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    Report: US secret service probes Nigerian crime ring over fake unemployment claims

Report: US secret service probes Nigerian crime ring over fake unemployment claims

The US Secret Service is investigating the activities of a Nigerian crime ring suspected to have exploited the system to file for unemployment claims. The New York Times reports that the attackers are suspected to have used information about US citizens such as social security numbers to file for unemployment claims on behalf of people who have not been laid off. It [...]

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    Zlatan Ibile: How I almost ‘carried laptop’ after girls frustrated me

Zlatan Ibile: How I almost ‘carried laptop’ after girls frustrated me

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    Magu: Why corruption is worse than coronavirus

Magu: Why corruption is worse than coronavirus

The EFCC on its part is currently developing its  ‘Statement of Strategy for 2020 to 2025 in line with the 5 pillars of National Anti Corruption Strategy. This was preceded by an earlier strategic plan which was successfully   implemented. Based on your commitment to the National Anti-Corruption Strategy, you approved the recruitment of additional workforce for the Commission to [...]

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    ‘They spent N1.8bn on rent’ — reactions trail arrest of Mompha’s ‘Lebanese associate’

‘They spent N1.8bn on rent’ — reactions trail arrest of Mompha’s ‘Lebanese associate’

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    EFCC: How we arrested Mompha’s Lebanese ‘collaborator with charms’

EFCC: How we arrested Mompha’s Lebanese ‘collaborator with charms’

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    ‘They can be useful in future’ — Magu on rehabilitating ‘Yahoo boys’

‘They can be useful in future’ — Magu on rehabilitating ‘Yahoo boys’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is considering rehabilitating internet fraudsters, better known as Yahoo Yahoo boys. Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the agency, made this known while delivering a paper entitled, 'Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria', at the third all administrators national conference of the Chartered Institute of Administration, in Lagos, on [...]

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    WATCH: Nigerian on FBI list caught on video spraying dollars

WATCH: Nigerian on FBI list caught on video spraying dollars

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    ‘Abeg who curse us?’ — reactions trail FBI’s arrest of 80 Nigerians over cyber fraud

‘Abeg who curse us?’ — reactions trail FBI’s arrest of 80 Nigerians over cyber fraud

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    Invictus Obi, Nigerian entrepreneur, fades off social media amid ‘$11m FBI fraud probe’

Invictus Obi, Nigerian entrepreneur, fades off social media amid ‘$11m FBI fraud probe’

Obinwanne Okeke, Invictus Group CEO who is popularly known as Invictus Obi, has erased all traces of his social media existence. Save for his personal blog, (http://www.obinwanne.com) and bios on his company's platforms, Okeke's social media pages have been deleted since he found himself in troubled waters. But how did it all start? On Friday, many Nigerians took to social media to express [...]

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    NOUN, EFCC collaborate to combat ‘Yahoo Yahoo’

NOUN, EFCC collaborate to combat ‘Yahoo Yahoo’

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has partnered with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to introduce a course aimed at combating internet fraud better known as "Yahoo Yahoo". Abdalla Adamu, the university vice-chancellor, announced this during the launch of Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning (ACETEL) operated by the university, in Abuja on Monday. Aminu Gusau, EFCC [...]

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    Poll: Dear ladies, would you date a ‘Yahoo boy’?

Poll: Dear ladies, would you date a ‘Yahoo boy’?

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    ‘My Yahoo friends are stingy’ — Oristefemi wants internet fraudsters to support musicians

‘My Yahoo friends are stingy’ — Oristefemi wants internet fraudsters to support musicians

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    UK jails six Nigerians over internet fraud

UK jails six Nigerians over internet fraud

Six Nigerian citizens based in the United Kingdom have been jailed for their roles in the theft of millions of pounds from businesses and individuals in the UK and abroad. The Nigerians, related by blood, are Bonaventure Chukwuka, 41; Emmanuel Chukwuka, 27; Christian Chukwuka, 39; Andrew Chukwu, 35; Queen Chukwuka, 32; and Grace Chukwuka, 39. They were among ten persons convicted between [...]

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    WATCH: Naira Marley is handcuffed in ‘Am I a Yahoo Boy’ visuals

WATCH: Naira Marley is handcuffed in ‘Am I a Yahoo Boy’ visuals

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    Seun Kuti: Yahoo boys are legitimate children of corrupt politicians

Seun Kuti: Yahoo boys are legitimate children of corrupt politicians

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    ‘Our recycled leaders don’t give a f**k about us’ — Burna Boy tackles FG

‘Our recycled leaders don’t give a f**k about us’ — Burna Boy tackles FG

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