Simon Ekpa, a spokesperson for the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and a well-known peddler of claims to fit his separatist movement. Simon Ekpa, who has been on CDD Election War Room radar for a while, has made fresh claims. Some of his previous claims have been checked here and here. On March 14 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: Is Peter Obi ignoring Labour Party’s guber candidate in C’River to support PDP?
FACT CHECK: Peter Obi made these 10 claims on Arise TV — but how true are they?
During a post-election chat by Arise TV on March 13, 2023, Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, made a number of controversial claims. Defending his position about Nigeria’s presidential election, which was held on February 25, 2023, Obi made some assertions, driving further conversations online and offline. CDD Election War Room checked his claims...
FACT CHECK: Does image show Princess Oyefusi, Rhodes-Vivour’s running mate for Lagos guber?
Ahead of the March 18 guber poll across 28 states of the federation, an image has been making the rounds alongside claims that it shows the deputy governorship candidate of the Labour party, Princess Islamiyat Oyefusi. The picture, which shows a lady smoking at an event has been shared across social media with various claims,...
Fact Check: Did the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi win 19 states in the 2023 general elections?
Claim: Peter Obi won 19 states in the just-concluded presidential elections. Verdict: False Context: A post on Twitter and Facebook went viral, claiming the announcement of the presidential election result by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, won the election with 19 states according to...
FACT CHECK: Is Ireti Kingibe the first elected female senator for FCT?
On March 6, 2023, Peter Obi, the Labour Party (LP) Presidential candidate, and the second runner-up in the just-concluded presidential election, met with the newly elected senator for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Ireti Kingibe. Shortly after the meeting, Peter Obi posted on Twitter that she just became the first elected female senator for the...
FACT CHECK: Does Obio Akpor LGA result on INEC portal differ from what was announced?
A Twitter user accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of electoral malpractice. According to the handle, the Obio Akpor LGA result uploaded by the electoral commission on the INEC Result Viewing Portal (IReV) differed from that which was announced by the commission. Verification INEC on Tuesday, February 28, 2022, announced results from Rivers state....
FACT CHECK: Does IReV portal show that Peter Obi won the election?
Social media is rife with claims that Peter Obi, the presidential candidate for the Labour Party (LP), actually won the recently held elections. These claims follow the controversy surrounding the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), which named Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner. A user claimed...
FACT CHECK: Does video show Nigerians protesting Tinubu’s victory in the UK?
A video of people chanting “give us Obi” has been shared on social media alongside claims that it shows Nigerians abroad protesting against the victory of Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress in the February 25 presidential election. The 2023 general elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), which took place in...
FACT CHECK: Image does not show Ekiti election results manipulation as LP spokesperson claims?
Kenneth Okonkwo, the spokesperson of the Labour Party Presidential campaign team, on Sunday, February 26, 2023, challenged the Ekiti state result of the presidential elections. Okonkwo who posted an alleged screenshot of the election result uploaded by CivicHive claimed that the date of the result proves that it was uploaded days before the election, hence,...
FACT CHECK: Viral image of Peter Obi on the cover of Time Magazine is fake
By: Philip Clement Singer-songwriter Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy has claimed that Peter Obi is the latest personality to make the Times Magazine cover page. In a tweet, he also claimed that Obi was among only four Nigerians that have made it to the cover of the magazine. “Only 4 Nigerians have...