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Godwin Emefiele: Border closure will tackle all security challenges if sustained for two years

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele says if border closure is sustained for the next two years, issue of insurgency, banditry and kidnapping will be totally eradicated.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Ibrahim Magu: Mothers of cyber fraudsters now have an association

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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC denies branding successful youth internet fraudsters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied allegation it was haunding young successful people in its quest to contain internet fraud alias Yahoo-Yahoo.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC considers rehabilitating internet fraudsters

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.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Ibrahim Magu: Governors afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of EFCC

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that some state governors are afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of the commission’s eagle eyes.

SARS operatives ‘assault, extort’ software developer in Lagos

A software developer, Toni Astro, on Saturday revealed how operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Lagos State allegedly assaulted him and forced him to withdraw some of the money in his bank account for them.
Youths in Sapele and its environ have staged a peaceful rally in support of the efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to rid Delta State and the entire country of cybercrimes and other forms of economic and financial crimes.

Delta youths march against ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ boys

Youths in Sapele and its environ have staged a peaceful rally in support of the efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to rid Delta State and the entire country of cybercrimes and other forms of economic and financial crimes.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Operation Rewired: How we recovered $169,850, N92 million through EFCC, FBI collaboration – Ibrahim...

Magu said the operations had resulted in the arrest of 167 Nigerians for alleged computer-related frauds and recovery of four exotic cars, plots of land in choice areas in Lagos and a property in Abuja.
Nigeria Police

Police parade 100 suspected criminals in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Friday paraded 100 suspects for various alleged offences in the ongoing Puff-Adder operations in the state.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

EFCC secures interim forfeiture of Senator Okorocha’s assets

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission announced today that it has secured an interim forfeiture order over some assets owned by former Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arrests another 20 ‘internet fraudsters’ in Imo

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested another 20 suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Imo State, Southeast Nigeria.
Bankole Adewale

My ordeal in the hands of policemen – Enyimba star

Enyimba player, Stephen Chukwude, has narrated his ordeal in the hands of men of the Nigeria Police Force, who accused him of being involved in internet fraud, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Yahoo’.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Ibrahim Magu: 28 arrested in EFCC, FBI collaboration

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said its collaboration with America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation against Internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo boys, is yielding results.

Cleric: Pastors accepting internet fraudsters money attracting curse

An Anambra cleric, Bar. Ejike Nwachukwu, on Sunday said that pastors who accepted monies from Internet fraudsters popularly known as yahoo yahoo were attracting curses upon themselves.

Yahoo-Yahoo training school principal remanded in Ikoyi prison

An Ikeja court on Thursday remanded Chinedu Franklin the principal of a Yahoo-Yahoo training school. He is standing trial before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo over alleged $20,000 fraud.

Kwara assembly moves to curb cyber crime

The Kwara State House of Assembly has condemned in strong terms, the increasing wave of internet fraud and other nefarious activities of fraudsters known as “Yahoo Yahoo boys” in Offa, Ilorin, Oro and Malete areas of the state.
Mary Uduma

IT expert urges youths to change Nigeria’s image online

The Coordinator, Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF), Mrs Mary Uduma, has urged youths to change Nigeria’s image and rewrite the country’s history online.
Stella Damasus

Stella Damasus: Nigeria not the only country popular for internet fraud

Veteran Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus Aboderin, may not have joined the recent campaign against internet fraud, popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo in Nigeria, but because the international community has been misled to believe that it is only in Nigeria that the crime is rampant, she has decided to share her view on the matter.

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