FACT-CHECK: Sheikh Saleh Never Reacted to Abduljabbar Kabara’s Suspension From Preaching

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Thursday, March 4, 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a WhatsApp audio recording claiming that Sheikh Sharif Saleh made comments on the recent Sheikh Abduljabbar’s preaching suspension saga. In the recording – done in Hausa – a commentator (claiming to be the voice of Sheikh Saleh) …

Capacity Building for Islamic Clerics (Ulaamas) North-East Nigeria

Ulaamas have a crucial role to play in promoting Sulhu by utilizing existing peace governance structures in their communities to promote and build trust as well as foster social cohesion amongst people in the North East. The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa), in collaboration with local peace actors in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe …