Friday, 25 September 2015

Lies our Nigerian parents told their kids.

 Nigerian parents are very smart. They tell lies stories to get their children on the obedience path or to look really good in their eyes. Children on the other hand are inquisitive and gullible.


Perfect recipe right? Here are some of the common lies Nigerian parents tell their children:

1. If you tell me the truth, I won’t touch you You tell them and then get the beating of your life.

2. I will buy you a bicycle if you come first in class When you get that first position they will remind you of everything they bought you since you were born.

3. Lend me money, I will give you back Any attempt to ask for the money will lead to you hearing the story of your life. Again.

4. Bring me any problem, I will solve it for you. Give them a hard problem to solve and they will give you different excuses or they will blame your teacher for not teaching you well.

5. Don’t play with boys or you will get pregnant: This is so hilarious and common. Most Nigerian parents tell their female children this lie to prevent them from ‘danger’.

6. Tell the person at the door I am not at home: “My daddy said I should tell you that he is not at home” usually gives away the lie to the visitor.







7. If you work hard, you will get a gift from ‘Father Christmas’ American movies and this lie have made some Nigerian kids wait to receive gift at their doorstep at Christmas but it never happens.




9. When I was your age I always came first If every parent came first, who came second?

10. When I was your age, I sponsored myself through school Which school? Where is the certificate? But again wasn’t education free back in the day?




Which lie did your parents tell you? 


27 comments:

  1. I got told all these lies and I'm recycling them to my kids. The circle must kontinue......

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    1. Abi, I never tell my kids I was the best in my days.

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  2. I never disrespected my parents yimu ahahahaha


    Chincobee.blogspot.com

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  3. ROFL. They are necessary most times and they work. That's what kids understand at that age.Lol. The one of tell the person I am not around brought back many memories. Lol. It just shows how innocent kids are because most times its my dad said he's not around.Lol
    naijaflo.com

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    1. They are necessary for real, it's just a way to teach them life lessons.

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  4. I was told No 5 lolz and honestly it helped me...




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    1. We all fell for it dear...that's a necessary lie.

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  5. wow! mine is no.5 oooo chia
    wonderful job!! well done!

    hello Diary of a Naija mom, my first visit. hope am welcome



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    1. You are very welcome, please bookmark my blog on your device

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  6. That number 5 was always coming to my ears every now and then....funny lies they are
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    1. Hahahahahahaha....she'll remind you how she fed you from birth.

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  8. I got 2. And i came first till secondary and never got the bicycle. But i guess it helped me

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  9. Am not at home is all household lies...every parents says that to their children.

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    1. Some visitors are nuisance....you wont blame us....lol.

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  10. Can I even remember my parents childhood lies. ..but that No5 was the commonest of all. Especially when I first saw my period. Lolz

    Bolateethole.blogspot.com

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    1. Every growing up naija girl must have heard that once.

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  11. Lol number 5 though. My mum said once my body touches a boy I will get pregnant. I remembered avoiding all body contact with boys even when I walk on the road. Not funny then.


    www.beinspiredwithmily.com

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  12. Lol number 5 though. My mum said once my body touches a boy I will get pregnant. I remembered avoiding all body contact with boys even when I walk on the road. Not funny then.


    www.beinspiredwithmily.com

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  13. Why is that if I want to click back, the comment will post twice. Let it carry it's time o

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