Fraud can be explained by using the Fraud Triangle. According to this theory, there are three causes of fraud, namely, perceived pressure, perceive opportunities and rationalizations. Pressure can take many forms, including financial and employment pressure.
Yahoo! is an Internet portal that incorporates a search engine and a directory of World Wide Web sites organized in a hierarchy of topic categories but currently in Nigeria it is otherwise “Yahoo” is known to be an act of commiting fraud and “Yahoo boy” refers to a person who commits 419-fraud, the number referring to the article of the Nigerian criminal code that deals with fraud.
Yahoo boys have perfected the art of conning people through numerous online and offline tricks. From the looks of the government they are not to blame for this discriminating act if theirs, when after graduating no idea or source of income they ventured into this and also to acquire more wealth to themselves.
Without much furtherado Auchijeffblog have gathered below the top 10 Nigerian Musicians who are Yahoo yahoo boys.
Nigerian Musicians Who Have Supported Yahoo Yahoo
Douglas Jack Agu, better known by his stage name Runtown was born on the 19 of August 1989 in Enugu but grew up partly in Abuja and Lagos, where he finished his primary education, He is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer.
Is Runtown a yahoo boy? In 2019, an online source reported that a us-based woman Sean wayne have accused the musician and his brother fir defrauding her over thousands of dollars, to support her claims she sent pics and receipts as proof. She said after he collected the money he started saying stories to that he’ll pay after his show in Canada. But he said someone was using his name to defraud people.
Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed popularly known as Bella Shmurda was born on the 27 of January 1996 in Okokomaiko Lagos, Nigeria and he is currently 26 years of age, He is a Nigerian singer. He came into the spotlight with the release of the song “Vision 2020“, and a follow-up remix which featured Nigeria rapperOlamide.
Is bella shmurda a yahoo boy? We all know in 2020 “cash app” was another hit song in Nigeria where in the video him, Olamide and another artist were spotted chanting the name but the full meaning of CC which is still a mystery to everyone and they used the term “maga” which in another word means the scammed victim. He said in an interview that yahoo boys are not to be blamed because they see it as a means of livelihood since our government is bad. Word on the street is that bella shmurda was a yahoo boy and he still is.
Erhiga Agarivbie who is popularly known as Erigga, PaperBoi was born on the 30 of March 1987 in Warri, Delta State, where he grew up with his family and he is currently 35 years old, He is a Nigerian singer and rapper. He attended Standard International School both primary and secondary and he began his music career in early 2010.
Is Erigga a yahoo boy? Erigga who is known for speaking in yahoo term is not yet confirmed to be a yahoo boy but although coming from warri which is a hall for yahoo boys he has many interference with yahoo interested topics, sometimes his on their side and sometimes he is not. So we don’t actually know where his loyalty lies and also we don’t know what type of business he is involved in. Recently he reacted to the penalty of 11 jail term for landlord housing and yahoo boy. The music star took to his Twitter page on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, where he mocked the agency over its plan. “Dem say 15years imprisonment for landlord when rent house to yahoo boy but what about country when yahoo men dey rule?” he tweeted.
Okafor Uchenna Victor is popularly known as Mr Real was born on the 8 of September 1996 in Abule egba agege in Lagos, he is currently 26 years of age, Mr real is known to be a Nigerian musician from Lagos State. He came into the spotlight after releasing the street anthem “Legbegbe“. He signed a recording deal with Sony Music Entertainment Africa in 2018.
Is Mr. Real a yahoo boy? In the past years a dance move hit the street “Shaku Shaku” from the origin of agege in Lagos state, it swept through the whole country. The dance with it’s energetic routines birthed a good number of street anthem one was Mr real “legbegbe“, This same song made us suspect the Nigerian Singer may have ties with the yahoo yahoo boys. Although the song have no link but the iphones listed in the song could made one Suspect that was how he changes his phones.
Kelechi Orji Obinna George Michael popularly known as Kelly Handsome was born on the 18 of january in Eziobodo in Owerri west local government area in IMO state and he is currently 30 years. He is known to be a talented Nigerian singer, songwriter and music producer.
Is Kelly Handsome a yahoo boy? Kelly was also tag as a yahoo boy because olu Maintain was responsible for him hitting the spotlight so that was how everyone knew he was into fraud.
In 2008, the well known singer Kelly Handsome released his hit song “Maga Don Pay”, a song that clearly shows internet fraud in a good light. The term “Maga” or “client” is the name generally given to any victim of internet fraud.
Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, popularly known as Zlatan Ibile was born on the 19 of December 1994 in Ilorin, Kwara State but has family roots in Ijurin, Ekiti State. In 2011, he graduated with a national diploma (ND) in business administration from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic. Zlatan decided to pursue a career in music after graduating secondary school.and he is currently 27 years old of age, Zlatan is a Nigerian rapper and singer. He is the chief executive officer and founder of Zanku records.
Is Zlatan a yahoo boy? Zlatan Ibile in a new interview has denied being an internet fraudster popularly known as yahoo boy. He explains that his hit song, ‘Zanku’ was misunderstood as the popular catchphrase “Shashe” which many interpreted as yahoo boys duping unsuspecting victims does not mean that. In the video, he further stated that he neither supports yahoo nor promotes it. This is coming on the heels of his release from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission who arrested him alongside fellow singer, Although Zlatan Ibile was released on administrative bail, his fellow entertainer.
Olumide Edwards Adegbulu popularly known as Olu Maintain was born on the 7 of September 1976 in Lagos State, western Nigeria, but hails from then Ondo State, southwestern Nigeria. His parents are medical practitioners; his father is a medical doctor and his mother is a nurse and Olu is currently 46 years of age, He is known to be a Nigerian singer. He is the co-founder of the popular musical group known as Maintain with his cousin, Tolu Ogunniyi.
Is Olu Maintain a yahoo boy? This question was voiced out my many Nigerian after he released a song “Yahooze” long times ago, Many people thought that he did that to promote cybercrime in the country.
He quoted saying; “I cannot be responsible for how people interpret a work of art. It is like a painting, a man would value a painting for millions of dollars but to the other man, it does not make sense. Art should be subjected to everyone’s interpretation. My interpretation of that form of art was made very obvious,” he said.
David Adedeji Adeleke, populary known by stage name as Davido was born on the 21 of November 1992 and he is currently 29 years of age, He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, Davido is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter and record producer. His music blends traditional African elements with global mainstream pop.
Is davido a yahoo boy? Many of you may not believe this but Davido is connected to fraud and money laundering, in fact it seems a lot of people know this and the past he have received backlash from people for the support of the fraudulent trade. He came under attack on social media over the backlash naira Marley was receiving justifying yahoo boys. When he commented “Nobody holy” on naira marley’s live video. He was even see praising the very popular yahoo boy “Hushpuppi“.
Azeez Adeshina Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley was born on the 10 of May 1991 in Badagry Lagos, Nigeria and is currently 31 years old. He is a Nigerian singer. He is known as the president of his controversial fan base, “Marlians“.
Is Naira Marley a yahoo boy? Naira Marley was arrested in 2018 by the Economic and financial crimes commission on bases of internet fraud. Items recovered; He was said to have possessed these counterfeit credit cards, belonging to different cardholders, with intent to defraud, which also amounted to theft. The offences contravenes the provisions of Section 1, 23 (1) (b), 27 (1), 33, 33(9) Cyber Crime (Prohibition) Prevention Act, 2015. But him and his entertainment members were later released.
In conclusion, the above gathered musicians are currently as at the time this article was published the top nigerian musicians who are Yahoo Boys. If you feel your otherwise, feel free to comment below.
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