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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.
Cryptocurrency traders filed a lawsuit Thursday against Japanese exchange firm Coincheck, seeking repayment after hackers raided hundreds of millions of dollars in digital assets.
The World Bank warned and compared cryptocurrencies to “Ponzi schemes”.
The digital currency fell as low as $5,920 on Tuesday - down 13% on the previous day - before recovering slightly, according to Bitstamp Exchange.
Samsung’s semiconductor business is booming, with the company recently overtaking Intel as the world’s biggest chipmaker.
South Korea has uncovered illegal cryptocurrency foreign exchange trading worth nearly $600 million, a sign authorities are tightening the regulatory screws on the digital asset that many global policymakers consider to be opaque and risky.
Facebook allows ads for sensitive financial topics, with some restrictions. It requires “written permission” for any real-money gambling or gaming service, for instance, and bans “misleading or deceptive” student loan ads.
Japan’s financial regulator on Monday ordered Coincheck to get its act together after hackers stole 530 million dollars worth of digital money from its exchange, jolting the nation’s cryptocurrency market in one of the biggest cyber heists.
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The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited has denied allegations of environmental mismanagement in the Niger Delta levelled against it at the weekend by Amnesty International.
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in all the three senatorial districts of Oyo State have vowed to resist any form of imposition of candidates and impunity from the national secretariat of the party.
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A Borno-based humanitarian activist, Mr Zanna Mustapha, said on Sunday that he was sponsoring the education of 300 orphans as part of his contribution to the development of education in the state.
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Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, will on March 29 decide whether or not Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has case to answer in the 7-count charge of money laundering and criminal breach of trust preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), has commended the Federal Government for the effective tackling of the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
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