What does the word Jambite mean in Nigeria? I hear this word a lot especially in university campuses.
Jambite is a slang word that usually refers to a 1st year student in a Nigerian university. It comes from the acronym JAMB (Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board), a regulatory body that conducts examination into higher institutions in Nigeria.
A jambite is similar to the term freshman used in American colleges.
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