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



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Big Woman



Meaning

A woman of importance pr reputation gained by achievement or ability.


Example

That lady na big woman for government o.


Origin: Nigeria



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Blokkus



Meaning

Refers to the Scrotum


Example

Boil do me for blokkus.


Origin: Port Harcourt



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Akawo



Meaning

A system of daily savings operated by an individual for small business owners.


Example

I wan start akawo


Origin: lagos



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Baddo



Meaning

1. Someone who is highly respected or seen as very good at what they do.
2. Someone who commands a lot of respect,power,influence, or authority.


Example

1. See as everybodi jus dey hail yu, yu bi baddo o.!
2. Dat guy na baddo.


Origin: Olamide, Nigeria Artiste.



By Godswill Uduak-Abasi Bernard February 20, 2018

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



By Godswill Uduak-Abasi Bernard February 20, 2018