Lekki Toll Gate, The #Endsars Protests And Misinformation in Nigeria This Week

The #EndSARS protests began as a movement against Police brutality in Nigeria. Young Nigerians took to the street and social media to ask for an end to decades of harassment, brutality and even death from a unit of the Police Force in Nigeria, the defunct Federal Special Anti – Robbery Squad (F-SARS) popularly known as …

Is the Nigerian Military recruiting ex- Boko Haram Fighters into the Army?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: CDD is in possession of a video released by Roots TV, an online platform; where one Mr Dalhatu Musa Ezekiel, a leader of the FCT indigenes’ Association was interviewed. In the 8 minutes long video, which has gone viral, especially on social media, including Facebook; YouTube and WhatsApp. In the video Mr …

Sorting Fact From Fiction : Nigeria's 2019 Election

Nigeria 2019 Election Fact-File The Centre for Democracy and Development’s Election Analysis Centre (EAC) for the 2019 presidential and gubernatorial elections, represented the first attempt in Nigeria at running a rigorous fact-checking process before, during and after the electoral process of both presidential and gubernatorial elections. CDD’s specific mandate was to provide a filter and …

Sorting Fact From Fiction

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Centre for Democracy and Development’s Election Analysis Centre (EAC) for the 2019 presidential and gubernatorial elections represented the first attempt in Nigeria at running a rigorous fact-checking process before, during and after the electoral process of both presidential and gubernatorial elections. CDD’s specific mandate was to provide a filter and check on viral stories …

Factchecker at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 and subsequently registered in Lagos – Nigeria in 1999 as an independent, not-for-profit, research, training, advocacy and capacity building organisation. The Centre was established to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect …