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How do I report cyber crime in Nigeria?

How do I report cyber crime in Nigeria?

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What is cybercrime in Nigeria?

Cybercrime involves using computers and Internet by individuals to commit crime. Cyber terrorism, identity theft and. spam are identified as types of cybercrimes. The study identified some of the causes of cyber crimes to include. urbanization, unemployment and weak implementation of cyber crime laws.

Which country is best for cyber crime?

Significant Cyber Attacks from 2006-2020, by Country

Rank Country / Region Number of Significant Cyber Attacks (2006-2020)
1 United States 156
2 United Kingdom 47
3 India 23
4 Germany 21

What is the punishment for cyber crime in Nigeria?

Under the Cybercrime Act 2015 in Nigeria, hackers, if found guilty, of unlawfully accessing a computer system or network, are liable to a fine of up to N10 million or a term of imprisonment of 5 years (depending on the purpose of the hack).

What is the penalty of cyber crime?

Fines for a conviction of various computer and internet crimes range widely. A misdemeanor conviction can result in relatively minor fines of a few hundred dollars, and possibly up to a $1,000 or more, while felony convictions can have fines that exceed $100,000. Jail or prison.

Is cyberbullying a crime in Nigeria?

Although there is no standalone law on cyberbullying in Nigeria, some aspects of cyberbullying amount to offence under the criminal laws in Nigeria. Act 2015 (Cybercrime Act), and some of the elements of cyberbullying or modes used in carrying it out, are also criminalised in the Criminal Code Act and Penal Code Act.