Shin Hukumar Hisbah a Jahar Ta Kama Mutane 8 Saboda Rashin Yin Azumi a Watan Ramadan?

Gaskiyar Al’amari: Eh, hakane! Tushen Magana: A ranar Talata, 20 ga watan Afirilun shekara ta 2021, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gan wani labari da ya mamaye shafukan da yawa da jaridun da ake wallafawa a yanar gizo da shafukan sada zumunta na zamani, labarin ya ce Hukumar …

FACT-CHECK: Were 8 People Arrested By Kano Hisbah For Eating During Ramadan?

VERDICT: True Claim: On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a story published by several online newspapers. The story indicated that Kano Hisbah Board had arrested eight people for not fasting during the 2021 Ramadan. The online platforms that reported the story included Vanguard, Sahara Reporters, Daily …

Shin Wani Kansila a Jahar Kano Ya Nada Mutane 18 a Matasyin Masu Taimaka Masa?

Gaskiyar Magana: Eh, Gaskiya Ne. Tushen Magana: A ranar Juma’a, 12 ga watant Maris din shekara ta 2021, masu bin diddigin labarai dan tantance sahihancin su na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani labari da mai amfani da shafin Twitter mai lakabin @UncleAnass ya wallafa wani tsokaci day a bayyana cewa wani …

FACT-CHECK: Sheikh Saleh Never Reacted to Abduljabbar Kabara’s Suspension From Preaching

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Thursday, March 4, 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a WhatsApp audio recording claiming that Sheikh Sharif Saleh made comments on the recent Sheikh Abduljabbar’s preaching suspension saga. In the recording – done in Hausa – a commentator (claiming to be the voice of Sheikh Saleh) …

FACT-CHECK: Did Kano Residents Ask Fulanis To Leave The North?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a WhatsApp broadcast claiming that all Fulani residents in Kano have been asked to leave the State. The claim read in parts “ Hausas in Kano have asked the Fulanis to leave northern Nigeria while breaking the …

FACT-CHECK: Kano Hisbah Has Not Banned Night Party

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Monday, December 21, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development CDD (CDD) spotted a story published by Kano Focus claiming that the Kano Hisbah Board has banned night parties in the State. The report also claimed that the ban was announced by the Hisbah Commander General, Sheikh Muhammad Ibn …

Shin an Yankewa Rahma Sadau Hukuncin Kisa Sakamakon Janyowa Addinin Musulunci Batanci?

Gaskiyar Magana: Karya Ne! Tushen Magana: a ranar Talata, 10 ga watan Nuwanban shekara ta 2020, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani labarai da majiyoyi da yawa suka wallafa shi. Labarin yace an yankewa sananniyar mai taka rawa a fina-finai, Rahma Sadau hukuncin kisa bisa janyowa addinin …

Rundunar Tsaro Ta SSS Bata Kama Masu Zanga-Zanga a Kano Ba

Tushen Magana: A ranar Asabat, 17 ga watan Oktoban shekara ta 2020, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya (CDD) suka gano wani labarai da jaridu da wassu majiyoyi suka wallafa dake cewa hukumar tsaron farin kaya ta State Security Service (SSS) sun kama mutane da sukayi zanga-zangar neman kawo karshen halin rashin tsaro …

FACT-CHECK: Are CCTV Footages Showing Knife-wielding Man Attacking Woman from Kano?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Monday, September 14, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted several Facebook posts and tweets claiming that CCTV footage showing two men attacking a woman holding a handbag is from Kano. The posts written in Hausa claimed the men who alighted from a motorcycle and threatened a …

Escalating Violence in Northern Nigeria

Nigeria has long faced varied security challenges that continue to threaten its peace and security. These challenges have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic andresulted in deepening existing structural inequalities. The nation continues to be a potent ground for the perpetration of various acts of violence. From ethnic conflicts to religious conflicts and terrorist attacks, …

FACT-CHECK: Kano Governor Ganduje Did Not Sack Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs

VERDICT: False! CLAIM: On August 18, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a letter circulating widely on Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, particularly on groups largely dominated by Kano citizens. The letter, supposedly from the Office of the Executive Governor of Kano state, dated August 18, 2020 and signed by Salihu …

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 …