Posts Tagged ‘yahoo boys’

Yahoo Boys Sentenced To 3 Months Of Community Service In Ilorin

The duo of Akinola Opeyemi and Owolabi Olajide were, on Thursday, sentenced to three months of community service for internet fraud, by Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of Kwara State High Court, Ilorin. They were were prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Office on separate one-count charge of cheating and impersonation to […]

“You Are The Role Model Of Yahoo Boys” — Diezani Under ‘Fire’ For Referring To Yahoo Boys As Role Models In Nigerian Society

Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, has been criticized for saying societal values have disintegrated to the extent that online fraudsters, otherwise known as Yahoo boys, have become role models in the Nigerian society. The former minister said this while delivering a lecture at a virtual event, organised by the Ijaw National Development Group, which […]

BREAKING: EFCC arrests Abuja Big Boys, Recover Pump Action Rifle, Catridges [PHOTOS]

In furtherance of its ongoing national offensive against perpetrators of cybercrime Operatives of the Cybercrime Section of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday September 24, 2019 raided the residences of suspected internet fraudsters at No 5 Arbe Saibra Dantata Estate Kubwa, Abuja. The operation was triggered by […]

EFCC apprehends teenage ‘Yahoo boys’, others in Calabar

Operatives of the special task force, Uyo Zonal Office, of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested eleven suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ in an apartment on Parliamentary Extension, Akai Efa, Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The all male suspects are: Endurance Ahunwan (28), Nohuwan Frank (26), Dominic Chidiebere […]