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Banks Lose N237bn To Fraudsters Since 2007

… As experts seek improved e-channels security   CONTRIBUTED:   Fraudsters, especially through the electronic payment channels have stolen about N237 billion since 2007 from Nigerian banks. This was made known on Monday by the Country Manager, Accenture, Niyi Yusuf, who declared that the e-payment sector was at the risk of huge losses. Yusuf spoke as one of the lead ...

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ESET Launches Enhanced Consumer Products Portfolio Offering Highest Levels of Protection

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has today launched its latest range of products for everyday consumers, designed to protect against the ever-expanding threats from the internet including data theft, malware and viruses.   With ransomware, malware attacks and cyber-threats becoming increasingly sophisticated and harmful, it is vital that consumers take appropriate steps to protect themselves ...

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NSA, CBN, Adeosun, Others To Brainstorm At National ICT- Cyber Security Conference

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Organizers of National ICT-Cyber Security Conference have announced that the Office of the National Security Adviser, Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele and more organizations have expressed interest and confirm participation in the forth coming event, according to a statement. It added that the event which is an ...

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Nigeria: Replace Human Interface With ICT To Overcome Corruption – NCC’s PR Chief

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigeria must replace human interface with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) if it aims to succeed in the fight against corruption.   This is according to Director of Public Affairs at Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Tony Ojobo, in a passionate presentation at 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF DIRECTORS & HEADS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS organised by Nigerian Institute of ...

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GITEX: NITDA To Curb Yearly N720bn Losses To IT importations

… As lawmakers promise tax holiday for tech startups   CONTRIBUTED: As this year’s Gulf Information Technology Exhibition going on at the Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arabs Emirates (UAE) entered second day, the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Pantami, has said that the agency was set to reduce $2 billion (about N720 ...

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Nigeria NNPC $26 billion Or N9 trillion Scam: Worst Corruption Since Independence – Gov. Wike

*Governor Wike accuses APC of plunging Nigeria into her worst pit of corruption   Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has accused the APC Federal Government of plunging the nation into its worst depth of corruption since Independence. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wik Governor Wike said that the mind-blogging $26billion monumental corruption unveiled in the leaked memo of the ...

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IPOB: Why UK Govt Demands Nnamdi Kanu’s Whereabouts

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   United Kingdom has weekend demanded the whereabouts of British-Nigerian leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu from President Mohammed Buhari lead government of Nigeria.   The United Kingdom Press Officer, to the high commission in Nigeria, Joe Abuku is quoted as saying that “UK government is seeking urgent clarification from the Nigerian authorities ...

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NCC To Sustain Collaborations Against Cybercrimes

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Nigerian Communications Commission will continue to collaborate with other government agencies and international partners towards stemming the tide of cybercrimes.   NCC’s Executive Commissioner (Stakeholder Management), Mr Sunday Dare stated this on recently at the Commission’s Headquarters during an interactive session with representatives of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNODC.   The UNODC ...

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Massive 7.1 Earthquake Hits Mexico, Over 200 Dead

  IT NEWS NIGERIA:   216 people have been killed and still counting after central Mexico was struck by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that destroyed dozens of buildings, officials is quoted as saying today. “People are really scared right now,” said Claudia Meneses, who was at work in a clinic in a Mexico City neighborhood when the quake hit, Reuters reported. ...

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