Africa: Aviation and Banks in Nigeria may be next target for Cyber attack soon

Experts have expressed concern over the continued exposure of Nigeria’s financial services and aviation sector to cybercriminals. Olakunle Oloruntimehin, General Manager, Cisco Nigeria, believes the country needs to urgently scale up efforts to combat cybercrime through a multi-stakeholder approach involving government, industry, private and civil society organisations. He noted that the challenge with cybercrime in the financial services sector was […]

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Africa: ATM Usage Higher in Nigeria Compared to UK- CWG Boss

A recent assessment by the Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) Plc has revealed that a higher percentage of Nigerians use the ‘Automated Teller Machines’ (ATMs) compared to their counterparts in Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK). The Chief Executive Officer of CWG, Mr. James Agada, who spoke at an Editors’ workshop organised by the company in shared the outcome of the […]

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African Economy: 120 South African companies in Nigeria are building a stronger Africa

The volume of trade between Nigeria and South Africa rose to N1.3 trillion about (R.62 billion) in 2015, the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Louis Mnguni, announced late on Tuesday. Mnguni made the disclosure at a ceremony to mark the South African Freedom Day in Lagos, saying that trade between Nigeria and South Africa had increased “exponentially” from 2010 […]

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Enugu Can Become ICT hub in West Africa-Zinox Boss

by Cyberafrica  Chairman of Zinox Group, one of Africa’s biggest integrated Information and Communication Technology (ICT) conglomerates,Dr. Leo Stan Ekeh has declared that Enugu State has the potential of earning the status of the digital capital of Nigeria and that of West Africa in extension by taking advantage of the limitless opportunities which abound to create digital wealth. Speaking on […]

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Nigerians in Diaspora remit $21 billion

Nigerians in Diaspora had remitted to their country the sum of $21 billion in 2015 according to a report by the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD). Excited by the development, the Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Mr. Ekpo Nta congratulated Nigerians in Diaspora (NIDO) by calling on them to collaborate with ICPC […]

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Trading with Africa is working for South Africa, Kenya and Uganda

LAST year, to much fanfare, 26 African nations signed off on a free-trade ‘super bloc’ that seeks to improve the absurdly low levels of intra-regional trade on the continent, at the Egyptian seaside resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. In the same city at the Africa 2016 Forum last weekend, African Development Bank (AfDB) president Akinwumi Adesina painted a picture of just […]

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