The thing be say



Meaning

It is a phrase that means "the fact of the matter is".


Example

The thing be say him no even buy the cement.


Origin: Warri



By Godswill Bernard November 12, 2017

Remain small



Meaning

It means almost.


Example

1. E remain small that car for don jam me.
2. E remain small i for fall down.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard November 12, 2017

Donatus



Meaning

One in habit of giving their services to others for free. Derived from 'donate'.


Example

That babe na donatus.
The man think say i go come do donatus for am.


Origin: Port harcourt



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017

Pure water



Meaning

1. Satchet water sold by street vendors in Nigeria
2. A very common commodity.


Example

1.Dat car dey everywhere laik pure water
2. Bros abeg buy pure water as you dey come.




By Godswill Bernard November 12, 2017

Richard Lander



Meaning

One who uncannily times his visits to your house to coincide with meal times.


Example

James na original Richard Lander


Origin: Port-Harcourt



By Godswill Bernard November 12, 2017

Triangular student:



Meaning

(University campus slang). Student with little time for anything other than studies. Goes from the hostels to the canteen then to lectures and back to the hostels thus completing the triangle.


Example

That babe no dey flex oo, she be triangular student.


Origin: Unilag



By Godswill Bernard November 11, 2017

Doz bin



Meaning

Refers to a Garbage can.


Example

I wan go empty doz bin.
I put the bole for doz bin.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017

Wa-zo-bia



Meaning

Wa-zo-bia: 1. Contraction of the Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo (Major tribes in Nigeria) word for come here.
2. Used for anything pertaining to every tribe in Nigeria
3. Things pertaining to Nigeria.


Example

Lagos na full wazobia zone.


Origin: Port Harcourt



By Godswill Bernard November 11, 2017

Attachment



Meaning

Small stool placed along the aisle of luxurious buses for passengers who can't afford proper seats.


Example

Bros i wan sidon for attachment.
Why you wan sit for attachment when money dey your hand?


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard October 25, 2017