YABA


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YABA

/ya'b*/ [Cambridge] Yet Another Bloody Acronym. Whenever some program is being named, someone invariably suggests that it be given a name that is acronymic. The response from those with a trace of originality is to remark ironically that the proposed name would then be "YABA-compatible". Also used in response to questions like "What is WYSIWYG?" See also YA-, TLA.
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As she interviewed the mother about the child's health and educational progress, the woman had prepared and smoked yaba in full view of Pen and her son and daughter.
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Omotola, who chose acting instead of estate management as a career while studying at the Yaba College of Technology in Lagos, suggests that education should be made easy and convenient for people to continually engage themselves in academic or their chosen skilled work.
1] Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Division, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos; [2] Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria; [3] Clinical Sciences Division, [4] Monitoring and Evaluation Unit, [5] Public Health Division, [6] Administration Division, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos
On his return to Nigeria in 1979, he was posted to Lagos Presbyterian Church, Yaba.
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They were obtained from the animal house of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba Lagos State and housed in stain-less steel cages with wire screen top.