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FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification across social media platforms, is among the 39 organisations from 34 countries that receive a...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with a claim that democracy began globally from Igbo land. The claimant attributed the claim to Bruce...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers at Stanford and Carnegie Mellon has shown that most prominent brands are inadvertently funding online...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on the social media platform with a claim that the Nigerian Army is heading out for...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan, has claimed that the last time Nigeria bought a gold bar was in the 1960s. Senator...

False claim about homeless people in Africa attributed to Seun Kuti circulates online

A claim attributed to a Nigerian singer, Seun Kuti, regarding the total number of homeless people in Africa has surfaced on the X platform. The...

No! Makinde is not the first governor to break second term jinx in Oyo State

An Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati, has claimed that Seyi Makinde is 'the only Governor to have broken the jinx of a second term...

Video of Shettima disparaging call for restructuring resurfaces online

A video showing Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima, disparaging the clamour for restructuring in the country has resurfaced online. In the video, Shettima downplayed the...

Claim that people must die for the ‘new world order’ attributed to Vanessa Kerry is FALSE

A viral claim that one of John Kerry's daughters said that billions of humans must die for the 'new world order' has surfaced on...

Video of ‘Namibia cultural practice’ is from Uganda!

A claim that a cultural practice in Namibia which requires a bachelor to be seduced by the sisters of his intending bride has resurfaced...

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