Hoton Zanga-Zangar Kungiyar Lauyoyi ta Kasa NBA Mai Dauke Da Kalmar “Autotomy” Hoto Ne Na Bogi

Tushen Magana: Anga wani hoto da ake yadawa ta shafukan Twitter da WhatsApp da Facebook da ke cewa an rubuta kalmar Turanci ta “Autonomy” cikin kuskure inda aka rubuta ta a matsayin “Autotomy” lokacin da ‘ya’yan kungiyar lauyoyi ta kasa “NBA” reshen babban barnin tarayya Abuja ke zanga-zangar goyon bayan ‘yancin bangaren shari’a. Lokacin zanga-zangar …

FACT-CHECK: Did Protesters Block Abuja Airport Road on March 4, 2021?

VERDICT: Misleading CLAIM: On March 5, 2021, multiple online platforms posted a video online with the claim ‘’Nigerian youths block Abuja Airport road, at Dantata bridge, stops international flight passengers and brings the city to stand still.’’ The video was also shared via WhatsApp with the claim “Another episode of Lekki Toll Gate, repeating itself …

How Nigeria can address farmers’, herders’ conflict – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) on Thursday, November 19, in Abuja, suggested that the farmers/ herders’ conflict in Nigeria and border countries can be addressed with the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP). The Centre’s Principal Programs Officer, Yusuf Shamsudeen, said this at an Experience and Learning Conference on Farmer and Herder Conflicts in …

FUNAM Bata Ce Keda Alhakin Kona Ababen Hawan Masu Zanga-Zangar #EndSARS a Abuja Ba

Tushen Magana: A ranar Talata, 20 ga watan Oktoban shekara ta 2020, anga wani jawabi dake cewa wata kungiyar Fulani mai suna Fulani Nationality Movement (FUNAM) a turance ta bayyana cewa itace takai hari akan masu zanga-zangar #EndSARS a yankin Apo dake Abuja. Kamar yadda jawabin ya bayyana, kungiyar zata cigaba da kai hari akan …

FACT-CHECK: FUNAM Did Not Take Responsibility For Burning Vehicles in Abuja During #EndSARS Protest

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, a claim emerged that the Fulani Nationality Movement (FUNAM) has taken responsibility for the attack meted out to #EndSARS protesters by some hoodlums in Apo district of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city. According to the six-paragraphed claim, operations against the #EndSARS protesters will continue tomorrow, Wednesday, October 21, …

Did Lagos Police Arrest Naira Marley?

VERDICT: True CLAIM: On Thursday, August 6, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a report on a newsblog claiming that officials of the Nigeria Police Force in Lagos arrested singer, Azeez Fashola, popular know as Naira Marley. The report which has gone viral on the blog was with the headline: “BREAKING: Police Reportedly …

#RevolutionNow Protest: Clampdown on peaceful protesters wrong – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development condemns the attacks on, and arrests of protesters affiliated with the #RevolutionNow movement in three states of the country: Abuja, Lagos, and Osun by operatives of various Nigerian security agencies. Photographs, videos, and reports from the field corroborate that on 5th August 2020, unarmed protesters in Osun, Abuja, and …