Sep 20th, 2012
Thisday 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 mos...
Aug 30th, 2012
The tragic news went viral on radio, print and electronic media as well as the internet of the brutal murder of Cynthia Osokogu, a retired Major General’s daughter, a post-graduate student of Nassarawa State University and an up-coming merchant. It made the rounds that the star-crossed lady was last ...
Jan 3rd, 2012
Police in India say they have arrested six foreign nationals suspected of defrauding hundreds of people using text message and email scams. Scam victims were duped after being told they had won a lottery. Authorities seized 14 laptops, seven memory sticks and 23 mobile phones, as well as fake documen...
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 1st, 2010
Nigeria currently occupies the number three position in the worldwide cybercrime trends index, Nigeria’s anti-graft boss said yesterday. Speaking on the first day of the 1st West African cybercrime summit in Abuja, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, sa...