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CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has concluded plans to launch two innovative digital tools designed to improve the efficiency and accuracy...

Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that over 700 posts declaring their intention not to re-elect the incumbent president of the United...

Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom. In the social media post, the X user claimed that...

How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos - Kano railway cost $2.6billion in Nigeria. He made the claim in a social media...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has debunked a viral message stating that she is bringing investors into Nigeria. She...

Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

A video showing Yahaya Bello, a former governor of Kogi State, listening to music inside a luxury car has resurfaced online. In the footage, Bello...

Video of crowd fleeing their homes is from Burkina Faso not Zamfara

AN X user, Serah Ibrahim (@TheSerahIbrahim), has posted a video showing a huge crowd of mostly women with a claim that the footage shows...

No! Opay is not exiting Nigeria

A viral claim that Opay has reportedly announced its decision to exit Nigeria has been circulating on WhatsApp. The claim was contained in a WhatsApp...

How ICIR-led fact-checking clubs in Nigerian universities are taking media literacy campaigns to grassroots

In an era where misinformation spreads like wildfire, the Countering Misinformation and Promoting Media Literacy (CMPML) project of the International Centre for Investigative Reporting...

Maria Ressa, Levitsky, others headline GlobalFact 11 as keynote speakers

Maria Ressa, a Filipino-American journalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has been announced as the keynote speaker for this year's Global Fact-Checking Summit tagged...

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