Nigerian Weddings 7 weird things brides’ families demand from grooms

According to Nigerians on social media, here are seven wedding requirements that are considered weird.

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Things required of grooms by brides' families.

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To marry a Nigerian bride, you might be required by her family to come with some pretty weird things, depending on whose family you're picking a bride from.

Yesterday, March 6 2018, Pulse asked users on Instagram to list the weirdest things they have heard in-laws demand from prospective grooms and from the numerous comments dropped on the social media platform, here are seven wedding requirements Nigerians consider weird:

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1. Educate the family's last daughter

"A guy just complained his in-laws asked him to train their last daughter to university level, as part of the prerequisite for the wedding" - @winniefrancesdaniels2015

2. Roof the bride's family house

"Money for house roofing" - @linda_.onu

3. Makeup kit for the bride's mother

"Complete makeup box/kit for the bride's mother" - @og_suz

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4. Sewing machine & motorcycle for bride's parents

"Milo and milk to drink tea first before payment of bride price... and then sewing machine and motorcycle for both parents respectively... ridiculous" - @allshadesofglam

play To arrive at these happy ceremonies, grooms sometimes have to meet the wierdest, most outrageous demands from brides' families. (Holidappy)

5. Dating fee

"Money for first dating the girl without their consent." - @raine_ne

6. Huge bride price

"One million naira in bride price....happened to my cousin" - @st_linus4one

7. A year's supply of dried fish

"200 hundred bonga fish and it was counted in my very own korokoro eyes." - @happinex94

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