area boys

Street young boys who loiter around the neighborhood, known for their "thug-life" attitude and hunger to disturb or intimidate others

LAWMA lo ni trash

Yoruba term roughly translating to "Leave trash for LAWMA". Used as a diss by Olamide at the Headies2016 to mean he don't handle trash (people).

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owambe

Large parties in which guests are usually separated into groups depending on their outfit. Parties are not owambe until money are sprayed.

where you dey?

"Where are you" or "where were you" - if used in a past tense context

JAMB question

Questions that are hard to answer usually because you don't want to tell the truth

mouth

Empty promises or threats. Something that cannot be achieved

Chin-chin

Fried bits of pastry served as appetiser

Chance

To intimidate or lord over someone due to their weakness or situation.

kabu-kabu

Unregistered taxi cab operating illegally. Not painted in official taxi colours.

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Over-graduate

Denoting a Masters or PhD student, as opposed to UNDER-graduate.

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