List Of Naija Funny Pidgin Proverbs

Outlined here are some funny Nigerian proverbs translated to pidgin. Add yours.

No go drink medicine for another person headache?
Meaning: Why are you interfering in another person’s business

Flies wey no dey hear word na im dey folow dead bodi enta grave.
Loose translation: dnt b in an hurry wait for your turn

Man wey Unclad no dey put hand for pocket
loose translation:You can’t do somethings if there are no certain conditions.

Chicken wey run way from borno go Ibadan go still end up inside pot of soup
loose translation:You Can’t Run Away From Your Destiny

Today’s newspaper na tomorrow Suya wrap
loose translation:Keep calm! Nothing last forever

Cow wey dey in a hurry to go America go come back as corn beef
loose translation:Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don’t rush!

Akara and moin moin get the same parent na wetin dey pass tru make dem diffrent
loose translation:How you start doesn’t matter,what matters is how you finish.

Wetin consign agbero with twitter handle,or malu/cow with face cap?
loose translation:Mind your business.

If life dey show you pepper,my guy make pepper soup from am
loose translation:Make something good out of a bad experience

I get am before No be property
loose translation: stop living in the past and start living in the present.

If person too tey for party e go follow dem wash plate
loose translation:Don’t outstay your welcome

Rolling stone,ofcourse na person push am now!
loose translation:There is always a reason for something

Craze no hard to form,na the trekking be wahala
loose translation:Easier said than done

No matter how hot your tempa be,e no fit boil beans.
loose translation:Calm down,your temper won’t solve the problem

Every mallam with em own kettle,every Northerner with em own radio.
loose translation:Every man for himself

You no need cutlery to chop slap
loose translation:You don’t need my translation to understand this

Opolo eye no be open eye
loose translation: Having Big eyes doesn’t make you civilised,lol

Leave matter for Mathias and Sabi for Sabinus.
loose translation:Give everyone what they deserve.

Bring suya, bring suya,…….na cow body dey suffer am.
loose translation:Every action has a consequence

E go better e go better,na im make ibo man still dey Kano
loose translation:When there is hope,there is Life.

The different between kpekere and plantain chips na packaging
loose translation:Don’t judge based on appearance alone

Escort me, Escort me, naim slave trade take start.
loose translation:Serious things sometimes start like joke

Na from play play dem dey form PLAYER
loose translation:Serious things sometimes start like joke

Pikin wen use agbada take stat guy go talk wetin e go wear wen e old.
loose translation:Slow and steady wins the race

The water wey dem use take make eba can never be recovered back.
loose translation:Don’t cry over spilt milk

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