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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.
20 Apr
The last six months have seen a surge in the activities of cybercriminals, with various attacks unleashed on organisations and businesses in Nigeria and other parts of the globe.
8 Apr
The Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday sentenced three persons charged for offences bordering on cybercrime. The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) secured the conviction. The convicts are Umar Olanrewaju also known as “Sugar Baby”, Hassan Olaitan, auto repairer, and one Tope Ayodele. The presiding Judge, Justice…
7 Feb
Follow increase in rate of cybercrime targeted at homebuyers and renters, experts have advised real estate investors to carry out due diligence before buying property.
10 Dec 2021
Cybersafe Foundation, a cyber-security awareness creator, has called for more awareness in tackling the growing menace of cybercrime in Nigeria.
1 Dec 2021
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami has called for a global approach towards tackling cybercrime.
1 Dec 2021
Recently, Head of Cybercrime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abbah Sambo, who represented the Commission’s Executive Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa
24 Nov 2021
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, sentenced a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Ajayi Temitope Ayokunle to two months imprisonment without option of fine.
9 Nov 2021
Director of the Attorney General Alliance (AGA) Africa, Mr. Marcus Green, has said that cybercrimes thrive on the continent partly due to lack of proper regulation.
22 Oct 2021
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has called for national and international collaboration between governments, law enforcement and the private sector to check increasing spate of cybercrime in the country.


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Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), Motunrayo Alaka, has disclosed that the 2022 edition of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Journalism will hold on December 8 and 9, in Lagos. Addressing journalists in Lagos, yesterday, she said investigative journalism has exposed corruption, named and shamed corrupt public…
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Justice Sherifat Sonaike of Lagos State High Court sitting in Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), was yesterday told how police conducted a forensic examination on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus, but that the report was not yet out. A prosecution witness, Superintendent of Police (SP), Goddy Ihende, disclosed this during the ongoing trial of a…
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The agrarian community of Oso in Ajowa-Akoko, Akoko Council Area of Ondo State, has continued to be mournful as the monarch of the town, Oloso of Oso, Oba Clement Jimoh Olukotun, has spent the fourth day in captivity. Oba Jimoh was last week kidnapped by gunmen who stormed his palace before whisking him away to…
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Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, urged Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to arrest the reportedly dismissed Managing Director of Nigerian Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NISRAL), Aliyu Abdulhameed over alleged fraud. HURIWA said it…
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The Nigerian Navy has absolved the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) of any culpability in the lingering crude oil theft, which has led to loss of revenue to the government and pollution of the operating environment. The Navy in a statement signed by its Director of Information, Commodore AO Ayo-Vaughan, asked the public to…