Nigerian entertainment journalist, Joey Akan, has averred that Nigerian music history and success were built on cybercrime.
Akan said this in a tweet he shared on popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter. According to him, online fraudsters popularly known as yahoo boys, funded and kept alive an industry with no institutional or corporate funding.
In his words,
“Afrobeats Hall of Fame will never be complete without honourary mentions to Yahoo boys who funded and kept alive an industry with no institutional or corporate funding. It’s a reality we hate to admit, but huge parts of Nigerian music history and success were built on cybercrime.”
In other news,a Nigerian man has gotten people talking on microblogging platform, Twitter, after he shared his hot take about women.
According to @samuelanjorin__ on Twitter, ladies willingly collect money from their male friends despite having a boyfriend, yet they don’t want their men to collect cooked food from their female friends.
“Women don’t want their men getting food cooked from other female friends or gifts but they receive money from their male friends. Tssk.”