Operatives of the Lagos Command of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 60 suspected internet fraudsters during an award ceremony at Conference Hotel in Abeokuta, Ogun.
Two internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo Boys, Tobiloba Ibrahim Bakare and Alimi Seun Sikiru, have been convicted and sentenced to three years Imprisonment...
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.
9 Dec 2020
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....
5 Dec 2019
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.
16 Nov 2019
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.
1 Nov 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said it recorded no fewer than 200 arrests of Internet fraud suspects, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’, in Oct. alone.
1 Nov 2019
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.
6 Sep 2019
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...
27 Aug 2019
“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…
28 Jul 2019
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…
25 Jul 2019
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.