FACT-CHECK: Is There Tension in Lagos over COVID-19 Vaccine Administration?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Sunday, January 31, 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) received a 51 seconds audio message composed in Hausa. The message circulated on various WhatsApp groups claimed that there is panic in Lagos State and that people are running away from health personnel who have been mandated to …

Kwamitin Gwamnatin Tarayya Kan Yakar Cutar Korona Bai Fitar Da Sanarwa Game Da Saka Dokar Kulle Ba

Tushen Magana: A ranar 15 ga watan Janairun shekara ta 2021 masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani sakon da ake yadawa a manhajar WhatsApp, sakon na cewa kwamitin kar takwana na gwamnatin tarayya aka cutar Korona ya fitar da sakon game da sake kakaba dokar kulle  a …

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 …