Nigeria's ruling party says website hacked

Monday 14th January, 2019
Nigeria's ruling party says website hacked

LAGOS, Jan. 14 (Xinhua/GNA) - Nigeria's ruling party on Saturday raised alarm over the hacking of its official website, apc.com.ng, adding that it found unauthorized content on the site.

Though the party did not finger anyone or organization in particular, it said the party would not allow desperate people to succeed in their evil plots.

Lanre Issa-Onilu, spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress (APC), said in a statement reaching Xinhua that the site had been taken down as measures were being taken to strengthen its security features.

"Our attention has just been drawn to the fact that the APC's official website, apc.com.ng has been hacked with unauthorized content posted on our pages," the statement said.

"Steps are underway to clean it up, strengthen the security, and restore it as soon as possible. We won't allow the desperate people to succeed in their evil plots," the party added.

GNA