20 funniest and weirdest place names in Nigeria

04/04/2018

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Does anyone want to get down at a “Road To Mortuary” at night?

Abeokuta is the city in Nigeria with the weirdest place names. A bus station there is called Iyana Mortuary which means Road To Mortuary. Does anyone want to get down at a “Road To Mortuary” at night? It’s so funny.

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Abeokuta is the city in Nigeria with the weirdest place names

Let’s see top 20 funniest and strangest place names in Nigeria.

1. Odongunyan (in Ikorodu): Mortar is hitting yam

2. Alalubosa (in Ibadan): Someone sells onions

3. Adigbe (in Abeokuta): Someone blocks feaces

4. Oniparaga (in Ondo): Herbal alcoholic mixture seller

5. Tabon-Tabon (in Agege): Shoot gun – Shoot gun

6. Ogijo (Ogun State): Burnt pap

7. Kukuruku (in Edo): Cock-crow. You need no alarm clock in order to wake you up

8. Killer (in Ejigbo, Lagos): as its name, a killer

9. Ogolonto (Ikorodu): What does it mean?

10. Ojuelegba (Lagos): the owner’s eyes of the cane

11. Alagbado: Corn’s owner

12. Ijoka (Akure): the wicked’s church

13. Onipaanu: roof’s owner

14. Bokunsoro: Talk with the spirits

15. Olomilagbala: One with water at his backyard

16. Oke omiru: The top of Locust bean water

17. Omieran atijo: water of old meats

18. Iyana iba: Malaria street

19. Adieowe: The fowl didn’t bathe

20. Akwusialuwaogu (Aba): Stop there and start fighting

Each of these funny place names in Nigeria has its own history. Ask a local and they will tell you with enthusiasm.

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