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Why Do Yoruba Guys Marry Igbo Girls?

Iv seen and knew some well educated yoruba men marrying igbo girls this days.im not against this but i thought there are qualities that attracted this.my brother recently got engaged with an igbo girl and i told 1 of his friends(yoruba) who is'nt aware of it,he was like 'correct,ur bro get sense',i askd him y such comment and he xplains that igbo girls are very dedicated and helpful to their husband financially and does'nt lavish money unnecessary on material things like d yoruba girls,and he also gave me some other reasons like faithfulness to their relationship and so on.Whats ur view on this,cos it seems i might be going 4 igbo girls too.

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It is natural, as inter tribal marriages are inavitable in Nigeria. This land is shared by over 300 tribes. People meet and fall in love with each other. Many a time feelings are not limited to the persons, who come from your own tribe. Igbo girls are beautiful and attractive, so men from other tribes, including Yoruba date and marry them. Surely such marriages have certain difficulties to overcome, as people bring in the flavor or their cultures. But, they still work well for many couples.

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Igbo girls are believed to be very loyal and caring. However, for a long time such “cross-cultural” marriages were not widely spread. For instance, many Igbo men do not wish to marry Yoruba women. Even though Nigeria is one nation, it consists of many tribes. Each tribe has its own culture and ladies get different type of upbringing in the families.

Such cultural differences can be tough to overcome, but in some cases, such as Igbo ladies and Yoruba men they work well and make great matches. Still they need to be taken into consideration when making a choice. Because you do not marry just him or her. You so to say marry the whole family and relations, as well as their culture.

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You sound like you have a crush on the guy.

First you try to make him jealous, then you play the pity card.

Do you have the hots for him?

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Just got married to a stunning damsel from my Idenmili town and she calls me "Nnaa". Gives me goose bumps.

Now,if you must know I'm both emotionally and morally against any marriage involving Igbo and Yoruba. I believe it is more between yoruba guys and Igbo girls and we all know men are the one that go after women not the other way round. So,I wanna ask yoruba guys this; Is anything wrong with your women ? I heard they all have big behind like Omotola and Tolu Oniru but I still can't tell why you still fancy the "bearded","muscular" and "materialistic" Igbo women. Yes,leave those ugly Igbo women the mess alone. Face your women because I believe there are a lot of good qualities in them.

I look down on any Igbo woman married to a yoruba man.

I actually prefer the non Igbo in Edo,Delta and Ekoi groups.

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shut up..almost all Igbo men marry Igbo women.

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I just see myself falling hopelessly in love with a yoruba guy.

I'm a typical Igbo girl, born and bred in Enugu.

But falling in love with this guy makes me counteract all negative opinions against yoruba. I think I need help seriously.

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@Wislet! If I were in Nigeria and were not married, if you mistakenly give me an inch; I would take your "MILE 12", Anyroad, I suppose no go want marry an old mon like me sha.

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Are you not ashamed of telling lies in public?

Is this not a Yoruba man here

www.nairaland.com/nigeria/topic-662576.0.html

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Yoruba men rocks while ibo men turn their women into punching bags.

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what's the meaning of yoruba rooster.

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this is quite correct actually.

i think i got that habit of saying "village", from nl.

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@excanny you said yoruba girls sleep around ok "kini big deal"

Is it your puzzy or are you scared if you date a yoruba chick she wont be satisfied with small dik guy like you?

to keep a yoruba lady "happy" its WORK  good zex, money, etc. If youre not up to the task then leave dem.

@ Me Ohh Im up to task for any babe yoruba igbo urhobo hausa ijaw calabar- e no matta. I like all babes regardless of tribe im not looking for any particular tribe to marry in doesnt matter to me.

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Oh! I know that place is developed. . . but you make matters worse by saying where you are frm and that you are going to the village in dec. Pls give as many pple your village address/phone num incase of incasity. . . I want to set you up with this your mouth that is never quiet on NL, lol.

I am frm Osun state.

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^^ ^lol

Why do you always assume that every Igbo person is from a village? I'm from Aba, and by all standard, it's not a village.

Yes, i'm going home in December. And why do you ask how much i taking along?

You still haven't told me your state?

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Whao! Your granddad must have been a very nice man, then. How i wish you were born in the SE! You see, we really love some of your folks that are nice. If confirmed, we are quick to integrate them as one of our own. I just can't imagine Yoruba folks in Lag. all going to an elderly Igbo man for advice or making him a 'Baale'(chief). They will always feel he is a clueless 'omo Ibo'. You see how open-minded my people are?

It's not that the place is not safe, forget Aba, it's just the only place that has been unstable in recent times. Every other SE cities is safe. The thing is that the place is not good due to neglect and lack of federal presence in the area by anti-Igbo regimes. So there are not federal parastatals where people can work and so on. But some are now coming back home. The nearest convenient place would have been Port Harcourt but own Igbo clans there said they are confused if they are Igbo or not. And did a lot of terrible things to us like confiscating all our assets, including lands, as 'abandoned property' after the war, so many Igbos were discouraged from living there. Hopefully, with a pro-Igbo administration or if Nigeria has an Igbo president, some of these neglects may be addressed and more Igbos will come home.

It's the same thing with some of the Yoruba classmates i had then. Many of them born and bred in Lagos don't even know their 'home towns', some only know that there parents are from Oyo, Ondo, Ekiti and the rest, but have never set their foot there and dont even plan to.

Haba! What are you telling me? Are you an Awori? That's why i asked you of your state which you refused to answer. Apart from the Aworis, no other Yoruba clans can say they are from Lagos. They all migrated there from their various states.

But are your so-called 'abule'(home towns) not villages? I'm sure not all of you come from places like Ibadan, Ilesa, Ilorin, etc. I think some still take transportion from these places into the more rural areas-that is what we mean by villages.

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@Oludashmi.

You are displaying insufficient knowledge of Igboland here. Anyway, you can learn here. Igbo communities are clan based. People of a clan live in the same area. They do not build a house at one location and move miles away to build another. It is a fallacy to type so.

Here is an example for you: Kindred-Umueze, they all live together, next to that kindred is Umuawuchi kindred but in the same ward, next to that is other ward and all in the same clan.

In West Africa, Igbo land is the most congregated area and the most populous. People from Kindred to ward to clan all live close to each.

Please do not type further crap as if there are no Igbo people here. Even though, they do not enjoy replying junks.

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Will the articles also be one of your joke?

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ROFLMAO!!!! I propose you date OnlyTruth! lol. hahahahahahahaha

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Dont trust the moms, dearie! Ibos eat people, you do know that, dont ya?

Never stay anywhere alone with her where theres not at least two other non-Ibos present!

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At least they dont go around murdering their wives, which is more than I can say about the "Oh, so loving" spousal-blood spilling Ibo men you seem to be cooing over on here.

Here, check out this link below of this nasty "Yoruba" man that got his daughter preggo!

http://allafrica.com/stories/201006210825.html

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*death*

So excanny is a girl?

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lol youre right sorry lmfao

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Funny enough I was thinking it's the igbos's that love dressing to kill. Yes the yorubas are fashionistas as well especially with their nice lace materials and stuffs.

But I have visited alot of igbo chuches in naija(anglican churches though) and the women like dress to kill

Even here whenever there is an independent party its more like the igbos showing off their latest fashion.

And yes maybe there are marrying the gurls cos they want wives that will always look good for them. Maybe

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Ehn ehn, slow your roll. Is it an Igbo girl that started this thread? Better face the poster o.

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is excanny a girl?

The babe is always talking about what yoruba guys do this n that. wtf Is it your dik? If a guy wants to impregnate other babes around then that his business. wetin concern you

Its either you are a babe or you are a small dik guy who feels the need to talk shiot about OTHER guys to babes , as if it enhances his chance of gettin babes. that GAYY and lame I think they get manliness pump for guys like you.

@topic I disagree because yorubas guys marry everyone literally regardless of tribe or religion. same with the women I know of yoruba ladies na only big deal because igbo people like to make it a big deal LOL hahah real talk tho.- you wont find many yoruba people talking about how yoruba guys are marrying non yoruba women or you wont find many yoruba people talking about about yoruba women marry non yoruba guys. cause we dont give a shiot!

Yorubas have been having children and marrying from non yorubas FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS.

na only igbo gals that like to pump themselves up as if theyre more desired than other babes from other tribes and na only igbo guys who get problem with seeing igbo babes marry any NON eastern guy. HAHAHA

LOL all jokes aside I dont know who im going to marry  my mother father yoruba and muslim married  three wives ewe,urhobo and fulani-nupe. two who converted to islam and theres no traces of christian or any non yoruba tribe in them except middle names- they dont even acknowledge their mother families.

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Yoruba are not you peeps!!! Stop claiming the Unclaimable. They don't want you and neither do you need you(or as any yoruba person told you they looking for additional members of the yoruba tribe?). On the 'They Schooled Me' part, you are not the first and you won't be the last. Besides how does that relate to that daft post of yours?

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Sharrapp, dia. You want me to start washing Yoruba's dirty linen in public by digging up news items? Like i told oludashmi i just want to speak the truth, not to cause oofeinse.

www.compassnewspaper.com/NG/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=68574:man-impregnates-16-year-old-daughter&catid=43:news&Itemid=799

www.nairaland.com/nigeria/topic-464450.0.html

www.punchng.com/Articl.aspx?theartic=Art200805312574615

www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2010/10/07/policeman-impregnates-daughter-4-times/

www.newsstarng.com/index.php/news/5265-father-impregnates-daughter-he-threatened-me-with-jujudaughter-

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Yet some of the outrageous stuff I've heard. . .

Yorubas have more divorce cases

Igbos have less divorce cases

Yorubas commit more Inbreeding

Igbos that marry Yorubas suffer from inferiority complex

Yorubas commit more molest

Yorubas can fly

Self-glorifying ppl. . . . I'd have understood this if we atleast have some VALID stats.

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How some can type so much yet fail to say anything meaningful really beats me.

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Ok, then nice to meet you excanny. I'll make more of an effort to get to know you and the other Igbo men in the culture section. You seem very polite and easy to talk to. I hope you didn't take offense when I accidentally ignored you.

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You say delta state.Is delta state an ethnic group?Do you know there are more than 4 ethnic group in delta state?Is ibori an igbo man?

You also said cases in niger delta?so the whole of niger delta is igbo?I am sure to you too Okah and edwin clarke are igbo.

Please stop displaying ignorance.

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^^^ lol.

You just proved my point with that statement of yours. Have you heard about the word 'intrinsically' unfaithful? That's what Yoruba men are. I swear it's only a Yoruba woman that can handle that urge of Yoruba men because they are equally good if they want to.

What gets me is that their targets are usually their friends' wives or daughters. They are even known to sleep with their own daughters, which is kind of exclusive to them minus the 'calabars'. They see it as some kind of 'superiority conquest'. It has to be a married woman for the thrill to be achieved. It's publicly encouraged and celebrated. It is further encouraged by the muslim polygamists among your people. I dont want that kind of destiny for my sisters. Yoruba women are used to it and it's fine if they like it.

Yes, once in a while you find an Igbo married man with such tendencies, but believe me, they are largely in the minority. That's why like you said we dont bother about DNA tests because unfaithfulness is rare and a strange concept. The belief is that the gods of the land will kill such a woman or man that flirts outside their matrimonial home.

The embrace of Christianity from the europeans imbibed monogamy into our psyche and nothing can change that. An Igbo man can never be too BOLD bringing a second wife into his home. His mother must not hear it.

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Funmi, bawo?  Se o si wa ni Lag. Moni cousin mi kan l'eko ti oma trip fun ti o ba ri. He's the kind of Igbo product that Yoruba girls roll themselves over for(fair, tall and cute). O complain fun mi pe awon girls Yoruba won je ki ohun gbadun. Mo fe ki o meet tie someday.

Ok, back to your question. 

It's a common fact that Yoruba men are careless with women. They are  generally big flirts who are never faithful to their wives and dont respect the sacred institution of marriage. Yoruba women are quite adapted to dealing with this kind of philandering of their men. They are used to it from the founding of the world. That is why i pity clueless Igbo girls who are fancying Yoruba men. I hope they tell their stories with a happy ending in the future. I will always tell my sisters the truth, if they refuse to listen and go ahead. Best of luck.

An Igbo man, on the other hand, will do everything to protect his wife and marriage because they just dont have the time to be looking for 'ale', or for philandering with everything in skirts.

This why a Yoruba woman  or any other women are better protected in the arms of an Igbo man than vice versa.

I speak the truth, babe.(no ofeinse).

Maa send mail si e soon concerning cousin mi.

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You said in one of your posts that Igbo girls that marry Yoruba men are products of inferiority complex,. Now are you advising this lady (another tribe) to become a product of inferiority complex by marrying an igbo man cos it is a natural phenomenal.

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@Oweniwe: Kedu?. Long time.

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@ topic >>> dunno

@ all posters >>> u people should quit the cultural stereotypes and get on with life

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And why judge a man by his NL character esp when he's lavishing in anonymity?

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@ tpia & ileke-idi.  Mr. Cork Is yoruba jor! Otherwise, he wouldn't be criticising igbo celebrities anyhow, and his "writing accent" (no oofeinse) if you study it carefully is yoruba. 190 is definitely yoruba (don't forget that his NL wife, omolola is yoruba). Dobodobo is definitely yoruba. Why can't you people own up? I guess its coz nobody wants to be associated with them. . . . And make una no call me tribalist o. Grew up in abeokuta (my second home), so i can spot out any yoruba coz they have a pattern of communication (like the don't argue too much like the igbo or hausa. They just tell you their mind go.

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contradictory statements.

actually na because you in particular made that statement na why i highlight am.if it had been any other person i for just no send am.

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Guy, chillax, those people you are talking about said they are not Igbos. Simple and short.

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Thought the Igbo ladies with do every thing to stay with their own men, why are they now going beyond boundry?

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@tpiah

I was only giving an instance. So why the rancour?

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@whiteroses,sory 4 dat,really,u v gat to b worried,bt as excanny has said,i bliev wit tyme and much interactns wit understandin thru ur man,things could surely work out fine.wishin u d best!

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No! But, why do Igbo guys keep running away from their girls?

Answer: the bribe price is too much! Thoughts about their shops/stores in Aba, Onitsha and Alaba won't make them spend as much as 1million naira a yoruba guy spends for the bride price of an Igbo girl (fact).

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dont you think the question to ask is why do igbo girls keep on running after yoruba guys?andd why on earth do you cook those lies about igbo and yoruba.

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@oweniwe,u thought wrong though,my immediate brother got engaged to an igbo girl that was born n completely bred in abia

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Actually i'll say sth thats quite politically incorrect. No proper igbo girl will marry a yourba rooster(i mean born and breed in igboland).

Most of the igbo girls who are born in yourbaland(especially Lagos) grow up with some form of inferiority complex. I've personally met quite a number. Usually they speak little or no igbo, are unfamiliar with igbo culture, but fluent in yourba.

So yourba cocks with no game to hook up a yourba chick find these as easier prey. Ofcourse they usually falld to find 'solace' for their inferiority complex(not all though)

So for a yourba rooster to marry an igbo girl 2 conditions must be met:

1. The igbo girl is breed in yourbaland, usually speaks yourba, culturally disconnected from her native igbo homeland.

2. The yourba rooster has no game to get a yourba girl.

From my findings and interveiws on inter-tribal relationships, its the same reasons why you have more hausa men marrying yourba girls. Many of my hausa friends have yourba wives

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A beg, make una leave our girls alone, which ones we go come marry?

Make una stop am o!

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