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SEE These Very HILARIOUS Yoruba Proverbs And Their Meanings

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Yoruba is a Nigerian tribe known for buttressing their points with proverbs and witty saying. Though these proverbs are wise words, they sometimes sound funny. INFORMATION NIGERIA in this piece takes a look at some of the most hilarious ones and their meanings.

A hunter who has only one arrow does not shoot with careless aim: It simply means that one need to manage his or her resources properly

Success is 10% ability, and 90% sweat: Talent without handwork is nothing.

If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day, If you teach him to fish, you feed him for a lifetime: It is better to empower someone than helping he or she with stipends.

A speech is like an egg, once it drops, it cant be withdrawn; One should be wary of what one says.

If you listen to the noise of the market, you won’t buy anything: One should face what is paramount to one first before any other thing.

You do not beat a child on the day he breaks a pot: One should start cautioning a child from the earliest.

It is better to eat mushroom in freedom than to eat meat in slavery: comfortability should be chosen over luxury.

By trying often after the monkey, one has to learn to jump from tree to tree without falling: Practice makes perfection.

When it rains on a leopard it doesn’t wash off its spot: It simply means tough time don’t last but tough people do.

No one can tell which lizard has stomach ache because they all lay on their belly: We can’t  tell real love by the face alone.

A sheep that mingle with dogs will eat faeces: If you move with the wrong set of people, you will end up acting like them.

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  1. Dd

    April 22, 2017 at 8:48 am

    How can you people be writing Yoruba Proverbs in English??

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Former Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Dr. Obaigeli Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to a statement by the Nigerian government demanding that CNN be sanctioned.

On Thursday, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, expressed that CNN should be sanctioned for its investigations which he described as irresponsible journalism.

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Reacting to the development, Ezekwesili, mocked the government over its threats at CNN.

She queried the reason for Judicial panels on the #EndSARS crisis if the government has closed its minds to information based on evidence.

She wrote:

https://twitter.com/obyezeks/status/1329409799440769024

 

 

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A Nigerian man identified as Opata Efungwu has shared his chat with his mother who is trying so hard to get a lady for him to marry.

From the chat with he shared, his mom sent a photo of a lady to him, and asked him to decide if he would want to see her when he comes home for Christmas.

“Check if you will like to see this girl in December when you come home for Christmas or not. If you will like to have her number or not. I still want to show you another person if you want me to”, his mom wrote.

Sharing the conversation on his Instagram page, he wrote;

“This life if someone told me when I was younger that a time will come when my mom will be hustling girls for me, I would never have believed it”.

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Information Nigeria learnt that the brother of the groom thought it wise to entertain guests by hiring strippers to perform at the afterparty of the wedding.

The man decided to make the unusual move which has got people talking.

In the video, the strippers rocked skimpy outfits as they showed off their dance skills to the pleasure of the guests.

The web user, who made the video available tweeted;

“Lord wash my eyes.

A friends brother legit had strippers as entertainment at his wedding reception
Yo”

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Watch the video below:

https://twitter.com/wyld__flower/status/1327923856137449474?s=21

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