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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has denied claims that its website has been breached, preventing people from accessing it.
NIMC Head of Corporate Communications, Kayode Adegoke, in a statement posted on the Commission’s Twitter [email protected]_ng, yesterday, said the purported breach of the National Identity Database going round the social media is “false, a hoax and of mischievous intent”.
However, as at the time of filing this report, checks by The Guardian showed that the site www.nimc.gov.ng had not come up.Adegoke, while assuring the public that there were no breaches or incidents, said investigations on the alleged data dump were found to be non-existent in the National Identity Database.
He explained that the Commission investigated the data breach claim and found out that the database scheme presented by the adversary does not tally with the existing schema at NIMC…
Source: Guardian Newspaper