Salim Sani Zakariyya Ba Dan Boko Haram Bane

Tushen Magana: A ranar Litinin, 12 ga watan Afirilun shekara ta 2021, masu tantance sahihancin labarain na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani jawabi da wani mai amfani da shafin Twitter mai lakabin @UchePOkoye ya wallafa. Jawabin na dauke da hoton Salim Sani Zakariyya kuma anga wani rubutu a jikin hoton kamar …

FACT-CHECK: Salim Sani Zakariyya Not A Boko Haram Suspect

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Monday, April 12, 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a tweet made by a Twitter user @UchePOkoye with a picture of a young man, Salim Sani Zakariyya, and some inscription that read “Wanted, Boko Haram Suspect”. Okoye’s tweet followed a viral story published by NewsWireNGR that …

FACT-CHECK: Fake Twitter Page Impersonating FG's Youth Program

CLAIM: On February 17, 2021, some concerned citizens alerted fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) to a Twitter page “Nigerian Youth Investment Fund” (NYIF_NGR) which claimed to be a ‘Youth-focused business funding scheme of the Federal Government of Nigeria’. The handlers of the page also called on interested applicants to pay a …

FACT-CHECK: Did Nigerian Journalist, Kiki Mordi Tweet About Aborting Male Children?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: A screenshot of a tweet claimed to be from popular Nigerian Journalist Kiki Mordi went viral last week. The tweet read claimed that Mordi said that there is nothing working with a lady’s decision to abort her baby if she finds out it’s male. “I for none would prefer a female child …

Did President Donald Trump Tweet About Wearing A Face Mask?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Thursday, July 16, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a screenshot of a tweet claimed to have been shared by the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump. A screenshot of the tweet which read: ‘’Wear a Mask’’ was reshared by @scienceIsnew who claimed the tweet was made …