There is no doubt living abroad is one of the desires of most Nigerians. It is one of the most unforgettable and incredible experiences that anyone will love to partake in. However, there are quite a few things that you may miss outside Nigeria. Yes, you may have taken these things for granted. Wait till you have spent few months abroad, by then, the excitement and fun of the new city must have worn off. This is when you may start missing the some things about Nigeria and you’ll shockingly be longing for them.
Here are 15 things Nigerians miss while living abroad:
1.Visitation from friends, neighbors and families
2. Free car parks
3. Street shops/trading
4. Street Jamz
5. The TV shows
6. Lagos bus conductors
7. Speaking daily vernacular – Pidgin English
8. Owambe Parties
9. Market haggling
10. People who do everything for you
11. Affordable housing
12. Cool weather
13. Nigerian hospitality
14. Street foods
15. Daily Lagos Scenes
There is nothing as interesting as Lagos city’s daily scenes. It’s been said that, “If you can live in Lagos, you can live in any city in the world”. People living abroad miss the daily scenes of Lagos – the traffic jams, the street vendors, Lagos transport hustles, Agbero shouting destination names – “Oshodi Oshodi’, the odd feeling they get when people push past them without saying sorry, the fights, street dance performances and many more.
There is no place like home. What do you miss most about Nigeria?
By ksmiles on Nairaland
REACTIONS TO 15 THINGS NIGERIANS MISS WHILE LIVING ABROAD
1. U haven’t mentioned agege bread with ewa ganyin
2.Everything you listed can be experienced in Peckham and Dalston market in London
3.I personally miss nothing from Nigeria. I grew up in the ghettos of Lagos. As soon as I got the chance to leave, I didn’t even think twice.
4.I did not miss Ebola