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The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, says the agency is planning to rehabilitate young people who are engaged in Internet fraud, popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo boys.
Magu stated this in Lagos on Thursday while delivering a paper titled, ‘Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria,’ at the third All Administrators National Conference of the Chartered Institute of Administration
According to him, Internet fraudsters could be useful to the agency in future. While speaking on collaboration between the Nigerian graft agency and other nations, Magu said EFCC had secured collaboration with ECOWAS member-states to aid in prosecution of cross-border crimes.
He stated, “So if you carry money from Nigeria and escape to Ghana, we will just call the men in Ghana and say, ‘arrange this man and keep him for me. “This is what the Yahoo-Yahoo boys like to do. But we are planning to rehabilitate them because they can be useful to us in future.”
Davido Reveals Why His Dad Once Arrested His Fans Nigerian afrobeats superstar, David Adeleke, aka Davido, has recounted how his billionaire dad, Chief Adedeji Adeleke once arrested him, show promoters and fans who attended an event he was billed to perform.
Davido Reveals Why His Dad Once Arrested His Fans
He said his dad arrested everybody at the event because he absconded from school to do music against his father’s wishes.
The ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ crooner said the incident happened in the early days of his career.
He stated this on Friday night while making his UK debut on The lateish Show with Mo Gilligan on Channel4.
“I come from a family where it’s like, education, education, business…Overtime [my decision to do music] was like a beef.
“Any show he [my dad] hear I’m performing at, he sends the police. He arrests the fans, promoters. He has a camera watching where I go to.”
The singer performed his hit song ‘Unavailable’ on The lateish Show.
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