The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned Nigerians to stop using Virtual Private Network (VPNs) to access Twitter.
According to the ruling party, many private investments have been lost as a result of using VPN.
APC gave the warning in a statement issued Tuesday in Abuja by the National Secretary of its Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe.
The party alerted Nigerians “of the many risks involved in accessing contents, especially social media using the Virtual Private Network (VPN) which is vulnerable to the heinous activities of criminal hackers who can steal data and money in bank accounts”.
The party also warned legitimate private and public entities operating in the country to avoid the many dangers of exposing themselves to cybercrimes through the use of VPN which it said is not adequately secured.
Part of statement reads; “This advisory is necessary because despite the massive compliance by Nigerians to the federal government’s suspension of Twitter operations in the country, some individuals in the country have resorted to VPN to access Twitter whose unwholesome activities were detrimental to peace and public order in the country.
“Those using the VPN are advised to desist in their own interests because of its risks, which include data theft, illegal access to strategic company documents and possible economic espionage.
“The APC emphasises that VPN users expose their devices to vulnerabilities because the network allows third party- access to personal data and changes user location to another country which compromises data integrity. Your record can be traced to another country that is not yours, with all the risks that entails.
“Many individuals and organisations using VPN have lost their investments after compromising the security of their devices. The APC strongly advises that Nigerians should avoid installing or using VPN to access social networking sites in order to protect their privacy and security online. This is in our individual and collective interest”.
Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, better known as Tems, has joined popular music stars, Wizkid and Burna Boy to bag the 2021 BET awards nominations.
Kemi Filani News recalls that Wizkid and Burna Boy were nominated in the "Best International act" category.
Tems was nominated alongside other fierce international music stars in the "Viewers' Choice: Best New International act" actegory.
The organisers of the award took to popular micro blogging platform, twitter to make the announcement. They wrote;
"“We are thrilled to announce this year’s Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act Nominees; arloparks (UK),BramsitoB7 (France),breerunway (UK),Elaine (SA),mcdricka13 (Brazil),ronisia_mds (France) and temsbaby (Nigeria)."
Kim Kardashian has taken to her verified Instagram page to serenade and express her undying love for her 'man' Kanye West.
This comes weeks after she filed for divorce from their six years old marriage.
Kim Kardashian took to Instagram to celebrate estranged husband, Kanye West on his birthday.
Kanye West turns 44 today and Kim shared an old photo she took with him and three of their kids.
She wrote in the caption: "Happy birthday. Love you for life."
Sensational Nigerian singer, Bella Shmurda has wowed many by splashing millions of Naira on a luxury Benz Car.
In a video that surfaced on social media, the fast-rising singer was seen checking out the interior of his new car with his friend.
According to reports, the Benz Car is said to be worth a whooping sum of N15M. Fans and friends of Bella have joined hands to celebrate with him on his latest achievement.
The Cash App crooner has proven that some day, hard work will eventually pay off.
Watch the video below;