BUSTED!! EFCC Arrests 27 Suspected Yahoo Boys In Lagos (Photos)

The suspects were arrested in the Ayobo-Ipaja area of Lagos State, following intelligence received by the Commission about their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud. Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC arrested 27suspects involved in cybercime in Lagos state. The suspects are: David Promise, Cyril Okodogbe, Taiwo Femi, Jasa Oghenerwede Frank, Adesokan Ibrahim, Femi Emmanuel Phillip, Jimoh Olayinka Alimi, Anene Dominic, Victor Damola, Israel Attah, Alonge Oluwadamilare, Muhammadu Sani Garba, Luis Fred, and Adu Olaoluwa. Others are: Precious Utomi, Oladosu Samuel, Andrew John,…

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Suspected kidnapper arrested in Nasarawa State allegedly confesses to selling children for N1000 each

A notorious kidnapper reportedly arrested by the police n Mararaba, Nasarawa state, has allegedly confessed to selling the children he abducted for N1000 each.   One Linus Emmanuel, a Media Monitoring Officer at The Nigeria Football Federation, who shared this in a Facebook post on Wednesday, March 31, said the suspect identified as Umaru confessed to have kidnapped five children in Mararaba and Masaka axis of Nasarawa and sold them for N1000 each to the second suspect, Bawa Madaki.   “Finally Umaru the kidnapper of children in mararaba & masaka has…

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34 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Oyo and Lagos State

Thirty-four suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested in Oyo and Lagos State.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday, April 1, that the suspects were apprehended in separate operations in Ibadan and Lagos.   “Twenty-four of the suspects, most of whom claimed to be undergraduates, were rounded up today April 1, 2021, at their hideout in Apete area of Ibadan, Oyo State by operatives from the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Commission,” EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren said in the statement.   The…

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Ten suspected internet fraudsters arrested with eight cars in Akure (photos)

10 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Akure, capital of Ondo State.   The suspects, Adekolurejo James, Gabriel Seyifunmi, Adekunle Joshua, Adeboyega Idowu, Olorunnayo Adewale, Akande Akinyemi, Oluwugbemgia Blessing, Oladepo Abiodun, Ibrahim Olagoke, and Akinboyejo Abimbola were arrested through an intelligence-gathering operation code-named ‘Erinle’ on Monday, March 29.     Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include eight cars, laptops computers, phones, documents, and identity cards   According to EFCC, the suspects have made…

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New Lagos anti-cultism law: Lagos police prosecutes 60 suspected cultists

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday March 31, arraigned sixty suspected cultists arrested at various points and communities in the state before the Chief Magistrate Court, Yaba with the new Lagos State Anti Cultism Law, 2021.     The police prosecutors filed thirteen (13) count charges against the sixty suspects for various offenses including Conspiracy, Murder, Cultism, Unlawful Possession of Firearms and Breach of Public Peace under the new Lagos State Anti Cultism Law, 2021 and Criminal Laws of the Lagos State, 2015.     The new Lagos State Anti…

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Anambra police arrests three suspected cultists who allegedly killed two men in Okija (photos)

The police in Anambra state have arrested three suspected cultists for the alleged murder of two men in the Okija area of the state on March 20.   A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Tochukwu Ikengwa, states that the police operatives following an intensive manhunt of the perpetrators of the killers of both men, apprehended the suspects identified as Ekene Ezeokalo M’, aged 19, native of Ukpor in Nnewi,  Emeka Iwuozor M’, aged 30yrs, native of Umuduru Ezia Ihiala and Chigozie Ohanaziem M’,27yrs, native…

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Suspected cultist paraded for alleged attempted murder in Delta community

The Agbor Gha-Ihun Security outfit has paraded a suspected cultist in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State.   The suspect identified as Mathew Ifenchor from Alisimie, Agbor, was paraded on Thursday, March 18, for illegal possession of locally made pistol and attempted murder.   According to Patrick Gbuchanye, the suspect had threatened a man, who thereafter reported him to the security outfit.     Speaking to newsmen, Ifenchor confessed that the locally made pistol was given to him by his Aye cult group for self defense as their number…

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Lagos state police command arrests 8 suspected traffic robbers (photos)

The Lagos Police Command in separate operations between Thursday night and early hours of Friday 12th February 2021, arrested eight (8) suspected traffic robbers in Ketu Area of Lagos State. Five of the suspects were arrested on Thursday, February 12, at about 1030pm, by a team of RRS operatives led by the Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi around Motorways end of Ketu while the other three (3) suspects were caught in the act by another RRS patrol team around 6am on Friday, February 12.   A statement released by…

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27 suspected cultists including 6 females arrested as Army raids criminal hideouts in Plateau State

Troops of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven have arrested 27 suspected cultists in Plateau State.   The suspects were arrested during series of raids conducted on criminals hideouts and dens in Jos metropolis between 17 to 20 November.   Commander of the task force, Major General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, who paraded the suspects at its headquarters in Jos on Saturday, November 21, said the cultists including six females were arrested when troops raided Peoples and Tripple Hotels in Apata area, Westside, Rukuba road, Jenta Adamu and Jenta Miango area of Jos.  …

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Suspected serial killer hacks community leader to death in Ogun state

  The police in Ogun state is currently searching for a suspected serial killer who allegedly killed a 53-year-old leader in Oluwatedo community, Ogere, in the Ikenne Local Government Area of Ogun State, Olatunji Oladeji, pictured above.   According to reports, the suspected serial killer, Feyisola Dosumu popularly known as Spartan, has been terrorizing members of the community for years and has evaded police arrest.   Family members of late Oladeji say he was about entering his house after returning from work on Friday, August 21 when he was accosted and attacked by…

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Suspected cultists bury police informants alive in Rivers (photos)

The  Rivers state police command has arrested two suspected cultists and oil thieves for allegedly killing and burying alive three persons they accused of feeding the police with information about their illegal bunkering activities in the state.   The kidnap victims, Baridomale Sunday Tor, Baridon Gbarabera, and Barisiton Nawee, were said to have been buried alive with their mouths and hands tied by their abductors on March 14. The men were declared missing after they failed to return home.   Following months of detailed investigation, two suspected cultists, Barididum Danaa, aka ‘kill and bury’…

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Suspected herdsmen kidnap nine travelers in Ondo; demand N100 million ransom from their families

Nine persons traveling from Lagos to Abuja have been abducted by suspected herdsmen along lsua highway in Akoko South East area of Ondo State.   A family member of one of the victims, Bamidele Ojo, who confirmed this to Vanguard, said the victims were on board a Toyota Sienna space bus when they were ambushed by the suspected herdsmen.  The victims were allegedly marched into the forest by their abductors after their vehicle was stopped on the highway.   Bamidele said the abductors have reached out to the families of the abducted travelers and are…

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24 suspected kidnappers arrested by Nigerian army in Ondo

24 suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the Nigerian army following a two weeks operation around Owo and Akoko areas of Ondo State.   The was disclosed during a visit to Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III palace in which the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai was represented by the Commander, 32, Artillery Brigade Owena Cantonment, General Zakan Abubakar.   Buratai said troops were deployed to some strategic area in the state precisely Arimogija, Owo to Oba Akoko axis after an Army Captain and Naval Officer were kidnapped along that route.   Abubakar stated…

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Man kills wife’s suspected lover with scissors in Ogun State

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old man identified as Habeed Kasali, for reportedly killing his kinsman he suspected of having an affair with his wife.   The native of Totowu village in Igbesa allegedly stabbed 32-year-old Bamidele Johnson with scissors multiple times after a fight ensued between them during a cofrontation, leading to his death.   Ogun State Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the incident was reported at Igbesa Police Division by a family member of the deceased.   He said;   “They are both natives of Totowu. The incident occurred on Saturday. The…

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EFCC Arrests 12 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in a Yahoo yahoo School

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 12 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects-Oluwaseun Ogunbunmi, Haruna Yusuf , Olubori Hassan, Wasiu Idowu, Basit Adeniran, Aina Olajuwon, Okafor Joseph, David Ado, Olamide Ogunseye, Opeyemi Ahmed , Monsuru Amao, Taiwo Rasak- were arrested on Thursday, August 29, 2019 in a rented three-bedroom apartment in the Ikotun area of Lagos, where they used as a Yahoo Yahoo school. The arrest followed intelligence reports received from concerned members of the public about their alleged criminal activities. During the raid, some of…

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Three suspected ”Yahoo boys” apprehended in Lagos, confess to using proceeds to travel around the world (Photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, have arrested three suspected Internet fraudsters for conspiracy and possession of fraudulent documents. The suspects-Sylvester Osolase, 30; Seyi Ajayi, 36 and Monday Mayaki, 37 were arrested on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at River View Estate, Isheri North, Lagos State, following intelligence report received by the Commission about their activities. The suspects who were dealing in romance and classified scams, confessed to have defrauded several unsuspecting victims around the world. They also confessed to have used proceeds of their illicit deals…

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