Gwamnatin Tarayya Ba Ta Saye Manhajar WhatsApp Ba

Tushen Magana: A ranar 10 ga watan Maris din shekara ta 2021, masu bin diddigin labarai dan gano sahihancin sun a Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani sako da aka wallafa a shafin Facebook da ke ikirarin cewa gwamnatin tarayyar Najeriya ta saye manhajar WhatsApp da ake amfani da ita wajen turawa …

FACT-CHECK: FGN Did Not Buy WhatsApp Messaging App for 3BN

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On March 10, 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a post on Facebook claiming that messaging Application, WhatsApp, has been bought by the Nigerian Government. The Facebook user claimed said the application was bought by the Federal Government of Nigeria at the sum of three billion (no …

Now That Jangebe Schoolgirls Are Back, Government Must Implement Holistic Plan To Deter Further Attacks on School – CDD

For Immediate Release March 2, 2021 The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) expresses relief on the release of 317 students of the Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Jangebe in Talata Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. While we rejoice with Nigeria and the families of the students on their …

FACT-CHECK: PTF has not released any Imminent Lockdown Message

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On January 15, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a message trending on WhatsApp claiming that the Federal Government has released a lockdown message. “Soon, very soon, perhaps, this weekend, this will take effect and may last for at least 14 days.” The messages allegedly signed by …

FACT-CHECK: Is FG Allocating Money To Nigerian Youths?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Friday, November 27, 2020, fact-checkers at Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted two WhatsApp broadcast claiming that the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) is allocating jobs to 50,000 Nigerian youths. The second broadcast claimed that N10,000 would be distributed to Nigerians weekly in other to control the spread of Coronavirus …

FACT-CHECK: FG Not Giving Out N3 Million Grant To Nigerians

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Tuesday October 27, 2020, fact-checkers at Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a WhatsApp message shared across many groups. The message claimed that the Federal Government is giving out N3 million in grant to interested Nigerians. According to the message, interested Nigerians are expected to click on the link provided …

FACT-CHECK: Has FG Dumped the National ID Card and Replaced it with Digital Identity?

VERDICT: Misleading CLAIM: On Thursday, August 13, 2020, multiple news sources published a claim that the Federal Government of Nigeria has dumped the use of the National Identity Card for Digital Identity.  One of the headlines read ‘’ FG dumps Plastic National Identity Card for Digital Identification’’ The claim published by various news organisations including Vanguard, the Sun, …

Buhari's Corruption Fight: A Five Year Assessment

As President Muhammadu Buhari enters his sixth year in office, fighting corruption remains one of his signature policy issues. Even before his successful 2015 election campaign, the fight against corruptionhad long been a core part of President Buhari’s personal narrative and popular appeal. Although it is one of the few policy areas in which he …

Fluctuating Fortunes: A 5 Year Assessment Of The Buhari Administration

n assumption of office in May 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari inheritedan economy experiencing a declining growth rate of the GDP. Between 2013and 2014, the economy grew above 6 percent which was more than doublethe annual estimated population growth of 2.6 percent. The high growth ratewas largely attributed to the oil boom during the period. With …