Tag: Cybercrime

21-year-old Ekiti University Student Convicted for Cyber Crime

Henry Solomon- September 4, 2019

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday convicted a 21-year-old student, Ojo Ayomide, for cyber crime related offences. Justice Nkeonye Maha, convicted Ayomide, 400- level Accounting ... Read More

FBI List: FG to Issue executive Order – Presidency

Henry Solomon- August 26, 2019

Following the list of 80 Nigerian fraudsters released by FBI, Presidency has said there will be new executive orders to tackle international fraud. Garba Shehu, ... Read More

“WannaCry” Global Attack similar To North Korean Hacks – Researchers

Henry Solomon- May 16, 2017

Cybersecurity researchers have found evidence they say could link North Korea with the “WannaCry” cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide. A ... Read More

Nigerian Proposed Movie Wins AT&T $1m Grant

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2017

“Nigerian Prince”, a proposed movie on email scammers, has won a one million dollar AT&T grant at the Tribeca Film Festival. The movie, written and ... Read More

Fight Against Cybercrime: Police Sets The Ball Rolling

Henry Solomon- October 24, 2016

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, has reiterated the unalloyed commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to actively fight against cybercrime menace ... Read More

Secretary-General Shola Taylor Announces Cybersecurity As Top priority for the CTO as Annual Commonwealth Conference on Cybersecurity Takes Place in London

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 24, 2016

Over 100 governments officials and industry executives are participating in the BT-hosted Commonwealth Cybersecurity Forum 2016 taking place this week in London. Shola Taylor, Secretary-General ... Read More

Survey Reveals South Africa leads The World In Economic Crime

Henry Solomon- March 3, 2016

President Jacob Zuma (Photo: Internet) The PwC Global Economic Crime Survey report reveals that South African organisations had the highest rate of economic crime in ... Read More

Cyber Experts Call For Urgent Steps To Secure Nigeria’s Cyber-Space

Henry Solomon- October 21, 2015

As Nigeria continues to deploy information technology platforms to run its Affairs, experts want the country to take urgent steps in building infrastructure and capacity ... Read More