(Last Updated On: September 7, 2020)

RSN™ Special Report: Yahoo Boys Quotes

We are not sure we could be more disgusted, but here is a collection of recent quotes about Yahoo Boys we decided to share!


This Is What Nigeria Is Saying About Them. Is There Any Wonder Why Their Police Care Nothing About Their Crimes?

“Everybody in Nigeria knows Yahoo boys who they are, what they do, and what they are famous for. Some praise them, some distaste their activities. The only thing that stays unchanged is the fact that they have become extremely popular and that everyone speaks about how wealthy they are.”

“Who are these Yahoo boys in Nigeria? From the point of view of the Nigerian laws, the so-called Yahoo boys are the ones who commit a crime that’s classified as the 419419 An advance fee scam or fraud (419 scam) is a form of fraud and is one of the most common types of online confidence tricks. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster claims will be used to obtain the large sum. If a victim makes the payment, the fraudster either invents a series of further fees for the victim or simply disappears. The 419 comes from the Nigerian law against this type of scam. fraudFraud In law, fraud is intentional deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain (money or other assets), or to deprive a victim of a legal right. Fraud can violate civil law (e.g., a fraud victim may sue the fraud perpetrator to avoid the fraud or recover monetary compensation) or criminal law (e.g., a fraud perpetrator may be prosecuted and imprisoned by governmental authorities), or it may cause no loss of money, property, or legal right but still be an element of another civil or criminal wrong. The purpose of fraud may be monetary gain or other benefits, for example by obtaining a passport, travel document, or driver's license, or mortgage fraud, where the perpetrator may attempt to qualify for a mortgage by way of false statements. A fraud can also be a hoax, which is a distinct concept that involves deliberate deception without the intention of gain or of materially damaging or depriving a victim.. This is a sort of swindle when a lawyer offers a significant amount of money for a minor up-front deal.”

“Since the beginning of the 2000’s, Nigerian people have received the access to the Internet. This has led to the appearance of these Yahoo boys and the growth of the Internet swindle. No matter how illegal, this tendency has quickly become extremely popular among young people in Nigeria. Strange as it is, the Yahoo boys have soon become respectable people in the society.
Why be a Yahoo boy?”

“You would ask, what’s the reason for being a Yahoo boy in Nigeria? Well, the point is that it allows them to earn plenty of money compared to honest working in truly no time. Even if you ask the Internet about the Yahoo boys, you will see that young people are searching for guidelines to become one of these swindlers.”

“Young people keep on repeating characteristic sayings that are the property of these Yahoo scammers. Young people are asking for a piece of advice on how to grab the money quickly and easily, just like the Yahoo guys. What’s more, women tend to fall for them, their money and the atmosphere of mystery and romance that surrounds their activities.”

“The Internet swindle allows purchasing expensive cars, bling, clothes, and even houses. For hundreds or even thousands of people, this sort of online swindle has become the only source of income and the only way to make ends meet.”

“It has already been said above that the Yahoo boys have their own sayings that are characteristic for their circle. These sayings are one of the means that help to detect them among your relations. Give attention to your friends in case you hear them say something like: I would rather meet papa God than go broke. These are phrases that show how concentrated they are on the incomes and the ways to collect them. Indeed, the wealth is the only focus they have.”

Quotes From Yahoo Boys Themselves:

“Work hard for the money. If it requires no sleeping at night, stay awake all night long”

“Even if you complete a school and find a job, you will never get enough the country we all live in. I could make much more from one transfer.”

“If you get a job, what do you have? You are promoted and you keep on suffering until the next one. It’s not the life I want to have so I choose a better way.”

“Sometimes you just can’t make all of it on your own and you need to involve some jazz (the slang word for “voodoo practices”). Some guys just have special bracelets while others bring animals or sleep in the baba’s house.”

“Those who do the g-plus (the slang word for the mixture of a fraud and voodoo practices) know they are earning the bloody money.”

“Everybody who does it knows that it’s a crime, guy. What then? Everyone in this country is a criminalCriminal A criminal is any person who through a decision or act engages in a crime. This can be complicated, as many people break laws unknowingly, however, in our context, it is a person who makes a decision to engage in unlawful acts or to place themselves with others who do this. A criminal always has the ability to decide not to break the law, or if they initially engage in crime to stop doing it, but instead continues. under a disguise.”

“If you have a legal job, you come home from it and you need to do even more to provide your living. The only thing that cheers you up is that your hands are clean.”

“Do you know many Yahoo boys who have N38 million?”

“I love it because I am my only boss. I don’t report to anybody. I can work when I want and sleep when I want.”

“Everyone around you is “maga” (a humiliating term used to determine the foreigners deceived by the Yahoo boys). Don’t worry, they still exist. Even you are a maga. If I tell you that I have some item sold at a lower price, for only N500,000, you will say, oh my gosh, I want it! I sell you something that’s worth N100,000 and here you are! We don’t rob old white guys only.”

“Yahoo boys are scamming everything they can see around them. These are companies, banks, and every person who’s ready to part with money.”

“People usually think that all Yahoo boys are millionaires. It’s not true. Some of them just can’t make ends meet.”

“Some of the boys are messing with jazz. They have a special amulet given to them by the baba and they have it in their gangGang A gang is normally a group or society of associated criminals with a defined leadership and internal organization that identifies with or claims control over a territory or business practice in a community and engages, either individually or collectively, in illegal, and possibly violent, behavior. Online gangs are not limited by territory and may operate side by side with other gangs while engaging in crime online. Some members of criminal gangs are initiated (by going through a process of initiation), or have to prove their loyalty and right to belong by committing certain acts, usually theft or violence, or rituals. Gangs are usually rougher and more visible than scammer cartels, and more often arrested. to boost their success. If you want to join them, you need to swear a special oath of loyalty.”

“This country, where we live, is full of hypocrisy. People curse Yahoo boys when they talk about them but when Yahoo boys give them money, these fake ones don’t refuse to take it.”

“If not for the Yahoo boys, a good half of cinemas, cafes, and clubs would go broke and close down. We spend a great deal of money there. We help people. Yes, we do a crime. I know it but nobody is a saint.”

“All this hustle around the Yahoo boys is sometimes quite hard. While working, I’m never resting, I’m always alert. When police officers see you looking better than other people in the street, they consider you a Yahoo boy at once.”

“When I have a family, I want to turn legit. I want to invest my money and live honestly. This is not a kind of life for a family.”

These are quotes we have found online from Yahoo Boys. Some are intelligent and understand what they do, others are just in it for the game and the money. They are presented so that you can better understand your enemy!


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