Russian firm warns of IT security threats in Nigeria, others

Kaspersky says that the human cyber-threat remains widespread in Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. The cybersecurity firm, in a statement, said the three African countries were being targeted by Advanced persistent threat groups that were exploiting the current uncertainty around COVID-19 to steal sensitive information. The statement titled ‘Kaspersky warns of top IT security threats […]

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Lagos Residents Break Into COVID-19 Palliative Warehouse

Dozens of residents in Lagos, on Thursday, began carting away food items stacked in a warehouse in Monkey Village, Maza-maza, in Amuwo Odofin. The food items, which were labelled ‘CACOVID, NOT FOR SALE’, includebagsof rice, mac­aroni, spaghetti, salt, garri, sugar, and cartons of noodles. CACOVID(CoalitionAgainst COVID-19), launched in March this year, is a private sector-led […]

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Nigerian police pledge ICRC training as thousands protest nationwide

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will help train Nigeria’s new tactical force as thousands nationwide continued to march against police brutality and in demand of further reforms, Nigeria’s police inspector general said in a statement on Sunday. Protests began roughly two weeks ago demanding the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), […]

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