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Survey Answer:

a. The Cybercrime Act: In addition to the already proscribed offences, the Act makes provisions for additional violations that may occur including the freezing of assets from cyber crime, by way of empowering the Minister to make additional regulations. As seen under part VIII of the Act.
b. Advance Fee Fraud and other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006: It is a known fact that advanced fee fraud is a widespread cyber crime in Nigeria, and thus a threat to the cybersecurity of the Country. Thus the Act as a security measure at section 12 states that any person or entity providing an electronic communication service or remote computing shall be required to obtain from the customer or subscriber their names and addresses, and where such subscriber provides false information it is an offence and he shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term of not less than three years or a fine of 100,000 Naira. Furthermore, where a service provider fails to comply with the provisions, he will be held liable of an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of N 100,000 and forfeiture of the equipment or facility used in providing the service.

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