November 28, 2017

Conference Theme: NISSMUN 2018

Eliminating acts of intolerance, discrimination and hate crimes through Education – We live in a world that is so interconnected despite the vastness of distances between every continent, country, and town to the other.  One basic reason for our connection is that we are all human. We may speak different […]
November 28, 2017

Committees and Topics: NISSMUN 2018

GENERAL ASSEMBLY (GA) Global action for total elimination of racism, discrimination, xenophobia and other related intolerance Promoting mutual respect and understanding SECURITY COUNCIL (SC) Lasting solution to the middle east crisis Terrorism as a grave threat to world peace and security ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL (ECOSOC) Promoting inclusive and sustainable […]
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 8, 2017

Marginalization, Perceived Abuse Of Power Pushing Africa’s Youth To Extremism – UN study

Deprivation, marginalization and perceived state violence or abuse of power are pushing young Africans into the clutches of violent extremism, a groundbreaking study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reveals. “This study sounds the alarm that as a region, Africa’s vulnerability to violent extremism is deepening,” Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UNDP […]
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 […]