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Central bank to introduce new cyber-security framework to tackle internet fraud

The Central Bank of Nigeria said it was developing a Risk Based Cyber Security Framework for banks and payment service providers to combat internet fraud in the country.

Seven Nigerians charged in alleged dating site scheme

The US attorney's office in Atlanta said in a news release on Friday that the Nigerians created fake online dating profiles with photos of models or public figures. Prosecutors said they targeted people with financial assets, spending weeks or months courting them.

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.

Three alleged hackers of Lagos Speaker Mudashiru Obasa’s Facebook account face N9.1m theft charge

Three men, accused of hacked the Facebook account of Lagos Speaker, Mr Mudashiru Obasa and stole N9.1 million, were on Monday re-arraigned before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of a Federal High Court, Lagos.

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