Two Yahoo boys get 3 years jail-term, forfeit N206m, cars, houses to FG
Two internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo Boys, Tobiloba Ibrahim Bakare and Alimi Seun Sikiru, have been convicted and sentenced to three years Imprisonment...
Court convicts four Yahoo boys, directs them to refund $6,100 to victims
The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday secured the conviction of four Internet fraudsters before Justice Mohammed Abubakar of a Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Three suspected Yahoo boys gang-rape teenager in Ogun
An 18 year-old girl (name withheld) has narrated how she was gang-raped by three suspected Yahoo boys in Ilese, Ogun State. The victim claimed the incident occurred last weekend on her way to Ita-Ale area of Ilese-Ijebu when she was accosted by three young men who rode....
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.