American University of Nigeria: Cybercrime In Nigeria, Theory, Law and Practice

 

Cybercrimes In Nigeria; Concept, Legislation and Observe

Adjunct Professor on the Faculty of Legislation, Mohammed L. Ahmadu has printed a guide, Cybercrimes in Nigeria; Concept, Legislation, and Observe.

Prof Ahmadu at the moment serves because the Particular Assistant to Nigeria’s President on Analysis and Particular Duties. The intensive analysis which culminated on this guide was undertaken whereas he served as Dean of Legislation on the American College of Nigeria, Faculty of Legislation.

The precocious development of digital know-how has little question positively influenced varied spheres of life. Nonetheless, nice improvements typically depart a chasm deep sufficient for rogue parts to use. That is the case with cybercrime in Nigeria. Cyber-terrorism; cyber-bullying; cyber-stalking; cyber-xenophobia and cyber-squatting are only a few of quite a few distinctive offenses that may solely be dedicated electronically and in digital actuality. The problem now’s for standard legislation enforcement to revise methods and improve digital investigative and evidence-gathering methods to handle the digital sphere through which cybercrimes are dedicated.

That’s the reason this guide is well timed. With fast developments in our on-line world the world over, opportunists have profiting from developments in info know-how to create a brand new era of crimes hitherto unknown in authorized parlance. Professor Ahmadu’s guide units out the context for understanding the interface between the authorized rules regulating cybercrimes and the digital know-how driving the web. The guide additionally provides worldwide snippets on cybercrimes, in addition to a blurb on the Islamic authorized perspective. It examines the theoretical, sensible, and particular incidence of cybercrime by specializing in the Cybercrimes Act (Prevention, Prohibition And so on.,) Act 2015.

The foreword to the guide was written by the present Director-Common, Nigerian Legislation Faculty, Professor Isa H. Chiroma, SAN.  The 230-page guide was printed by College Press Restricted within the final quarter of 2020 with ISBN 978-978-55796-5-9 . Taken as a complete, the guide is a brand new addition to the prevailing physique of data on cybercrimes in Nigeria. It would little question be an attention-grabbing learn for attorneys within the Bar and Bench, college students, the academia, and most of the people.

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