A group of people identified as the Anonymous have hacked the websites of the Central Bank of Nigeria, and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The group in its claim to the development threatened to hack more government websites.
They listed their values as human rights, autonomy and self-governance, resistance against tyranny, a more humane society.
Anonymous further stated that their actions are in support against the brutality of the police.
The group tweeted on Saturday about the protest hashtags in Nigeria and other places.
“#Nigeria: Anonymous hacks multiple government websites in solidarity with #EndSARS protestors and retribution for violence by police. #OpNigeria #EndSARSProtest”
Confirming the CBN and EFCC hit, they put up messages and screenshots.
“#Nigeria: International hackers & Anonymous continue the cyber campaign against the government to call out corruption, demand police reform, and show solidarity with brave protestors. #OpNigeria #EndSARS #EndPoliceBrutality #ReformTheNigerianPolice.”