Following his press conference on assumption of office as the minister of the FCT, Nyesom Wike has been quoted to have ordered the demolition of Jabi Motor park in Abuja.
The claim is FALSE
One of the sources of the claim is from a one minute-twenty-seven-seconds video shared on Tik-Tok and forwarded many times on WhatsApp
According to a report by Daily Trust, someone speaking in the Hausa language was heard lamenting that “Everyone in Nigeria knows Jabi Park and today the government has ordered its demolition. Our shops have been demolished and our business burned.” However, Daily Trust debunked the claim and confirmed from those at the park that there is neither ongoing demolition or notification of such at the Jabi park and there had been none in 2023.
Still Several statements continued to be shared on social media and blogs supporting the claim.
Verifying the video using a Google reverse image, results revealed that the video was from 2020 when the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) ordered the demolition of illegal shops in the Jabi Motor Park.
The claim that the FCT minister Nyesom Wike had ordered demolition of Jabi Motor Park is false.
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Is website link for Oyo State palliative funds real?
A notice being shared across social media claims that the Oyo State government is calling on citizens to apply for #25,000 palliative fund via a website link
The claim is false
According to the circulating message, interested benefitiaries were to visit the link https://slnkz.com/Oyo-palliative-ng to confirm eligibility.
Though the state governor Seyi Makinde recently announced that the state government will pay Oyo Workers 25,000 and Pensioners N15,000 for Six Months, He however made no mention of a website link.
The pseudo website redirected to one reno-coin website which didn’t load as at the time of check.
A government official explained that workers and pensioners will get the fund credited to the account numbers registered with the state government.
If at all there will be need for a website, it would be the Oyo State government website – oyostate.gov.ng
The web link for checking eligibility for the Oyo State palliative fund is FALSE.
Is Rema a Ghanaian?
A Facebook user posted that Rema, a Ghanian Artiste made Africa proud by performing at the Ballon D’Or.
The claim is FALSE
The post by Raggaemarley Chelsea has gathered 75k likes, 3k comments and 70 shares as at the time of check.
Rema, Afrobeats superstar, delivered a thrilling performance at the 2023 Ballon d’Or award
He gave an electrifying performance at the ceremony which took place in Paris, France captivating the audience with his incredible talent and stage presence.
However, he is not a Ghanian.
Rema’s real name is Divine Ikubor. He is Leading the Next Generation of Nigerian Pop.
He was born 1 May 2000 Benin City, Edo, Nigeria to Nigerian parents.
The claim that Afrobeats superstar, Rema is a Ghanian is False!