Instablog9ja to be investigated for fake news.
You all remember some twitter handle @pwitycindy, Igbo angle on twitter, an account that posted about how a lady finds herself in a situation of cheating between her boyfriend and her friend.
Well, this is the real gist about it.
It happens that the account wasn’t real, and the picture used on that account is a picture of a university of Ilorin student, who claimed she has not even being able to see her friend for about three months now.
Instablog without finding out the truth for it posted, other bloggers without knowing how true this is also posted it and the whole issues went viral like fire, the young lady started getting strange calls from her parents, family and course mates in school, who are so worried and some were even angry at her for trying to be a public nuisance.
I got the desperate call from this disturbed lady who called to explain how instablog9ja has posted the whole lies and everyone in her family seems to be calling me, friends and enemies seems to be worried for her.
The case was forwarded to Yali pass the right information to the public and instablog9ja is currently under investigation for other news he has being posting lately.
This is also to warn other bloggers who often post news without finding out how true the source is,
Journalism is a way of bringing truth and informing the unknown to people not the other way round, the investigation source says.
According to Yali direct source,
” A lot of bloggers and media people in Nigeria posts information without finding out how true this they are , and this has caused a lot of problems in family ,politics etc, this is the right time to hit the nail on the wood, starting with the media people at the top.