NITDA alerts Nigerians on fake websites pledging FG grants


The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has alerted Nigerians on the existence of fraudulent websites trying to capitalise on the Covid-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians.

In NITDA’s efforts at ensuring safe and secure Nigerian cyberspace, the Agency’s Computer Emergency Readiness and Response Team (CERRT) identified a number of websites using various phishing tricks to attract Internet users.

According to a statement issued Mrs Hadiza Umar, Head, Corporate Affairs & External Relations of NITDA, “one of such tricks is misinforming the public that Federal Government has ordered weekly payment of allowances to all citizens above the age of 18 for…

Source: Nigerian Tribune