In Nigeria, we intimidate each other by the extent of our network. It is a question of who hobnobs with you and how far reaching your influence can attract the people that matter.
Why do Africans go back home and then call it a vacation when the whole point of a vacation is to escape from home?
Hot roast of pork sandwich with mashed potatoes…They caught and killed the pig already so you don't have to worry about that…
Nigeria has one of the fastest growing epidemics in West Africa…
If you're really desperate to locate a Nigerian in the Washington area, hang around the African Food Farmers' Market…
It is assumed that Nigerians abroad do menial work, suffer, get oppressed, derided, and barely scrape a living. Well, all that and much more!
God of harvest, why have you forsaken me? And made my days of labor to be in vain?
A typical American child of a typical American parent cannot be raised entirely on the basis of African culture simply because the parent is a diplomat or immigrant in an African society. The same goes for an African parent and an African child in a country in the western world.
In many cases, individuals who have had dreams or prophecies about themselves have gone on to interpret them as applying to the world or others, when in fact the message was a coded one for their personal consumption and utility.
Life in Nigeria is so precarious and unstable that people are scared that saying things are fine may be tempting fate, in other words, an invitation to disaster.