CDD Newsletter For the Week Ending March 21, 2021

Disinformation and misinformation are currently being spread in such a manner that they both pose a global threat, causing unease and fear within societies and organisations. With our work at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), we are committed to empowering people across the West African region with adequate knowledge that could help them …

FACT-CHECK: Famous Northern Nigerian Singer DJ AB Not Dead

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Sunday, August 30, 2020, fact-checkers at Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a post on Facebook which claimed that famous northern singer DJ Abba is dead.  According to the Facebook post, the famous singer died at the age of 32.  The post read in part: “ DJ AB may your soul …