American journalist discovers the meaning of 'maga' in Nigeria

American journalist discovers the meaning of 'maga' in Nigeria

- An American journalist recently took to social media to share his bewilderment after discovering the meaning of 'maga' in Nigeria

- What makes it more interesting is the fact that the slang is also popularly used in the US

- Both Nigerians and non-Nigerians are having a field day over his reaction

Under President Donald Trump's regime, 'Make America Great Again' is the motto widely recognized and used by supporters of the controversial president of the United States. His controversial ways however, have also earned him a lot of criticism and backlash from some Americans.

Now the popular slang when written in its acronym is spelt 'MAGA'. Where it becomes hilarious is the fact that the word maga is a popular slang in Nigeria which is used to describe a stupid person who has fallen prey to a con artist.

A famous American journalist identified as Kurt Eichenwald recently made this discovering. With surprise and amusement, he took to Twitter to share the hilarious finding: "Most amazing thing I have learned today. MAGA - you know, like Make America Great Again - is in Nigerian parlance a word that means easily fooled idiot. So, hey there all you MAGA folks - Nigeria knew what you were long before the rest of us did."

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The tweet which has since gone viral received several reactions from people who modtly found it hilarious. See comments below:

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