By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos
The Management of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced that cyber criminals have developed a website through which they invite intending passengers to obtain Lagos to Ibadan train tickets online.
The information was contained in a statement made available by the Deputy Director, Public Relations of NRC, Mr. Mahmoud Yakub, on Saturday.
“The attention of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), has been drawn to a website developed by cyber criminals inviting members of the general public to visit the fictitious cyber space to obtain Lagos to Ibadan train tickets online.
“NRC is yet to commence selling of Lagos to Ibadan train tickets online, this may have been done by fraudsters intending to scam unsuspecting train passengers.
“Hence NRC is hereby advising Lagos to Ibadan train passengers to be wary of these fraudulent cyber space criminal, by obtaining their train boarding tickets at Railway stations as NRC is working hard to introduce secured online ticketing on Lagos to Ibadan and Warri to Itakpe train services very soon,” Nigerian Railway Corporation said.