Tag: internet fraud

YNaijaJune 28, 2022

EFCC says landlords can no longer be ‘partners’ with internet fraudsters

“Give your house to Yahoo boys, spend 15 years in jail” – is the theme of a forum “#EFCCConnect,” which ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 29, 2022

Reasons ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ will not stop anytime soon | What to do next?

The history of internet fraud goes back to the 80s or earlier. It used to be called the ‘Nigerian Prince’ ...

Bernard DayoMay 30, 2019

Still in custody, Naira Marley calls out fake friends on new song ”Why”

Would it be right to say Naira Marley was thrust into more feverish fame with arrests by the EFCC? Since ...

Bernard DayoMay 11, 2019

Kano Assembly reduces Emir Sanusi’s influence, creates four new emirates, Buhari nominates Emefiele as CBN governor for second term and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week: Kano Assembly reduces Emir Sanusi’s influence, creates four new emirates Governor Abdullahi ...

Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 25th of April

Follow the links to read stories on YNaija:  Chris Ngige wants you to know he isn’t worried about doctors leaving ...

Bernard DayoApril 24, 2019

Nigerians are still reacting on Twitter ever since Naira Marley said ‘yahoo-yahoo’ isn’t a crime

The internet has been buzzing since artiste Naira Marley, on his Instagram Live, defended internet fraud aka yahoo yahoo by ...

AzeezJuly 22, 2017

Nigerian wrongly charged for $5,400 fraud in Canada – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said a Nigerian undergraduate was wrongly charged for $5400 fraud in Canada. ...

EzinneJuly 10, 2017

The Thread: “You just won 5M” “I have a Shell job for you” | Formats Yahoo boys use to scam folks

Scam artists have been robbing people blind since before the word gullible came to be. In Nigeria, Ayomide Tayo traces ...

Op-ed EditorJune 24, 2017

“Internet fraud has taken over Nigerian music” | 10 things we learned from Ayomide Tayo’s eye-opening article

Still on the front burner of social media conversation is the advice Falz gave his fellow music artistes: quit selling ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 23, 2016

EFCC arrests 2 internet fraudsters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested two men Egbedayo Semilore, 26 and Elijah Jeremiah, 29 for alleged ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 28, 2016

Internet fraud: FUTA suspends 4 students in EFCC custody

The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has handed indefinite suspension to four of its students arrested by the Economic ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 26, 2016

5 undergraduates arrested by EFCC over N16m internet fraud

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested five suspected undergraduate for engaging in ...

Abayomi OmotayoMay 25, 2014

Sex-for-jobs: How suspect lured 12 married women to bed, blackmailed them with nude photos (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido A 32-year-old man, Iweka Chigoziem Nnamdi has been arrested by the police in Lagos for sleeping with ...

November 1, 2013

EFCC arraigns teenage boy for duping American of $40million over the Internet (PICTURED)

by Rachel Ogbu Suspected teenage Internet fraudster, Tobechukwu Igbokwe, and his accomplice, Ifeanyi Obi have been arrested by the Economic ...

December 2, 2012

Leke Alder: Nigeria’s ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ image

Citizens don’t idolise a nation that subtracts from their worth, or shuts the door of opportunity against them, or makes ...

August 6, 2012

Opinion: Humour in Hoax

by Omotunde Kasali The scam becomes a silly sort of amusement, and the perpetrator is humbled from a villain to ...

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