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24 Sep
The Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc, Nigeria’s premier Central Securities Depository (CSD), has concluded an arrangement to bring together, government officials
15 Sep
The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba, has urged stakeholders in the security sector to utilise the Police Crime Reporting Portal to report all forms of cybercrime in any part of the country for prompt action.
3 Aug
Menace of cybercrime in Africa sustained a huge rising profile in the first six months of the year with phishing and scams hitting 438 per cent and 174 per cent in Kenya and Nigeria respectively.
2 Jul
Interpol arrested a 28-year-old Nigerian national who is believed to be part of a cybercrime ring involved in phishing scams, internet scams and money laundering to the tune of R192 million (about ₦4,782,378,061). The man is accused of swindling dozens of US citizens out of millions of dollars from South Africa, via email and text…
29 Jun
Cyber security experts have called for coordinated efforts toward curbing the rising rate of cybercrime in the country.
9 Jun
Youths, particularly students of higher institutions in Nigeria, have been urged to shun cyber crimes, ponzi schemes, hard drugs, prostitution, examination malpractices and other vices.
6 Jun
The issue of insecurity in Nigeria has become something of grave concern to all well-meaning citizens, most of whom continue to wonder how the country arrived at such a dastardly situation
28 May
The Police Command in Bauchi has arrested five suspected internet fraudsters undergoing training in the state. The Spokesman of the Command, SP Ahmed Wakil confirmed the arrest in a statement, on Saturday in Bauchi. He said operstives of the command acting on credible intelligence raided a hideout where the suspected cyber criminals were undergoing training…
25 May
Experts and stakeholders in Nigeria’s payment industry have called for concerted efforts to mitigate the growing menace of digital fraud.
18 May
Experts and stakeholders in Nigeria’s payment industry have called for concerted efforts to mitigate the growing menace of digital frauds.
10 May
Cybercrime is a new and ever-present threat to people the world over, and Nigerians aren’t safe from online criminals too.
28 Apr
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that cybercrime remains one of the dangers of digital transformation in Nigeria and across the globe.

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