Yanga



Meaning

Means Pride or Flamboyance


Example

Ehy you dey use this thing do yanga?


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard October 25, 2017

Money miss road



Meaning

Nouveau riche throwing money around.


Example

See this Money miss road ooo.


Origin: Lagos



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

Suya



Meaning

Barbecued Beef or chicken served with special Nigerian spices.


Example

I feel like to chop suya.
Babe buy suya come back ooo!


Origin: Northern Nigeria



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

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

Quanta



Meaning

Means having afight with someone.


Example

We bin get quanta that year.
i no get any quanta with you ooo.


Origin: Port Harcourt.



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017

Jaga-jaga



Meaning

Refers to something being disorderly.


Example

This country dey jaga-jaga.
That hair to dey jaga-jaga, comb am abeg.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard November 11, 2017