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NSA orders law enforcement agencies to implement cybercrime law.



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In a bid to prevent terrorists from using social media, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Malam Nuhu Ribadu has directed all law enforcement agencies, regulators, businesses & stakeholders to put in place mechanisms for the full enforcement of the Cybercrimes Prohibition Act.

This was disclosed by the Head of Strategic Communications, Office of the National Security Adviser in a statement on Thursday.

“In view of the need to secure Nigeria’s Critical National Information Infrastructure (CNII), counter terrorism and violent extremism, strengthen national security and protect economic interests, this notice calls for the full implementation of the Cybercrimes Amendment Act 2024, including the operationalisation of the National Cybersecurity Fund by all regulators and businesses specified in the second schedule of the Act,” he said.