Alaye



Meaning

Area Boy


Example

Alaye double your hustle.


Origin: Lagos



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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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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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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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Blokkus



Meaning

Refers to the Scrotum


Example

Boil do me for blokkus.


Origin: Port Harcourt



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Achaba



Meaning

Refers to a motorcycle for public transport, usually spoken in Northern Nigeria.


Example

I no wan climb achaba today.


Origin: Northern Nigeria.



By Godswill Uduak-Abasi Bernard February 20, 2018

Dress



Meaning

To move aside or make room.


Example

Abeg dress small make I lie down.


Origin: Port Harcourt



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Caff



Meaning

Short form for cafeteria. Usually the kind found on secondary school and university campuses.


Example

b-thugs, you dey go caff? abeg, bring me maltex and puff puff when you dey come back.


Origin: Nigerian Campuses.



By Godswill Uduak-Abasi Bernard February 20, 2018

Cut Neck



Meaning

The act of liking something so much.


Example

Why Jenny dey cut neck for this guy?


Origin: Port Harcourt



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Dat one na grammar



Meaning

Phrase of dismissal to show that something is not practical or too complex, or maybe just impossible.


Example

Dat one na grammar, you go give me my money today.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Uduak-Abasi Bernard February 21, 2018