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The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, says that the fear of the reach of the anti-fraud Commission has curbed public officers as well as private Nigerians living abroad from a lot of their known excesses, including booking entire hotels and blocking London streets for loud block parties.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, yesterday said the agency had perfected strategies aimed at dismantling a trans-national criminal group that specialized on internet fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it recorded no fewer than 200 arrests of Internet fraud suspects, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys,’ in October alone.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has given an update on the arrest of popular internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha also known as Mompha alongside his Lebanese associate, Hamza Koudeih.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, on Friday sentenced three internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo boys’, to jail for defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office have recovered charms, smartphones, Laptop computers, and fake currencies from 10 suspected internet fraudsters.
The Nigeria Police Force on Monday paraded 81 crime suspects, some in military fatigues, reportedly responsible for a series of crimes across Abuja and surrounding areas.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the agency, made this known while delivering a paper entitled, ‘Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria’, at the third all administrators national conference of the Chartered Institute of Administration, in Lagos, on Thursday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office has arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters among whom were five who claimed to be students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Benin Zonal Office, has sealed four properties for investigation as alleged proceeds of crime from two suspected fraudsters, Godspower Eleadi and Ohwerhi Ahmed.
In response to the increase in cybercrime around the world, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has warned internet users and other users of telecommunication in the country to guard against being defrauded by internet fraudsters known as “yahoo yahoo boys”.
A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Timi Frank, has called on the Federal Bureau of Investigation and INTERPOL to prevail on the anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria to clampdown on politicians he described as ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ currently in the present administration.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday paraded one of the suspected internet fraudsters most wanted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
Wife of Nigeria Vice president Dolapo Osibanjo has said that abuse against women in any form is wrong and offensive against collective humanity.
Manchester United face mounting competition to secure the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, as Chelsea have now joined the fray.
South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.
The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.
Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.
The caucus, which made the statement during a meeting called by the Vice National Chairman (South-South) of the party, Hillard Eta, in Abuja, also passed a vote of confidence on Oshiomhole, even as it appointed the Deputy Senate President as the leader of the party in the South-South region.
Daura, Katsina State, the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari, went agog on Monday to receive Buhari who is in town to lay University of Transportation foundation.
A Deputy Director and researcher at the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja, Dr Yusuf Mamud, has given reasons why government must engage families and religious leaders if it is serious about ending violent extremism by Boko Haram in the North East.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks set to snub to return to the Premier League and will instead return to AC Milan, according to reports.
The Supreme Court, on Friday, sacked the Eleruwa of Eruwa, Oba Samuel Adegbola, and six others, dismissing an appeal they lodged before it as lacking in merit.