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Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Twitter, a microblogging platform, says “the people of Nigeria will lead bitcoin” revolution.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed plan to launch a digital currency before the end of this year.
The cryptocurrency market plunged on Tuesday as Bitcoin tumbled by more than eight percent.
El Salvador’s President, Nayib Bukele, is proposing a Bill to adopt Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as legal tender in his country.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) had warned Nigerians to beware of IGVM Ransomware, a file-encrypting infection that restricts access to data such as documents, images, and videos.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday appealed to bandits and others involved in unlawful activities to drop their arms and embrace the central bank’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP).
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is experiencing a “partial” outage this morning for its entire site and application. Additionally, both Coinbase and Binance are reporting issues specifically focused around withdrawals of Etherium and ERC-20 tokens this morning due to “network congestion.”
Consumers lost over $2 million in cryptocurrency to scammers impersonating Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk over the last six months, the Federal Trade Commission reported Monday.
The price of Bitcoin, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, has witnessed a significant fall after Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, tweeted on Thursday that the electric vehicle maker would suspend car purchases using Bitcoin.
It says the feature offers a “familiar and trusted” experience for users buying any of the numerous cryptocurrencies that the exchange currently supports, and using PayPal as an intermediary means you don’t have to give your bank account or debit card information directly to the cryptocurrency exchange. The feature will expand to other countries in the coming months.
Police in Italy have arrested 30 suspected members of Nigerian Black Axe mafia syndicate over alleged involvement in drug and people trafficking, prostitution and internet fraud.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies posted sharp losses on Friday, on concerns that United States President Joe Biden’s plan to raise capital gains taxes will curb investments in digital assets.
The Ibadan office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a bitcoin trader for his alleged involvement in cybercrime, the EFCC’s spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren said in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday.
Early February saw the Nigerian Central Bank took the country by surprise by issuing a ruling that instructed banks and financial institutions in the country to restrict accounts that were involved in cryptocurrency transactions.
The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Calabar Friday, upheld the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Dr. Stephen Odey, in the Cross River North Senatorial District by-election.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Friday paraded six suspects who smuggled 45,000 litres of adulterated diesel contained in 750 giant polythene bags, which were carefully concealed among sacks of sawdust to deceive security operatives. The seized product has an estimated value of N21,920 million.
The coelacanth - a wondrous fish that was thought to have gone extinct along with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago before unexpectedly being found alive and well in 1938 off South Africa's east coast - is offering up even more surprises.
Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga is set to miss the Tokyo Games after being banned for four years for a second anti-doping rule violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.
A Myanmar military truck exploded in one of two blasts near an office of an army-backed political party in the country’s biggest city on Friday, local media reported, and a senior rescue official said two people were killed and six wounded.
The technocrat turned politician was unanimously elected at the party’s governorship primaries held on Friday in Nnewi area of the state. The National Chairman of the Labour Party, Barr. Julius Abure, made this known to pressmen.
Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has confirmed that it would take six months for him to recover from his facial injury.
Netherlands defender Daley Blind considered missing his country’s opening game at the European Championship after the heart attack his former club teammate Christian Eriksen suffered on Saturday.
Super Falcons coach Randy Waldrum has said he expects a difficult game against Portugal, who he described as “excellent” despite their loss to hosts USA in the Summer Series.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service following the recent conduct of the selection process.