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What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by visionsen(m): 2:03pm On Dec 26, 2011
Happy Boxing Day, no matter what the boko group are doing.
I do hope you will agree with me that these and others you will add are the most the most important things to know about people especially Nigerians . Add yours.

(1) Extroverts are happier than introverts.
(2) Optimists are happier than pessimists
(3) Married people are happier than single people
(4) People who attend religious services regularly are happier than people who do not
(4) People who have a college degree are happier than people who do not have a college degree BUT
(5) People with advanced degrees are LESS happy than people with just a bachelor’s degree
(6) People who Be Intimate are happier than people who don’t Be Intimate
(7) People who are busy are happier than people who say they have too little to do
(cool People are happier the older they get
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by odumchi: 7:25pm On Dec 26, 2011
Very interesting. grin Let me add some. . .

(9) People who support Chelsea are happier than those that support Arsenal. cool
(10) People in the villages tend to be happier than those in the cities.
(11) Never say anything bad about a Nigerian's parents unless you are ready to mend a ripped shirt and possibly a busted lip.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by visionsen(m): 4:54am On Dec 27, 2011
People who eat eba are stronger than those who don't
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by ifyalways(f): 8:58am On Dec 27, 2011
You need a little shekpe(local gin) each morning( you can use it to wash face, brush teeth, rinse mouth or outright consumption) if you intend visiting your debtors in naija.
Never jump a molue with anything but complimentary cards in your pockets.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by odiaero(m): 9:59am On Dec 27, 2011
Ok o
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by ochukoccna: 10:12am On Dec 27, 2011
*Nigerians dont believe in Nigeria.
*Many Nigerian men are randy (yet if there is no supply,there 'll be no demand).
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by obowunmi(m): 10:13am On Dec 27, 2011
Rich people are happier than poor people.

Nigerians are very religious. They love God but don't want to die so that they can meet with him quickly enough.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by oyb(m): 10:17am On Dec 27, 2011
smart nigerians always have a spare tire
every nigerian who can afford it has a generator
the ability of nigerian police to harass you is inversely proportional to your net worth.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by justwise(m): 10:21am On Dec 27, 2011
obowunmi:

Rich people are happier than poor people.

Nigerians are very religious. They love God but don't want to die so that they can meet with him quickly enough.

That is just TRUE!!!
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by n.oxide(m): 10:30am On Dec 27, 2011
oyb:

smart nigerians always have a spare tire
every nigerian who can afford it has a generator
the ability of nigerian police to harass you is inversely proportional to your net worth.

Nigerians who smiled at this are happier than those who didn't
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by obowunmi(m): 10:35am On Dec 27, 2011
@ oyb, your last comment: the less money you have, or rather the poorer you are, the more likely you are to be harrassed,
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by pato405: 10:37am On Dec 27, 2011
you dont need a telephone to get a taxi

babes huff and puff a lot

you must learn to rush for almost everything. there's always the impression that you are a slacker if you dont rush

things are better when they are disorganised

be very good at using slangs, you could make more friends

never be too formal

expect power outages without notification

learn how to cleverly offer tips to government official, else you may spend all day at their office without getting anything done about your file.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by musKeeto(m): 10:43am On Dec 27, 2011
Lmao,

Online Nigerians make more noise than offline Nigerians.
Nigerians hate corruption but love its fruits.
Nigerians are tribalists except the Super Eagles are playing.
Nigerians will try to claim you as one of theirs if you are successful, live abroad, and have a trace of Nigerian blood in you, even if it was a one night stand.
Nigerians know Terry G dey mad, but we go follow am crase.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by IbroSaunks(m): 10:49am On Dec 27, 2011
In Nigeria, everybody is impatient!
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by DAY11.(m): 10:55am On Dec 27, 2011
We helping others out while our home is dis-order
All our young girls has turn to Ashii. ( Money 4hand, bck 4ground )
You don't wanna fck with our policeman if you dn't cooperate with dia egunje  grin
Naija is messed yet we are loving it.

1 love kip us together! grin grin grin grin
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by bigassprob: 11:00am On Dec 27, 2011
nothing works here.dats yi love it.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by feats(m): 11:01am On Dec 27, 2011
Nigerians are not afraid to take risk, if you know this you would invest massively in your marketing.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by colly227(m): 11:02am On Dec 27, 2011
Nigerians aren't as bad as Google makes us look.

Nigerians are tends to be the best when they school abroad.

Nigerians are very hospitable.

Still a penny from their fore fathers and you will have yahoo to blame at the end.

Nigerians honestly don't keep time

Nigerians are optimists

Nigerians can survive anywhere in the world
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by colly227(m): 11:05am On Dec 27, 2011
Nigerians aren't as bad as Google makes us look.

Nigerians tends to be the best when they school abroad.

Nigerians are very hospitable.

Steal a penny from their fore fathers and you will have yahoo to blame at the end.

Nigerians honestly don't keep time

Nigerians are optimists

Nigerians can survive anywhere in the world
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by Nd kings(m): 11:09am On Dec 27, 2011
Muslim hate christians and vice versa.
Igbos hate hausas
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by Chubhie(m): 11:10am On Dec 27, 2011
How heavy your pocket is will determine the level of spiritual blessings your pastor will bestow on you.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by Nairalandi(m): 11:16am On Dec 27, 2011
Nigerians are I DEY LAUGH
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by obowunmi(m): 11:21am On Dec 27, 2011
@ Nd Kings, Christians don't hate muslims. This is not true.

North muslims HATE Nigeria.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by kayci_d77(m): 11:27am On Dec 27, 2011
In the Guinness Book of Record, Nigerian President is the dumbest angry
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by gbogboti: 11:28am On Dec 27, 2011
TRUE YAN: Nigerians are tribalists except the Super Eagles are playing.

Nigerians hate each other but pretend at each other under the same roof.
Nigerians talk too much, better still, speak too much grammar without actions
The Hausas are pepetual killers
The Yorubas are double faced; your friend now, your enemy behind
The Igbos are dubious and to a very large extent don't know what they want
Nigerians want Nigeria to divide but some are not sure of oneness after splitting etc
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by Ekiti1: 11:36am On Dec 27, 2011
colly227:

Steal a penny from their fore fathers and you will have yahoo to blame at the end.
yea, that right.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by Pharoh: 11:41am On Dec 27, 2011
Nigerians like eye service too much and are very corrupt.
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by nastydamus(m): 11:50am On Dec 27, 2011
shocked shocked shocked shocked
So we know this much about ourselves and can't be bothered about changing our ways?

Funny thread though.

You'll never appreciate a well-prepared Nigerian dish till you've left her shores,

A power outage anywhere in the world naturally evokes the term 'NEPA' from a Nigerian's lips,
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by oyb(m): 11:54am On Dec 27, 2011
gbogboti:

TRUE YAN: Nigerians are tribalists except the Super Eagles are playing.


even then - see as abokis took the piss because of kaita
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by muyoto: 11:55am On Dec 27, 2011
Nigerians are the happiest people on earth!  cool
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by Dgunnerz(m): 12:00pm On Dec 27, 2011
odumchi:

Very interesting. grin Let me add some. . .

(9) People who support AR53NAL are happier than those that support CHEL53A. cool
(10) People in the villages tend to be happier than those in the cities.
(11) Never say anything bad about a Nigerian's parents unless you are ready to mend a ripped shirt and possibly a busted lip.
Error in No.9 corrected!
Re: What Are The Most Important Things To Know About Nigerians? by aribisala0(m): 1:24pm On Dec 27, 2011
People who fart are happier than those who don't
People who sh1t are happier than people who can't
People who bleep are happier than those who don't
People who get paid for sex are happier than those who don't
People who score goals are happier than those who don't
People who kidnap are happier than those who get kidnapped
People who kill are happier than those who get killed
People who win elections are happier than those who don't
People who beat their wives are happier than those who don't
People who give blow jobs are happier than those who don't
People who receive blow jobs are happier than those who don't
and Finally When it rains
People who have Umblelas are happier than those who don't

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