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50 suspected Yahoo boys held in Ibadan

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By Segun Shobowale, Ibadan

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 50 suspected internet fraudsters, also called Yahoo boys, in Ibadan.

A statement by the commission’s spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said the suspects were arrested in the Alaro Sango, Agbaje Ijokoro, and Apete Aladura areas of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.

Thirty-four of the suspects already indicted by the investigation are: Badmus Abeeb, Ibrahim Ahmed, Adeyemo Babatunde, Abdulrashid Ajagbe, Olajide Okiki Peter, Hassan Yusuf Atanda, Yusuf Olasupo Salaudeen, Bello Ahmed Bamidele, Adewale Damilola Tosin, Kolawole Yusuf Olawale, Nicholas Ferdinand, Keshiro Olanrewaju, Falana Victor Dapo, Abogunrin Emmanuel, Bosun Tomiwa Tunde, Shelter Chibundo, Banjoko Idris, and Adebayo Akorede.

Others are: Awoyinka Afeez Ayodeji, Afonja Olarenwaju, Akingbade Taofeek, Ezekiel Adekunle, Ganiyu Sodiq, Abioye Abiodun, Ogunbayo Daniel, John Timileyin, Ominiyi Daniel, Adeniyi Idris Sodiq, Joseph James, Adeyemi Segun Oluwaseun, Adeleke Rasheed, Saliu Tomiwa Rasheed, Itoro Edet Ime and Oseni Nasirudeen

Uwujaren said that some items the suspects used in perpetrating the crime were recovered, adding that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.



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