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Facebook Launches Third Party Fact Checking Program In Nigeria

*Appoints two partners   IT NEWS NIGERIA: Facebook Inc. has Tuesday announced the launch of Third-Party Fact-Checking Program in Nigeria, a move aimed at helping combat false news from spreading on Facebook. Speaking in Lagos, Facebook’s Public Lead, Anglophone West Africa at , Akua Gyekye said the Third-Party Fact-Checking helps one assess the accuracy of news in Nigeria which in ...

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Nigeria’s ‘NaijaSecForce’ To Represent Africa At Global Cyberlympics

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Two Nigerian teams of cyber security professionals from a group called the “NaijaSecForce” have emerged the African Champions in Global Cyberlympics – the Olympics for cybersecurity professionals and ethical hackers around the world.   Two distinct Nigerian teams, NaijaSecForce and Ek0pwn3rs came first and second respectively and they are to represent Nigeria and Africa at the ...

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Warning Signs for Investors: Cybercrime costs to hit $2 trillion by 2019

*Why Nigeria is vulnerable Isaiah Onwuanumba: Global cybercrime costs are now projected at $2 trillion by 2019 and investors across the world would loss several billions of dollars to cyberattacks, and is a concern for Nigeria and other African countries that are most vulnerable online, according to Report. CNBC and Forbes stateed that massive cyberattacks could cost worldwide IT companies ...

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Lagos To Launch 2017 Nigeria Cyber Security Report

Lagos set to host stakeholders for the launch of 2017 Nigeria Cyber Security Report on June 4th   IT NEWS NIGERIA: The city of Lagos, South-West Nigeria is set to host stakeholders drawn from banking, telecomms and other sectors of the Nigerian economy to the launch of the 2017 Nigeria Cyber Security Report. The launch, which will be held at ...

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Federal Defence Space Administration, NCC Seek Technical, Research Partnership

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced that it has received a delegation from the National Federal Defence Space Administration in Abuja. Director Spectrum Administration NCC, Engineer Austin Nwaulune received the team on behalf of the EVC/CEO of NCC, Professor U.G Danbatta on May 10, 2018. Major General EG Whyte, Chief of Defence Space Administration of the Federal ...

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Nigeria 2015 Cybercrime Law Is Outdated – Cyber Security Group

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN) has said the cybercrime law that was passed in 2015 is outdated in a space of less than four years.   CSEAN President, Remi Afon  revealed this during an interview on the sideline with ICT media  at the CYBER SECURE NIGERIA 2018 CONFERENCE in Lagos within the week.   According ...

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Deficient Database, Poor Expertise Hinder Nigeria Cybersecurity – Danbatta

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta said incomplete or deficient database of Nigerians and poor technical manpower are the major impediments to Cybersecurity in the country.   Dambatta was speaking in Lagos yesterday  in Lagos on the theme: “Mitigating Cyber Threats in the Digital Ages” at the ...

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FRSC Commends Glo  For Supporting Road Safety In Nigeria

    IT NEWS NIGERIA: More laurel came the way of Nigeria’s fully integrated telecommunications network, Globacom on Monday night as the company was given an award of recognition for its silent contributions to road safety in the country over the years.   The award of recognition was formally presented to Globacom at a high profile dinner marking the climax of the ...

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CECAD Make Case For  Child Online Protection Law

CECAD Make Case For  Child Online Protection Law as Nigeria joins the globe to mark World Safer Internet Day 2018 IT NEWS NIGERIA: President of the Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development (CECAD) has yesterday made case for Child Online Protection Law in Nigeria. Dr. Bayero Agabi said this   during his opening remarks at a forum to mark World Safer ...

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World Safer Internet Day 2018: NCC, NiRA, CECAD Lead Campaign For Risks Awareness In Cyberspace

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), in partnership with Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development (CECAD) and Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), today led campaign for crime free internet in Nigeria to mark World Safer Internet Day 2018. Speaking in Lagos, Executive Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta said the Commission will continue to ...

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