By Ngozi Onyeakusi— The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has distanced itself from the claims in the social media alleging that the website of the ( has been breached by malicious persons.

According to CBN, “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”, said.