How I Lost My Wife, 4 Children To Flood – 50-Year-Old Man Narrates In New Documentary

For 50-years-old butcher, Muhammadu Kabiru Zakari Y’au, the effect of corruption in Nigeria and embezzlement of the Ecological Fund translates to the loss of his entire household. Y’au, also known as Usama narrating his life-wrenching ordeal in a documentary; Ecological Funds and the Cost of Corruption in Nigeria, virtually screened on Monday, January 25, by …

Kogi State: Post-Election Analysis of Disinformation

The Kogi state off-cycle elections were conducted on 16th November 2019. Twenty-four political parties participated in the election, but there were three frontrunners: Musa Wada of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Yahaya Bello of All People’s Congress (APC), and Natasha Akpoti of Social Democratic Party (SDP). Given the trend of disinformation in previous elections held in …

FACT CHECK: Did Governor Yahaya Bello Say COVID-19 Is Not Real?

VERDICT: False and Misleading headline CLAIM:  On June 30, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a report on an online blog, Observers Times, claiming that the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, said Coronavirus disease is not real. The blog published the report with a headline: “COVID-19 Is Not Real, Some …