WhatsApp, Facebook Not Banned by Katsina State Government

VERDICT: False and Misleading CLAIM: On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a viral message trending on WhatsApp groups, claiming that the Katsina State Government has banned the use of social media application – WhatsApp and Facebook. The story  published by different media outfits  had headlines:: Katsina …

Shin Mata Sun Bukaci Shugaba Buhari Yayi Murabus Yayin Zanga-Zangar #EndSARS a Katsina?

Gaskiyar Magana: Karya Ne! A ranar Litinin, 19 ga watan Oktoban shekara ta 2020, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya Da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani bidiyo mai tsawon dakika 30 wanda wani zauren yanar gizo ya wallafa ya kuma yi ikirarin cewa mata a jahar Katsina sun shiga zanga-zangar #EndSARS suka kuma …

FACT-CHECK: Katsina Women Did Not Call For Buhari’s Resignation During #EndSARS Protest

VERDICT: False and Misleading CLAIM: On Monday, October 19, 2020, fact-checkers at Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a 30 seconds viral video on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, claiming women dressed in hijabs while chanting and dancing were calling for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation. The women were heard chanting “Buhari is a hypocrite and …