location where used: Abuja

Oya

Right away. Given the predominant usage in Nigeria, it is likely of Yoruba origin meaning “right away”. Usage in parts of Accra have use it in the sentiment of the local Ga language where “O ya” would mean, you go.

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Oga

Boss. Of Yoruba origin with the same meaning or similarly, big. Can be used both respectfully or informally.

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