Internet fraud: One price of modernity
Modernity encompasses improved, innovative, and recent changes that occur in society, as opposed to technological atrophy.
Regulator canvasses synergy in curtailing financial fraud, cybercrime
The National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has called for synergy among stakeholders in the industry to curtail the rising cases of financial fraud and cybercrime in the country.
We arrested 263 cybercrime suspects in 2019, collating data on indicted Nigerians, says EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that it is still collating comprehensive data on Nigerians indicted in the recently-busted money laundering and cybercrime offences in the United States (U.S.).
Father, son in police net for cybercrime
Operatives of Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 19-year-old boy and his accomplice father for allegedly defrauding a businessman Ekemezie Obinna Emmanuel of the sum of N1.2milion through cyber-related fraud. Reports reveal the suspect identified as Emmanuel John Amadi met Ekemezie on facebook sometime in July 2019 having requested for friendship and the request was accepted following…
What every startup must know about tech policy in Nigeria
N48 million is a decent sum, in any currency. That was the price tag for NigeriaAir.ng, as stated by a business-savvy Nigerian who registered the domain name on July 18, 2018, a day after the national airline was unveiled.
HR, emerging lucrative target for cybercrime
Given the personal data it stores, Human Resource (HR) department of organisations is becoming a top target for hackers.The threat of a cyber-attack, scam or hack is not a new dangerous phenomenon to businesses; however, much like the work of a skilful pickpocket.....
Nigeria is losing trillions to corruption, say forensic experts
Forensic experts yesterday alleged growing cases of fraud, cybercrime and corruption in the country despite government’s effort to address these problems.
Watch: Did Wizkid Shade Naira Marley And Zlatan Ibile?
We reported earlier that Nigerian music sensation, Wizkid recently signed a deal as the new brand ambassador of United Bank for Africa (UBA). The superstar singer was among the many prominent people who gathered for the 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum at UBA Marketplace, Transcorp Hilton. Wizkid during his speech at the event tagged “Afro Pop…
NCC to set up response team to check cyber crime
Worried by the increasing the rate of cybercrime on telecoms network, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has planned to set up Cyber Crime Incidence Response Team (CCIRT) to nip the nefarious act in the bud. Besides, the Council for the Regulations of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has vowed to enforce the amendment act to check…
Kaffy Condemns Naira Marley's 'Soapy' Dance As Immoral And Disgusting
Nigerian dance queen, Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau better known as Kaffy has taken to Instagram to rubbish the new trending dance, 'soapy dance' popularised by Nigerian singer, Naira Marley. The Guinness World Record holder is of the opinion that the dance move should be banned for its disgusting, graphic and immoral nature which she said is not…
Nigeria’s exposure to phishing attacks rises as cybercrime cost hits $6 trillion
The firm said phishing, which is the biggest security headache for businesses and individuals, is among the hardest to tackle. The American technology company said phishing increased by over 250 per cent in Nigeria and other parts of the world.
Naira Marley Vows To Help People In Jail
Nigerian artist, Naira Marley who recently regained his freedom after spending several weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to help others in jail. According to the "Am I A Yahoo Boy" crooner, many people are locked up for crimes they may not have committed. Taking to social media…