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Court convicts internet scammer, orders forfeiture of $1,980 to federal government

The Federal High Court on Wednesday convicted Chidera Ozirigbo, an internet fraudster and ordered him to forfeit 1,980 dollars recovered during investigation to the Federal Government.
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Police parade 100 suspected criminals in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Friday paraded 100 suspects for various alleged offences in the ongoing Puff-Adder operations in the state.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC chief sad over corps member shot for ‘stealing’ handset

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Brig-General Shauibu Ibrahim, has warned corps members against indulging in armed robbery, cybercrimes or any other crimes during their service year.
Ibrahim Magu

EFCC chief warns youth against internet fraud

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has admonished children and youths to shun internet fraud and cybercrimes.

NUPENG asks President Buhari to rejig economic team, prioritise security, infrastructure

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his economic team and prioritise security as well as infrastructural development among others, as he begins his second term of four years as president of Nigeria.
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 remanded in prison

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.
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 investigation saves N5 billion for incoming administration in Imo

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Friday in Enugu that Imo state government is under its searchlight for alleged money laundering during the last gubernatorial election in the state.

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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Two internet fraudsters jailed in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has secured jail terms for two internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Olufemi Abikoye, has expressed the Commission’s readiness to collaborate with Ghana Economic and Organized Crime Office, EOCO, on issues related to money laundering and cyber-crimes.

Nigerian envoy visits Ghana anti-graft boss, pledges collaboration

Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Olufemi Abikoye, has expressed the Commission’s readiness to collaborate with Ghana Economic and Organized Crime Office, EOCO, on issues related to money laundering and cyber-crimes.
Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan judicial division has jailed an Ibadan based internet fraudster, Oyesanmi Ayomikun Oluwaseun, four months for sharing pornographic and indecent images

Internet fraudster jailed four months for sharing pornographic images

Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan judicial division, has jailed an Ibadan based internet fraudster, Oyesanmi Ayomikun Oluwaseun, four months for sharing pornographic and indecent images through his email address, [email protected]

CPC boss urges youths to refrain from cyber crimes

Babatunde Irukera, Director-General of the Consumer Protection Council, on Saturday urged the Nigerian youth to deploy their creative energy to productive ventures and refrain from cyber-crimes.
Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed

Supreme Court Judge: Corruption, major impediment to development

Justice Tanko Muhammad of the Supreme Court has said that corruption remains one of the major impediments to Nigeria’s development.

EFCC: Cyber crimes latest form of terrorism, corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that cyber crimes are the latest form of terrorism and corruption around the world.

Kenyan president signs controversial cyber-crimes law

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday signed into law a sweeping cyber-crimes act criminalising fake news and online bullying, with clauses that critics argue could stifle press freedom.

Beware of assassinations in 2018 – Primate Ayodele

Primate Babatunde Ayodele of Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church has warned Nigerians to pray against political assassinations, kidnappings, cyber crimes, and crises by Fulani herdsmen.

Nigeria vulnerable to cyber crime – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) says Nigeria is vulnerable to cyber crimes due to dearth of cyber security experts and other technological means to tackle the menace.

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