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Data for Nothing: Fraudsters Use Fake Gift Cards to Lure Consumers into Handing Over Personal Data

While industry and law enforcement agencies from around the world are busy fighting against cybercrime, criminals themselves are constantly looking for new ways of earning money LAGOS, Nigeria, July 20, 2018/ -- Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) experts have discovered the distribution of an unusual fraudulent scheme that tricks users into parting with their time and their data, for no return. By...

‘Ex-IGP Coomassie Brought Honour To Nigeria’-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity in a statement in Abuja, said Buhari was speaking at the funeral of the former IGP...

Buhari To Inaugurate Bayelsa Airport August 27

President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the Bayelsa State International Cargo Airport located at Amassoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state on August 27. The state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, and the Managing Director of Bayelsa Airline, Capt. Henry Ungbuku, confirmed the development when the commissioner toured the project on Friday. The airport with the longest...

2019 Presidency: Why I declare Early – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he declared his intention to contest the 2019 Presidential election early in order to douse rising speculations in the country. Buhari also said the decision was to give the All Progressives Congress (APC) enough time to prepare for the polls. The president offered this explanation when he received members of the Buhari Support Group Centre...

The Week Ahead – When Bad Ideas Grow Wings

By SBM Intelligence, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo once called maintaining the defunct Nigeria Airways (NAL) irresponsible. Six years after that statement, one of his successors, who has a petition from former NAL employees appealing for the payment of ₦45 billion in severance pay on his desk, is shopping the world for an investor for a proposed national carrier. Between a bitter state election,...

Forex: CBN Flags Off SMIS In Chinese Yuan

ABUJA– The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, July 20, 2018, flagged off its intervention in the sale of foreign exchange in Chinese Yuan (CNY), signaling the consummation of the Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement (BCSA) signed with the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) on April 27, 2018. A statement issued by the Bank on Friday disclosed that the sales...

3 Killed, Many Injured As Train Crushes Commercial Bus In Lagos

Three persons died and many others were injured when a train hit a commercial bus at Pen Cinema railway crossing in Lagos State on Friday, authorities have confirmed. An eyewitness, Mr Raji Oladimeji told newsmen that the accident occurred when the bus driver was trying to make U-turn on the rail line. “We warned the driver not to make U-turn at...

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Announces The Appointment Of Patrick Akinwuntan As The Managing Director & Regional Executive – Designate Of Ecobank Nigeria

Patrick started his career with Ecobank, in 1996 as Head of Commercial Bank and Regional Head in Ecobank Nigeria LOME, Togo, July 19, 2018/ -- The Board of Directors of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) (www.Ecobank.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Akinwuntan as the Managing Director & Regional Executive - designate of Ecobank Nigeria, subject to applicable regulatory approvals. Prior to this appointment, Patrick was the Group Executive, Consumer Banking responsible for leading the Consumer Banking business...

 Project Manager

Project Manager at Society for Family Health (SFH) Application Closing Date 31st July, 2018. Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support, primary health care system strengthening and Maternal and Child Health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal...

Target Practice – An Infograph

By SBM Intelligence In the last month there have been four high profile incidents in which policemen have been murdered, and their weapons removed. Among other bits of data, SBM Intelligence tracks reports of policemen being killed, and these incidents so close to one another, forced us to look at our records. In many of these cases, the weapons belonging to...