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10 Common Slangs Only a Nigerian Can Understand

10 Slangs Used By Nigerians And Can Only Be Understood By A Nigerian
There are distinctive customs and slangs in each country, which are spoken in the country.  Slangs are special to high schools, university life, and even parts of the country in Nigeria. 
Foreigners could have a hard time interpreting these slangs and it would be difficult for locals to describe them. Here is a couple of street life slangs special to Nigeria.  1. Ehen! Depending on the context in which it was used, this exclamation has numerous meanings. It could mean "I get it," "and so?" "yeah," "okay," "go on," "as I said," "that reminds me," and so on.  2. Jara Jara is a noun originating from the language of Yoruba and, at the discretion of the seller, it means adding extra or offering a freebie after something has already been purchased or paid for. "E.g." Add Jara, please. 3. Osha pra pra"When one praises another, this salutation is …

8 Health Benefits Of Boli (Grill Banana)

Boli (Grill Bananas): 8 Of This Tasty Snack's Health Benefits
Plantains are delicious and the roasted ones are enjoyed by Nigerians a lot.  They definitely do not eat it as much as Nigerians do, although it can be found in many places in the world. 
Here are a couple of your mouth-watering 'boli "health benefits: 
1. Plantains, especially when roasted, are a very reliable source of starch and energy. 
2. Plantains contain a significant amount of dietary fiber that helps to ensure the intestines are healthy and minimize constipation. 
3. Plantains contain a higher amount of vitamin C and A than bananas. It contains good antioxidants as well. 
4. They are also rich sources of B-complex vitamins, as in bananas, especially high in vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine). 
Pyridoxine is an essential B-complex vitamin that has a beneficial role in the treatment of neuritis, anemia, and the decrease in body levels of homocysteine (one of the causative factors for coronary artery disease (CHD) and strok…