Hacked Website Nigeria Electoral Commission Website Restored

The website of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Nigeria has been restored after it was hacked.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The website of the Independent National Electoral Commission has been restored after it was hacked by Nigerian Cyber Army earlier in the day.

It will be recalled that the website of the Independent National Electoral Commission was hacked by a group that parade itself as Nigerian Cyber Army. The hacking was confirmed by INEC on its Twitter handle, @inecnigeria.

In a statement posted on INEC's website- www.inecnigeria.org the group said they hacked and took control of the website to protect results from being manipulated by anyone, through any means. They also claim to be protecting the rights of Nigerians to elect there leaders.

Here is an excerpt of the hackers' official statement released online. "Its 2015 Elections And We Are Here Again But This Time In A Different Form, APC Claimed They Hacked Into INEC DATABASE But We Own The DATABASE Long Before Now So No Worries No Fear To All NIGERIANs...GO And Cast Your Vote And We Assure You That Your Vote Must Count Because We Are The Kings Of The NIgerRian CYber SPACE. NOTE: WE GAT ACCESS TO OTHER HIGH RANKING NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT SERVERS, BUT WE ARE NOT HERE FOR THAT TODAY!.

INEC DONT TRY TO RIG BECAUSE WE HAVE BEEN WATCHING YOU DAY AND NIGHT FOR MONTHS NOW BUT DONT BE SCARED WE MEAN NO HARM COS IF YOU ATTEMPT TO RIG YOU WILL PAY!!

WE ARE THE THE VOICE OF THE YOUTHs!! WE ALSO USE THIS MEDIUM TO ADVICE ALL POLITICAL PARTIES: WHO PRICE GO PAY. WE DO NOT FORGIVE. WE DO NOT FORGET. EXPECT US! Please follow us on https://www.facebook.com/naijacyberarmy"

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 In Nigeria Statue of Prez Akufo-Addo to be unveiledbullet
2 Recruitment Police, other security agencies would be recruiting soon –...bullet
3 Ghana Armed Forces GAF announces date for 2017/18 recruitment screeningbullet
4 Freemasonry Here are prominent Ghanaians who are also freemasonsbullet
5 Landmark Ruling Court rules police can't seize, search...bullet
6 Adult Content We will continue showing porn on TV - Ice TVbullet
7 Family Affair These mega churches are keeping it in the familybullet
8 Confession This is the real story behind Atta Ayi's arrestbullet
9 Tribute to my King Major Maxwell Mahama's wife pens...bullet
10 Fake Certificates 41 police recruits sacked for forged...bullet

Top Videos

1 Prophecy I predicted Kintampo accident - Prophetbullet
2 Video Gabby Otchere-Darko, Citi FM MD heckled in New Yorkbullet

News