The said message claimed that the grant will be made available to all Nigerians from Monday, March 23, 2020.
This message is very similar to scam messages that seek to lure Nigerians into sending a certain amount of money in exchange for some kind of opportunity.
After filling in those details, you are taken to step two, which is pictured below:
The final page requests that the user shares the link with at least 10 groups before going to the final step – a clear strategy to spread the message as widely as possible to ensnare unsuspecting Nigerians into parting with sensitive information.
CDD gathered that all Federal Government programs are hosted on government domains, which means that the website will usually end in ‘.gov.ng’ or ‘.gov’; this website is hosted on Blogspot, which is Google’s free hosting platform. This means that this portal could be opened by anybody and potentially put users at risk of losing private information or worse.