Cybercriminals Target Nigeria, Kenya, Five Others With Viruses

Cybercriminals Target Nigeria, Kenya, Five Others With Viruses

A new report: “Threat research” for November 2016 says while cyber attacks rose by 10% globally over the past month, Nigeria, Kenya and the three others were among the top 10 most-attacked in November. The cybercriminals are said to have made increasing use of ransomware attacks using the Locky and Cryptowall viruses. Botswana was the […]

US Agency Partners Ogun On Autism, Others

A United States of America based Non-Governmental Organization, International Training Centre for Applied Behaviour Analysis is to partner with the Ogun State Government on manpower training and development for Teachers, Instructors and Social workers of the Juvenile Institutions in the State. Programme Director of the Centre which has its headquarters in New Jersey, Mrs Abosede […]

I’m Troubled By Nigeria’s Current Challenges — Abubakar

Former head of state General Abdulsalam Abubakar yesterday decried the current challenges confronting Nigeria. The retired general said this in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital at the commissioning of the renovated General Hospital. His words: “As someone who has watched our country triumph over a civil war and several other crises and had the privilege […]

NIMASA Rescues Ghanaian Fishing Vessel From Hijackers Using Satellite

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday said its satellite surveillance system had helped to rescue a Ghanaian fishing vessel from suspected hijackers last Thursday. A statement by Mr Isichei Osamgbi, NIMASA’s Deputy Director and Head of Public Relations Unit, said the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) disclosed that the Liberian-flagged ship, “Fair […]

Chevron Donates $40 Million To Social Projects

Chevron Corp plans to nearly double its donation to Nigerian social projects over the next five years, part of a choreographed plan to improve the local economy and bolster the company’s supply chain in the African country, its second-largest source of crude oil. Chevron is donating $40 million to the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI), […]

Britain, China deploy satellite technologies to track abducted school girls

 The British and Chinese governments have agreed to deploy their Satellite Imaging capabilities and other advanced tracking technologies to assist Nigeria in rescueing the over 200 secondary school girls abducted in Chibok, Borno State. This was disclosed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati while briefing State House […]