@APCNigeria Twitter Account Hacked

@APCNigeria Twitter Account Hacked

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned the Twitter account that was recently taken over by hackers.

An account linked to the ruling party with the Twitter handle, @APCNigeria was taken over today,

According to a tweet from the hacker, the account was sold for ‘$2k’.

The hacker also went ahead to post tweets relating to the sale and purchase of bitcoins.

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Speaking on the latest development via his personal Twitter handle, the spokesman of the APC, Bolaji Abdullahi, said: “For the umpteenth time, @APCNigeria is not the official Twitter handle of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

“In several official statements, we have disclaimed that handle.

“We view this latest development as a case of criminal impersonation.”

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Meanwhile, Philip Obin, the manager of the controversial Twitter account, has confirmed that the account was hacked.

Obin, in a tweet on his own private account, said

“Account hacked. Efforts to recover it ongoing. Any inconvenience is regretted.”


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