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The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has called for a crackdown on the misuse of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin by using the blockchain technology behind the digital currency to fight the criminals.
Google has announced it will ban advertisements that promote cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) starting from June.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again cautioned Nigerians to be wary of investments in crypto currency as they are virtual currencies that are not legal tender in Nigeria.
Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth five million Taiwanese dollars ($170,000) in what the police said is the first case of its kind on the island.
The World Bank warned and compared cryptocurrencies to “Ponzi schemes”.
Nicolas Maduro has proposed an oil-backed "joint cryptocurrency mechanism" within OPEC to support Venezuela's new, state-backed virtual currency - the "petro".
The digital currency fell as low as $5,920 on Tuesday - down 13% on the previous day - before recovering slightly, according to Bitstamp Exchange.
Britain’s biggest lender, Lloyds Banking Group Plc, has disclosed that it would ban its credit card customers from buying crypto currencies.
Samsung’s semiconductor business is booming, with the company recently overtaking Intel as the world’s biggest chipmaker.
The Commissioner of Police in Taraba, Mr David Akinremi, on Tuesday in Jalingo announced the arrest of nine persons suspected to be kidnappers.
Twitter shares were hammered Tuesday at midday following reports that Israel was weighing action against the company, adding to the growing woes of social media stocks.
Lionel Messi joined up with his Argentina team-mates on Tuesday as they trained at Manchester City ahead of their World Cup warm-up against Italy.
Human rights groups have warned of a campaign of intimidation after Italian authorities seized a Spanish rescue ship and threatened criminal charges against some of its crew members who refused to hand over rescued refugees and migrants to the Libyan coast guard.
The Arewa Consultation Forum (ACF) says Nigeria “can never survive” without the north.
President Donald Trump has issued an executive order to ban Venezuela’s new national cryptocurrency, the petro. It’s the first cryptocurrency-related executive order a president has issued and another blow to an already dubious virtual token that’s supposedly backed by oil reserves, as Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro has said.
Antonio Conte said he believed Lionel Messi will remain at Barcelona for the rest of his playing days after watching the Argentine maestro destroy Chelsea’s Champions League hopes.
Viewers of the ongoing BBNaija ‘Double Wahala’ reality show, have taken to various social media platform to oppose the return of disqualified housemates.
China’s President Xi Jinping offered encouragement for South Korea’s initiative to nurture peaceful engagement with North Korea, and Russia also expressed support, the South Korean official leading diplomatic efforts said yesterday.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain 52nd in the latest FIFA men’s world rankings released on Thursday.