Nigerians at home and abroad have reacted in different ways to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) pronouncement which declared Bola Tinubu as the winner of the February 25, 2023 election. Multiple parties, including the Labour Party and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are contesting the elections through laid-out legal means. On March 15, 2023,...
FACT CHECK: INEC yet to declare Labour Party’s Alex Otti as governor-elect in Abia
FACT CHECK: Viral video shows clash in Congo, not election violence Nigeria
FACT CHECK: Did INEC declare Adebutu Ogun state governor-elect?
FACT CHECK: Did APGA sponsor vote-buying in Anambra?
FACT CHECK: Did INEC officials upload manipulated result sheet on IREV?
FACT CHECK: Did INEC Chairman Work Under Wike As TETFUND Secretary?
FACT CHECK: Did Bola Ahmed Tinubu Blame the All Progressive Congress Chieftains for Election Results in Lagos state?
FACT CHECK: Did INEC chairman work under Wike as Amaechi claims?
FACT CHECK: Were INEC ad-hoc staff shot in Abua Odual, Rivers state?
FACT CHECK: Is it true that there was no violence in Lagos guber poll as Adamu Garba claims?
FACT CHECK: Did OSPAC members disrupt elections in Rivers?
FACT CHECK: Did 10 BVAS machine go missing in Oporoza community RAC?
FACT CHECK: Did Hoodlums chase INEC Officials in Osun state?
FACT CHECK: Does video show a man shot in Ago, Lagos state on election day?
FACT CHECK: Do videos show LP thugs intimidating and harassing voters as Keyamo claimed?
FACT CHECK: Did hoodlums burn voting materials in Ogbia LGA, Bayelsa state?
FACT CHECK: INEC manipulating election results in Emohua LGA, Rivers state?
FACT SHIELD: Should your dog be with you at the polling unit?
FACT CHECK: Election results uploaded to IReV portal at 9:55am in Rivers state?
FACT CHECK: Did US ask INEC to prove election results are credible as Charly Boy claims?
FACT CHECK: Is this a throwback picture of Tinubu and the current Chief Justice of Nigeria?
Shortly after Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the APC candidate, Bola Tinubu as the winner of the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi vowed to challenge the outcome of the process in court. Obi, who is the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, said he won the election and would prove it in court. Reacting through Bayo...
FACT CHECK: Does video show how Obi, Atiku planned to rig presidential elections?
A few days after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the APC candidate, Bola Tinubu as the winner of the 2023 presidential election, there has been an uproar that the poll was not free and fair. The PDP and Labour Party claimed that the election was rigged by the APC therefore, Bola Tinubu, should...
FACT CHECK: Were Nassarawa state results seen in Lagos PU on IReV portal?
A day after the presidential election was held, a Twitter user uploaded the INEC – Result Console of the “LEKKI SCHEME I -II” polling unit in Lagos state side by side with the original result sheet of the same polling unit. The Twitter user claimed he stood under the rain in the polling unit to...
FACT CHECK: Did presiding officers upload selfies instead of results sheet on IReV portal?
As the collation of results of the 2023 presidential election is ongoing, there have been different claims and assertions going around against the competence and effectiveness of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its staff. A lot of people are claiming that the INEC did not train their staff efficiently towards the general election....
FACT CHECK: Did El-Rufai say Tinubu is a drug baron?
News reports, published in May 2019, are making the rounds on social media, especially WhatsApp, claiming Nasir El-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, said he cannot be the running mate to Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to the report, El-Rufai was quoted to have referred to Tinubu as a...
FACT CHECK: Did INEC REC in Lagos say Igbos were denied PVCs because they’re immigrants?
Kenneth Okonkwo, a spokesperson of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council, claims Olusegun Agbaje, said Igbos in Lagos are being denied their permanent voter cards (PVCs) because they are immigrants. Olusegun Agbaje is the resident electoral commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos. Okonkwo and a group known as Leaders After...
FACT CHECK: Verifying Tinubu’s claims on security situation in Nigeria since 2015
Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the APC, made some controversial claims while comparing the state of Nigeria’s security during the Goodluck Jonathan administration and under the Muhammadu Buhari government. Here are the claims Tinubu made: Verification Is Boko Haram no more occupying 17 Local Governments Areas? According to a report by Reuters, the terrorist organisation...
FACT CHECK: Is this a real voter card with the image of a boy?
An image of a voter card with the face of a child and the details of an adult has been making the rounds on social media, alongside claims that it shows a child voter, and could possibly compromise the integrity of the 2023 elections. CDD Election War Room analysed the picture in question, and here...
FACT CHECK: Does INEC have plans to cancel or postpone elections?
Multiple newspapers reported that INEC said it will cancel or postpone the upcoming 2023 general elections. This is false, according to verification by CDD Election War Room. The newspapers, bloggers, and social media influencers claimed that INEC said in a recent briefing that it will cancel the elections due to security reasons. Verification This claim...