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Why Nigerians can’t access Customs e-auction portal — Spokesman

Why Nigerians can’t access Customs e-auction portal — Spokesman

Some Nigerians interested in participating in the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)’s e-auction to purchase seized vehicles are complaining of difficulty in accessing the platform. The Nigerians, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja, complained that the e-portal could not be accessed for registration since July 3, when it was

Customs launches E-Auction portal as vehicles’ bidding begins

The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) has launched the Electronic Auction (E-Auction) portal as bidding for seized and overtime vehicles started by 12:00 noon on Monday. Speaking shortly before he launched the portal, Col. Ali said the launch marked the end of the manual process which had many complaints of fraud. He

FAAN Reacts To Leaking Airport Roof

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday said the leaking roof in a part of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, was due to ongoing construction works at the airport. FAAN, in a statement signed by its Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Herrienta Yakubu in Lagos, said the upgrade was in compliance

Nigerians warned of another cyber-attack, ‘Petya’

The Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, on Sunday alerted Nigerians to the emergence of another deadly cyber-attack, ‘Petya’ ransomware. The attack, also known as ‘GoldenEye’, which is similar to the recent ‘WannaCry’ attack, not only encrypts files but also encrypts hard drives, rendering entire computer systems inaccessible. A statement by Isa Pantami, Director General

JAMB trails cyber cafe operators, others over fraud

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is on the trail of cyber cafe operators and others who are bent on compromising the integrity of its examination. “We will not stop war against these fraudsters until we achieve victory. We will stop at nothing to ensure this ugly trend is arrested,” the board’s spokesman, Dr. Fabian

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months.   Facebook said it would seek to educate charities and other organisations on how to fight hate speech, in the wake of

NCC, CBN wade into Etisalat debt crisis

In Order to find a resolution to the debt crisis troubling Etisalat Nigeria, a meeting between the officials of the company, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and a consortium of banks has reportedly been scheduled for today. According to NCC, the consortium of banks seeking to take over Etisalat Nigeria