians spoke about the culture shock they experienced when they visited countries outside Nigeria. Here’s a list of what they said: 1) Being invited to a dinner and paying for it Awoof must die by fire. 2) Calling adults by their first name With all due respect Susan, pls let me […]
Things are looking dire in the country. People are already dusting their jaapa documents. As much as we need to stay back and fix the country, sometimes you just feel so choked and need to get out. When you finally land in Canada a.k.a Nigeria Annex, there are certain things you need to do. 1. […]
Today’s Abroad Life subject is a woman who left Nigeria in 2016 to study in France. She talks about how her love for travelling has made her visit thirteen countries in the past four years, and how, now that she’s settled in Germany, she’s noticed that everyone minds their business too much. First things first, […]
The subject of today’s Abroad Life is a 22-year-old man who moved to the United States four years ago for school. He talks about how he went from being homesick, to never wanting to return to Nigeria, his plan to marry a white woman if all else fails and how he would’ve landed in Unilag after having sex in a public park.
On Abroad Life today, Deyo tells us how his curiosity and passion for solving the electricity problem in Nigeria took him from the hydroelectric station in Kwara State to Canada and why he plans to return to Nigeria to implement all he’s learning..
The subject of this week’s Abroad Life has chosen to be anonymous. She is a 21-year old International Economics and Relations student who left Nigeria for Ukraine when she was 17. She talks about racism and why she’s done with both Nigeria and Ukraine.
So you’ve had your visa interview, got your visa and you’re finally about to take that trip you’ve planned for years. But your mom has told you not to tell anyone you’re travelling until you get back. You’re wondering why? We’ll tell you. Your village people don’t want you to travel This one goes without […]
The woman in this Naira Life story is 32 and loves the finest comforts of life. Get to know her. When was the first time you understood money? Ah, I think it was that time when I realised that having the money for something is not the same as having the money for something – […]
Don’t let those other proud countries stress you out.
When your “abroad” cousin comes to visit, the enjoyment is plenty!
“How do you pronounce your name again?”
“You have now joined bad gang.”
Why are you forming?
“I will send you back to Nigeria.”
When Nigerians back home won’t let you hear word.
Kelloggs is just Nasco with international exposure.
Can he talk his way out of this wahala?
When you stop saying “innit” and “mate” as much.
I’m stepping into my promised land.
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