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The Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday ordered a permanent forfeiture of proceeds of cybercrime, perpetrated by a 22-year old student, Tunde Moses.
Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc, Nigeria’s capital market infrastructure, is ramping up its cyber-security advocacy as it sensitizes financial market participants on rising rate of cybercrime.
Thailand on Thursday began legal action against Facebook and Twitter for ignoring requests to take down content, in its first such move against major internet firms.
Fresh evidence from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has revealed how Ramon Abbas, popularly called Hushpuppi, a Nigerian Instagram sensation, was involved in laundering unemployment benefits meant for citizens of the United States.
Nigerian authorities should immediately release journalist Ime Sunday Silas, drop the charges against him, and reform the country’s cybercrime act to ensure it is not used against the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja, have arrested three suspects; Samson Inegbenesun, 30; Blessed Junior, 32 and Muhammed Zakari, 36, all male from Uromi in Edo State, for cyber-related offences including advance fee fraud, money laundering and romance scam. The suspects were arrested in Uromi, following investigations into suspected fraudulent online procurement and supply of COVID-19 protective mask, received through the INTERPOL NCB Wiesbaden, Germany.
Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, has lamented the effect of cyber crime on the image of Nigeria.
Some youths in Plateau on Wednesday identified peer influence and lack of self control as reason for young people engaging in internet crimes.
Abia State government has accused Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, of misinformation on the trial of a lawyer, Mr Emperor Ogbonna, over his issue with the state government, saying NBA was misinformed by the branch of the association.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has attributed cybercrime and e-fraud as one of the major challenges facing telecommunications users in the country.
The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the convictions of two FBI suspects and four others.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has included pro-Kremlin social-media users, Russia's communications regulator, and an Iranian state body tackling cybercrime on its list of press freedom’s 20 “worst digital predators” that it says represent a “clear danger for freedom of opinion and expression.”
Former Nasarawa governor urges residents to support security agencies in arresting APC chair killers
Senator Umaru Al-Makura (APC-Nasarawa) has called on Lafia residents to support security agencies in apprehending those responsible for the killing of the state All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Mr. Phillip Shekwo.
The family of Ifeanyi Okereke, the newspaper vendor shot dead last week by a State Security Service (SSS) officer in the convoy of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has demanded N500 million in compensation over the incident.
Rafael started the game at right back for Istanbul. He was always a fan favorite during his time at United under Sir Alex Ferguson, and it appears Rafael has not lost his affection for the club in his years away.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Borno State has said 23 people lost their lives, while 90 others sustained injuries in 11 accidents on the Maiduguri-Benisheikh-Damaturu road, between January and November.
Nigeria recorded 168 new cases of COVID-19 and one death on Tuesday, new data by the country’s infectious disease agency, NCDC, showed last night.
After months of turmoil and over 42,000 deaths, Spain appeared to see light at the end of the tunnel Friday, announcing ambitious plans to vaccinate much of the population by mid-2021.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will announce the first of his Cabinet appointments on Tuesday and is planning for a scaled-down inauguration due to the coronavirus pandemic, aides said on Sunday, as he lays the foundation for his new administration despite President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede.
Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool ‘will fight’ to overcome their ‘difficult’ injury situation and says his side will have ‘no self-pity’ ahead of this weekend’s crucial clash with league leaders Leicester at Anfield.
Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), President Habu Ahmed Gumel, has urged Nigerian athletes and coaches to stay abreast performance enhancement drugs.
The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has sent a strong message to the Shepherd-In-Charge of the Genesis Parish of the Celestial Church of Christ, Prophet Israel Oladele, who was sent to jail some days ago on charges that has to do with fraud.