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Is CAC offering free registration and #50,000 cash?

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A message circulating on WhatsApp claims that the federal government has ordered the Corporate affairs commission to register people and businesses for free.

 

The claim is FALSE

 

The message which is still circulating on WhatsApp added that individuals or businesses registered will received #50,000 cash.

 

Other benefits as listed on the message included “Certificate of Incorporation, Legal Liability Protection, Free International Trade, Continuity, Ability to transact Oversea, Reputation With Customers, Getting on FG Record.”

 

The message added a web link (https://slnkz.com/CAC-REG2023) for interested applicants to enroll.

 

Checks by Project Factcheck Nigeria showed that the website is a phishing link designed to extract details of unsuspecting applicants.

 

After filling the details, it was discovered that applicants are expected to share a link on WhatsApp till an icon turns green.

 

However, no matter how long you shared, the colour remain the same.

 

Meanwhile, CAC had in a tweet warned the public to disregard the viral message.

 

“Please disregard any SMS or WhatsApp message asking you to enrol for free CAC registration, as it is not from us! Thank you.” The tweet read.

CONCLUSION

The claim that CAC offering free registration and #50,000 cash is FALSE

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💥 WABMA Fake News Debunker Episode 80

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💥 *WABMA Fake News Debunker Episode 80*

🚩 Did the Ivory Coast goalkeeper wear charms at the AFCON Final?
🚩 Does the video show Fulani bandits killed by Burkina Faso soldiers?
🚩 Did Babangida warn Tinubu about a military takeover?

Get the facts here👇🏼

[https://youtu.be/IPzRkE_XyCo](https://youtu.be/IPzRkE_XyCo)

🙏 Please check out this week’s edition of WABMA’s Fake News Debunker.

WABMA collaborates with a network of media practitioners to debunk misinformation on social media and news outlets.

🚀 Download more Debunker videos and articles 👇
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WABMA Fake News Debunker Episode 79

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💥 WABMA Fake News Debunker Episode 79

🚩 Is the voice note from the Whatsapp ambassador real?
🚩 Has MTN barred GLO from calling its users?
🚩 Does the picture show Tony Elumelu’s daughter?

Get the facts here👇🏼

🙏 Please check out this week’s edition of WABMA’s Fake News Debunker.

WABMA collaborates with a network of media practitioners to debunk misinformation on social media and news outlets.

🚀 Download more Debunker videos and articles 👇
https://projectfactchecknigeria.org

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Has MTN barred GLO from calling its users?

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Unverified information being spread says MTN has barred GLO lines from calling its users

The claim is FALSE.
There’s been back and forth lately between MTN and GLO over an alleged debt GLO owes MTN.

Sequel to this, MTN has written the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) requesting to bar GLO lines over the debt.

NCC had published a pre-disconnection notice but resend to a ten day, then 21 days. The disconnection is presently on hold for 21 days starting January 17.

GLO has also officially denied the allegations of an interconnect debt.

However, official information at the moment have it that all disconnection attempts are on hold.

CONCLUSION
The claim that MTN has disconnected GLO lines from calling MTN users is FALSE.

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