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10 Things You Can Relate With If You Were Raised By Nigerian Parents


Firstly, growing up with Nigerian parents is mega interesting.Reflecting on the things they often force us to do would leave many laughing hysterically.They make us serve them compulsorily.If you tried to stand against your parents there’s a chance that you could win series of slaps doing so.

Chances are you would probably do same for your children too.

1. When You’re Sent On Unnecessary Errands

Nigerian mums are known for sending their childrens on annoying errands.Imagine being called by your mum from a distance only for her to ask you to get her something within her reach.

2. When There’s A Reason For You Failing At Something

Nigerian parents love to jump into conclusion.Trying to explain a situation to them is almost impossible.Nigerian parents would be like..

“Why wouldn’t you hit your head, when you wouldn’t face where you’re going…”

3. Are You Ok?

Nigerian parents are not checking your mental health here, when they say this, they’re trying to call your attention to your stupidity.

4. When You’re Being Eyed In Public/Event

Please don’t be carried away when you go out with your Nigerian mum.She expects you to check her face for signs.Don’t eat when she blinks her eyes funnily, you do so and you’re dead.

5. When You’re Expected To Cry Without Making Noise

When your parents beat you and threaten you about crying.. You hear words like!

“Hold it! If I hear pim…”

6. When Your Actions Are Being Justified

Parents justify their childrens’ actions and form a new reason to lash out at them.

“Why won’t You talk back at me when you have started developing Breast?”

7. When Parents Don’t Want To Accept Defeat

Sometimes parents feel they have gone overboard with certain issues but still try to cover up their mistakes.They find a way of covering their own fault and make their childrens victim again.

“You’re as tall as I am now, why wouldn’t you talk to me like that”.

8. When They Want To Be Dramatic

Parents know they could move their children to emotion by crying and acting sad.They say things like.

“After everything I’ve done for you, I carried you in my womb for nine months”.Trust me, you would end up in tears yourself.

9. When Your Mum Cheats You By Collecting Money From You

Mother have interesting attributes.They assume the role of a bank when someone gives you money.When you try to have your money back, you would be told.

“All the food you’re been eaten in this house was given to me in the market freely abi?”.

10. When Your Parents Want To End Up Chastising Session

We all know parents don’t get tired of correcting their childrens either by beating or lashing them with words.However, they have a unique way of concluding their speeches.

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