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Cybercrime: Benin Republic releases seven Nigerian students

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.

Cybercrime Act: Central bank orders mobile money operators, others to comply with remittance of...

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.
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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.

Benin Zonal EFCC secures 9 convictions, recovers N312.61 million

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).

Nigeria worries over smuggling from Benin Republic

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.

We are journalists not terrorists – Online publishers tell Police

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.

Take mantle of leadership – Cleric tells youths

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.

NYSC chief urges corps members to embrace scheme’s cardinal points

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.

EFCC arraigns man for allegedly hacking Winner’s Chapel’s online bookstore

The EFCC on Wednesday charged one Chimezie Chuta before a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged cybercrime.

Don’t give your phone numbers to strangers – DSS

The Department of State Services has advised citizens to exercise caution when it comes to giving their phone numbers to strangers.

Stakeholders laud Senator Abdulfatai Buhari’s educational support initiatives

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.

Nigeria’s Cybercrime Act needs review – Senate c’ttee

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.

Buhari leaves New York for London

President Muhamamdu Buhari left New York on Thursday where he attended the 72nd United Nations General Assembly meeting.

UNGA: Our faith in democracy remains unshaken – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the international community of Nigeria’s firm and unshaken commitment to democracy in the country and the African continent.

Senate vows to expose, sanction banks used for MMM

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.

Experts to tackle effect of cybercrime on businesses – coordinator

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.

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Governor Ortom: APC demonizing me

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