FACT-CHECK: Image of 2 Youths Arrested in Owo with Bundles of Naira is Fake

CLAIM: At the peak of the Ondo Governorship election on Saturday, October 10, 2020, a Twitter user, Ifedolapo Osun, (@DolapoOsun1414) posted an image claiming that youths in Owo had arrested some leaders of the All Progressives Congress with cash worth millions of naira. The image posted by Ifedolapo shows two youths displayed with bundles of …

How Citizens Demands For Good Governance, Alliances By Transport Unions, And Activities of Militants Shape Ondo Governorship Poll

Abuja October 5, 2020 NURTW Partisanship May Affect INEC Logistics Spotlights Flash Points, Violence Prone Areas Calls For Strategic Deployment of Security To Areas With High Risk of Violence An Issues-Driven Campaign As voters in Ondo State make last minute preparations in readiness for the October 10 Governorship election, the Centre for Democracy and Development …

Did Miyetti Allah Demand for the Refund of N3.8b Campaign Funds Given to the APC Gubernatorial Candidate?

  Verdict: False Claim:  The CDD have spotted a story circulating on WhatsApp alleging that Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, (MACBAN) are insisting that the sum of N3.8 billion financial contribution made to the APC gubernatorial election in Akwa Ibom State Mr Nsima Ekere, and his godfather, Senator Godswill Akpabio is returned to …

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE 2019 SUPPLEMENTARY GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) deployed trained observers to five states (Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau and Sokoto States) where supplementary governorship elections held on March 23, 2019. The observers were tasked with observing and reporting on the polling process, including opening times, accreditation and voting, the collation processes, and …

Kano Supplementary Election: Battle Ground State for Governor

There were 29 candidates that contested for governor of Kano State but the major battle had always been between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the APC and his main rival from the PDP, Alhaji Abba Kabiru Yusuf. Governor Ganduje got significant negative publicity and a dent to his image after allegations and wide circulation of video …