Ajayi



Meaning

An overachiever, or one who works excessively to impress authority.


Example

The guy the form Ajayi since him resume.


Origin: Lagos



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Ajuwaya



Meaning

A slang for serving members of the Nigerian Youth Service Corps. It is derived from the pidgin version of the the phrase "As you were" (A military term that is the equivalent of "at ease", the opposite of "attention" or "alert"


Example

How many Ajuwaya dey that house?


Origin: Northern Nigeria



By Godswill Uduak-Abasi Bernard February 20, 2018

Blokkus



Meaning

Refers to the Scrotum


Example

Boil do me for blokkus.


Origin: Port Harcourt



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Badoski



Meaning

Check Baddo


Example

Badoski! How far na?




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Boli



Meaning

Roasted Plantain eaten as a snack with groundnut or hot oil.


Example

I wan buy boli.


Origin: Lagos



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Akanuche



Meaning

Wisdom or discretion.


Example

We dey pray for akanuche everyday.


Origin: Port Harcourt



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Alobam



Meaning

Used to refer to someone as a close friend.


Example

You be my alobam.


Origin: Nigeria



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Atutupoyoyo



Meaning

An ugly being.


Example

Babe leave that guy, na original atutupoyoyo be that.


Origin: Nigeria



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Babe



Meaning

1.A term of endearment between women.
2.Girlfriend


Example

1.Babe no just try am
2. Na my new babe be that oo


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Uduak-Abasi Bernard February 20, 2018

Cabu-Cabu



Meaning

Also spelled KABU KABU. This is an unregistered taxi cab operating illegally. Not painted in official taxi colours. Usually, drivers using cars for cabu cabu, upon discovery on the road are pulled out of their windows by police, or risk being flogged.


Example

Your driver Friday dey use una car for cabu cabu - when im drop of una pikin for school, on the way back, im go dey pick up passenjas.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Uduak-Abasi Bernard February 20, 2018