September 12, 2017

More Than 3.5 Million Refugee Children Don’t Attend Schools – UN

More than half the world’s refugee children — some 3.5 million altogether — do not attend school, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday, urging greater and steadier funding for their education. “Some 3.5 million didn’t get a single day” of school last year from among the 6.4 million children aged […]
September 5, 2017

Nigeria Ranks 95th In World’s Internet Speed, Singapore Takes 1st Position As The Fastest

Nigeria has been  ranked at 95th in the world rankings of countries with fastest broadband internet speed. This was discovered in a new finding conducted by data analysis and collection agency Cable.co.uk. Singapore tops at number one while the war-stricken Yemensits at the very last position. Cable.co.uk analysed the data in a […]
August 18, 2017

US Court Jails Nigerian Hacker Obinna Obioha For Scamming $6.5m

Obinna Obioha, a Nigerian hacker has been jailed for 51 months by a New York federal judge for operating a fraud scheme that swindled $6.5 million from businesses in the US and elsewhere. US District Judge David N. Hurd sentenced Obinna Obioha, 31, for running a scheme in which he […]
August 16, 2017

Global hunt for Nigerian cyber criminal spreading malware globally to steal money

A Nigerian working alone around Abuja has stirred a global hunt as he orchestrated numerous malware infection campaigns targeting more than 4,000 organisations globally over the past four months, a cyber security company claimed. www.Securityweek.com quoting Check Point security researchers said the attacks targeted various companies in industries such as […]
August 16, 2017

Rechannel Nigeria’s youth to curb cybercrime – Adedokun Oduyemi

CEO of Fort Soft Systems and Head, NIIT Lagos, Mr. Adedokun Oduyemi, spoke to Hi-Tech in an exclusive interview, about the Nigerian IT sector and what he feels the government needs to do to fully maximize the benefits of ICT. WHY is NIIT committed to helping youths build and grow […]
August 2, 2017

UN migration chief visits Nigeria’s northeast; new fund allocates $10.5 million

The United Nations has scaled up its efforts to tackle the humanitarian crisis in northeast Nigeria, through a visit by its top migration official and the allocation of $10.5 million from a new fund. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), nearly two million people fled their homes to […]
July 27, 2017

Half of all countries aware but lacking national plan on cybersecurity, UN agency reports

Only about half of all countries have a cybersecurity strategy or are in the process of developing one, the United Nations telecommunications agency today reported, urging more countries to consider national policies to protect against cybercrime. Releasing its second Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) said about 38 […]
July 27, 2017

UN refugee agency seeks $9.5 million to assist Nigerian returnees from Cameroon

26 July 2017 – The UN refugee agency is seeking an additional $9.5 million to scale up its activities in northeast Nigeria, as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian refugees mainly from Cameroon since the beginning of the year. “This is a new emergency, which […]