That Sharp Naija Guy: 5 Reasons Why Nigerian Girls Love Dating “Yahoo Boys”

Over the years, Nigeria topped the chart for Internet fraud. In Nigeria, these internet fraudsters are tagged as “Yahoo Guys”. After cajoling their way to get thousands/millions of dollars from gullible individuals, they, in turn, spend this stolen money on cars and women. They are known to be very extravagant. But even with the illegal act, these guys engage in, it’s not surprising they are always surrounded by different types of ladies. And some ladies also prefer to date these fraudsters even when they are well aware of the illegal act they engage in. But it must be said everybody is attracted to wealth and want to live a life of comfortability, Nigeria lately ranked has the world’s Number poverty capital

Here are the 5 Reasons Why Girls like dating Yahoo Boys

  1. Balance Diet: The balance diet theory is basically that both parties have something to gain from both being in a relationship together, the man gets to have unlimited access to the cookie for as much smash as he wants just as well as the lady gets to have a young guy that would take care of her wants and spends lavishly on her giving her a lavish lifestyle.
  2. Materialistic Drive: Most Nigerian girls that date yahoo boys have a strong materialistic inclination and believe a yahoo boy can provide it. Quite a number of girls nowadays once you want to introduce them to a guy the 1st question they ask is, is he a yahoo boy, does he have a car, can spend on me, can he maintain my lifestyle; this materialistic drive pushes them right into the hands of yahoo boys.
  3. Lavish Lifestyle: Money earned from defrauding others is more like free money, hence no proper planning on how to spend it. They sit inside their room (hideout) for few days/weeks and then just walk to the bank to withdraw money they didn’t really work for. Well, most Nigerian girls don’t care how the money is gotten, as long as the money is present and they get anything they request for. So when it’s payday for yahoo guys, girls are next.
  4. Bad Boy Attraction: It’s a proven theory that girls love and fall for Badboys, because of their dark triad personality that thought of adventure and of the Unknown we’ve written considerably well about why girls fall for bad boys, and on the average most yahoo boys, party freaks, highly sociable, A regular club goer and to some extent a bad boy. Most girls love this attitude/aura at first but it later goes sour.
  5. Believe They Can Change The Yahoo Boy: Ladies think they can convince a bad guy to change when they go into a relationship, even when clearly they are not Buhari. When ladies go into a relationship with a yahoo with the hope of changing him, they should also know they are trying to restrict their source of income in the process. When it becomes difficult for a lady to change a yahoo guy, they become stuck in the relationship.

Although the rate of fraudsters has dropped significantly in recent years, due to the strict punishment attached to internet fraud. Some guys still carefully carry out this illicit act. It’s not advisable to date a fraudster, because often times even the benefactor becomes the accomplice.

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