About.

About Us

The centre for cyberspace Studies (CCS), Nasarawa State University, Keffi, is Nigeria's first Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Cyberspace research, development, and Innovations. It is a multidisciplinary research Centre, which is registered as a commercial entity in Nigeria with RC 1259811. CCS is committed to cutting-edge researches, scientific innovations and maximizing opportunities the cyberspace offers developing countries in terms of enterprise development, employment, and secure environment for e-governance and economic development. The Centre has since its establishment in 2014 developed viable linkages, collaborations and joint research activities with national and international regulatory agencies, professional organizations and world-class scholars and research institutes in Africa, Europe and the United States of America.

Vision

To become a globally recognized focal point for Research, Training, Innovations and Enterprise development in Cyberspace management.

Mission

To foster high ethical Standard in Cyber scholarship, promote industry driven research, and innovation that could support national development and contribute towards engendering a secure cyberspace through scientific solutions, enterprise development, and collaboration with other established global research institutes, and industry players.

Faculty Team

Uche M. Mbanaso, Ph.D. Information and Communication Security

Uche M. Mbanaso, Ph.D. Information and Communication Security

Managing Director

Uche M. Mbanaso, Ph.D. Information and Communication Security

Mbanaso is an expert in Applied Cryptography and Cybersecurity. He has a blend of academic and industry experience in Cyber Warfare and Smart Technology. He is EC Council certified and a foremost resource person in Cyber Defence, Offensive and Operations. He is a senior Lecturer and Managing Director of the Centre for Cyberspace Studies.

Emmanuel S. Dandaura, Ph.D. Fsonta, MNAL, MNIPR

Emmanuel S. Dandaura, Ph.D. Fsonta, MNAL, MNIPR

Member Board of Directors

Emmanuel S. Dandaura, Ph.D. Fsonta, MNAL, MNIPR

Dandaura is a Professor of Participatory Communication and Performance Aesthetics who also has two post-doctoral international certifications in ICT and Knowledge Management Systems.

Chukwudebe Gloria Azogini, Ph.D SMIEEE, FNSE, FNCS

Chukwudebe Gloria Azogini, Ph.D SMIEEE, FNSE, FNCS

Chukwudebe Gloria Azogini, Ph.D SMIEEE, FNSE, FNCS

Engr. Mrs. Prof. Chukwudebe is a professor of Computer Engineering and Cybernetics with expertise in Smart Technology, Cyberspace Governance and Policy. She is a key resource person in Cyber Governance and Cyber incident & Response. she is Chair IEEE Africa Area.

Maxwell M. Gidado

Maxwell M. Gidado

Member Board of Directors

Maxwell M. Gidado

Gidado is a senior Advocate of Nigeria and Professor of Constitutional Law, Oil and Gas with expertise in Cyber Legislation and Crime. He is the lead resource person in Cyber Law and Policy.

Nwojo Nnanna Agwu, Ph.D Computer Science

Nwojo Nnanna Agwu, Ph.D Computer Science

Member Board of Directors

Nwojo Nnanna Agwu, Ph.D Computer Science

Agwu is a Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science with expertise in Cryptography, Advance Threats and Vulnerability Research. He is the lead resource person in production of Cyber Weapons and tool kits.

Luci Abrahams, Ph.D

Luci Abrahams, Ph.D

Luci Abrahams, Ph.D

Abrahams is Director of the LINK Center of the University of Witwaterstrand in Johannesburg, building research of emerging digital economics in Africa. She is a visiting Research Fellow at the Centre, She is a primary resource person in Digital Innovations and Digital Cyber Economics. Luci is Corresponding Editor for The African Journal of Information and Communications.

Steven Bassey, Ph.D. Computer Resources and Philosophy

Steven Bassey, Ph.D. Computer Resources and Philosophy

Steven Bassey, Ph.D. Computer Resources and Philosophy

Bassey is a multi talented professional with expertise in information Technology, Cybercrime, Forensic and Auditing. He is EC Council certified and the principal resource person in Cyber Vulnerability, Threats and Risks, Digital Forensic and Auditing.