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Popular Nigerian Slang You Can Use To Detect A ScammerScammer A Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer.

Popular Nigerian Slang and Their Meaning

Nigerian Slang

Nigerians use different kinds of slang during conversations, and this usually comes up whenever they are excitable.

You can use their slang in two ways: first, if you see strange terms you can check to see if an American soldier is using Nigerian slang, or second, the test them during conversations.

If you see strange terms in chats you have with a “soldier”, “businessman”, or beautiful “young woman” then you obviously have not been listening to us to avoid strangers online. But, you can look them up here to see if they might be Nigerian slang terms dropped by accident.

You can also drop slang terms in your chat to see how the other person responds. If they understand you and respond in kind, then “bingo” they are a scammer.

Popular Nigerian Slang and their Meanings

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