Samuel Ndụbụisi Ezegbunam | A group of hackers has allegedly hacked into the official Twitter account of Nigeria’s Broadcasting Commission. The group, who identifies themselves as an ‘anonymous group of hackers’, reportedly took to the official account of the commission to reveal the account had been hacked during the wee hours of Friday. The group also allegedly backs Nigerian youth in regards to their #EndSARS and police brutality protest.
The group of hackers sympathized with young Nigerians who have been consequently harnessed, extorted, wounded and, and at worst, have had their loved ones killed by the men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) fraction of the Nigerian Police Force.
However, this development came with mixed reactions from Nigerian youths. They were utterly amused by the news because it seemed most of them were not amazed but overwhelmed.
According to some tweets on #EndSARS and #EndPoliceBrutality protest, this lack of astonishment was due to the fact that the anonymous group of hackers had earlier, on Thursday hacked into the website that contained the details of most political leaders. Allegedly, the involved political leaders have secrets they have been denying the public from knowing.
Nigerian youth were overwhelmed after the hackers professed their stance, satisfying the youths’ curiosity whilst giving full support to the EndSARS and Police Brutality agitation.
The anonymous group of hackers who have been in support of Nigerian youth gave the Nigerian government, 72 hours since Wednesday to EndSAR and Police Brutality. They stated they will be forced to release the accumulated names of some political leaders and secrets they (the hackers) hacked earlier.
The Nigerian youth started the EndSARS and Police Brutality agitation a few days ago due to how the SARS’ extortion and extrajudicial killings of innocent Nigerian youths skyrocketed to an unbearable point.
Allegedly, the Special Anti Robbery Squad was accused by the Nigerian youth of extorting and accusing successful Nigerian youth of being “yahoo Boys” or internet fraudsters without intelligence investigation or probe.
These allegations are seemingly true as some Nigerian youth have on one occasion or another recorded their extortion and ills with their mobile phones.
Surprisingly, Nigerian youth have started waking up to demand their deprived rights without fear of being shot by the men of Nigerian Police Force as policemen were seen in some recorded video clips shooting at them during the EndSARS and Police brutality protest. At least, 15 Nigerian youths have been killed since the protest kicked start.
Meanwhile, some Nigerian youth are protesting in the streets of Twitter, others have been seen by the roadside and other strategic locations chanting EndSARS and Police brutality.