One lesson I have learnt over the years is this: Nigerians are loud people. That can be both a good and a bad thing. It is a good thing at a soccer match for example, where they can shout down the fans of the competitor's country. But, a conference room or a seminar for example, is not a soccer match, and so does not need the same level of noise.
Perhaps, the most common example of Nigerians being Nigerians, is on the phone. It does not matter if the person on the other end of the line is within the same zipcode, same city, same county or out of the country, the reaction is the same: they yell. I don't mean just yelling the first "Hello!" Oh no.
If that was the case, I would not need an entire blog post to rant. No, the yelling continues at the same frequency, pitch or whatever you want to call it from beginning to the end. You don’t need loudspeakers to follow the conversation. You can hear everything that is being said from miles away, even if you don’t want to.
Now, I have tried to explain why this continues to occur, despite the "eye lazer" I have given repeat offenders, and these are my suggestions. Nigerians yell on the phone because: