Fatimah Quadri

Seasoned fact-checker and researcher Fatimah Quadri has written numerous fact-checks, explainers, and media literacy pieces for The FactCheckHub in an effort to combat information disorder. She can be reached at sunmibola_q on X or [email protected].

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Online tools to identify and counter misinformation on the internet

IN an era where misinformation proliferates online, the need for effective tools to identify and counter false information has become increasingly urgent. From fact-checking platforms...

False claim about mRNA vaccines circulates on WhatsApp

A claim that the United States' Supreme Court has declared that people who are vaccinated are no longer humans has been circulating on internet,...

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