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Twelve different online scams you should know

SCAMMERS have taken advantage of the internet and social media to defraud people of their hard-earned money using various tricks.  This article highlights various scamming...

Airtel Africa ends talks with Helios on tower sale in Chad

AIRTEL Africa has disclosed that its signed agreement with Helios Towers Plc for the potential sale of its tower assets in Chad have broken...

Ukrainian banks, govt websites hit by wave of cyber attacks

IN the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, several Ukrainian government websites went offline after a cyber attack prompted by Distributed Denial of Service...
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Nigeria’s internet subscribers dropped by 12 million in one year – NBS

THE Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the number of internet subscribers in the country dropped by 12.32 million, representing 7.99 per cent, in...

How fraudsters trick job seekers, hack bank accounts through phishing websites

FAKE job offers from cloned government and corporate websites are showing up on the emails of job applicants. Victims are losing money, and financial...

Expert eyes 13 more unicorns in Africa’s tech space

The Partner and Group Head (Investment) at Platform Capital Ponmile Osibo has predicted that 13 more unicorns will emerge from Africa soon. Osibo made this...
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MTN mobile subscribers decline by 8m in 2021

MOBILE subscribers of MTN Nigeria declined by 10.6 per cent to 68.5 million in 2021, from 76.5 million in 2020, representing a loss of...

Major international airlines cancel flights to the US on 5G launch

MAJOR international airlines rushed to cancel flights to the United States ahead of a 5G wireless rollout on Wednesday despite two wireless carriers, AT&T...

IELTS: UK money-spinning venture rips off Nigerian visa applicants

THE photos of Tunde Omotoye, Fola Aina and Dipo Awojide are widely circulated on Twitter and LinkedIn as they were offered a one-year sponsorship...
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