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8 Apr 2019
A Twitter user has called out Nigerian singer, Adekunle Gold for reportedly aiding and abetting internet fraudsters popularly referred to as “Yahoo Boys”. The allegation is coming on the heels of Gold’s wife, Simi slamming Yahoo boys as bringing shame to Nigeria and making the country a laughing stock. Simi who is also a singer…
25 Jan 2019
The Nigerian Telecommunications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians against buying pre-registered SIM cards, saying the dangers inherent in such act is enormous. The commission gave the warning yesterday during the 102nd edition of its Consumer Outreach Programme, which had the theme: “Mitigating Effects of Cybercrimes: Roles of Telecoms Consumers” at Mapo Hall, Ibadan, the Oyo…
22 Jan 2019
The Managing Director and CEO of Arit of Africa, an information communications and technology (ICT) firms in Nigeria, Ronke Okeremi, has advanced reasons why financial data of banks is the most prone to cyber-attacks in the world. She said financial data is the most attractive and hence financial institutions are more likely to be attacked. She therefore asked business owners to…
6 Jul 2018
Yber security experts have decried the dearth of skilled human capital in the fight against cyber- attacks in Nigeria which has only 1800 professional in that space. The experts are therefore seeking increased attention. Oluseyi Akindeinde, chief technical officer, Digital Encode, expressed worries that Nigeria’s case in respect of skilled human resources to fight cyber-attack…
14 May 2018
The Executive Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta haspointed out various challenges involved in the fight against cyber crime in Nigeria.
27 Apr 2018
Federal Government has taken several steps through domestic policies and legislation as well as multilateral cooperation and collaboration to fight cybercrime , Mr Abubakar Malami...
6 Nov 2017
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, says Nigeria has lost about N127 billion to cybercrime.He made this known at Nigeria’s first Legislative Stakeholders Conference on ICT and Cyber security on Monday in Abuja. Saraki, who was represented by Senate Minority Whip Sen. Philip Aduda Saraki did not, however, specify the period within which…
29 Jul 2017
Represented by the Director, Defence Information, Major General John Enenche, the Army boss also acknowledged China’s role in training some of the best hands in Nigerian army.
29 Jun 2017
A Professor of Computer Security, Professor Babatope Longe has identified greed as the major cause of cyber crime.Longe who is also the Dean, Caleb University Business School, Imota, Lagos State said cyber crimes are not necessarily influenced by social factors such as poverty, inequality and unemployment.
9 Jun 2017
Cisco and International Business Machines (IBM) have announced a strategic partnership in a bid to strengthen efforts to curb cyber crime.
4 Apr 2017
Chukwuemeka Egbemude, one of the four suspects arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State (RRS) Police Command for tricking expensive phone sellers to isolated locations...
26 May 2016
Although, it is still plagued by inadequate levels of awareness, poor banking culture, lack of trust and a love for the status quo, the value of e-transactions recorded in 2015 hit N48.93 trillion

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