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7 FUNNY Misconceptions About Yoruba People



Almost every one Nigeria either has a Yoruba friend, or went to school with one or lives in the same house or neighbourhood with one or is in a relationship with one or married to one. There is hardly anyone in Nigeria, who has not come in contact with the a Yoruba person. This is due largely to their huge population and also the fact that the Yorubas are scattered in different parts of Nigeria. However, there are certain conceptions or misconceptions about these group of people which many Yoruba person would love to argue aren’t true. INFORMATION NIGERIA brings you 7 of those notions…


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Yoruba Men Love Women: People always say Yoruba men love women and can never ever stay with one woman through out their life as they often end up marrying one and having several others as concubines.


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Yoruba Women are promiscuous: Yoruba women have been tagged as the most promiscuous women in Nigeria. Some people say it is common practice for a Yoruba woman to be married and still have sexual affair with other men. Some people even allege that the man to whom they are married, sometimes know the men their wife have extra-marital affair with.

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Yorubas are dirty: It is a popular belief that Yoruba people are dirty. Anyone who is Yoruba to other tribes in Nigeria are seen to be very dirty.


Yoruba People from Ijebu are Stingy: It is common for you to hear people say someone who is frugal is an Ijebu man or woman. Yoruba people who are not Ijebus even accuse the Ijebus of being stingy.


Yorubas don’t have guts: It is not uncommon to hear people say an average Yoruba man is just like a toothless bull dog that only barks but can’t bite. Yoruba people are believed to have the ability to start trouble and disappear right in the thick of it.




Yoruba People are very fetish: This should be the first on this list, however since we are not making a ranking, it can come anywhere. A lot of Nigerians have this belief that an average Yoruba person cannot do without consulting a babalawo or Ifa priest.

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Yoruba people love parties: There is the saying that a Yoruba person could run into debts just to throw a party. According to popular belief, Yorubas would throw a party for any occasion from naming to wedding, to house-warming to graduation, to accomplishing something to winning a lotto to death etc. A Yoruba person loves party (Owambe) too much. Even the party name, Owambe that every tribe in Nigeria has adopted for party has a Yoruba origin.

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  3. Kale

    May 10, 2019 at 11:48 am

    Yorubas, dirty??? LOL… Well, in that case, surely many of the Igbos, Hausas, Fulanis, etc. that I’ve met over the years have lied to me about their ethnicity. Ha! Ridiculous article…


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  5. Deborah-Grace

    August 20, 2020 at 11:38 pm

    This article is pure nonsense! So apparently Yoruba people are dirty, but yet you guys still use that African black soap which was invented by Yorubas LOL! Jokes on you ode.

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Atiku Reacts To Killing Of 43 Borno Farmers By Boko Haram



Atiku Reacts To Killing Of 43 Borno Farmers By Boko Haram


Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig the security architecture of Nigeria following the continuous attacks of Boko Haram in the nation.

This is coming following the beheading of 43 farmers in Zabarmari, less than 20 km from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital by suspected Boko Haram members.

Reacting in a post on his Twitter page, Atiku expressed sadness over the tragic incident, describing it as heartbreaking.

Also Read: Presidency Clears Air On N150,000 Monthly Payment To Repentant Boko Haram Members

The former presidential candidate condoled with families of the slain farmers in Borno State.

He wrote:

“Heartbreaking. Words fail me. The lives of our citizens should be worth much more than this. The rejig of the nation’s security architecture is long overdue. May their souls rest in peace and may their families be comforted.”

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Shehu Sani Condemns Attack By Boko Haram On Borno Farmers



Shehu Sani Condemns Attack By Boko Haram On Borno Farmers

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Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has condemned the gruesome killing of 43 Borno farmers by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect.

The former lawmaker who reacted via a statement on his Twitter account lamented that Nigeria has continued to bleed in the hands of the evil ones.

Also Read: “This Is A Matter Of Life And Death” – Fani-Kayode Reacts As Sultan of Sokoto Declares North Insecure

He wrote:

“The reported massacre of over 40 farmers by insurgents in Borno state earlier today is condemnable. This is recurring news for some, but a horrible tragedy for the children, wives, and loved ones they left behind. Every dawn of a new day, our nation bleeds in the hands of evil.”

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities



The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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