Nigerians have taken to social media to make it clear they are not in support of internet fraud otherwise known as Yahoo Yahoo.
The topic became a hot debate after Nigerian singer Naira Marley, took to his IG page to show his support for Yahoo Yahoo, going one step further by praying for Yahoo boys and saying it is not a crime.
His statement, of course, got many taking, who immediately took to their different social media pages to drag the singer.
One of the people who reacted is veteran rapper Ruggedman who said;
“My brother, I love your music and all but you need to get one thing clear and do not mislead people, especially kids on social media. You can do Yahoo all you want, but do not disrespect the part of the black race that were sold into slavery by trying to use it to justify cyber crime.
“The people who bought slaves died ages ago. If you want to fight that, then start a cause/movement against the British and America. Whoever owned slaves, but stealing the hard earned money of other people isn’t about slavery.
“You say the Nigerian leaders are looting trillions outta this country, why aren’t you hacking their accounts and giving back to the people Robin Hood style? I swear I go hail you for that one.
“But bro respect the black race and don’t try to use it to justify cyber crime. E no follow. If it wasn’t a crime police would not be busting boys for it.
“Thousands of qualified Nigerians cant get jobs outside Nigeria because of “yahoo”. Their families are suffering.
“Young Nigerians are suspects everywhere they go because of “yahoo”. If you want to do it, enjoy. Nobody is stopping you. But remember that if you do the crime, if you are caught you do the time.
“I got friends that are into it, I don’t judge. I got friends who are in jail as we speak for doing it, I don’t judge. All man dey hustle. God bless all our hustles and let’s hold our leaders accountable.
Others have since taken to Twitter to drag the singer.
Read some of the tweets below;
Didn't Simi knows Naira Marley is a Yahoo boy before agreeing to feature in his Issagoal remix?
— Olajuwon (@ogbeni_skrtel) April 24, 2019
Naira marley needs to shut up and find something better to do with his life. No Nigerian celebrity should reply him again. It shows the level of backwardness in our country if an average man thinks the only justification for this cyber crime is from the point of view of slavery.
— ADEOLA (@Adeoolaaa) April 25, 2019
Naira Marley is such an idiot! Why didn’t he Chanel his energy on falz ? He chose a woman . Now let’s talk olamide their headmaster , no moral groundings nothing . To think AG was his ex signee and that’s his wife . No singular respect .
— Dammy (@dammy_porsche) April 25, 2019
U fit help dem beat Naira Marley
— King_Pills (@usmanola0073) April 25, 2019
I didn’t even know who Naira Marley was until this Saga. I blame you people for granting these types audience and helping them become popular.
— Obonganwan Namondo (@4eyedbee) April 25, 2019
So last night,I cud see on the WhatsApp statuses of some of my contact the video where Zlatan and Nairamarley were smoking heavily nd composing their usual Meaningless track. They were nw hyping them like”Hahhha Zlatan is Mad 😂😂” .. I’m here 2 tell u Dt u re part of the problm.
— Oluwa Tobi (@TobiDaGreatest) April 25, 2019
So @nairamarley Endorsed yahoo boys?I mean you support people swindling others for their hard earned money, oh God I pray this moment that anybody who supports Yahoo boys shall be duped of their entire life savings,the pain my family got from this yahoo boy will be nothing
— IzzyT (@am_islamiyyah) April 22, 2019
Naira Marley is not stupid. He actually believes what he’s saying. That is the problem. Some youths don’t know right from wrong anymore. Nigerians become successful then become motivational speakers on social media, even if successful from fraud.
— Ayo Shonaiya (@AyoShonaiya) April 23, 2019
I'm not surprised about Naira Marley issue.
90% of Nigeria musicians are only cleaning their fraud money with Music.
Sometimes I wonder how you released one song that we downloaded for free and get to buy houses and cars with it.
Sanyeri ni wá now 😂
— Upcoming Bill Gates ⓭ (@FavoredSinner) April 23, 2019
Its not the fault of Naira Marley actually.. Olamide should be blamed.
Olamide spear headed the music of these yahoo boys using Music to disguise to us.
— Standard Presenter 👌 (@ItsOladeni) April 23, 2019
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