FACT-CHECK: Is Buhari’s Claim on #EndSARS Protest Coverage by CNN, BBC True?

VERDICT: FALSE CLAIM: On December 9, 2020, the Twitter handle of the President of Nigeria @Mbuhari tweeted that the coverage of #EndSARS protest by foreign media was not balanced. The president’s tweet claims that the CNN and BBC did not give attention to the police officers who were killed, the stations that were burnt, and …

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 …

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: President Buhari Never Asked Dauda Rarara To Raise Money To Sing For Him

VERDICT: False! CLAIM: On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a one-minute 59 seconds video audio clip claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari had directed Northern singer, Dauda Rarara, to raise money from Nigerians to produce a song for him. In the widely circulated audio recorded in Hausa, …

Shin Dauda Kahutu Rarara Ya Nemi Gudummawar N1,000 Daga Yan Najeriya Dan Yiwa Shugaba Buhari Waka?

Tantancewar CDD: Gaskiya Ne! Tushen Magana: A ranar Alhamis, 10 ga watan Satunban shekara ta 2020, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) suka gano wani labarai ake yayatawa musamman a kafafen sada zumunta na zamani. Labarin wanda majiyoyi da shafuka dama daidaikun mutane suka wallafa shi ya bayyana cewa, Dauda …

FACT-CHECK: Did Famous Northern Singer Ask Nigerians to Donate N1000 to Sing for Buhari?

Verdict: True! CLAIM: On Thursday, September 10, 2020, several Facebook posts spotted by CDD fact-checkers claimed that a famous Northern musician, Dauda Adamu Abdullahi Rarara, launched a fundraiser for the release of a new song in support of President Muhammdu Buhari. An online newspaper Kainuwa24 on its Facebook page said that Dauda Kahutu Rarara had …

DELTA DILEMMAS: Buhari and Nigeria's South-South Zone

The oil-rich Niger Delta region has been a policy and political challenge to successive administrations in Nigeria since the 1960s. Between 1999 and 2015 it featured prominently in the policy priorities of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). This has not been the case with President Muhammadu Buhari, whose election to office in 2015 was based …

FACT CHECK: Did President Buhari Meet 5 Katsina LGA Chairmen Over Insecurity?

Verdict: False Claim: On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) fact-checkers spotted a picture of President Muhammadu Buhari sitting with six people in a room. The viral photograph shared on Facebook claims the President met with five Local Government Area chairmen of Jibia, Safana, Faskari, Danmusa and Sabuwa all in Katsina …

Shin Shugaba Buhari Ne Yafi Kowane Shugaban Kasa Yawan Mabiya a Shafin Twitter a Nahiyar Afrika?

Tantancewar CDD: Ba Gaskiya Bane Tushen Magana: A ranar Laraba, 22 ga watan Yulin shekara ta 2020, kanfanin dallancin labarai na kasa (News Agency of Nigeria-NAN) ya rawaito cewa Shugaba Muhammadu Buhari ne shugaban da yafi yawan mabiya a shafin Twitter a jerin shugabannin Afrika. Rahoton NAN din ya bada misali da binciken “Twiplmacy Study …

FACT CHECK: Is Buhari the Most Followed African Leader on Twitter?

VERDICT: False CLAIM:  On Wednesday, July 22, 2020, the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most followed African leader on twitter. NAN, in its report, quoted a report, Twiplomacy Study 2020, which was also used by several online media platforms including Vanguard News, PMNews online, Newswireng, Pulse Nigeria, All Africa. FACT:  …