24 Things You'll Only Know If You Have Nigerian Parents
Seasoning ALL food with Maggi cubes was the standard.
At least one Maggi seasoning cube went into every meal.
And if you were doing well, you could always be doing better.
You always had to wear your older siblings’ hand-me-downs.
When food was being fried in the kitchen, your job was to fan the smoke away from the smoke alarm.
Trying to watch TV while your parents were on the phone just wasn’t happening.
At family functions, your mum would say she just needed to "quickly speak to someone for five minutes and then we'll go".
Sorting through the mountains of "Ghana Must Go" bags to find a specific pair of shoes could turn into an all-day excavation.
Your bedroom would be turned into the guest bedroom when a relative visited.
In fact, your bedroom was basically extra storage space for anything.
And you'd best be prepared for the lecture if you ever pointed out their mistake.
Actually, you learned to bring a chair and a snack because any conversation could quickly turn into a “lesson for life”.
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