Men in Nigeria believe that a woman is responsible if she is good with domestic works while the ones with very little knowledge and domestic know-how are considered irresponsible A Nigerian boy is expected to leave his father's house at most by the age of 30, fend for himself and build his own home.If he fails to do so, he would be regarded as an irresponsible man in his own community; Nigerian men are expected to be independent by thirty at most.He will shower you with gifts and money amounting to Sh1 million, knowing very well that he will con you Sh3 million and make a profit Sh2 million. You will run to the sacco and borrow some Sh2 million. You pity him and allow him to put up with you in your house for a short while before he finds a bigger house for the two of you…re you a foreigner in love with a Nigerian man or may be dating a Nigerian man?Reading or asking him about his culture might be helpful to you down the road. Your Nigerian Man loves his Nigerian food- you will find some Nigerian men here and there who do not like their Nigerian foods but I am yet to find one.If you want him to put a ring on it quicker, learn to cook his ethnic food and see what he will do.How many a little girl have had to wash dishes and when asked if Junior can join her, have been told “No! ” How many a heart has been broken by those brown, twinkly eyes and wicked, dimpled grin?The countless “I’m sorry, I’ll never do it again” to the “It wasn’t my fault, she tricked me…into getting her pregnant!
In the article posted on Nairobi News, the writer warns Kenyan women to stay away from all Nigerian men, stating that they are all conmen. He treats you like a glass statue and worships the ground you walk on.
We men might have similar triggers and desires but not the same cultural upbringing, values or expectations.
I am not a relationship counsellor but I am decent Nigerian man, so I know a lot about us.
Bold, brash, infuriating, funny, crafty, big-hearted, double-dealing, sexy, crazy, loving…take your pick!
All these adjectives (and more) describe the quintessential Nigerian man.