Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU Campus

80 OAU Slangs You Should Know (And Their Meaning)

If you schooled in Obafemi Awolowo University OAU, you must have heard any of these Slangs.

1. Ogba Femi (Femi’s Compound) – OAU Campus.

2. Dobale (Prostrate) – A tradition that every artist must fulfill before performing on OAU Campus.

3. Risky Burger – Fried egg and Bread meal usually sold at night.

4. Academics – Lecture areas

5. Scabbash – To pray in Tongues at Sports Complex.

6. Prayo / Spirikoko – An extremely religious person.

7. Anglomoz – Love garden between two
freshmen hostels (Angola and Mozambique hall).

8. Blocking – The sight of a boy and girl

9. Aiye o po (Inadequate space) – Time is valuable and scarce.

10. Aro – An annoying tease done by occupants of Awolowo Hall.

11. Mi ole wa ku, Alaye longba BSc. (I can’t kill myself, only the living receives a Bsc Certificate) – Used after a frustrating effort in understanding a course after several hours of reading.

12. Forks (F and F) – A popular restaurant in school called forks and fingers located around the students’ union building.

13. Aluta Continua, Victoria Ascerta (As the Struggle continues, Victory is Certain) – Used by Students’ Union Officers after addressing students.

14. Ogun Malaria (Malaria drugs) – Any drug at all given by Health Center Pharmacists.

15. Omo Awo – Guys who tease for fun.

16. Faa aluta – To cause pandemonium that would result in school closure or strike.

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17. Town Gboro – Commuter bus conveying students from campus to off-campus environs.

18. Iwe – An highly intelligent person.

19. Brother, Sister Wa o – Welcome tease address for a male in a female hostel

20. Sister, Brother Wa o – Welcome Tease address for a female in a male hostel.

21. Mr. Moz – Frequent male visitor in
female hostels.

22. Moz101 – Act of wooing fresh female
students residing at Mozambique hall.

23. Maa goo – Be smart.

24. Won get mi – To fail a course.

25. Mo Ti Cast – To be exposed.

26. Gay Party – Party or Social Gathering with guys mostly present which is seen most times in Faculty of Technology.

27. Igi iwe, Eso odo – One who reads
excessively but fails always 😂😂

28. Jacking – Act of reading.

29. Jacko / Jackobian – One
who reads a lot.

30. Baba na u o – Sarcastic/Ironic appraisal.

31. OAU Choristers – Law students.

32. All the best – Ironic Sarcasm.

33. Fresher – Newly admitted student.

34. Town – Off-campus areas.

35. Scientific Maximum Shishi (SMS) – Punishment meted on offenders especially thieves by students.

36. Floor O – School’s detention room.

37. Porter – Hall Warden and Security men.

38. Jo o – An excuse or a sarcastic plea.

39. Laana – to fail a course woefully

40. Department of EFCC – Faculty of science (Named after the grades they give mostly: E F and C).

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41. White House – Department of Chemistry & Physics.

42.Yellow house – Department of

43. Omo mi (my child)– an acquaintance

44. Ose Igberaga (Period of pride) – Period when students still have much money on them, mostly during resumption.

45. Ife gbeyin – Period when money and students’ foodstuffs are finished, mostly during the exam period.

46. Quarters – Staff areas

47. Omi Omole – Tap water in the hall of residences.

48. Road 1 – The main road leading to the entrance of OAU campus.

49. Iwe factorial – Brilliant student

50. Spagewa – A meal of spaghetti and

51. Concoction – a hurriedly
prepared jollof rice lacking necessary ingredients.

52. No animal – a meal without fish or meat.

53. Alaaro – One who incessantly does Aro.

54. Kawe ju (over-read) – hyping
an unserious person.

55. Omo labi, iwe lari (We gave birth to a
child, but we saw a book) – Slang for an extremely brilliant student who reads too much.

56. Docki – Medical student.

57. Orijo – Material for cheating.

58. Won get mi (They got me) – To
fail a course.

59. Omo wa ni (our child) – A popular figure.

60. Hall – Student hostels.

61. Death center – School clinic.

62. Maintenance – Female student hostel located close to the gate.

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63. Kooro – Hidden or secluded places.

64. What’s the 411 – What’s the Plan, Used by the lady involved in the sex-for-mark scandal.

65. Ekaro, se ma foosho (good
morning, will you wash clothes?) – Dry cleaners cry to show they’re around.

66. E-problem – Schools Portal.

67. Omisore Oke, Eeyan wan salee oo (Omisore upstairs; Someone is downstairs o) – Usually said in Awo blocks to warn someone pouring water from upstairs that someone is downstairs.

69. Ajose parole – Night time out.

70. Indo Spag – Meal of spaghetti and

71. Oga – Male fellowship executive.

72. Mummy/Mama – Female fellowship executive.

73. Exco – Executive.

74. Parade – Take an offender around the school as punishment for an offense.

75. As e dey hot – Puff-puff & Risky seller located opposite alumni hall.

76. La cram, La pour, La pass, La graduate. – Slang used after a frustrating effort of trying to understand a course.

77. Efficiency – Someone who is too
unnecessarily involved in something

79. Corner – One’s portion of hostel room

80. Ise to ta lenu (peppery work) – Job well done

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15 thoughts on “80 OAU Slangs You Should Know (And Their Meaning)”

  1. ‘F’ o da ma pa GP re lekun..’E’ o da ma fo GP re loju…’D’ o da ma ba GP re je…’C’ shi da sugbon ko boost GP…’B’ shi da sugbon o si le gba A….’A’ lo da sha ma gba A…………that’s the A-F grade song in Ogba-femi……

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