3 things we remember about Yahoo Messenger as it sets to shut down in July

After July 17, you’ll no longer be able to access your chats on Yahoo Messenger as the instant messaging app will be shutting down after 20 years. With the huge popularity of the likes of Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, this news comes as no surprise. Even though Yahoo Messanger has lost its relevance in the… Read more 3 things we remember about Yahoo Messenger as it sets to shut down in July

Yahoo boys arrested by EFCC in Lagos

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos state, has arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters. They were arrested following intelligence report about their alleged involvement in some criminal activities. The suspects who were arrested around the Egbeda and Agege area of the state defrauded their victims of huge sums of money in different currencies… Read more Yahoo boys arrested by EFCC in Lagos

‘Musicians Are More Likely To Get Money From Yahoo Boys, Than Banks’, M.I Abaga Rapper Says.

In his words: “there’s no bank in the history of Nigeria that has given one Naira to any label. There’s one corporate entity that has given any label. It’s young guys.’ In his appearance on Pulse’s LooseTalk Podcast, Nigerian rapper, M.I Abaga spoke about issues affecting the Nigerian music industry the direction of his music.The… Read more ‘Musicians Are More Likely To Get Money From Yahoo Boys, Than Banks’, M.I Abaga Rapper Says.

Curbing Cybercrimes In Nigeria

The country is ranked third in global Internet crime after the United States of America and United Kingdom while 7.5 per cent of the world’s hackers are said to be Nigerians. Committed mostly by the young and mostly unemployed, often called “Yahoo” boys, a precursor of the infamous ‘419’ email scammers, the fraudsters are increasingly… Read more Curbing Cybercrimes In Nigeria

US jails Nigerian 27 years for $1.7m internet scam

A US court last Thursday sentenced a Nigerian, Olayinka Ilumsa Sunmola, to 27 years in jail for international romance scam he perpetrated from 2007 to 2014. Lagos-born Sunmola, who was the ringleader of a love scam organisation based in South Africa, was also ordered to repay $1.7m. Continue Reading