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FACT CHECK: Images show Peter Obi and Rhodes-Vivour after getting drunk?

FACT CHECK: Images show Peter Obi and Rhodes-Vivour after getting drunk?

On February 18, 2023, a Twitter user shared two photos of Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate, and Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, the party’s gubernatorial candidate for Lagos State. In the first photo, the political colleagues are seen sitting with food, drinks, a duvet, and a blanket in front of them. For the second photo, they are...

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FACT CHECK: How true are Atiku Abubakar’s claims from the NESG presidential dialogue?

FACT CHECK: How true are Atiku Abubakar’s claims from the NESG presidential dialogue?

Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, made several claims about corruption and the economy while speaking at the interactive session with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.  In response to a specific question about how he intends to deal with corruption and the international perception of Nigeria as a corrupt country, Atiku mentioned meeting...

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FACT CHECK: Keyamo, Fani-Kayode post images from Chicago as APC rally in Sokoto?

FACT CHECK: Keyamo, Fani-Kayode post images from Chicago as APC rally in Sokoto?

Festus Keyamo and Femi Fani-Kayode, spokespersons of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, shared images, which they claimed were from APC rally in Sokoto. CDD Election War Room checked, and found that one of the images shared was from a totally different event two years ago. Keyamo, who serves as Nigeria’s minister of...

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FACT CHECK: How true are Atiku’s claims about Buhari versus PDP economy?

FACT CHECK: How true are Atiku’s claims about Buhari versus PDP economy?

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), made multiple claims about the Nigerian economy while speaking at a rally in Delta State.  Claim I: Abubakar, who was vice-president from 1999 to 2007, claimed that “when the PDP was in power, Nigeria had the biggest economic growth until it became the biggest...

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FACT CHECK: Did INEC chairman say fuel queues are putting elections at risk?

FACT CHECK: Did INEC chairman say fuel queues are putting elections at risk?

Multiple social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter claim that the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said fuel scarcity is putting the election at risk. The posts suggest that Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC chairman, said this at a meeting with the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)....

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