Ko Por Ke: 6 Nigerian Popular Slangs and What They Mean, Davido & Naira Marley Coined Some of Them

Ko Por Ke: 6 Nigerian Popular Slangs and What They Mean, Davido & Naira Marley Coined Some of Them

Nigerian slangs are like proverbs (if they could be likened as such) that serve as spices to conversations among youngsters and social media users.

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A bunch of them were coined by those in the nation's music industry. Some examples are Ko Por Kee, Gbese/Gbe Body E, and E Choke.

Ko Por Kee: 6 Nigerian popular slangs and what they mean, Naira Marley, Davido coined some
Some of the slangs have more than one meaning. Photo sources: @davido, @zlatan_ibile, @officialnairamarley
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In this report, Legit.ng presents six of those slangs and what they mean in everyday Nigerian conversations. See the full list below:

1. Ko Por Ke

This slang was popularised by a Rexxie's song. It is literally a showoff slang that means there is an abundance of something.

2. Ninu Aye (Inside Life)

Popularised by Naira Marley, Ninu Aye (inside life) is used when you are about giving instances of things that are obtainable in your society.

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3. Gbese/Gbe Body E

This slang was made mainstream by Zlatan. Now, it is a motivation call when you want to encourage someone already zapped to get things done quickly. It could also mean to show off one's leg moves.

4. Our Mumu Don Do

This a protest slang said when people are fed up with a situation, especially when they have been taken for fools for so long.

5. Kokere Ninu Aye

Kokere ninu aye loosely translates as nothing is too small to be overlooked. It can fit into any conversation talking about little things being appreciated.

6. E Choke

Though this has been covered before, it needs repeating again as the slang now has its own emoji on Twitter. A development that shows just how popular it is. The slang which is used when saying something is great was coined by Davido.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the video of a group of Nigerian doctors showing their dance moves to Naira Marley's I'm Coming song has gone viral online.

A Twitter handle @Naija_PR that posted the video tagged it as:

"Our Doctors sef sabi."

While some said that the video was shot in UCH, others said that it was in OAU. The video got people appreciating the hard work that Nigerian doctors invest into their work.

@EgwuSug said:

"Great Malabites and Malabresses! Congratulations my people!! Ex_House officers."

@oluwagideoni said:

"See as I dey shine teeth for that fat guy and that next to him."

Source: Legit

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