• Two ‘Yahoo Boys’ bag two years jail term in Edo

    Two ‘Yahoo Boys’ bag two years jail term in Edo

    A Federal High Court, sitting in Benin-City, Edo State on Tuesday convicted and sentenced to two years imprisonment, the duo of Aigbe Joseph alias Anthony Styler Malan and Igbinosa Osazee alias Albert Lim.

    The duo were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on separate charges bordering on possession of fraudulent document containing false pretenses.

    Upon their arraignment, the convicts pleaded’ not guilty’ to the charge, but later changed their plea to “guilty.”

    Justice O. O. Tokodo consequently convicted and sentenced […]

  • ‘Yahoo boys’ nabbed with ladies’ undies, ritual items in Delta … more photos

    ‘Yahoo boys’ nabbed with ladies’ undies, ritual items in Delta … more photos

    Police operatives attached to the Koko Division, Warri, Delta State, on Wednesday apprehended a group of internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘yahoo yahoo’ boys who were en-route the state from Oyo State on a ritual mission.

    The internet fraudsters, aka Ghana Burgers were nabbed at the Koko Junction at about 6:30pm on the said day.

    It was gathered that the suspects, one of whom included Simeon, a resident of Uruhakpa and student of the state Polytechnic, Otefe, Oghara, confessed to have visited […]

  • Yahoo Boys Caused Fatal Ekiti Accident that Killed No less Than 6 – Witness

    Yahoo Boys Caused Fatal Ekiti Accident that Killed No less Than 6 – Witness

    Some members of an internet fraudulent group have caused havoc in front of the Ekiti State University.

    No less than six persons were killed in an auto crash on Monday night in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

    According to reports, the accident occurred at about 7.35pm in front of the main gate of Ekiti State University (EKSU).

    Police spokesperson, Alberto Adeyemi, stated that officers at the scene confirmed that five bodies were conveyed to the mortuary of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH).

    A witness said […]

  • ‘Yahoo boys’ are threat to economy, security of Nigerians, says NSA

    ‘Yahoo boys’ are threat to economy, security of Nigerians, says NSA

    The National Security Adviser (NSA), Retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, on Monday, said that the activities of hackers and cyber criminals was a threat to the economy and security of Nigerians and vital infrastructure connected to the Internet.

    Monguno stated this at the inauguration of a 31-member Cybercrime Advisory Council (CAC) in Abuja.

    He said “the activities of criminals in our cyberspace is threatening our individual and collective privacy.”

    He added that the situation was partly due to the lack of awareness on cyber […]