#Cybercrime

We’ve Delivered Fully Functional Data Collection, Registration Centre – Sen Gaidam

We’ve Delivered Fully Functional Data Collection, Registration Centre – Sen Gaidam

We've Delivered Fully Functional Data Collection, Registration Centre - Sen Gaidam The Honourable Minister of Police Affairs, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam, has confirmed that the Data Collection and Registration Centre (DACORE), which is the heart of the progress of the West African Police Information System (WAPIS), is now fully functional.The Minister made the remarks, according to a statement signed by the Ministry's Deputy Director, Press, Bolaji Kazeem, and made available to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP), during the opening ceremony of the West African Police Information System (WAPIS) Programme Briefing held at the Cyber Crime Center, Central…
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Be Cyber Security Conscious, Ecobank Advises Customers, Gives Reasons

Be Cyber Security Conscious, Ecobank Advises Customers, Gives Reasons

Be Cyber Security Conscious, Ecobank Advises Customers, Gives Reasons Ecobank Nigeria has advised its customers and stakeholders to stay safe online and boost their cybersecurity initiatives against the rising activities of cyber criminals. In a message to customers via email, as part of the Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the bank enjoined customers to integrate four key measures into their online practices to safeguard their personal data from digital threats. These include, using strong passwords and/or a password manager, turning on multifactor authentication, recognizing and reporting phishing and regular update of their phone or computer software, National Association of Online Security News…
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You have Responsibility Curbing Yahoo Amongst Our Youths-AIG Shinaba, (Rtd) Charges Parents …Says govt now provides security for schools.

You have Responsibility Curbing Yahoo Amongst Our Youths-AIG Shinaba, (Rtd) Charges Parents …Says govt now provides security for schools.

You have Responsibility Curbing Yahoo Amongst Our Youths-AIG Shinaba, (Rtd) Charges Parents …Says govt now provides security for schools Mr. Aderenle Shinaba, a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, has brought attention to a pressing issue within Nigerian society, the involvement of youths in cyber fraud, otherwise known as "Yahoo." Speaking during a security conference, organised by National Association of Online Security News you, (NAOSNP), in Lagos State, Thursday, Mr. Shinaba emphasized the vital role parents play in curbing this menace, highlighting that the roots of such fraudulent behavior start within the home and can likewise be mitigated there. National…
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Cybercrime: Man, lady kill 2 men for Yahoo Plus in Anambra (See Photos))

Cybercrime: Man, lady kill 2 men for Yahoo Plus in Anambra (See Photos))

Cybercrime: Man, lady kill 2 men for Yahoo Plus in Anambra (See photos)   Suspected internet fraudsters otherwise known as yahoo plus gangsters have been apprehended by angry youths of Anambra State for killing two young men for money à.   The viral video shows that the incident took place yesterday, at Ihiala area of Anambra State.   In the viral video, the suspected killers, a young man and a lady visibly uncladded, could be seen dragging the bodies of their victims in a wheelbarrow as the aggrieved members of the community accompanied them round the community.   According to…
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ISSAN Caution Banks, Other Financial Institutions on Rising Cyber Attacks

ISSAN Caution Banks, Other Financial Institutions on Rising Cyber Attacks

ISSAN Caution Banks, Other Financial Institutions on Rising Cyber Attacks   The Information Security Society of Africa - Nigeria (ISSAN), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the protection of Nigeria’s cyberspace has called on banks and other financial institutions in the country to embark on deliberate efforts to train and retrain their employees to spot cybersecurity red flags. This development according to ISSAN, will help check and reduce the rising wave of cyber-attacks in the country.   Speaking at its monthly meeting recently, ISSAN’s President, Dr. David Isiavwe advised organizations to enforce the use of approved connections and devices, stressing that…
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Yahoo Boy Stabs Commercial Sex Worker To Death, Sets Hotel Ablaze, In Delta

Yahoo Boy Stabs Commercial Sex Worker To Death, Sets Hotel Ablaze, In Delta

Yahoo Boy Stabs Commercial Sex Worker To Death, Sets Hotel Ablaze, In Delta Suspected internet fraudster has stabbed a sex worker to death in Delta State, South-South region of Nigeria. A suspected internet fraudster, popularly referred to as “Yahoo boy”, has allegedly stabbed a commercial sex worker to death. The incident occurred in a hotel along Nnebisi road in Asaba, Delta State capital. The suspect, who is now at large, also set the hotel ablaze after killing the deceased, DAILY POST learnt. The incident got to the open when thick smoke from the room enveloped the area. It is is…
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Breaking:Court Voids Ebonyi Cybercrimes Law

Breaking:Court Voids Ebonyi Cybercrimes Law

Breaking:Court voids Ebonyi cybercrimes lawcyba A Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital on Tuesday declared the controversial Ebonyi Cybercrimes Law No 12 of 2021 unconstitutional, null and void. The Court ruling followed a suit by one Pascal Etu who had sued the State Governor, David Umahi over the controversial law. Ebonyi State government had in September 2021 enacted the controversial law in an equally controversial circumstances. Apart from the House of Assembly members, no Journalist was present when the law was enacted even as there was no proof of the law going through public hearing before being…
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Update: Panic as Abba Kyari’s wife collapses in court

Update: Panic as Abba Kyari’s wife collapses in court

Update: Panic as Abba Kyari’s wife collapses in court A lady, identified as wife of the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari, on Monday, fainted at the Federal High Court in Abuja. She slumped on the ground shortly after trial Justice Emeka Nwite deferred ruling on applications that DCP Kyari and six other persons facing drug trafficking charge with him, filed to be released on bail pending the determination of the case against them. The middle aged woman, who wore a black Hijab, fell on the floor while armed operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA,…
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Ebonyi State Cybercrime (Prohibition) Law valid—-Ebonyi State High Court

Ebonyi State Cybercrime (Prohibition) Law valid—-Ebonyi State High Court

Ebonyi State Cybercrime (Prohibition) Law valid----Ebonyi State High Court A High Court sitting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, has declared that the Ebonyi State Cybercrime (Prohibition) Law is valid and does not contradict any section of the 1999 constitution of Nigeria, as amended. The Plaintiff, Mr Jude Igboke, through an originating summon dated February 14, 2022, and filed on February, 17, 2022, had asked the Court to determine whether Ebonyi State House of Assembly has the power to legislate on issues of security, which are in the exclusive list. The Plaintiff listed Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Attorney general and…
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