Monday, 26 October, 2020

Coronavirus: The taxi driver falsely accused of extortion

Days just after Nigeria recorded its to start with good coronavirus circumstance, a tale went viral on social media.

It claimed the taxi driver who had picked up the client was demanding funds not to distribute the ailment, sparking outrage amongst Nigerians.

The tale was phony, but the effects on Jude Ikuenobe, the person whose photo was made use of in the put up, has been very authentic. He no for a longer time feels safe going out by itself and has acquired dying threats.

His tale is just one illustration of dozens of parts of misinformation that have unfold throughout Nigeria considering that the coronavirus outbreak.

Video producers: Joshua Akinyemi and Yemisi Adegoke

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