Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 8 suspected yahoo boys in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
The suspected internet fraudsters were arrested following a tip-off and surveillance carried out around Irewolede, Ilorin, Kwara State.
The suspects, who were rounded up at about 9.35pm on February 11, 2019 include, Chimezie Paul, 19; Oluwakayode Adebayo, 25; Mustapha Akeem, 19; Ezedigboo Paschal, 19; Mustapha Suleiman, 21; Mohammed Umar Faruk, 25; Abolarin Samuel Sunday, 23, and Anolarin Ridwan Gbolahan, 25.
Among items recovered from them were laptops and mobile phones.
They will soon be charged to court.
This is following the nation wide sting operation of operatives of the EFCC, which has seen most internet fraudsters across the country going into hiding.