The Central Bank of Nigeria has debunked reports that its website was hacked on Friday.
CBN in a statement on its Twitter page assured Nigerians that contrary to reports circulating on social media, its website was safe.
The Central Bank urged Nigerians to avoid peddling fake news as its website is adequately protected and there was no cause for alarm.
The statement reads, “ Contrary to claims in the social media alleging that the website of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) ( www.cbn.gov.ng) has been breached by malicious persons, we wish to state categorically that our website is secure.
“We wish to assure the Nigerian public and indeed all our other stakeholders that the CBN website is adequately protected and that there is no cause for alarm.
“We also wish to advise members of the online community to desists from peddling false news aimed at undermining the integrity of the Central Bank of Nigeria, which is our collective asset.”
Meanwhile, hackers on Friday hacked the Twitter account of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)