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28 Sep 2021
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal Court, Abuja has been released on probation, a 25-year-old cybercrime defendant, Aifuwa Courage Osasumwem.
23 Sep 2021
Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has slammed a 6-month jail term on one Oyekan Abdulbaqqi Adedoyin, a self acclaimed prince from Kosofe Local Government Area
14 Sep 2021
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, on Tuesday warned hotel owners across the country not to accommodate suspected internet fraudsters in their facilities.
12 Aug 2021
As the country joins the rest of the world to observe International Youth Day today, an increasing number of Nigerian youths continue to face economic uncertainty and social exclusion...
9 Jul 2021
Nigeria has ranked 47th on the global cybersecurity index (GCI) 2020. This is even as the global telecoms body ranked Mauritius, Tanzania and Ghana respectively, ahead of Nigeria, in countries in Africa, tackling cybercrimes headlong.
9 Jun 2021
Cybercrime continues to evolve with new threats surfacing every year, hence, experts have stressed the need for organisations and businesses to create awareness on cybersecurity to minimise the risk.
28 Mar 2021
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has changed the way things were being done completely. We have totally moved away from analog to the digital age. It is like you either innovate or die.
25 Mar 2021
As mobile phone users in Nigeria, South Africa and other parts of the continent feel increasingly concerned about mobile risks and possible digital identity theft, the situation is not stopping them from using their favourite messaging platforms and applications.
10 Mar 2021
Senate Committee on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has raised the alarm over high rate of cybercrime in the country, calling for mechanisms to save the nation from the menace.
25 Feb 2021
French cybercrime investigators said Thursday they were investigating the leak of the medical data of nearly half a million people, including such highly confidential information as their HIV and fertility status.
5 Feb 2021
The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, secured the conviction of one Oyelakin Babatunde, who was sentenced to four months of community service
7 Dec 2020
Cybercrime is expected to cost the global economy more than $1 trillion this year, up more than 50 percent since 2018, a research report said Monday. The report by McAfee Corp. with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) concluded that the cost of online criminal activity is more than one percent of global…

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