Efforts in Combating Cyber Crime and Criminality in Nigeria

Pereware Aghwotu Tiemo, Digitemie-Batubo Beleudaara Nelly


Since the advent of the internet, cybercrime has become a recurring decimal in Nigeria. Cyber crime is the most complicated scourge in the cyber space. Many nations are battling to protect their cyber space from criminals, for national security and integration. As a result of this, efforts are being made by governments to protect their citizens and image from online crime. This paper therefore examines some previous reports of cyber crime cases, some types of cyber crimes, channels through which cyber crimes are perpetrated in Nigeria. Methods of receiving payment, cybercrime as a threat to Nigeria economy and efforts in combating cyber crime and criminality in Nigeria.

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