Street slangs you MUST know when you are in Lagos – Lagos is the heartbeat of Nigeria-economically, socially and otherwise. From the comical to the puzzling and the most shocking, it all happens in this city of over 15 million people. It is a fascinating place to be. Due to the complexities that make Lagos unique, people have evolved different ways to communicate, interact and pass along messages which can only be understood by people who are familiar with these slangs.
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As a first time visitor in Lagos, you need to keep these slangs at your finger-tips as they may come handy at any time. Jovago.com, Africa’s No 1 hotel booking portal shares 5 street parlance you must know if you are resident in the centre of excellence.
Johnny Just Come
Also known as JJC, it is an argot used to describe someone who is naive because they are visiting an unfamiliar terrain for the first time. If people find this to be your status, they may want to take advantage of you. So, do not act like a JJC especially when you are inside a public bus or transacting business.
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