How a plate of yam and egg made Remmy and Nugwa fall in love (Photos)

Many keep finding love on social media especially Facebook and Instagram but in the case of Remmy and Nugwa, we must add Snapchat to the list.

Remmy who doesn’t like surprises was blown away by Nugwa‘s beautiful and romantic surprise proposal in Thailand and the two lovebirds are headed to officially seal the deal.

Read their emotions filled “how we met” below, and with their catchy pre-wedding pictures, this couple is no doubt a match made in heaven.

How we met by the Groom-to-be:

“I first took note of Remmy when I saw a picture of her on social media. She was getting lots of compliments for looking gorgeous. I honestly didn’t think much of it as I tended to believe pretty girls were stuck up, how wrong I was. A few social media interactions later, she was enveloped with the sauce and decided to add me on Snapchat”.

“I saw her cooking one day and talk ensued about the best food places in Houston. One thing led to another and a brunch date (she swears it wasn’t a date) was set up at Jupiter in SugarLand (best waffles ever!). I saw her walk through those doors, and I knew it there and then… this was it… this was her”.

How we met by the Bride-to-be :

Being with you is being happy! Zainab and Ibrahim’s colorful pre wedding pictures

“Moving to a new city/state can be very scary, but being the daredevil that I am, I took a leap of faith. A few months in, I decided to start making some friends. I remembered that Nugwa lived in Houston from his social media posts, so I added him on Snapchat and said hello. We started chatting here and there for a couple of weeks and soon after, Hurricane Harvey hit”.

“He decided that taking me out to brunch was the best way to make me feel better after a Hurricane, so NO, IT WAS NOT A DATE. The brunch went well, good conversation, pidgin jokes, even the fabled “I can’t find my card” stunt. (Lol. That happened AFTER he had paid or was it? The world may never know)”.

“I thought it went well and we said our byes. Do you believe that this man did not hit me up till about three weeks or so later? Can you imagine? I didn’t really mind because at the time I was not feeling him too (lol). Eventually, after three to four weeks of no communication, he sends me a text, and we spend all day texting”.

“At about dinner time, he says he’s about to make yam and eggs. Now, to know me is to know how much I love yam. Next thing you know, I’m driving from Fifth Ward to Sugar Land (it’s about 30 minutes) for some yam and eggs and I’m sure glad I did (best yam and eggs someone has made for me)”.

“Fast forward to present day, I am literally counting down the days till he gets to make yam & eggs for me FOREVER”.


Zaynab Taiwo

Zaynab Taiwo is a freak when it comes to love stories,weddings and fashion. A Graduate of mass communication from a world class university, Kwara state university. Email: [email protected] Tel: +23480161000090, Address: Joseph street, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria

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