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Nigeria: ‘Tom Hanks’, ‘Dexter Smith’, ‘Vin Diesel’ headed for jail over cybercrime

Three Nigerian cybercriminals that allegedly posed online as three top U.S. film stars, Tom Hanks, Vin Diesel and Dexter Smith have bagged jail terms for using the Internet for criminal activities. The Internet fraudsters are to forfeit N4.1 million believed to be proceeds of cybercrime activities to the Nigeria government, law enforcement agency, Economic and […]

Udotai advocates ‘single law enforcement’ for cybercrimes in Nigeria

Nigeria looks beyond border in cybercrime push

The Nigeria government says it has tied a partnership with the Global Action Against Cybercrime (GLACY) in a push to check cybercrime activities. Nigeria’s Ministry of Justice has inaugurated a GLACY team to check criminal activities carried out on the Internet, Abubakar Malami (SAN), Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice says. The […]

Criminals get 7-year jail term as Nigeria passes cyber crime law

ISSAN to Nigerians: It’s getting tougher to fight cybercrime

The war against cybercrime around the world keeps getting tougher by the day, Information Security Society of Africa-Nigeria (ISSAN), has warned Nigerians. Dr David  Isiavwe, President of tech security group, ISSAN, said in Lagos that while the war against cybercrime is getting tougher, there has been some notable improvement in efforts to combat misdeeds on […]

Hacked | Security group flags MTN Nigeria *904# recharge code

Analysis: Nigeria Cybercrimes Act 2015: What are the issues?

TOYIN OGUNSEINDE, Nigeria technology industry analyst attended the Technology Times Outlook Review of Nigeria Cybercrimes Act 2015, and recaps the salient issues across stakeholders at the technology thought leadership series.  hat exactly constitute a cybercrime? Who manages the “alternate taxation” running into millions of naira aggregated by the Cybercrime Security Fund established under the Nigeria […]

Udotai advocates ‘single law enforcement’ for cybercrimes in Nigeria