Her father is an alcoholic, and her mother cuts grass and sells it to bring money into the home. She has three brothers.
Naikabu started Kipok Girls’ Secondary Boarding School in January 2012. She was being sponsored by Bryn and Mavis Hiscox, from Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary Club. Unfortunately Naikabu failed her national examinations at the end of Form Two, and was not allowed to proceed to Form Three.