It’s just March but we all know this year has shown most Nigerians shege already. From the consistent hike in prices of perpetually everything to the fuel scarcity, to the Nationwide power outage. Who did we offend? Many people are seriously considering japa-ing now and I’m not about to discourage you. In fact, I wish you the very best.
But while you’re here, I’ve thought of some things to cheer you up and give you a glimpse of a silver lining. Here are some reasons to still be grateful you’re a Nigerian.
MUST READ!! Your partner is cheating on you and we can prove it!
1. Naija Jollof rice
Imagine being born as a Ghanaian and having to say “Ghana jollof is better than Naija jollof” when you just consumed a bowl of Naija jollof that you absolutely relished? Such betrayal! Imagine having to stand up for what you know is wrong, but you dare not attest to it. That’s the struggle Ghanaians go through daily, but you know nothing about it because you were born a Nigerian. You didn’t even ask for it. So many people wish they were you and I’m not kidding. Yet you won’t take a breath to give thanks for the miracle of you being Nigerian. O wrong nau.
SEE ALSO: Items you’re sure to find in a Nigerian home
2. Ibadan Micra drivers and Lagos danfo drivers
If you live in Lagos or Ibadan and you say you’re depressed, you either don’t go out at all or you don’t transport by road. Because if you do, you cannot follow any commute and remain depressed. How? When there are danfo and micra drivers to give you content you didn’t pay for and laugh your ass off? From their banters and altercations with their fellow road users, passengers, and even innocent (not all of them though) passersby, you can be sure to get enough laughs to relieve you of the depressing state of your account and Nigeria’s economy too. But it gets pretty ugly when you’re the object of the driver’s attention so you also what to tread carefully.
CHECK THIS OUT: Childhood songs that sound better in the version we remixed
3. Social media camaraderie
Let’s be real, every family has their challenges. Ours is just more exaggerated than others in this country. 😂 Daily, we’re faced with afflictions in addition to a lack of empathy on the part of our leaders. And so it’s always a joy to find that regardless of these things, there’s something on social media to have you rolling in tears mixed with laughter, while you forget your troubles for a moment. Always a joy when we can gather to talk about common experiences from childhood or other phases of our lives, and just feel better knowing someone else went through those same things.
READ ALSO: Destructive parenting styles Nigerian parents need to do away with
4. Our musical talents
Forget, we get talent for this country! And it’s so heartwarming to see those talents being recognized so much now, even internationally! As a Nigerian, you can brag about being affiliated to the likes of Wizkid, Davido, Burna, Fireboy, etc. That’s such a huge flex o. And if you don’t know that, you don’t know what God has done for you.
5. Unlimited supply of staples like garri
Imagine if we had to import garri like rice, imagine if a bag of garri was also 32k. Omo, na premium suffer o. Now, imagine other countries that don’t have garri. Yeah, they probably have other staples like that, but we’re talking about garri! A national hero! Saving lives since 1860. You don’t know what you have until you lose it.
READ ALSO: 6 reasons Garri is a hero
You don’t truly appreciate what you have sometimes until you reflect deeply. Can you now see what a blessing it is to be a Nigerian?Share This Post: There is love in sharing😊🧡 , if you think this post can be helpful to somebody else, please share it using the buttons below!
Leave a Comment