FACT-CHECK: Beware of Viral Link For Dangote Empowerment Grant

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a WhatsApp broadcast shared on various groups that the Aliko Dangote Foundation is disbursing grants to eligible Nigerians. The claim reads: “2021 Dangote Empowerment, Hurry Now Check if You are Eligible to Receive a Cash Price As …

Ayi Hankali Da Shafin Yanar Gizon Bogi Da Ake Yadawa Game Da Tallafin N500,000 Na CBN

Tushen Magana: A ranar Laraba, 13 ga watan Janairun shekara ta 2021, masu bin diddigin sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani sakon da aka wallafa kuma ake yadawa a manhajar WhatsApp, sakon na ikirarin cewa gwamnatin tarayya bisa hadin gwiwar babban bankin kasa na CBN zasu fara bada tallafin …

FACT-CHECK: CBN, FG Not Allocating Grants worth N650,000 To Nigerians

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Tuesday December 1, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted two different WhatsApp broadcast claiming that the Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) are distributing N650,000 and N250,000 as grant to citizens of the country. The first message said FG had ordered the payment …