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Officials in India-controlled Kashmir began restoring telephone service Saturday to the Himalayan region.

India begins restoring communications to Kashmir

The Indian-controlled section of disputed Kashmir has been under lockdown since early August, when New Delhi deployed tens of thousands of additional troops to the region as it cut off landlines, mobile phones and the internet and stripped the Muslim-majority region of its autonomy.
The UN Security Council will hold a first informal meeting on Cameroon this month to discuss a worsening humanitarian crisis that has left three million people struggling for food.

UN security council meets on Kashmir

UN Security Council members have urged restraint amid rising fresh tensions between India and Pakistan over the disputed region of Kashmir.

Survey: Excessive exposure to mobile phones weakens children’s eyesight

Nearly 83 percent of Chinese parents have blamed excessive use of electronic products such as mobile phones for their children’s weakening eyesight, showed a survey released by China Youth Daily on Thursday.

Police arrest two Chinese for operating ‘illegal, toxic’ e-waste factory

Two Chinese men Lin Piehao, 22, and Li Ruoneng, 27, have been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly operating an illegal e-waste factory said to be emitting toxic waste in the community.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

Aftermath of Shiite-Police clash sees Abuja residents keep indoors, desert offices

There is palpable tension in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT), following Monday’s violent clashes between members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and the police that left about 13 people dead and several more injured.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered.

70 SIM cards found with two Nigerians, one Kenyan

Two Nigerians and a Kenyan woman have been arrested in Kenya over suspected involvement in mobile money fraud.

Exam malpractices: Ibadan polytechnic burns phones seized from students

To restate its commitment to fighting examination malpractices to the barest level and enforcing discipline, the management of The Polytechnic Ibadan has ordered that mobile phones, worth millions of naira, which were confiscated from the students during examinations be set on fire.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 arrested 30 suspected internet fraudsters.

EFCC arrests 30 suspected Yahoo Boys in Ado-Ekiti

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 arrested 30 suspected internet fraudsters.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested the proprietor of a Yahoo Yahoo training school in Lagos, Frank Chinedu.

EFCC arrests proprietor, students of Yahoo Yahoo school

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested the proprietor of a Yahoo Yahoo training school in Lagos, Frank Chinedu.

Social media shut in Eritrea

Social media services have been blocked in Eritrea, with people now sending messages via VPN.

Gunmen kill businessman, cart away money in Rivers

A group of gunmen on Friday killed a businessman in Rivers, carting away an undisclosed amount of money.
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Violence mars voting in India’s eastern battleground state

Violence marred voting in India’s West Bengal state, in India’s staggered general election on Monday.
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 nabs 32 suspected internet fraudsters in one operation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Thursday, April 25, 2019 arrested 32 suspected internet fraudsters, better known as “Yahoo-Yahoo Boys.”

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.
Pope Francis waves as he leaves St. Peter’s square at the Vatican at the end of his weekly general audience on March 27, 2019. (Photo by Vincenzo PINTO - AFP)

Pope rails against mobile phone ‘addiction’ in meeting with students

Young people should not always be glued to their mobile phones, the 82-year-old Pope Francis said on Saturday as he met a group of Italian teenagers.
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 nabs five internet fraud suspects in Uyo

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

NCC moves to criminalise sale of pre-registered SIM cards

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says it is working with the National Assembly to criminalise mobile phones sim card infractions.

Oyo police arrest 21 robbery suspects terrorising Ibadan

Nemesis has caught up with suspected dare devil criminals terrorising the residents of the city of Ibadan and environs as the state Police Command said it has arrested 21 suspected armed robbers between January and March this year.

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