Yonda



Meaning

Means Far Away.


Example

The man go yonda.
mumsy been go yonda.


Origin: Port Harcourt



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Akata



Meaning

1. Recent arrival from abroad (especially UK or USA) into Nigeria
2. Nigerian nickname for an African American


Example

You see that new akata wia she waka with yesterday.


Origin: Lagos



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Been to



Meaning

Referring to someone who is well travelled.


Example

That man dey do like say na him be the only been to for this town.


Origin: Lagos



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TDB



Meaning

Means till daybreak.


Example

We go dey dia TDB.
No do anything TDB.


Origin: Port Harcourt.



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Sapele water



Meaning

It refers to Palm-wine.


Example

Wia i fit see sapele water buy?


Origin: Port Harcourt



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Put Eye



Meaning

To Look at something with longing or want.


Example

Why you dey put eye for person family issue?


Origin: Lagos



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Waka Jugbe



Meaning

One constantly loitering about.


Example

Leave that guy, na waka jugbe im be.


Origin: Lagos



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Esusu



Meaning

Thrift society where members contribute a monthly sum into a pot and then take turns in collecting the total sum.


Example

Mumsy wan start esusu.
Bimbo don collect her esusu.


Origin: Lagos



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Bukka



Meaning

Roadside restaurant. Also called- 'Mama Put' and 'Food is ready.'


Example

You don visit Jerry Musy Bukka


Origin: lagos



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Dig am out



Meaning

To fight.


Example

Next time you do that tin again, we go dig am out.


Origin: Port Harcourt.



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017