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Federal Government Is Not Giving Out Free Money- NITDA Boss Reveals



The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has appealed to all  Nigerians to disregard a “fake” website which claims that the ffederal   Government is issuing grants and financial assistance to Nigerians to help them stay secured and fight the Deadly Covid-19 disease.

Speaking via a press statement through the NITDA Head, Corporate Affairs & External Relations, Hadiza Umar, cautioned Nigerians not to visit the site which claims the Federal Government is giving every citizen N8,500 weekly following the outbreak of the coronavirus.

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) would like to bring to the attention of the general public the existence of fraudulent websites trying to capitalize on the Covid-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians,” the NITDA said.

According to the NITDA, the agency will ensure that the country’s cyberspace is safe and secure, warning them not visit such a website that uses “phishing tricks” to attract internet users.

Here is the Statement  on NITDA’s twitter handle

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