What is the meaning of Jambite?

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What does the word Jambite mean in Nigeria? I hear this word a lot especially in university campuses.

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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.

Wale  answered question 2 years, 4 months ago
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A jambite is similar to the term freshman used in American colleges.

Olatunde Ogunbiyi  answered question 2 years, 3 months ago
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