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Nigeria ranks 3rd in globalinternet crimes behind UK,U.S. – NCC



The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Umar Dantata, says Nigeria currentlyranks third globally in cyber crimes behind the UK and the U.S. The NCC boss made this known when he spoke Tuesday August 22nd, at the ongoing 2017 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian BarAssociation, NBA, in Lagos.

“About N127 billion was the estimated loss to cyber crime in Nigeria in 2015;

Nigeria ranks third in global internet crimes behind the UK and U.S. A critical factor militating against Africa’s economic resurgence is the weakness ofits institutions.

Nigeria ranks 169 out of 199 on the World Bank’s ease of doing businessrankings; we are in a middle ofa revolution and the rise of what we call the networked society.

The NCC stipulates the laws of engagement that will make the cyberspace safe and ensure the confidence as well as the safety of the cyberspace,” he told the audience.

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