Comedian Shanks Reveals He Didn’t Make $100 When He Was Into 'Yahoo Yahoo'

Comedian Shanks Reveals He Didn’t Make $100 When He Was Into 'Yahoo Yahoo'

  • Comedian Adesokan Emmanuel, known as Shank, has opened up on his career in a chat with video creator BTS reality
  • In the interview, Shank said he learnt to do Yahoo Yahoo (a local term of internet fraud) for six months before quitting and started comedy fully
  • He also claimed he did not make up to $100 while he was into Yahoo Yahoo

Humour merchant Adesokan Emmanuel known as Shanks Comic, has caused a buzz online with what he said about himself in an interview.

The entertainer said he was doing well in life before trying out comedy. He also said he delved into Yahoo Yahoo for six months amid his struggles. 

Comedian Shanks says he was into Yahoo before fame
Comedian Shanks says he was into Yahoo before fame Photo Credit @shankcomics
Source: Instagram

Comedian Shanks reveals he didn't make up to $100 in Yahoo Yahoo

During the interview, Shanks said he had to quit Yahoo Yahoo because he did not succeed.

Read also

Yul Edochie gushes over loved-up pics with Judy Austin: "This is the cutest pics you see today"

He said all his effort while learning the illegal trade did not fetch him up to $100. This, according to him, made him rethink his career decision.

In his words:

"At that time, my life don spoil. I don dey drink like mad, do things. I comot in 2019, go straight to learn Yahoo. I no cash out N5, I no cash out $100 sef."

See the video of Shank's confession here:

Reactions trail Shank's revelation about doing Yahoo

Netizens have reacted to the video where comedian Shank said he was into Yahoo before comedy. Some said he shouldn't have made such a statement public. See some of the reactions below:


"Una no dey ever learn pass six months shaa."


"Na lie the werey kuku Dey lie."

Read also

Mohbad: Portable rains curses on those responsible for the late singer's death, video trends


"U for baff soap."


"Yinmu 6 month nah beans ? Dey play."


"Yahoo go show you pepper."


"People will just come online to say things that can implicate them (if we had a good govt). Naso OKEY bakassi sef go online dey talk say he sabi drug peddlers."


"You come learn am again in 2020 and e don Dey pay."


"Why everybody no dey learn pass 6 months ? .Iro ti ba tiyin je."


"Efcc looking at him bombastic side eye."


"Na same story all of Una get?? but you later cashout Benefit."

Okey Bakassi reveals entertainers are approached to carry illegal substance

In an earlier report by, Okey Bakassi, the ace comedian, claimed some comedians are usually approached to do unlawful things to make money in the industry.

He added that he was once approached to do the illegal business but he resisted the pressure.


Online view pixel