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Seven out of the 12 Nigerian students detained on allegations of Cybercrime have been released in Benin Republic, says Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday directed Mobile Money Operators (MMOs) and other electronic payment service providers to comply with the collection and remittance of levy for the national Cybersecurity Fund.
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.
No fewer that nine persons have been convicted for various financial crimes in suits preferred against them by the Benin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Worried by the high level of cross border smuggling, Nigeria has resolved to fully implement the 2013 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Benin Republic to tackle the menace.
The Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN) has expressed concern over claims by the Nigeria Police Force that two of its members conspired to commit terrorism offences and cybercrime because they approved an opinion article on their website which the police see as uncomplimentary and offensive.
The General Overseer and Presiding Pastor of Freedom Foundation Apostolic Revival International Ministry (FARIM), Prophet Sam Ojo (Omolojujesu), has asked Nigerian youths to be faithful and show positive conduct, as they remain the torchbearers to take over from retiring politicians, who are set to leave the saddle for them.
The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier-General Suleiman Kazaure, has advised corps members to embrace and explore the four cardinal points of the scheme.
The EFCC on Wednesday charged one Chimezie Chuta before a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged cybercrime.
Stakeholders in education sector have showered encomiums on the senator representing Oyo North Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Sen. Abdulfatai Buhari, for his educational support initiative.
The Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime on Tuesday said that the current law on cybercrime in Nigeria needs to be reviewed to meet the standard in developed countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the international community of Nigeria’s firm and unshaken commitment to democracy in the country and the African continent.
The Senate Committee on Information Communication Technology, ICT, and Cybercrime has vowed to expose and impose sanction on commercial banks used to perpetuate the fraud by the ponzi scheme – Mavro Mondial Movement, MMM, which collapsed last year, robbing investors of stupendous amount of money.
Mr. Tayo Adewusi, Coordinator, Africa Digital Forum and Awards (ADA), on Sunday in Lagos said that cyber security had become a crucial factor to business growth.
Zimbabwe’s July 30 presidential election will provide no clear winner, with 40 percent of voters choosing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and 37 percent his opponent, Nelson Chamisa, according to an Afrobarometer poll released on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation.
The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday urged parents to stop putting undue pressure on their children to prevent them from falling victims to human traffickers.
Federal Ministry of Health on Friday said it would engage stakeholders, individuals and media organisations to promote and support exclusive breastfeeding in health facilities, communities and workplaces.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo has said that the December presidential election would go ahead as planned, but he declined to say whether he would defy term limits to stand for re-election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State on Monday urged eligible voters to expose any staff or tout demanding money for the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in the state.
A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc.
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Chief Olabode Mustapha and six others as Chairman and members of the board of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the just concluded Saturday governorship election was generally successful.