Group decries loss of N5.5 trillion to fraud, cyber crimes
Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Professionals of Nigeria (CIFIPN), yesterday, said the loss of over N5.5 trillion to fraud and cyber crimes in the country in the past decade, called for urgent action against the menace.
Invest more on free education, cleric urges FG, states
The government must invest in the development of youths through the provision of free education, as it is critical to job creation and securing the country’s future.
‘Nigeria loses N200 billion yearly to cyber crimes’
Experts in the financial services sector have said Nigeria loses about N200 billion yearly to cybercrime menace, even as it is 20 years behind in recruiting skilled professionals who would fight ....
Experts urge FG to establish cyber security centre
Experts have called on the government to partner and engage industry and cyber security organisations collective efforts to adequately tackle cybercrime in Nigeria. Although, most data breaches in Nigeria go unreported, they said that increasing amount of well-publicised breaches globally suggests that security breaches are increasing in severity. The experts disclosed this at the 5th…
How not to fall victim of yahoo boys
Mug shots of young Nigerians intercepted by security operatives over their involvement in Internet fraud and other cyber crimes are becoming commonplace on the pages of newspapers, as well as on online platforms.
Group trains 1,000 youths on ICT, entrepreneurship to tackle cyber crime
A non- governmental organisation, Paradigm Initiative has trained no fewer than 1,000 Nigerian youths in Life skills, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Financial readiness and Entrepreneurship (LIFE) since inception in 2007. Mr Gabriel Odunsi, Paradigm Initiative’s Programme Officer in charge of Ajegunle LIFE in Lagos State, made the disclosure in an interview with the News…
Global Accelerex trains Nigerian security agencies on cyber crime
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility Program, Global Accelerex Limited, a Central Bank of Nigeria-licenced Payment Terminal Service Provider...
Cyber crimes threaten Nigeria’s Vision 20:2020 project
Nigeria’s dream of becoming one of the world’s first 20 economies by 2020 may be doomed if cyber security was not put in place to contain increasing cyber crimes in the country.It was learnt that the Nigerian space has not only become more porous, but the country....