Tag: Internet

EFCC Arrests 11 for Alleged Internet Fraud

Henry Solomon- June 2, 2021

Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects are: ... Read More

Google, IGHUB to Train Abia Teachers on Online Safety

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2020

Google Nigeria, and IGHUB, a technology-based outfit, on Saturday organised a capacity building seminar to train Abia teachers on online safety in Aba. IGHUB’s CEO, ... Read More

Dr. Isa Pantami Meets Governors on Broadband Penetration

AMT Tanimu- January 23, 2020

As part of an effort to drive a Digital Economy for a Digital Nigeria, the Focused and Result Oriented Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital ... Read More

NIGCOMSAT targets 84.5% of internet access by 2023

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 16, 2019

Nigeria Communication Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), says it is targeting 84.5 per cent population of internet access by 2023 to expand its frontier. Mr Samson Osagie, ... Read More

NERDC Partners PPDC, Google on Online Safety Measures in School Curriculum

Henry Solomon- March 19, 2019

The Nigerian Educational Research Development Council (NERDC) in partnership with Public Private Development Council (PPDC) and Google is set to harmonise and review the safety ... Read More

World Wide Web celebrates 30 years in existence

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 12, 2019

The World Wide Web (www) is celebrating its 30 years of existence and enabling people to connect better on the internet. The founder and web ... Read More

Google Station Targets 200 Locations in Nigeria by 2019

Henry Solomon- July 27, 2018

Web search engine, Google, has unveiled Google Station aimed at providing free high-quality, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots to millions of Nigerians. The launching made Nigeria the ... Read More

Kaspersky Lab: “93℅ Nigerian Children Visit Communication Sites With Parental Controls”

Henry Solomon- June 15, 2018

About 93 percent of Nigerian children visit communication sites such as social media, messengers or e-mails with computers that have parental controls switched on, a global cybersecurity ... Read More

#Breaking EU Commission Fines Google €2.42bn For Abuse Of Search Dominance

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2017

The European Commission on Tuesday, fined the search engine giant, Google €2.42 billion for alleged breaching EU antitrust rules. In a press release on its ... Read More

Facebook To Start Production Of High-Quality TV Series

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2017

Facebook will soon start production of high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant’s executives ... 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

Min. of Communication Sets up Committee to Review National Broadband Penetration

Henry Solomon- May 5, 2017

Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu has inaugurated a Committee to review the status of the National Broadband plan and suggest ways of accelerating infrastructure deployment, ... Read More

Facebook, Nigerian Groups Working To Ensure Safer Internet

Henry Solomon- February 7, 2017

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) (www.SaferInternetDay.org) and Facebook (www.Facebook.com) has launched a series of initiatives to help make the Internet a safer and better ... Read More

Four Billion People Lack Internet Access

Henry Solomon- December 7, 2016

Almost four billion people still lack access to online platform through the internet, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs says, pledging to tackle the ... Read More

NITDA’S New DG, Isa Ali Pantami, PhD Assumes Duty

Suleiman Idris- September 30, 2016

Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami assumed duty as the substantive Director General/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) following the announcement by the ... Read More

Poor Use of Internet By Nigerians Shows Decline In Number Of Users As Figure Drops To 93.7m In Feb

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2016

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in its monthly Internet Subscriber Data said that internet users on Nigeria’s telecommunications networks reduced to 93.75 million as at ... Read More

Nigerian Government Can Generate More Revenue Through ICT, Experts Say

Henry Solomon- March 30, 2016

Some experts in Information Communication Technology (ICT) have advised the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for the sector to thrive and generate more ... Read More

Internet Fraudster Bags Two Years Jail Term

Abdul Jimoh- December 16, 2015

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on  November 15, 2015 secured  the conviction of an internet fraudster, Egbeniyi Oluwafemi( a.k.a Raymond Morrison, Mavis Mar ... 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

African Internet Conference Focus on Socio-Economic Development

admin- July 10, 2014

  By Reuben Okala Internet experts under the aegis of Africa Domain Name system are in Nigeria to further bridge the digital divide with a ... Read More