This was disclosed in a terse statement issued by the Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren.
Uwujaren gave the names of the “Yahoo Boys” as 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.
He said the “Yahoo Boys” were nabbed in the Lugbe and Kubwa suburbs of Abuja, following actionable intelligence on their alleged internet-related fraud activities
“More than 25 high-end mobile phones, 3 laptops, and Mercedes CLA250 and C300 cars were recovered from the suspects,” the statement reads.
“They will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.”
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on election security met at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Abuja in preparation for the governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections.
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