Ba’a Nada Tsohon Gwamnan Bauchi Ahmed Adamu Muazu a Matsayin Shugaban Hukumar Zabe ta Kasa na Riko Ba

Tushen Magana: A ranar Juma’a, 13 ga watan Nuwanban shekara ta 2020, masu bin diddigin labarai dan gani sahihancin su na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani labari da wata jarida ta wallafa kuma ake yadashi a manhajar WhatsApp. Labarin wadda jarida mai suna CityNews ta wallafa shi ya buga hoton tsohon …

FACT-CHECK: Former Bauchi Governor Not Appointed Acting INEC National Chairman

VERDICT: False and misleading CLAIM: On Friday November 13, 2020 fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a story shared WhatsApp groups with the claim that a former Governor of Bauchi State, Ahmed Mu’azu has been appointed the new national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The story published by …

Shin Hukumar Zabe Ta Kasa INEC Zata Koma Hannun Shugaban Rikon Kwarya?

Gaskiyar Magana: Gaskiya Ne! Tushen Magana: A ranar Juma’a, 6 ga watan Nuwanban shekara ta 2020, wani zauren yanar gizo mai suna ejegist ya wallafa wani labari dake cewa shugaban hukumar zabe ta kasa INEC, Farfesa Mahmood Yakubu zai mika jagorancin hukumar ga hannun wani shugaban wanda zai riketa a matsayin rikon kwarya a ranar …

FACT-CHECK: Is the INEC Chairman Handing Over to an Acting Chairman?

VERDICT: True CLAIM: On Friday, November 6, 2020, a blog ejegist published a report with the claim that the current Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, will hand over to an Acting Chairman on Monday, November 9. The report quoting the Daily Trust Newspaper and went further to say that …

Shin Majalisar Dattawa Taki Tantance Lauretta Onochie Dan Nada Ta a Matsayin Kwamishina a Hukumar Zabe Ta Kasa INEC?

Gaskiyar Magana: Labarin Yana Cike Da Rudani Tushen Magana: A ranar Alhamis, 15 ga watan Oktoban da muke ciki, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani labari da wani azure yanar gizo mai wallafa labarai mai suna Wazobia Reporters ya wallafa inda yake ikirarin cewa majalisar dattawan Najeriya …

FACT-CHECK: Did Senate Reject Lauretta Onochie’s Nomination As INEC Commissioner?

VERDICT: False and Misleading Claim: On Thursday, October 15, 2020, fact-checkers at Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted news story on a blog, Wazobia Reporters, claiming that the Nigerian Senate had rejected the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as a national commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by President Muhammadu Buhari. The report …

CDD Tasks Stakeholders on Credible Ondo Governorship Poll

Commends Citizens Focus On Issues of Governance  Says Less Attacks Show Level of Confidence In INEC, Urges Commission To Reciprocate Tasks Security, Government On Measures To Prevent Vote Buying   Distinguished ladies and gentlemen of the Press. Forty-eight hours to the commencement of voting in the October 10 Governorship election, the Centre for Democracy and …

The Outlook for Ondo: Votes and Violence

Introduction On the 10 October 2020 the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct the sixth governorship election in Ondo State since the restoration of democracy in 1999. The state, in Nigeria’s south west geo political zone, is currently held by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and is strategic in protecting the APCs political hegemony …

Shin Za’a Iya Anfani Da Katin Jebu Dan Yin Zabe a Zaben Gwamna Dake Tafe a Jahar Edo?

Tantancewar CDD: Karya Ne! Tushen Magana: A ranar 18 ga watan Agustan shekara ta 2020, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba sunga rahotanni da yawa da aka wallafa a shafukan sada zumunta na zamani dama wassu jaridu da suka hada da The Nigerian Post da akace jam’iyyar PDP tayi zargin cewa …

FACT-CHECK: Can Fake Voters' Card be used in Edo State Governorship Election?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On August 18, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a report by multiple online platforms, including The Nigeran Post, which was attributed to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with the claim that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is printing fake Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVC) ahead of the Edo …

New Allegiances, Familiar Faces A Preview of Edo’s 2020 Gubernatorial Election

As Edo State voters prepare to head to the polls for the 19 September gubernatorial election, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) is closely monitoring the democratic process. CDD’s observation of the electoral process in Edo State, which is also informed by the guidelines of Nigeria’s electoral regulatory body, the Independent National Electoral Commission …

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 …

CDD Fact Check: How valid is the claim that APC has 14 Governors Inaugurated on 29 May 2019 and PDP 15?

VERDICT: TRUE THE CLAIM: A claim has been spotted circulating on social media, including WhatsApp that the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), which is the main opposition party in Nigeria had 15 governors inaugurated on May 29, 2019 and the ruling party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) had 14. THE FACTS: On May 29, 2019, (former …

Did INEC Threaten to Award Presidential Election Victory to Atiku?

Verdict: FALSE The Claim: CDD has spotted a story claiming that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has threatened to award the election victory to the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential elections. The claim was made on April 9, 2019, by the dailyadvent. It says that PDP and …

PRELIMINARY REPORT AHEAD OF THE 2019 SUPPLEMENTARY ELECTIONS

CDD has deployed trained observers to observe the Saturday, March 23, 2019, supplementary elections in Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau and Sokoto States. As in previous elections, an Election Analysis Centre (EAC) will be opened on Saturday at Centre’s Conference Room, located at CITEC Mount Pleasant Estate, Mbora District, Abuja. EAC comprises of leading experts on …

Nigeria’s 2019 elections: The preparations, people and prospects by Idayat Hassan

With less than a year to go, how are preparations going? Who is running? What will be the key issues? It is now less than a year before Nigeria’s critical general elections. In those polls, currently scheduled for 16 February and 2 March 2019, tens of millions of citizens will vote in what could be some of …

Premium Times, CDD release report on Anambra Election

Election Analysis Centre Anambra:  Operational Lapses mar otherwise peaceful elections Against the anticipated fear of insecurity marring the Anambra governorship elections, polls have closed and counting is underway. The Independent Electoral National Commission, INEC, have in their own way delivered the elections even if marred by challenges of late opening and card reader malfunctioning.  INEC Chairman, …