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EFCC Nabs 21 ‘Yahoo’ Boys In Abuja – [Photos]




The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of some internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo’ Boys, in Abuja.

The Nigerian anti-graft agency revealed in a statement on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday that the 21 youths suspected of internet fraud were arrested in the Lugbe and Kubwa suburbs of Abuja.

EFCC names the suspects to include Joseph Boniface, Emmaneul Okwara, Elijah Iwebie, Moses Hassan, Abdulrahman Lawal, Azu Chidubem Eugene, Abdullahi Adebola and Elijah Simon.

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.

The EFCC noted that the suspects were nabbed following an actionable intelligence on their alleged internet-related fraud activities. Some items recovered from them include three laptops, a Mercedes CLA250, 25 high-end mobile phones and a C300 car.

The anti-graft agency noted that the suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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Trouble As Female Tenant Kills Landlord In Ogun By Squeezing His Manhood

In another news, a middle-aged lady was arrested in Ogun State for allegedly killing her landlord by squeezing his manhood.

Reports made available to newsmen on Tuesday (today) by the Ogun State Police command’s Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, revealed that one Olaleye Taiwo approached the command and reported that his brother, Monday Suruluere Oladele, was killed by his female tenant, identified as Ifeoma Ossai.

According to him, Taiwo complained to Sango Ota divisional headquarters alleging that the 33-year-old suspect engaged his brother in a heated argument over payment of an electricity bill and she grabbed his manhood and squeezed it until he collapsed.

The police statement noted that the landlord fell on the ground and was rushed to General Hospital, Ota, where he was confirmed dead by doctors.

Oyeyemi on Tuesday said following the report, the DPO Ota division, Saleh Dahiru, led his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested and taken into custody for investigation.

“On interrogation, the suspect claimed that the deceased asked her to pay for the electricity bill, but she insisted that until water is directly connected to her apartment as promised by the landlord before she packed in she will not pay the electricity or any other utility bill.

“This led to a scuffle between them consequence upon which the suspect grabbed the manhood of the deceased and dragged him with it.

“The deceased subsequently slumped, and he was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead by the doctor on duty,” Oyeyemi explained.

The police mouthpiece disclosed that the Landlord’s lifeless body had been deposited at the hospital mortuary for a postmortem.

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Oyeyemi quoted the Commissioner of Police, Frank Mba, to have ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.