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Nigeria nabs 94 Yahoo boys in nightclub raid

October 17, 2019 6:18 am0 comments
Nigeria's 'Yahoo Boys'

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIAN authorities have arrested 94 suspected internet fraudsters during a raid at a local club notorious for hosting scammers. Some 19 exotic cars, laptops, mobile phones and other items have been confiscated following the raid at the nightspot called ‘Club Secret Underground’ in the town of […]

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Yahoo boys’ costly revenge against Nigeria’s colonisers

June 24, 2019 5:47 am2 comments
Nigeria's 'Yahoo Boys'

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA – FOUR teenage boys are among 11 suspected Nigerian internet fraudsters arrested for allegedly swindling European nationals to gain revenge for defrauding their forefathers during colonialism. Some 18 suspects, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys”, were arrested in total during weekend operations by the Economic and Financial Crimes […]

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Nigeria attains steady increase in internet subscriptions

March 29, 2019 5:10 am10 comments
EFCC-operatives arrest Nigeria's notorious Yahoo Boys

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIA has recorded an 11 percent increase in internet subscriptions over the past year to 113, 9 million users. The figure indicates a density of 61 percent in a population estimated at 185 million, placing Nigeria well above the African average of […]

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