NLRC Condemns Cyber Hack On BetNaija, Assures Nigerians Of Secured Gaming Operations

Posted on April 8, 2022

The management of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) has condemned the cyber hack on the operations of KC Gaming Networks Limited, popularly called Bet9ja.

P.M. EXPRESS reports that Bet9ja, one of the leading sports betting operators in Nigeria, recently suffered cyber-attacks on its operations.

While condemning the criminal act of the hackers, the NLRC said though the nefarious act of the hackers would only affect the operations of the company temporarily as effort is in top gear to return normalcy to the business by BetNaija with close watch by the NLRC

The statement from the NLRC made available to P.M. EXPRESS reads: “The management of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission is using this medium to inform the general public that it is aware that KC Gaming Networks Limited (Bet9ja), one of the leading Sports
Betting operators in Nigeria, recently suffered cyber-attacks on its
operations.

“As the apex regulator of lotteries and gaming in Nigeria, we entirely As the apex regulator of lotteries and gaming in Nigeria, we entirely condemn such a nefarious act that has adversely affected the company’s operations, howbeit temporarily.

“Furthermore, the NLRC is not unmindful of the challenges posed by this ugly situation to the Nigerian gaming public.

Lanre Gbajabiamila, NLRC boss

“However, we gladly state that Bet9ja is already on top of the matter, and normalcy will return to their business operations.

“Therefore, the gaming public should rest assured that the Therefore, the gaming public should rest assured that the Commission is working with Bet9ja to ensure that no one suffers any loss due to this situation.

“Consequently, we entreat your patience and understanding while the company restores its normal operations soon.”

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