EFCC arrests yahoo boys kingpin, 26 others in Lagos
The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday raided a Lagos hotel believed to be a hideout of Internet fraudsters.
EFCC arrests brothers for allegedly using commission’s name to extort yahoo boys
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, has arrested two blood brother for extorting internet fraudsters with promises to shield them from possible arrest by the Commission.
Mothers of Yahoo boys now forming association, Magu laments
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.
EFCC arraigns professor, 60 Yahoo boys for alleged fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arriagned 60-year-old Charles Jide-Oni, who claimed to be a professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State, at a Federal High Court...
Is Nigeria Really The Headquarters of CyberCrime in the World?
“The key (to Cybercrime) really is the lack of law enforcement environment, the feeling that you can do almost anything and get away with it. They were able to grow and evolve into organized enterprises.” This is a statement by Dmitri Alperovitch, a Russia-born U.S. citizen and co-founder and CTO of security firm CrowdStrike. It…
Watch: Did Wizkid Shade Naira Marley And Zlatan Ibile?
We reported earlier that Nigerian music sensation, Wizkid recently signed a deal as the new brand ambassador of United Bank for Africa (UBA). The superstar singer was among the many prominent people who gathered for the 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum at UBA Marketplace, Transcorp Hilton. Wizkid during his speech at the event tagged “Afro Pop…
Suspected TASUED ‘Yahoo’ boys clash with SARS, burn police van
Scores of students of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, yesterday clashed with men of Special Anti Robbery Squad and burnt their operation vehicle.
Naira Marley Vows To Help People In Jail
Nigerian artist, Naira Marley who recently regained his freedom after spending several weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to help others in jail. According to the "Am I A Yahoo Boy" crooner, many people are locked up for crimes they may not have committed. Taking to social media…
Falz Speaks On Negative Effect Of 'Yahoo Yahoo' On Nigeria
Multiple award-winning Nigerian singer, Falz who has always been very vocal about his criticism of internet fraud popularly known as yahoo yahoo has once again voiced out on the ill effects of the criminal act on Nigeria's image in the international community. The "Hypocrite" crooner said he will continue to speak against cybercrime despite the…
Watch: Naira Marley Regains Freedom, Released From IKoyi Prison
Embattled Nigerian entertainer, Naira Marley has finally regained his freedom after he was released from Ikoyi Prison yesterday. The young singer it would be recalled was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection to cybercrime popularly known as yahoo yahoo. His release is coming 14 days after he was granted bail on…