EFCC arrests 27 Yahoo boys in Abuja, Lagos

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By Abankula

Operatives of the EFCC have nabbed 27 Yahoo Boys in both Abuja and Lagos, as the agency continued its crackdown on cyber crimes.

The arrests were made between Tuesday and today.

EFCC said its operatives arrested 13 of the suspects in Abuja on Thursday.

This was after officials stormed their hideouts.

Officials arrested five of the Yahoo Boys at an N8m a year apartment in Gilmore Estate, Jahi.

EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said eight others were arrested at Katampe Extension.

The arrests followed actionable intelligence on the cyber activities of the suspects.

Among items seized from them were iPhones and laptops.

A Toyota Avalon and a Lexus SUV were also seized..

Uwujaren said all the suspects have given valuable information.

In the crackdown in Lagos, EFCC arrested 14 Yahoo Boys on Tuesday.

The suspects were arrested at K1 White House, Ogombo, Ajah, Lagos.

Uwujaren said the suspects would be charged to court soon.

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Here is the list of the suspected Yahoo Boys:

Azeez Oluwatimileyin

Stephen Abu

Gbolahan Abbas Ridwan,

Oyenowo Steven

James Silas Didam,

Joseph Ashiru and Musa Egwa

Precious Eluojo

Abass Mohammed

Olapade Johnson

Chibuzu Agron

Olayemi Miftehedeen

Abu Solomon.