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Did the CBN Governor threaten to fight the DSS Director General? 

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A video, mostly circulating on WhatsApp, Telegram, and Tik Tok insinuate that the governor of the Central Bank, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, threatened to fight the Director General of the Department of State Services, Mr. Yusuf Bichi. 

This claim is False, Here are the facts:

The 20-second video shows Mr. Emefiele addressing a press conference on the outcome of the monetary policy committee, where he allegedly commented.

In the video, Emefiele is heard saying, “And I hear that it is making news on social media, well I am not on social media, but let him come and meet in the central bank, let him show his face. Those who feel they want to support him to fight him, come out let’s fight.”

 

The video was subjected to checks and verification using Invid to ascertain its authenticity. It was discovered that the video was manipulated.

 

Subsequently, the original video of the MPC press briefing in September 2021, where Mr Emefiele was answering questions on why it shut down AbokiFX, a website that collated the black market exchange rates of naira.

Conclusion:

Following verification, it has been established that the video in circulation is False and Misleading as the CBN governor did not at any point in time call the DSS DG out for a fight.

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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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Does picture show Tony Elumelu’s daughter?

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A picture being circulated on social media claims to be displaying United Bank for Africa, UBA’s Chairman, Tony Elumelu, alongside his daughter who plaited ‘all back’ during a visit to the President of Benin Republic.

The claim is TRUE.

Putting the picture being circulated on Google image, it brought results leading to the verified Facebook and Instagram pages of Tony Elumelu.

Tony Elumelu posted the pictures with the caption “Today in Benin Republic meeting with President Patrice Talon and his lovely wife Claudine Talon also featuring Gogo Lee #BackToWork #TOEWay”

Findings showed that ‘Gogo Lee’ is the nickname of Elumelu’s second daughter Ogochukwu also known as Ogor.


The picture of Elumelu’s visit has since been shared by many citing Gogo Lee as an example of modesty and humble lifestyle despite access to affluence.

CONCLUSION
The Picture showing Tony Elumelu’s daughter wearing a red shirt, black trouser and ‘all back’ hair is TRUE.

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💥 WABMA Fake News Debunker Edition 78

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💥 WABMA Fake News Debunker Edition 78

🚩 Does the picture show the oldest and second-largest city in Nigeria?
🚩 Was the Congo Election chairperson beaten for announcing fake results?
🚩 Does America use spy pigeons to watch citizens and threats?

Get the facts here👇🏼

🙏 Please see 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

Pls. share to help curb fake news!

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