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Funniest Naija Memes Of All Time

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Memes are cultural elements that spread quickly over the internet; they are frequently funny pictures, videos, or text. They aim to humorously or intended to convey a certain cultural idea, behaviour, or style. Memes frequently change and spread quickly, turning into a common experience in communities on the internet.

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The Funniest Naija Memes Ever

Even though everyone’s sense of humour is different, these long-lasting Nigerian memes have made many people laugh and are considered some of the funniest Naija memes ever. Here are some examples of these memes:

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1. “You Don Hit My Car”:

Explanation: This meme, which first appeared in a widely shared video of a man accusing another motorist of exaggerating how much he hit his car, has evolved into a standard way to convey shock or accusation in a variety of situations. It’s especially funny because of the flamboyant delivery.

2. “Oga at the Top”:

Explanation: “Oga at the top” originated as a humorous way to address someone in authority who may not have all the answers, based on a televised interview in which an official struggled to provide the website of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.

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3. “Why are you running?”:

Explanation: This meme originated from a video in which a funny Nigerian mother asks her son, “Why are you running?” while she chases him. It’s frequently employed to illustrate circumstances in which individuals are dodging accountability or conflict.

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4. “This is Nigeria”:

Explanation: Falz’s humorous parody of Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” inspired a lot of memes that humorously tackled social and political issues in Nigeria. Due to its ingenious adaption, a lot of people found it humorous and extensively circulated as a meme.

5. “Davido’s ‘Shekpe’ Gesture”:

Explanation: Davido’s trademark “shekpe” hand gesture, which mimics pouring a drink, has evolved into a standard meme used to convey joy or enthusiasm. It’s a clever approach to capture the joy of a winning moment.

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6. “Dramas in “Big Brother Naija”:

Explanation: “Big Brother Naija” is a reality show that frequently produces moments that are perfect for memes, particularly when competitors get into intense discussions or dramatic altercations. The entertaining value of the show is encapsulated in these memes.

7. “African Parents” memes:

Explanation: Because many Nigerians can identify with these situations, memes that portray stereotyped African parenting styles—like the controversial “You are not a tiger!” video or exaggerated disciplinary actions—resonate with them and become both humorous and relevant.

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8. “Dey Your Dey”:

Explanation: This meme is a hilarious way of telling individuals to take care of their own business. It originated from a video that advised someone to “dey your dey” (mind your business). Its humorous appeal is enhanced by the simple counsel given in Pidgin English.

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In addition to making people laugh, these memes have come to represent common language, experiences, and sense of humour among Nigerian internet users, serving as cultural touchstones. Even if humour trends change throughout time, these timeless works of humour are still appreciated for their timeless humour.

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Reekado Banks Says Don Jazzy Changed His Life

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In the Nigerian music industry, artists often leave their record labels due to conflicts or disagreements. However, Reekado Banks is an exception to this trend. In a recent interview with media personality Daddy Freeze, Reekado clarified that his departure from Mavin Records was amicable.

During the interview, Daddy Freeze asked Reekado about his decision to leave the label. Reekado expressed his disapproval of the general assumption that his departure was caused by bad blood. He emphasised maintaining a positive relationship with Mavin Records and its founder, Don Jazzy.

“That man took me from absolutely nothing. I wonder why anyone would think it wasn’t amicable. The end of the contract came, I wanted to leave and he (Don Jazzy) gave me his blessings,” Reekado said concerning his departure.

Reekado also spoke about how the frequent conflicts between artists and record labels in Nigeria might be why people thought he fought with Mavin Records.

“I feel like it’s a tradition in the Nigerian record label business for artists to breakout angrily from their record labels and this is being imposed on my relationship with Jazzy.” Reekado Banks said on the assumptions surrounding his departure.

Reekado further emphasised the positive nature of his departure. He described Don Jazzy, the founder of Mavin Records, as a “blessing” and someone he remains “eternally grateful” to. This statement highlights the mutual respect and appreciation between Reekado and his former label, further dispelling any rumours of a negative split.

Reekado Banks’ departure from Mavin Records stands out as a positive example in the Afrobeats industry, which has often seen messy breakups between artists and labels. Unlike Reekado’s amicable split, other artists haven’t been as fortunate.

For instance, Brymo’s legal battle with Chocolate City was a long and drawn-out affair. Similarly, Skales and Baseline Records ended their relationship on a sour note, taking each other to court. Runtown’s highly publicised dispute with Eric Many paints a similar picture.

In 2022, the industry was rocked by the very public fight between Marlian Records and Mohbad, which gained even more attention after the artist’s tragic passing. These cases highlight the contrasting situations in the Afrobeats world, where Reekado’s smooth departure from Mavin Records is a welcome exception.

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Kate Henshaw Breaks Silence On Her Mother’s Passing

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Kate Henshaw lost her mother, who passed away on Friday, March 1, 2024. The news was first shared publicly by Emeka Rollas, the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN).

Following the news, Kate Henshaw took to Instagram to confirm the passing of her mother. She also expressed her appreciation for the public’s support and requested that they keep her in their thoughts during this difficult time.

It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my mother on March 1st 2024,” the actress wrote. “Your prayers mean the world to me during this difficult time. Please keep my family in your thought. Rest in peace Mummy. Love. Kate Henshaw,” the statement reads.

 

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The news of Kate Henshaw’s mother’s passing comes a few days after the President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas, shared the news on his official Instagram page on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024. This suggests there may have been a short delay between passing and the public announcement.

Sad Day for Actors Guild of Nigeria. Kate Henshaw lost her mother earlier today and Mr Ibu suffered cardiac arrest according to his manager for 24 years Mr Don Single Nwuzor. I announce with deep sense of grief that Mr Ibu didnt make it. May his soul rest in peace. @actorsguildofnigeria,” his post read.

Fans and fellow actors from the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, have flooded Kate Henshaw’s Instagram page with messages of condolence and support in the wake of her mother’s passing.

Sending you love sis, May God strengthen your family at this time. And May her gentle soul rest with the angels 🙏🏾 Hugs ❤️,” the actress Susan Peters said.

“God Abeg oooo! So sorry sis 😢😢😢 pls take heart,” the actress Uche Ogbodo said.

“Dear Aunty Kate, My Condolences 💐 It is well with you and your Family❤,” the actor Oluwaseyi Kelvin Audu said.

“My deepest condolence Sis. May God comfort you at this trying time . God rest her soul 🙏🕊️❤️,” actor Ken Erics posted.

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Burna Boy Achieves Historic Feat At Sold-out Boston Concert

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Burna Boy continues to solidify his status as a global music powerhouse with his captivating live performances. On March 2nd, the superstar headlined a sold-out show at the 20,000-seat TD Arena in Boston, marking another stop on his “I Told Them” tour.

This concert further cemented his reputation as a global entertainer following his historic back-to-back sold-out shows at the 19,000-capacity Scotia Bank Arena in Toronto, making him the first African artist to achieve this feat.

The Boston concert wasn’t just about electrifying the audience with his music. Burna Boy also received special recognition from the Mayor of Boston, who presented him with a plaque commemorating “Burna Boy Day.”

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Burna Boy’s success transcends individual performances and tours. Since his 2018 international breakthrough with the hit single “YE,” he has consistently broken records and achieved numerous firsts for Nigerian and African music.

Notably, he became the first Nigerian mainstream pop artist to win a Grammy Award, receiving it for his fifth album, “Twice As Tall.” He also holds the record for most Grammy nominations (10) for a Nigerian artist and is the first African artist to win three consecutive BET Awards.

 

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Burna Boy’s impact extends beyond the awards and accolades. He is consistently pushing boundaries in the live performance scene. He holds the distinction of being the first African artist to headline stadium concerts in both the United Kingdom and the United States, further solidifying his position as a global leader in Afrobeats and a true inspiration to the continent.

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