The Operatives of EFCC, on Wednesday, busted a Lagos hotel believed to be a hideout for internet fraudsters. The target was one Rasaq Balogun, a suspected internet fraud kingpin, whose illicit activities dominated intelligence gathered from the recently arrested ‘police spies’ during a raid on their Abeokuta base. According to findings, Balogun harbours an army […]
Operatives of the EFCC, Uyo Zonal Office in a joint operation with some of the Commission’s operatives from Abuja, in the early hours of Thursday, November 28, 2019, stormed a building described as ‘YAHOO ACADEMY’. Continue reading EFCC arrests operators, trainees of ‘yahoo Academy’ in Akwa Ibom at Vanguard News.
Nigerian Singer Small Doctor Nigerian singer, Small Doctor has been trolled on the Internet by a concerned fan. The singer, whose presence in the limelight is almost dwindling, was labelled a Yahoo Boy by a fan. Taking to Twitter, the fan pointed out that it has been forever since the singer released any song and […]
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, lamented on Thursday that mothers of cyber fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys, are now organising themselves into an association. Magu, who addressed journalists at the Lagos office of the commission in Ikoyi said such parents always justify their children’s activities with the […]
<p class="">President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force against harassing young people in their bid to arrest `yahoo criminals.’</p> <h1>Buhari handed down this warning in his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the Conference and Retreat for Senior Police Officers on Monday in Lagos.</h1> <p class="">The theme of […]
Ibrahim Magu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed its plans to rehabilitate internet fraudsters, known popularly as Yahoo Yahoo boys. This was made known by Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the commission, while delivering a paper entitled, ‘Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria’, at the third all administrators […]
Yahoo Yahoo Boys committing cyber crimes and now under EFCC surveillance are in for more trouble as the Korean ambassador to Nigeria, Lee In Tae, promised more support to the commission. Lee said the Korean government will help the commission in the area of cyber intelligence and forensic capacity building. Tae made the pledge as […]
The Federal High Court on Wednesday convicted Chidera Ozirigbo, an internet fraudster and ordered him to forfeit 1,980 dollars recovered during investigation to the Federal Government. Continue reading Court convicts ‘yahoo boy’, orders forfeiture of $1,980 to FG at Vanguard News.
President Buhari Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has drawn similarity between president Muhammadu Buhari and internet fraudsters ”Yahoo Boys.’‘ According to the former presidential aide, in as much as EFCC arrest Yahoo Boys who use fake pictures to deceive women in romantic scams, then something needs to be done on how […]
<p class="">As the fight against cyber crime intensifies, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in yet another raid aimed at eradicating the menace, arrested five suspected fraudsters in the South-East region of Nigeria.</p> <h1>The Enugu Zonal Office of the EFCC on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 made this known.</h1> <p class="">The names of the suspects […]
A 21-year-old man, Efoghae Friday, has confessed to stealing an underwear belonging to a grand mother, Modupe Adekoya, who lives in a three-bedroom flat on 15, Olorunsogo Street, Basiri, Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, and selling same for N2,000. We gathered that policemen attached to the Irewolede Police station apprehended Friday, Tuesday afternoon after […]
Naira Marley and Zlatan’s “Am I A Yahoo Boy” has hit over 1 million views on Youtube in just a week. With the current chaos on the internet over Naira Marley’s case with the EFCC, one would think this would be bad publicity for the singer. However, it is quite the opposite as the controversial […]