What’s The Difference Between Nigerian Government Statements And Fake News?


In Nigeria today, we have learnt to take communications emanating from the presidency with a pinch of salt because there’s a high likelihood such information will be changed a short couple of hours or days later.

Take for instance, the information surrounding the president’s health. In 10 days, we have heard the following:


    Buhari is sick – Adesina (Read here)
    Buhari is hale and hearty – VP (Read here)
    Buhari is not sick, not in any hospital – Lai Moh'd (Read here)
    Whose report should we believe?


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