The post read: “Breaking News!! Military overthrows thé Nigérian Govt and all political activities & parties have been suspended immediately.”
Is any of this true? We checked.
No military coup in Nigeria
And the biggest sign that the statement was fabricated is that there were no reports in Nigeria’s mainstream media or the international press, as you would expect if it were true.
Nigeria transitioned from military to civilian rule in 1999 and since then there have been five successive general elections. The next general elections are scheduled to be held in January and February 2023.
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