Shin Gwamnatin Tarayya Na Bada Tallafin N30,000 a Zango Na Biyu Na Bullar Cutar Korona?

Gaskiyar Magana: Karya Ne Tushen Magana: A ranar Alhamis, 18 ga watan Maris din shekara ta 2021, masu tantance sahihancin labarai dan gano sahihancin sun a Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani da ake yadawa ta manhajar WhatsApp. Labarin na cewa yanzu haka gwamnatin tarayya na bada tallafin N30,000 ga jama’a a …

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 …

Labaran Karya da CDD ta Gano a Makon Karshe na Watan Fabrairun Shekara ta 2021

Hakika illolin labaran karya ko labaran bogo a fili suke. Labaran karya na iya haifar da rudani da tashin hankali dama jefa mutane cikin zulumi. Da alama masu kirkira da yada labaran bogi na cin kare su ba babbaka musamman a kafafen sada zumunta na zamani, ta yadda suke yada wadan nan labarai ta fuskoki …

CDD NEWSLETTER FOR WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 28, 2021

Last week, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD’s) newsletter examined the dangers of disinformation (fake news) to the corporate existence of Nigeria as a nation. While fake news is not a new phenomenon, over time, the spread of disinformation has taken various dimensions. To survive the times, one must be cautious of claims or …

Shin Status Din Da WhatsApp Ya Saka Wani Salon Kutse Ne Ga Masu Amfani Da Manhajar?

Gaskiyar Al’amari: Karya Ne. Tushen Magana: A ranar 31 ga watan Janairun shekara ta 2021, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigada (CDD) sun gano wata murya da aka nada kuma aka yadata a manhajar WhatsApp da ke gargadin dukkan mutane masu amfani da manhajar ta WhatsApp da su guji latsa status …

FACT-CHECK: Is Newly Introduced WhatsApp Status A Bait?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On January 31, 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a trending voice note warning all WhatsApp users against clicking on the newly introduced status. The voice note said: “an Arab guy” is behind the new WhatApps status update and any attempt to click on it would grand …

Gwamnatin Jahar Katsina Bata Hana Anfani Da Facebook da WhatsApp Ba!

Tushen Magana: A ranar Laraba, 9 ga watan Disamban shekara ta 2020, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani labari da aka wallafa kuma ya yadu kamar wutar daji, labarin yace gwamnatin jahar Katsina ta haramta anfani da kafafen sada zumunta na zamani wato Facebook da WhatsApp. Labarin …

WhatsApp, Facebook Not Banned by Katsina State Government

VERDICT: False and Misleading CLAIM: On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a viral message trending on WhatsApp groups, claiming that the Katsina State Government has banned the use of social media application – WhatsApp and Facebook. The story  published by different media outfits  had headlines:: Katsina …

FACT-CHECK: Can You Invest N25k and Get N50k Instantly Using winners Pay Investment Platform?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On Monday, August 17, 2020, fact-checkers at Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted on a Facebook post claiming that an investor can win N50,000 instantly from N25,000 investment. The post which claimed the investment is an easy one said the 100 per cent benefit of investment can be received in less than one …

WhatsApp and Nigeria’s 2019 Elections: Press Release

WhatsApp both strengthens and undermines Nigerian democracy, says UK-Nigeria research team Research findings were released today by a UK-Nigerian research team examining the role of WhatsApp in Nigeria’s 2019 elections. Drawing on citizen surveys and interviews with political campaigns, the report underlines the ways in which WhatsApp has promoted the spread of “fake news” around …

Was Nigeria minimum wage $120 in 2010 more valued than $83 in 2019?

Verdict: Partially True The Claim: A WhatsApp post questioning the monetary value of the new minimum wage has gone viral. The post reads; “Nigeria minimum wage in 2010 was N18, 000 ($120). In 2019, the minimum wage is N30, 000 ($83). They won’t show you this”. Following the signing of the new National Minimum Wage Act by …

Did INEC Threaten to Award Presidential Election Victory to Atiku?

Verdict: FALSE The Claim: CDD has spotted a story claiming that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has threatened to award the election victory to the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential elections. The claim was made on April 9, 2019, by the dailyadvent. It says that PDP and …

Did Miyetti Allah Demand for the Refund of N3.8b Campaign Funds Given to the APC Gubernatorial Candidate?

  Verdict: False Claim:  The CDD have spotted a story circulating on WhatsApp alleging that Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, (MACBAN) are insisting that the sum of N3.8 billion financial contribution made to the APC gubernatorial election in Akwa Ibom State Mr Nsima Ekere, and his godfather, Senator Godswill Akpabio is returned to …

How true is the Tweet claiming Jega condemned the conduct of the 2019 General Elections?

  Verdict: False The Claim: Today, a Twitter account belonging to a PDP support group, @PDPVanguard, posted a tweet attributed to the former INEC chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega. The tweet which has already garnered 189 likes, 8 comments and 108 retweets read: The @MBuhari government had succeeded in destroying the huge gains made in political …