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

Been to



Meaning

Referring to someone who is well travelled.


Example

That man dey do like say na him be the only been to for this town.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 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

Throway salute



Meaning

It means to send a big shoutout to someone.


Example

Oga Tinubu, we throway salute ooo.
I throway salute give all my colleagues dem.


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

Carry am for head



Meaning

1.Take up too much responsibility for something.
2. To become obsessed with something


Example

1.See how e carry politics for head.
2. Bros no carry this rent issue for head abeg.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard November 11, 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

Bukka



Meaning

Roadside restaurant. Also called- 'Mama Put' and 'Food is ready.'


Example

You don visit Jerry Musy Bukka


Origin: lagos



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017

Press



Meaning

1. Demonic oppression especially in bed at night.
2. Ironing of clothes.
3. To be dominated during a soccer game.


Example

1.The winch wia press me for that village na die.
2.Free me your iron make i press cloth.
3.Man U press Arsenal for that match ooo.


Origin: Delta



By Godswill Bernard October 25, 2017