News

EFCC Arrests 21 Suspected Yahoo Boys in Abuja


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, March 14, 2023 arrested 21 suspected internet fraudsters, also known as Yahoo Boys

The suspects, according to a press release EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, include Joseph Boniface, Emmaneul Okwara, Elijah Iwebie, Moses Hassan, Abdulrahman Lawal, Azu Chidubem Eugene, Abdullahi Adebola and Elijah Simon.

-Advertisement- Place Your Advert Here
IMG 20230314 WA0047
Some of their mobile phones suspected to being used for criminal activities

Others are Terfa Lincoln, David Kome, Chukwudah Martinez, Adie Matthew, Canice Agabi, Abbas Aminu, Damilare James and Christopher Simon. Also arrested include Mohammed Abdulhamid, Ifeanyi Bosah, Ayuba Aminu, Godwin Terkura and Victor Ademola.

They were nabbed in the Lugbe and Kubwa suburbs of Abuja, following actionable intelligence on their alleged internet-related fraud activities

IMG 20230314 WA0048
Vehicle suspected to be bought from proceeds of crime

More than 25 high-end mobile phones, 3 laptops and Mercedes CLA250 and C300 cars were recovered from the suspects.


They will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.

-Advertisement- Place Your Advert Here

ALSO READ -  Kebbi Customs Seeks Inter-agency collaboration for Effective Security


Joshua Okoria

Joshua Okoria is a Lagos based multi-skilled journalist covering the maritime industry. His ICT and graphic design skills makes him a resourceful person in any modern newsroom. He read mass communication at the Olabisi Onabanjo University and has sharpened his knowledge in media practice from several other short courses. 07030562600, hubitokoria@gmail.com

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Back to top button