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24 POPULAR SLANGS USED BY NIGERIA STUDENTS

24 Popular Slangs Used By Nigeria Students...

Nigerian University students are known for their usage of certain words exclusively understood by them. Listed are some of those words.

A typical gathering of young Nigerians

There are many words in mainstream Nigerian English that started out as university student slang words but are now in general use in Nigeria.

In fact, many people don't recognize these words and their meanings as nonstandard.

Check out 20 of the most popular slangs used by Nigerian university students:

1. Behind: A refined person

2. Dub: It means to cheat during exams by copying another person's test answers word for word.

3. Chips: Small papers where as much as can be written to take into the exam halls to cheat.

4. Gist (sometimes misspelled as "jist"): In both formal and informal Nigerian English "gist" now means light informal conversation, especially about other people's private business.

5. Cassava flakes: This simply refers to Garri.

6. Form: To put on airs, that is, affect manners with intent to impress others.

7. After one: A girl with one child prior to marriage.

8. Popsy: An informal word for father.

9. Mumsy: This is the feminine version of "popsy," which is an informal word for mother.

10. FFF: Friend for food.

11. Swag: This is a pompous manner of walking intended to impress others.

12. Aristo: Married men that like young girls.

13. Runs: It generally tends to be used to denote illegal or immoral activities.

14. Jambite: This refers to a first-year undergraduate.

15. Bakassi: A girls's bum.

16. Fashi: Forget.

17. Number six: It means one's brain.

18. Toast: To talk to a girl.

19. Bone face: To snub somebody.

20. FFO: For food only.

21. Kpompki :- This is used when you wanna tell someone to relax.

22. A.K :- this is a slang also for police.

23. Chillax :- apparently it is synonymous to "kpompki". (Relax).

24. Erema :- used mostly in the south. It means " girlfriend ".



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Daniel
T fare - transport fare

homie - friend

OG - friend

alaye - Mr man

that's all I've got. in my school we don't really do slangs
2016-04-21  01:14:16 pm Delete
Ridex
Britico- A person who has their ways with words.
2016-04-21  01:14:41 pm Delete
Vickyreal
What of jacking
Anyway I never said 70% of what's on the list...

Only = toast, popsi, mumsy, fashi, gist... Nd this are Street slangs self....
It's jacking that is 100% University
2016-04-21  01:15:16 pm Delete
Racheal
Shunt -Not to be in ur right position on a queue...
Scholar, Scholari -For the intelligent ones...
Face Tanke - Expulsion
Performing weray- PFA students
G4,Garrium oxide -Cassava flakes.

Unilorin representing
2016-04-21  01:17:45 pm Delete