After 23 Years, Nigerian Lady Shows How Much Her Father Used to Marry Her Mother in Bride Price List

After 23 Years, Nigerian Lady Shows How Much Her Father Used to Marry Her Mother in Bride Price List

  • A Nigerian Lady shared a photo post on TikTok to show her followers a glimpse of how much was paid as bride price for her mother's hand in marriage
  • The lady shared a bride price list, which she said was 23 years old, dating back to 2001, when her father married her mum
  • The bride price list contained different items which her father took to his in-laws, with some valued at R0.60c

A Nigerian lady sparked reactions on TikTok after sharing the bride price list given to her father when he married.

The bride price list contained everything her father was asked to present to the in-laws as the traditional requirement for marriage.

Lady shares list of bride price paid on her mother.
The lady shared her mother's bride price list. Photo credit: TikTok/@amara_the1st.
Source: UGC

Bride price list from 2001

In the list posted by Amarachi, some items cost as low as R0,60c, while others cost as high as R143.

Read also

Mzansi woman shares struggles before payday in a video, SA can relate

In her TikTok video, she disclosed that the bride price list was 23 years old, meaning her father must have married her mother in 2001.

It is unclear what her father spent, but it gave a glimpse of what the bride's price list looked like years ago.

Reactions as lady shares her mother's bride price list

Social media users had a few hilarious comments.

@Anthonia Pada said:

"In Roman numerals as well. They meant business."

@Eunice Ebiteh said:

"Hmm the price of those things now is crazy."

@TT reacted:

"This is museum worthy! Love that she kept this for future gens."

@FxrevaUp said:

"How much all this cost I’m finna marry this woman."

@Fa__muel said:

"That first pic with your mum looks like my sister. I was like is this not my sister. Omo you resemble each other ooo."

Read also

Single mother of 4 showcases her construction of a 5-bedroom mansion in a video

@Cherie Coco said:

"Dem go still dey complain that time."

@Sophia Achufusi-Amuzie said:

"E suppose dey museum."

South African woman reveals father's 2008 pay slip

Meanwhile, Briefly News shared that a young lady took to the internet to showcase her dad's paycheck for 2008, and people were left speechless. The video of the woman gained massive attention online, generating many views along with thousands of likes and comments.

Social media users reacted to the woman's clip by rushing to the comments section to express their thoughts.

PAY ATTENTION: Сheck out news that is picked exactly for YOU - click on “Recommended for you” and enjoy!


Rebone Lesejane avatar

Rebone Lesejane (Editor) Rebone has experience in news bulletin reading, writing, content writing and editing. She did news bulletin reading and writing during her volunteering days at Pukfm and worked as a journalist intern and then as a freelance journalist for Newskoop. She wrote and edited entertainment, arts, culture and leisure content for What’s On In Joburg. Rebone passed the Google News Initiative training. You can contact her at