DID EFCC DROP CHARGES AGAINST MRS. DIEZANI?

VERDICT: False and Misleading  CLIAM: On the 25th of November, CDD fact-checkers spotted a trending story on several online media platforms, including Pulse NG making reference to ThisDay Newspaper. The claim was also spotted on major social media platforms, including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter that the Economic and Financial Crime Commissions (EFCC) had dropped all …

DID INEC SAY SMART CARD READERS ARE NO LONGER USEFUL?

VERDICT: False and Misleading CLAIM:  On 28 of November 2019, various media outlets published stories with the claim that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared the Smart Card Readers useless in the elections. The Daily Post and National Pivot led the media organization, which was shared by other online platforms with the headline …

Is the Number of Collected PVCs in Okene LGA, Kogi State 48,065 ?

VERDICT: FALSE CLAIM:  CDD has spotted a claim on Senator Dino Melaye’s known Twitter handle, @Dino_Melaye, that only 48,065 registered voters collected their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) in Okene Local Government Area. The distinguished senator further stated that APC’s 112,764 votes from the Local Government in the Governorship election exceeded the PVC collected by 64,543 …