An average Nigerian parent is tough when it comes to punishing offending kids. Depending on the gravity of the offence, parents could spend days punishing a child severely until they are satisfied that they have done enough to reset their brain.
Some parents, however, take discipline and corporal punishment to the next level when dealing with 'stubborn' kids who seem to give the family a bad representation in the public eye.
One time, my neighbour locked his room, tied his child naked to their centre table and gave him the beating of his life after the boy was caught watching 'adult movies' with another neighbour's child.
The boy is grown now but he still has scars from that experience. Some parents are like that. They can give you marks that would follow you into your grave.
Some are a bit extreme, though. They subject kids to torture all in the name of trying to instill discipline. Or, how do you explain a mother inserting ground pepper into the privates of a child? Child abuse, right? Well, around here some call it discipline.
On Twitter, many are recounting some of their worst beatings from older people. Here are some of the best tweets: