5G technology did NOT cause hundreds of deaths in Nigeria
There is no evidence that 5G is harmful to your health and there is also no 5G network in Nigeria at the moment.Broadcast messages shared on Whatsapp warned Lagos residents to stay indoors, claiming that the state was planning to start testing 5G, which it said was responsible for hundreds of deaths in the northern state of Kano. Both claims are false.
Nigeria's health minister said that more than half of the nearly 1,000 deaths in Kano in April "may have been triggered or due to Covid-19".
He was announcing the findings of an investigation into a rise in "unexplained deaths" in Kano. He made no mention of 5G.
There is no evidence that wireless technologies, of which 5G is one, are harmful to your health.
In addition, the claims of a link between 5G and Covid-19 have been condemned as false by the scientific community and branded "complete rubbish".
There is also no 5G network in Nigeria at the moment, nor was there in April when the deaths were reported.
A three-month trial of 5G in Nigeria did start in November 2019, but the trial "has been concluded and the installation decommissioned", the Nigerian Communication Commission confirmed in a statementThe World Health Organization says that coronavirus cannot spread over mobile/data networks.
The Nigerian Communication Commission released a statement saying 5G has not been deployed in Nigeria.