The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) revealed that Nigeria currently is third in rank globally in cybercrimes. Nigeria comes behind the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
The Director General of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta disclosed this at the ongoing 2017 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association in Lagos, Nigeria.
He stated that the number of internet users in Nigeria is about 91.6 million, and also increase cubercrime activities.
“About N127 billion was the estimated loss to cybercrime 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 of its institutions.
“Nigeria ranks 169 out of 199 on the World Bank’s ease of doing business rankings. While we are in a middle of a revolution and the rise of what we call the networked society.