Friday, 29 December 2017
The sign up processes for online banking accounts, new email addresses, or health insurance apps all involve a few extra security measures to protect the precious data inside those accounts. Unfortunately, the security questions they make you answer aren’t exactly secure. Your mother’s maiden name just won’t cut it anymore and, according to the New York Times, might cost you your credit score if someone gains access to your personal information. It’s time to strengthen your security questions to keep the bad guys out of your accounts.
Cameroon's military freed 17 of its citizens held hostage by armed groups from the Central African Republic. One person was killed and four were wounded in a confrontation between the military and the kidnappers. The country say hundreds of its citizens are still in captivity.
UNICEF Deplores Large Scale Attacks on Children in Conflict Zones in Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen, Others
The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has said in a report that children in Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen, and around the world are becoming more endangered species as they are often exposed to the risk of death and severe injuries in conflict zones.
Thursday, 21 December 2017
Persistent pirate attack on Nigerian waters seems not to be abating, with about 10 crew members of a bulk carrier reported missing after an attack that took place around 32 nautical miles south of Brass, Nigeria.
A few days ago, the Lagos State Government held the 11th Town Hall Meeting on Security which coincided with the 10th anniversary of Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF).
Sequel Nigeria’s exit from recession in 2017, investor sentiment across West Africa is likely to experience uplift in 2018, a report has stated. The report, however, pointed out that political uncertainty ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential elections and on-going security concerns were among the key risks for businesses operating in the region.
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
I shoot straight. The essay submits that ‘’Operation Quality Healthcare’’ for Nigerians is as imperative as ‘’Operation Python Dance’’ or ‘’Operation Crocodile Smile’’. It is trite to say that the healthcare system in Nigeria is to say the least, comatose and not fit for purpose. Scores of Nigerians die incessantly from preventable, curable diseases while political leaders and affluent Nigerians embark on ‘’medical tourism’’ to treat mundane health challenges that can be treated in Nigeria.
Monday, 18 December 2017
BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Four people were killed when a United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) aid convoy was ambushed in northeast Nigeria, a WFP spokeswoman said on Sunday, in the latest attack in the region as the conflict with Boko Haram nears its ninth year.
Attacks on aid workers are relatively rare in the conflict with the Islamist insurgency, compared with assaults on the military and civilians in Nigeria’s northeast.
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Security experts have warned that Nigeria is sitting on a time bomb as the African Union alerted recently that over 6,000 Africans who fought for the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq could soon be returning to the continent.
Friday, 15 December 2017
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Factional Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has reportedly lost grounds to Abu Mus’ab Albarnawi after days of clashes between the two terrorists factions in remote areas of Borno State, Daily Trust reliably gathered.
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed to spend N25.5 billion on hi-tech gadgets to achieve surveillance activities across Nigeria next year, according to the details of the 2018 Appropriation Bill he transmitted to the National Assembly.
Daredevil Boko Haram insurgents battled Nigerian soldiers for about an hour on Wednesday as they tried to take over a military base, in the latest attack against Nigerian troops in the restive northeast.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
About $32bn was lost to corruption during the six-year administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development said on Monday.
Reports have it that Boko Haram terrorists on Sunday ambushed a convoy of Nigerian troops on Maiduguri-Damboa Highway on Sunday, killing at least 10 soldiers.
Three thousands Muslims in Nigeria took to the street to express their rejection of United States President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
The United Nations’ migration agency, IOM, is calling on social media giants to do more to crack down on people smugglers using their platforms to lure West African migrants to Libya.
Monday, 11 December 2017
Data protection experts pushing for earnest legal frameworks for the privacy of Nigerians on the Internet have warned that there is no security in the African web space.
Friday, 8 December 2017
Two days after 401 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU) on Friday facilitated the return of 164 more.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 12.34 a.m.
This year, cybercriminals caused major service disruptions around the world, using their increasing technical proficiency to break through cyber defenses. In 2018, we expect the trend to become more pronounced as these attackers will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to launch even more potent attacks.
You start a business. You grow your company from an idea to a fully functioning and profitable entity. With success comes clients and, as with most companies, you store personal information either to be used in marketing or from a purchase. As a result, you hold the keys to many of the things that your customers value and treasure in their lives and it is now your responsibility to protect your their personal information. Additionally, your company has a myriad of confidential and private information internally that needs to be protected.
The Nigerian government took a step in enforcing the global ban on illegal ivory trade as it seized dozens of elephant tusks illegally imported into the country.
Thursday, 7 December 2017
Ahead of the Saturday national convention of the party, the Plateau State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was throwninto mourning, on Thursday, as the chairman, Hon. Damishi Sango was kidnapped with five others along Jere village, Kaduna State.
Tuesday, 5 December 2017
Monday, 4 December 2017
Sunday, 3 December 2017
The United Kingdom and United States governments have warned their citizens of terrorist groups’ threat to carry out bomb attacks in Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, during the Christmas season.