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EFCC: Nigeria no longer safe haven for cybercrimes

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says Nigeria is no longer be a safe haven for cybercriminals with the coming into force of the new Nigeria Cybercrimes Act 2015, a series of new laws against Internet crimes. EFCC, the nation’s anti-graft agency, says it is giving full backing to the new momentum the law has […]

Nigerian telecoms regulator: Why Digital Economy Unit was created

Udotai advocates ‘single law enforcement’ for cybercrimes in Nigeria

Mr Basil Udotai, Managing Partner of Technology Advisor has told attendees at Technology Times Outlook in Lagos that Nigeria should establish a single law enforcement agency to effectively combat cybercrime. Udotai, who delivered the thought leadership keynote presentation Friday at Technology Times Outlook Review of the Nigeria Cybercrimes Act 2015, agrees that the new legislation […]

Nigerian telecoms regulator: Why Digital Economy Unit was created

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

A seven-year jail term awaits offenders of computer-related fraud and other cyber crimes following a new law passed by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The bill, sponsored by Eddie Ifeanyichukwu Mbadiwe, was unanimously passed after a debate on the floor of the upper legislative chamber. The seven-year jail term was contained in […]

Nigerian telecoms regulator: Why Digital Economy Unit was created

NCC recording result in fight against cyber crime, Juwah says

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that the telecoms regulator is recording progress in the fight against cyber crime through its a fully-fledged department on new media and information security.[blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”Eugene Juwah, EVC of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)”]”The nation is advancing in the sophistication that abounds in cyberspace with application of laws that […]

Nigerian telecoms regulator: Why Digital Economy Unit was created