CLAIM: All Schools To Re-open On September 7

Olakunle Mohammed¬† News surfaced online that the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has given directives for all schools in Nigeria to reopen on 7th September 2020. The alleged September 7th school reopening date went viral on Twitter when @trustawo shared a video on 18th August at 1:22 pm showing the Education minister addressing a […]

CLAIM: NCDC Shares N45,000 COVID-19 Relief Fund To Nigerians

Olakunle Mohammed EXPLAINER The screenshot of a bank credit alert went viral on WhatsApp in early August, claiming the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was disbursing COVID-19 Relief Fund to Nigerians. The text message which was sent by the phone number “+2347042941369” had the content of a regular Nigerian bank credit alert message. The […]

CLAIM: Nobel Laureate, Dr. Dennis Mukwege Resigns, Accuses Government Of Coronavirus Patients’ Data Falsification

Olakunle Mohammed¬† Last week, a WhatsApp message (news report) alleging that COVID-19 coverups were the reason Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Dennis Mukwege, had resigned from the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) COVID-19 Response Team surfaced on social media platforms. The ‘news report’ shared on many Facebook pages, Instagram posts, WhatsApp broadcast messages, and blog […]