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8 Nov
A serving cybercrime convict, one Warith Ademola Hassan, who was sentenced to six months community service by Justice Bayo Taiwo of Oyo State High Court, Ibadan,  has been jailed again for cyber-related activities in the state.
4 Sep 2021
Lekki, one of Nigeria's richest neighbourhoods in terms of expensive and posh real estate development is fast turning into a hub for internet fraudsters or 'Yahoo-Yahoo Boys' as they are famously called locally.
12 Mar 2021
It is clear that, our generation have bargained reality for illusion, hard work for idleness and success for failure. Every body wants to make money by all means. Some of the youths want to cruise the most expensive of cars, ...
Zlatan Ibile
5 May 2020
Nigerian music star Zlatan Ibile in an Instagram Live video session has disclosed that frustration almost made him consider taking to fraud. Chatting with a friend on the live chat, he said: "I almost carried laptop, I almost carried laptop, I was frustrated, thank God sha." The "Zanku" hitmaker whose real name is Omoniyi Temidayo…
27 Dec 2019
Cybersecurity experts have expressed worry on low level of successfully prosecuted cyber -crimes and reported cyber -crime incidents to the police in the country, saying that such situation will make it difficult to achieve success in the fight against cyber- attacks.
12 Nov 2019
Security experts have cautioned secondary school students across Lagos State against cyber crime and other nefarious activities.They all noted that it is a crime against humanity.
10 Sep 2019
FBI and Nigeria's anti-graft agency said Tuesday they have intensified a joint investigation into cybercriminal networks, weeks after the US government released a wanted list of 77 Nigerian cyber fraud suspects.
27 Aug 2019
“The key (to Cybercrime) really is the lack of law enforcement environment, the feeling that you can do almost anything and get away with it. They were able to grow and evolve into organized enterprises.” This is a statement by Dmitri Alperovitch, a Russia-born U.S. citizen and co-founder and CTO of security firm CrowdStrike. It…
10 Jun 2019
Many fans of embattled Nigerian singer, Naira Marley rejoiced when a Lagos court granted the singer bail some weeks ago. In an update to his bail situation, his management has given an update concerning the processing of his bail and according to them, the "Am I A Yahoo Boy" crooner is still in custody because they…
3 Jun 2019
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will establish “Internet Industry Code of Practice” for service providers in the country to mitigate...
1 Jun 2019
Veteran Nigerian rapper, Ruggedman in a new video has expressed regret about making embattled Nigerian singer, Naira Marley's case a public one. According to Ruggedman, if he had known that the Naira Marley case would have been taken as serious as this, he wouldn’t have condemned the younger artist on a public domain. Ruggedman said, “If…
30 May 2019
Nigerian singer, Zlatan Ibile has taken to social media to mock those who wish for his fellow singer and frienmd, Naira Marley jailed. This is coming on the heels of the release of Naira Marley today who was granted bail after he was arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) about…

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