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A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has said that $15.3million, which is part of the money Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodberry stole, was stashed away in a Bitcoin (BTC) wallet.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has expressed satisfaction at the 3,000 Nigerian youth that have so far taken advantage of the ministry’s online training and attained competency badges under the Ministry’s DY.ng initiative.
The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has introduced an Online Assets Declaration System (OADS) for public servants, officials have said.
West Virginia’s disabled residents and overseas military personnel will be able to vote by smartphone in the US presidential election this year, the latest development in a push to make balloting more accessible despite persistent security fears.
Losses from cryptocurrency crime surged to 4.52 billion dollars in 2019, as insider theft soared even as hacking losses declined, according to a report from blockchain forensics company CipherTrace.
Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and Android.
Mr Seni Sulyman, Vice President, Global Operations, Andela, says education in Africa is in a statement of emergency.
Interswitch Group, a Pan-African integrated digital payments and commerce company, in partnership with Microsoft, has announced the launch of its innovative blockchain-based supply chain financing service.
Participants at the just concluded 48th Annual Accountant Conference in Abuja have called on the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to sanction all the Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that fail to remit their taxes to serve as a deterrent to others.
The World Bank is preparing to conduct the world’s first bond transaction using ethereum blockchain platform. The initiative will show the possibilities of the blockchain technology and how it can be used to make bond trading more quick and efficient, according to Reuters.
The Blockchain technology has offered to make access to petroleum products in Nigeria affordable and seamless using its digital assets.
The Founder of the Computer Warehouse Group, Mr. Austin Okere, has expressed optimism that fintech companies are likely to take a more prominent role in banking and the financial services space.
Mrs. Temie Giwa-Tubosun, a former Fellow of the World Health Organisation, says 18 per cent of HIV infections in Nigeria resulted from unsafe blood transfusion.
LifeBank, a healthcare technology and logistics company founded in 2016 to solve the problems of blood shortage in Nigeria, has introduced fresh innovations to enhance its blood donation service delivery.
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Dr Sani Aliyu, the Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has said that positive cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) gradually coming down as the daily results now revolves around 400.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Olympiakos defender Konstantinos Tsimikas.
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended its strike in Lagos State.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state, suspended late July.
President Nayib Bukele on Monday announced that El Salvador will give immunity passports to people who have recovered from COVID-19.
A former member of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Fatai Adams, has been elected the new chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Osun State Police Command has dismissed an Inspector, Ago Egharevbe, who allegedly brutalised a 20 year old fashion designer, Taiwo Ayomide, to death over N50 bribe.
The defendants are Kolade Akinwaju, 25; Uche Okerekere, 29; Musemiu Abdulahi, 28; Abuduhakeem Shehu, 22, Victor Ebube, 29 and Musa Hahiru, 18. Others are Nasiru Mallam, 21; Falade Timothy, 27; Danliman Ibrahim, 25; and Mubarak Usman, 23.
Spanish star David Silva could be on his way to Serie A once his Manchester City contract comes to an end.
Chief Adetunji Adeleye, Commander, Ondo State Security Network Agency, Operation Amotekun, has stressed the importance of support and credible information from residents and traditional rulers to ensure adequate service delivery.