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General News of Tuesday, 12 January 2021


10 suspected Yahoo boys arrested in Lagos

About 10 persons were arrested by the personnels of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged involvement in internet-related fraud.

Wilson Uwujaren, the Head of Communications of the agency in a statement said the suspects were arrested on Saturday after an early morning raid in the Alagbado area of Lagos.

The suspects are: Jonathan Daniel Adebayo, Lawal Waidi Seun, Adeosun Joseph, Taiwo Gbemileke, Oseni Omotayo, Emmanuel Fakiyesi, Rasheed Ogunlana, Oladunni Segun, Sowunmi Rotimi, and Efetobore Prince Wilfred.

Saturday's arrest followed credible intelligence received by the Commission about their alleged criminal activities.

Items recovered from the suspects were cars, mobile phones, laptop computers, passports, a digital video recorder, and a checkbook, The Nations said.

The statement said they will be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.

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