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NCC vows to checkmate cyber crime

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta, has declared in Kano,that the issue of Cyber Crime in the country would soon come to an end,as punitive measures are been put in place to checkmate the trend.

Kwara assembly moves to curb cyber crime

The Kwara State House of Assembly has condemned in strong terms, the increasing wave of internet fraud and other nefarious activities of fraudsters known as “Yahoo Yahoo boys” in Offa, Ilorin, Oro and Malete areas of the state.

NCC: Cyber crooks threaten Nigeria’s digital transformation

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, yesterday warned that the digital transformation of Nigeria into a network society is under threat due to the activities of cybercriminals.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley: Lyrical content can be misleading – Emex

Emmanuel Thompson, popularly known as Emex, on Monday advised artistes to check the lyrical content of their music in order not to mislead the youths.

NCC restates how internet users can be protected from cybercrime

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again disclosed how the over 114 million Internet users in the country can be properly protected while online.

Businessman charged with impersonating Pastors Adeboye, Olukoya, T.B. Joshua

The police in Lagos on Wednesday arraigned a 27-year-old businessman, Yusuf Atanda, charged with impersonating Pastor Enoch Adeboye and two other church general overseers to defraud members of the public.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Official: EFCC Academy to begin award of degree certificates soon

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says its academy in Karu, Abuja will soon be certified as the first anti-corruption degree-awarding institution in Nigeria.

Nigeria, Ghana Immigration in reconciliatory talks after deportation spree

The Nigeria Immigration Service and its Ghanaian counterpart have begun reconciliatory talks over the recent deportation of four Ghanaian nationals by Nigerian authority.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrest 19 suspected international fraudsters

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Port Harcourt Zonal Office have arrested six suspected internet fraudsters at their hotel hideout in Rumuigbo, Port Harcourt, Rivers.

Doyin Okupe: EFCC has summoned me for alleged cyber crime

Atiku Abubakar campaign spokesman, Doyin Okupe, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned him over allegations of cyber crime
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo

Police arrest four kidnap suspects in Edo

The Police in Edo have arrested four persons suspected to be kidnappers, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Police arrest cyber crime suspect in Abuja

The Nigeria Police Force says it has arrested Oscar Eze, a cyber crime suspect in Abuja.

Police arrest 11 suspected kidnappers, leader of car thieves’ syndicate in Kebbi

The Police Command in Birnin Kebbi has arrested 11 suspected kidnappers and the leader of a syndicate that specialises in stealing cars in the state.
Senator Abdulfatai Buhari

Cyber crime: Senate wants sensitisation of Nigerians

The Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber Crime has harped on the need to sensitise Nigerians on the effect of cybercrime and cyber security in the society.

Britain eyes Brexit boost from Commonwealth summit

Britain is hoping this week's Commonwealth summit will boost trade with its historic partners as it prepares to quit the European single market after Brexit.

NUJ seeks legislation against hate speech

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has advised media stakeholders to liaise with National and state legislatures to come up with laws that would check hate speech and media excesses, particularly in the social media.

Youths key to peace, development – Solomon Dalung

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has charged Nigerian youths on peace – building, saying, no meaningful development would happen in absence of peace in the society.

Nigerian, Ukrainian, Americans charged with $530m fraud

A Nigerian Anthony Nnamdi Okeakpu was among 36 individuals charged by the US Justice Department on Wednesday in connection with a massive online cyber crime ring that trafficked in stolen personal and financial information.

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