Tag: EFCC

Dollar may crash to ₦200 when New Naira Notes are released- EFCC Boss

Nigeria’s foremost antigraft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said the dollar may fall even further down to 200 Naira after the new Naira notes are released. This was disclosed by the Commission’s Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa when he answered questions at an interview with Deutsche Welle […]

WhatsApp Scammer jailed for $100 Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) have secured the conviction of an internet fraudster, Ekechukwu Wilson Chinaza. Justice F.A. Aliyu of the FCT High Court sentenced to prison for his crime. The EFCC Statement read in part, “The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal Command today […]

53-Yr-Old Kwara Female Civil Servant Defrauds 23 Church With Promise Of Securing State, FG Jobs For Them

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  has arraigned  a 53 -year-old civil servant: Oyawoye R. Olajumoke Fafemi,  for allegedly defrauding 23 (twenty three) church members seeking employment. Fafemi, a staff of Kwara State Ministry of Finance, was arraigned  before Justice Mohammed Sani of the Federal […]

Court Sends 66 ‘Yahoo Boys’ To Jail

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan has convicted and sentenced sixty-six,  66, internet fraudsters, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys” to various jail terms, ranging from two weeks, four months, and six months of community service to ten months imprisonment. The convicts were prosecuted by the Ibadan […]

EFCC: 5 Expensive Cars, 25 Mobile Phones, 7 Laptops Recovered From Nine Arrested Suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says operatives of its Enugu zonal command have arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters, also known as “Yahoo Boys” in the state. Five (5) expensive cars, twenty five (25) mobile phones of different brands and seven  laptops were the items recovered from the suspects by the […]