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22 May 2019
Popular Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola has joined the list of Nigerian celebrities to react to the case of embattled Nigerian singer, Naira Marley who was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection to cybercrime popularly known as yahoo yahoo. In her reaction to his arrest and arraignment, the Yoruba screen star…
22 May 2019
Following the arrest and subsequent arraignment in court of Nigeria singer, Naira Marley, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), different prominent Nigerians have been sharing their thoughts and opinions. The latest to react is Nollywood actress, Georgina Onuoha who in a lengthy post called on the EFCC to go after corrupt politicians looting…
Zlatan Ibile
20 May 2019
Popular Nigerian singer, Omoniyi Temidayo popularly known by his performing name, Zlatan Ibile in a new interview has denied being an internet fraudster popularly known as yahoo boy. He explains that his hit song, ‘Zanku’ was misunderstood as the popular catchphrase "Shashe" which many interpreted as yahoo boys duping unsuspecting victims does not mean that.…
16 May 2019
Since the news of the arrest of singer, Naira Marley by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on suspicion of connection to internet fraud better known as yahoo yahoo, many Nigerian youths have been laying blame on the doorstep of veteran singer, Rugggedman. Prior to Naira Marley's arrest, Ruggedman who is a police ambassador had…
16 May 2019
Veteran Nigerian singer, Daddy Showkey in his reaction to the recent arrest of Nigerian singer, Naira Marley by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has slammed the "Am I A Yahoo Boy" crooner. According to Daddy Showkey, he didn't initially react to the arrest and the purported involvement of Ruggedman in initiating…
13 May 2019
Veteran Nigerian singer, Jahbless has waded into the conversation surrounding the recent arrest of Nigerian singers, Naira Marley and Zlatan Ibile by operatives of the Economic and Financia Crimes Commission (EFCC). There have been mixed reactions trailing the arrest of the duo on suspicion of involvement with cybercrime popularly called yahoo yahoo by the Nigerian…
11 May 2019
Nigerians woke up yesterday, May 10 to the news of the arrest of singer Naira Marley by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Prior to his arrest, Naira Marley has been courting controversy with his vocal support of internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo boys. Although cautioned by artists like Simi and…
Seun Kuti
3 May 2019
Grammy-nominated Nigerian artist, Seun Kuti has taken to Instagram to slam internet fraudsters better known as ‘Yahoo boys,’. In his words, they are the legitimate children of corrupt politicians. Kuti who is the son of the late iconic singer, activist and social critic, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti in his post lamented the fact that Nigerians appear to…
8 Apr 2019
A Twitter user has called out Nigerian singer, Adekunle Gold for reportedly aiding and abetting internet fraudsters popularly referred to as “Yahoo Boys”. The allegation is coming on the heels of Gold’s wife, Simi slamming Yahoo boys as bringing shame to Nigeria and making the country a laughing stock. Simi who is also a singer…
3 Mar 2019
The 2003 classic film Billionaire’s Club revealed what Nigerians who had knowledge about spirituality already knew, while for those who were unaware, it was an eye-opener. Tony Umez, a poor man who has tried everything to make himself up to par with his rich friends (Clem Ohaneze, Kanayo O Kanayo), asks his friend for financial…
15 May 2017
In a statement on Monday, spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, identified the duo as Chukwudi Ugwueke a.k.a James Scott and Sophia Ugwueke.
19 Apr 2017
That Nigeria loses a lot of money through internet fraud is not news but the figure of over N127 billion as annual loss given by the Minister of Communications is staggering.

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