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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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested the proprietor of a Yahoo Yahoo training school in Lagos, Frank Chinedu.

EFCC arrests proprietor, students of Yahoo Yahoo school

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested the proprietor of a Yahoo Yahoo training school in Lagos, Frank Chinedu.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu seeks artistes, comedians’ support against ‘Yahoo boys’

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Nigerian artistes and comedians to join the anti-graft agency in the fight against corruption, particularly internet fraud, and to lend their voices to the commission’s anti-corruption fight.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley: Lyrical content can be misleading – Emex

Emmanuel Thompson, popularly known as Emex, on Monday advised artistes to check the lyrical content of their music in order not to mislead the youths.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering.

EFCC files 11 charges against Naira Marley

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has preferred 11 charges bordering on fraud against upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, for alleged credit card fraud.

Governor Okowa wants God-fearing leaders to take charge of Nigeria

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says only God-fearing leaders that will serve the yearnings and aspirations of the people in every facet of national life will change the country for the better.
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Governor Okowa worried over rising ritual killings, kidnappings

Delta State governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Sunday expressed worries over rising incidents of ritual killings, kidnappings and other crimes across the country, attributing the trend to the get-rich-quick syndrome among the people especially the youths.

Fake US soldier sent to prison in Nigeria

Justice Danlami Senchi of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, sitting in Jabi has sentenced one Enabulele Osazee Frank, who posed as a United States Major Barnett Edward to 30 days in prison with an option of N25,000 as fine.

REC: Osun INEC office not burnt

INEC Resident Commissioner in Osun State has debunked reports that the electoral body’s office in Jebu-Jesa, in Oriade Local Government Area of Osun State was burnt in the early hours of Sunday.

EFCC arrests nine suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo-Yahoo boys, in Abuja.

Federal government urged declare state of emergency in manufacturing sector

The Federal Government has been called upon to declare a state of emergency in the manufacturing sector of the nation’s economy as a matter of urgency.

Edo council boss faults police report on student killing

Chairman of Esan West local government area, Hon Patrick Aguinede, has faulted the Nigeria Police report that the killing of some students at a graduation party on Tuesday night was cult related.

Falz: I’m making a lot of controversial music

Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana says he will put out more controversial and conscious songs in the wake of his much-talked-about ‘This is Nigeria’ single.
CSP Chike Oti

Suspected fraudster nabbed for abducting facebook friend

A 26-year-old suspected Internet fraudster, Jide Ajayi, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly abducting a 14-year-old pupil, identified only as Miracle.

CPC boss urges youths to refrain from cyber crimes

Babatunde Irukera, Director-General of the Consumer Protection Council, on Saturday urged the Nigerian youth to deploy their creative energy to productive ventures and refrain from cyber-crimes.

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