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Huawei Strengthens Its Hold on Africa Despite US-Led Boycott

Even as Europeans and Asians join Trump’s ban, the Chinese company continues to prosper from the continent’s move toward 5G. By Loni Prinsloo A Huawei store in Pretoria, South Africa. PHOTOGRAPHER: WALDO SWIEGERS/BLOOMBERG A year ago in June, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa got a letter that painted an alarming picture of his country’s economic prospects. The

5G: US Tightens Sanctions on Chinese Company, Huawei

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States has further tightened measures to protect it's national security, citizens’ privacy, and the integrity of our 5G infrastructure from the influence of Chinese company, Huawei. The US on Monday enencated several measures aimed at further restricting Huawei's access to computer chips and other technologies and prohibited

Cyber Security: US Forms a Coalition of Over 30 Countries in its Clean Network Firewall against China

*Implements tougher measures against data theft by chinese Apps *Signs executive order to address threats posed by Tiktok, WeChat Godsgift Onyedinefu The United State has announced that over 30 countries are in line with its Clean Network Firewall against Chinese cyber security threats. This is part of the ongoing tougher actions designed

Trump Orders Building of ‘Digital Berlin Wall’ Between US and China

*Launches 'clean network' towards building a new Great Firewall By Li Jane (Quarzt) and Jude Johnson A “digital Berlin Wall” between the US and China now looks more real than ever with the latest directive by President Donald Trump for the expansion of 'Clean Network'. The US state department announced today

Nigeria Deploys Digital Solutions to Tackle Insecurity

Godsgift Onyedinedu The Minister of Defence, Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd), has said Nigeria is sustaining the induction of digital technological devices in the military Campaigns against insecurity plaguing parts of the Nation's territorial integrity. The Minister have this assurance in a remark at the graduation lecture for Course 28 participants, National

COVID-19: The Whistler Newspaper Partners Derasoft Consulting to Empower Nigerian Youths with Digital Skills

Godsgift Onyedinefu Derasoft Consulting in partnership with The Whistler Communications, publisher of The Whistler Online, is set to empower youths with six online entrepreneurial, creative and problem-solving skills needed in a digitally-focused era following the COVID-19 pandemic. The organisers noted that the Coronavirus lockdown has accelerated the shift towards digitally-focused careers,

Police, INTERPOL Arrest Three Cybercrime Suspects, Rescue American Lady in Lagos

•Rescued American Lady was confined in Lagos hotel for 16 months Senator Iroegbu The operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja have arrested three  suspects; Samson Inegbenesun  30years, Blessed Junior 32years and Muhammed Zakari 36years, all male from Uromi in Edo State, for cyber-related offences

Recruitment Scam: NAF Alerts the Public of Fraudlent Social Media Accounts

PRESS RELEASE BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS: NIGERIAN AIR FORCE RECRUITMENT EXERCISE IS FREE OF CHARGE Information reaching the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) indicates that some unscrupulous individuals have established fraudulent Facebook and WhatsApp groups with the objective of extorting money from unsuspecting applicants/candidates under the false impression that they can guarantee them eventual

Hushpupi Arraigned in US Court for Conspiring to Defraud English Premier League Club $124m (see full charges)

•Also tried to scam foriegn bank $14.7m •The Nigerian national was brought to US to face charges of conspiring to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from cybercrime schemes •Download the charges here usa_v_abbas_complaint_0Download Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, a.k.a. “Ray Hushpuppi” and “Hush,” a Nigerian national and Dubai resident, who flaunted his extravagant lifestyle on

Boko Haram: Fate of Five Abducted Aid Workers Hang in the Balance

Jude Johnson Five NGO workers captured by the Khalifa Soldiers, part of the Islamic State of West African province, ISWAP group may be killed as others before them, following the policy of non-negotiation for ransom policy by international organisations. The NGO workers who have been speaking to their offices on