Category Archives: Cyber Crime

Nigeria: Experts Condemn Lack of Implementation of Cybercrime Law

Cyber security experts have decried poor implementation of cybercrime law passed some two years ago, they said that effective cybercrime law is necessary with the advent of the Internet of things (IOT) where key industries are bringing more operations online which increases the potential scale and impact of cyber threats. Full story

Source: http://www.allafrica.com

Posted by Amaka, 8 August 2017

Why Nigeria needs effective cybercrime law ―Emefiele

Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele on Tuesday said Nigeria needs an effective cybercrime regulation because almost all critical sectors of the economy have adopted and currently are utilizing ICT to deliver sensitive services in shared, interconnected, real time, and interdependent ecosystems. Full story

Source: http://www.tribuneonlineng.com

Posted by Amaka, 1 June 2017

Why Nigeria needs effective cybercrime law ―Emefiele

Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele on Tuesday said Nigeria needs an effective cybercrime regulation because almost all critical sectors of the economy have adopted and currently are utilizing ICT to deliver sensitive services in shared, interconnected, real time, and interdependent ecosystems. Full story

Source: http://tribuneonlineng.com/nigeria-needs-effective-cybercrime-law-%E2%80%95emefiele/

Posted by Hussaini Ali June 1, 2017

Vietnam court orders fresh probe into Nigerian fraud case

The Supreme People’s Court tossed out a verdict that a Ho Chi Minh City court handed down to two Nigerian men convicted of computer fraud. Full story

Source: www.thanhniennews.com

Posted by Amaka, 19 November 2014

Cyber Crime

How to Reduce Cyber Crime, by Minister

 
By  Nkechi Onyedike
MINISTER of Communications, Mrs. Omobola Johnson, has stressed the need for Nigeria to create a robust broadband network to enable more Nigerians have access to internet.She also insisted that government, private sector and the civil society had responsibilities in ensuring that the beneficial uses of the internet outweighed its manipulation to cause harm.Stressing that internet governance should not be equated with bans and restrictions, the minister opined that the international management of the internet should be multilateral, transparent and democratic with the full involvement of government, the private sector, civil society and international organisations. Full story…
Posted by Amaka, 26 September 2012
 

Nigeria: Growing Menace of Cybercrime

 
The absence of an enabling legislation on Nigeria’s cyberspace has continued to increase concerns over online safety, dwindling consumer confidence in e-commerce and other online financial transactions, writes Amaka Eze
Now that the internet has gone fully commercial, affordable and mostly accessible, cases of cybercrime are on the increase. A number of institutions, particularly internet banking and other online transactions, have become targets of cyber criminals, with varying degrees of success.Dubious persons send scam email messages to victims requesting information like login accounts and passwords amongst others in order to defraud the unsuspecting preys. Theft of identity, spamming, unauthorised access, cyber bullying, cyber stalking, amongst others, are some of the rampant cases of cybercrimes in Nigeria today. Full story…
Posted by Amaka, 20 September 2012