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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday denied offering N1 million to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of cybercrime suspects, widely referred to as ‘Yahoo Boys’.
The Ibadan office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a bitcoin trader for his alleged involvement in cybercrime, the EFCC’s spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren said in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sunday, notified the public of the sudden emergence of fake Twitter accounts, linked to its chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, by criminal elements.
Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday April 16, 2021, arrested one Imeh Henshaw Nyong, a music producer and four others for alleged internet fraud in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
A United State of America based Cyber Security expert, Dr. Augustine Ohwobete has told organizations, especially financial institutions to put measures in place to check cyber crimes, following the pace at which digital disruption and innovative new technology were reaching the market.
Hatsumi Ozeki, who hails from Japan, has recovered the sums of ¥370,000 Japanese Yen and $1,800 USD from a Nigerian fraudster identified as Evans Ewean-Obayagbona through the help of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Kingsley Moghalu, former presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says terrorists and kidnappers are now demanding ransom in cryptocurrency.
The Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI), the umbrella body of researchers in all Federal Research and Development Institutions (RDIs), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intensify all the efforts being made to rescue the 39 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization (FCFM), Afaka, Kaduna.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, said yesterday that the commission arrested more than 400 young Nigerians for internet related fraud in the first three months of 2021.
The indefinite strike embarked upon by the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) nationwide yesterday has crippled legislative activities at the Kano State House of Assembly.
Justice I.N Buba of the Federal High Court, Enugu, Enugu State on Monday, March 15, 2021 convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters, Ferdinand Chikelu Iloka, and Chidera Oleka, to one year imprisonment each on separate one count bordering on internet fraud.
The national coordinator, Southern and Middle Belt Leadership Forum and immediate past president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, has said that a restructured Nigeria could be the easiest way to return the country to the basics of value that is needed to make this country great again.
National coordinator, Southern and Middle Belt Leadership Forum and immediate past President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo has said the nation’s quest to tap into her huge potentials can easily be realized if it restructured as soon as possible.
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has stated that it is in collaboration with sister agencies in law enforcement to curtail cybercrimes especially in the financial system.
A Federal High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday found Henry Asuquo guilty on a two-count charge of impersonation, cybercrime and fraud.
The Nigeria Police Force has paraded 48 suspects for arrested for various crimes such as kidnapping, armed robbery, cybercrime, money doublers among others.
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, says the Bank’s decision to prohibit deposit money banks, non-banking institutions, and other financial institutions from facilitating trading and dealings in cryptocurrency is in the best interest of Nigerian depositors and the country’s financial system.
Emefiele arrived at the National Assembly (NASS) on Tuesday to honour the request by the Senate Joint Committee on Banking Insurance and other financial institutions, (including ICT and cybercrime).
Amidst the furore generated by the Central Bank of Nigeria’s crackdown on the activities of cryptocurrency traders, research has revealed that criminals are using a small group of crypto brokers to launder hundreds of millions of dollars around the world.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has urged the security agencies to partner and collaborate among themselves especially in the sharing of intelligence.
During a review of the scorecard of police operations on Monday, January 11, 2021, the Police boss said 3,347 firearms, 133,496 ammunition, and 960 stolen vehicles were recovered from criminal suspects.
The IGP stressed that the Force will be unrelenting in the fight against all forms of crimes especially kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry, cultism, cybercrime, Sexual/Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), amongst others in the country in the year 2021.
Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has described the death of former minister of Women Affairs Senator Aisha Jumai Alhassan as a personal loss to him.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he is deeply saddened by the death of Hajiya Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, “Mama Taraba’’, who was Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development during his first term in office.
Newcastle gave their Premier League survival hopes a huge boost after hammering Leicester 4-2 at the King Power Stadium.
Edo state government will spend over N3 billion to implement the Covid-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Programme.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has kicked off construction work in the Port Harcourt Refinery rehabilitation project with a firm commitment not to fail Nigerians.
Bauchi State Government has raised the alarm over the influx of bandits from neighboring Yobe state. It said the bandits had infiltrated four local governments.
More than 600 migrants hoping to reach Europe from Libya have been stopped since Friday, the navy said, as the International Organisation for Migration warned Libya was "not a safe port".
When Thibaut Courtois was sold by Chelsea to Real Madrid in 2018, there was little affection for one of the world’s best goalkeepers from either the club he was joining or the one he had just left. Courtois‘ relationship with the Chelsea fans had soured after he pushed the move through by refusing to report for pre-season training and rejecting an offer of talks with then-coach Maurizio Sarri.
Tottenham are yet to identify a ‘leading candidate’ for their vacant managerial position with the club mulling over a number of ‘options’.
The police n Jigawa State on Wednesday said they recorded 35 rape cases in the state between January and April this year.