With this year's April Fools Day going viral on social media with most misleading stories , Yen.com.gh compiles the top five most misleading stories that made it to the various Ghanaian websites on April Fools' Day. Falling for these stories make you April's biggest 'fool'!
1. Ghana coach Avram Grant sacked (Ghana web)
In what turned out to be viral piece of misleading spoof, the untrue story of Avran Grant being sacked as Ghana's coach made it to the sports headlines in Ghana!
"Sources from the Ghana Football Association (GFA) hinted that his interdiction came on Thursday night." the story alleged.
2. Breaking: Joy FM Host Kojo Yankson Arrested During Live Show
What could have been the cause of his arrest? One would have asked. Well, true to form myjoyonline.com pulled the best of prank with such a story as they wooed Ghanaians with false videos of the morning show host, Grant being whisked away in handcuffs by an alleged BNI operative.
3. Joy FM poaches Bola Ray Back to Multimedia (myjoyonline.com)
Much surprise did it remain when thousands were up to the shock that the on-air personality after joining EIB network just some few years back is now packing bag and baggage to join his first love, Multimedia Group of Companies.
4. Yvonne Nelson pregnant for actor John Dumelo (myjoyonline.com)
Yet again, much lovers of entertainment stormed the website of myjoyonline.com feeding on what has been the most misleading story of the day!
"Myjoyonline.com is learning that the friendship, or relationship between the two is back in full swing with Yvonne being pregnant for John Dumelo," the statement read.
Footballer Afriyie Ankrah renews wedding vow (Bigspoofs.com)
April Fools Day ended with a touch of misleading sports news! Satirical website, Bigspoofs.com reported that Ghanaian footballer, Afriyie Acquah has renewed his wedding vow to wife, Amanda in a short ceremony in Turin on Friday morning. The ceremony was alleged to have attended by close family and friends. The wedding was officiated by Pope Francis, whose long-awaited apostolic exhortation on the family will be published on April 8, and will be known by its Latin name, “Amoris Laetitia” (“The Joy of Love”), on love in the family.
"May God bless your union and make it grow stronger in the midst of adversities from near a far. May Amanda learn to support Afriyie for all the years to come without giving into temptations from rich men or more handsome men,” the Pope is alleged to have stated.