Following widespread condemnation of the Cybercrimes Act, the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Justice has disclosed that it is committed to the amendment of the Cybercrimes Act. The Act is considered by many lawyers, journalists and activists as repressive, unconstitutional and illegal.
Facebook says it has removed hundreds of social media accounts that were engaging in “co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour,” which is the company’s broad phrase for election interference and other forms of public manipulation via news and social media, targeted at countries in West Africa including Nigeria.
The largest annual technical Cybersecurity conference in Nigeria and Africa “NaijaSecCon” has returned for the third edition, taking a role of maturing the Nigerian information security space. This year’s conference will hold on May 3, 2019, at the Ace Olivia Hall in City Mall, opposite Muson Centre, Lagos.