Someone Planting Fake News On Sahara Reporters, Nigerian Presidency Says

by Simon Ateba,

he Presidency in Nigeria reiterated again on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari would not be travelling to Washington DC on Monday as first reported by online newspaper, Sahara Reporters.

The Presidency mocked the online newspaper, saying that fake news were being planted there to tarnish its reputation.

“Someone must be planting false news on Saharareporters to rubbish their reputation,” Mr. Buhari’s spokesman Garba Shehu wrote in a Facebook post.

“The President will be in Daura tomorrow 4th September and there are no plan for a US departure whatsoever,” he said.

Sahara Reporters quoted sources as saying that Mr. Buhari would be going to DC to meet with Trump.