Unto the matter



Meaning

Straight to point/business/cut to the chase


Example

So unto the matter about yesterday


Origin: Warri



By John Doe September 8, 2016

Shift



Meaning

Move


Example

Abeg shift!!
Shift for me make i sit down


Origin: Nigeria



By John Doe September 8, 2016

No wam



Meaning

No worries or no problem: usually used to tell someone not to worry about it


Example

Shey dem no know my name? No wam


Origin: Port Harcourt



By John Doe August 23, 2016

Pepper Dem Gang



Meaning

To be extremely successful beyond people's expectation that they start hating on you.


Example

See Emeka done join dem pepper dem gang


Origin: Lagos



By John Doe May 19, 2017

Yakubu



Meaning

Usually used to refer to a person who misuses opportunities regularly or a complete failure.


Example

1. Keep missin' like yakubu.
2. You be yakubu


Origin: Lagos



By John Doe August 19, 2016

Atiku



Meaning

Atiku is a 'multipurpose' word which can be used to mean two different but similar things e.g decamp and recamp.


Example

When my ex did an Atiku on me, i was devastated until she Atikued back again


Origin: Lagos



By John Doe September 8, 2016

Orobo coke/fanta/pepsi



Meaning

50cl or 1L bottles of coca cola, fanta, pepsi or other soft drinks. anything bigger than the original 35cl bottles.


Example

madam, gimme 1 orobo coke.


Origin: Nigeria



By John Doe August 20, 2016

Obasanjo Arithmetic



Meaning

Choose a leader that is sick and support him with a leader that is well.


Example

Nigeria has been running on Obasanjo Arithmetic since 2007


Origin: Gordons Comedia



By John Doe May 9, 2017

Runz girl



Meaning

A high class prostitute.


Example

1 A runz girl does not stand in the streets to get customers.
2 Why her leg no go bend when she be runz girl


Origin: Port Harcourt



By John Doe August 20, 2016

No be beans



Meaning

It not easy!


Example

1. Omo that exam no be beans.
2. To be a man no be beans.


Origin: Nigeria



By John Doe September 28, 2017