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Best gifts to yourself: Nigerian lady invests birthday money in household appliances

A young Nigerian lady blazed a trail for other Nigerian ladies by investing her birthday money wisely.
Prior to her birthday, TikToker @matildab_fitness posted her wishlist on her social media accounts hoping to get favour from netizens. The monetary gifts all summed up to $1,200, approximately N870k.

Sharing a video of how she enjoyed her day, Matilda explained how she spent the money ticking off her wishlist.

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It’s cute but they cheated you!

The first item on her wishlist was an iPad Air 4 which cost N510k. But due to properly laid out priorities, Matilda did not acquire this item. Instead, she focused on getting a smart TV (50 inches), a gas cooker, and a solar-powered inverter.

She bought all these at N320k, N43k, and N450k respectively. She also claimed she spent N55k on transportation and other expenses.

Some netizens were impressed by her smart choices, and some were concerned about her expenses. See some of their reactions:

@tamashiii_: “you actually have a very smart mind. birthday gifts that you’d use for years”

@mellybae070: “Investments…..Best Gifts To Yourself”

@chinaza1996: “And I wasted my own money last year achieving nothing. Omo this year will be different”

@blackbulletgirl: “It’s cute but they cheat u”

@youngnaval: “Make I come be ur house help na”

@lauramatthew8: “I bought Hisense smart 43inches for 155k. And u bought 50inches for 320k? Hmmmm”

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Nigerian father reacts to surprise birthday with angry looks

In another story, a Nigerian man gave the most unexpected reaction after his family threw him a surprise birthday party.

His family threw him a party to celebrate his recent birthday, but he didn’t seem to appreciate the thoughtfulness.

In the viral video on Yabaleftonline.ng, the man was captured at the moment he was escorted into a room where everyone was waiting.