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8 Apr
Sports betting firm, Bet9ja, has warned perpetrators of a criminal cyber-attack on its operations to desist from such acts, just as it has advised its clients
31 Oct 2021
An Iranian general has said Israel and the United States were likely to have been behind a cyber attack that interrupted the distribution of fuel at service stations.
9 Aug 2021
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says promoting digital transformation in the nation’s oil and gas industry will boost profitability and efficiency.
8 Jun 2021
The US Justice Department announced Monday that it had recovered more than half of the $4.4 million paid by Colonial Pipeline to Russia-based ransomware extortionists Darkside, who had forced the shutdown of a major fuel network.
17 Dec 2020
US intelligence agencies have warned a "significant" cyber-attack on several federal departments uncovered over the weekend remains ongoing as the government rushes to assess the extent of the breach.
20 Oct 2020
Amid rumours of cyber attacks on the websites of major government agencies, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday said that it was not attacked.
19 Oct 2020
Reported cyber attack on Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday night has caused jitters among banks and other financial service providers.
18 Apr 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday he was concerned by 'malicious' cyber attacks that have  targeted Czech hospitals...
12 Feb 2020
The Federal Government has been urged to develop policies and legislation that will help protect the oil and gas industry's vital data against cyber-attack.
11 Dec 2019
There appears to be no respite in sight against cyber attacks in Nigeria, as the country continues to grapple with a shortage of personnel with the skills to tackle the menace.
29 Aug 2019
Internal Auditors and other stakeholders have emphasised the need for financial institutions to establish stiffer measures and proper monitoring to check incessant attacks on the cyberspace.
28 Oct 2018
The Anonymous hackers collective on Sunday claimed it hacked into more than 70 Gabon government websites, as part of what it called a campaign against dictatorships. Government sites including the ministries of communications and the civil service were inaccessible on Sunday, as were the websites of at least 30 other institutions. The presidency website continued…


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Gov.Nyesom Wike of Rivers has urged the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to go beyond issuing of statements, to taking concrete actions against attacks on the nation’s judiciary.
29 mins ago
Amber Heard has admitted to not honouring her $3.5million donation pledge to the ACLU after several claims that she did. The Aquaman actress made this revelation as the ongoing defamation trial between her, and her ex Johnny Depp resumed yesterday. Heard testified that Depp suing her kept her from honouring her donation. She said she is yet…
38 mins ago
Unicaf is thrilled to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with She Works Africa, a non-profit organisation designed to get African women into employment positions.  The induction of She Works Africa into Unicaf’s Corporate Scholarship Scheme (CSS) aims to provide generous scholarships for internationally recognised Bachelor, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees online as well as Professional…
46 mins ago
Uche Odoputa, a Nigerian actor, has appealed for assistance following the kidnapping of his father, Kenneth Odoputa. The Nollywood celebrity revealed in an Instagram post on Monday that his father has been held captive for two weeks. He encouraged his colleagues and admirers to join him in praying for his father's safe return by sharing…
53 mins ago
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the risk of monkeypox transmission in the UK is minimal following a confirmed case of the rare and sometimes fatal animal-bourne disease. UK health authorities, on May 7, notified WHO of the confirmed case in an individual who had recently returned to the country from Nigeria. Monkeypox is a…