By Tony Obiechina, Abuja
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has refutted media reports that its website has been allegedly hacked into by unidentified persons.
The Apex Bank said in statement signed by the Acting Director of Corporate Communications, Mr Osita Nwanisobi on Friday that its website is secure.
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 desist from peddling false news aimed at undermining the integrity of the Central Bank of Nigeria, which is our collective asset”.