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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 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) has denied allegation it was haunding young successful people in its quest to contain internet fraud alias Yahoo-Yahoo.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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 has said its collaboration with America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation against Internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo boys, is yielding results.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.
A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.
British rocker Pete Doherty was arrested and taken into custody in Paris Friday after being caught buying cocaine, a French police source told AFP.
Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Sunday, raised alarm over hunger strike embarked upon by the originator of #RevolutionNow and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, during 2019 presidential election, Omoyele Sowore, and alleged violation of his rights by the Department of State Services, DSS, despite court orders to release him.
Corporate Affairs Commission on Monday urged companies operating in the country to file their annual returns as provided by the law or risk being de-listed from its register.
Rice millers in Gombe State have called on both the Federal and State Governments’ support for acquisition of modern rice drying machine to boost production of the commodity in the state.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.