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 WHO Ta Sauya Matsayin Ta Game Da Killace Kai da Bada Tazara?

Gaskiyar Magana: Karya Ne! Tushen Magana: A ranar 25 ga watan Fabrairun shekara ta 2021, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano labari da ake yadawa ta manhajar WhatsApp da ke ikirarin cewa hukumar lafiya ta duniya (WHO) ta sauya matsayin ta game da ka’idojin kare ka daga kamuwa …

FACT-CHECK: Has WHO Made A U-turn On Isolation and Social Distancing?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: On February 25, 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a WhatsApp broadcast claiming that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has completely made a U-turn on Coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols and guidelines. The broadcast claimed that the international health body made a declaration that individuals infected with COVID-19 do …