Nurudeen Akewushola

Nurudeen Akewushola is a fact-checker with FactCheckHub. He has authored several fact checks which have contributed to the fight against information disorder. You can reach him via [email protected] and @NurudeenAkewus1 via Twitter.

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...

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...

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...

Video of Sanusi criticising Nigerian government is not recent

A video showing the reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, speaking on the failure of the Nigerian government to address various problems bedevilling...

OpenAI disrupts Israeli, Chinese, Russian influence campaigns

OpenAI has announced that it disrupted covert influence campaigns originating from Russia, China, Israel and Iran. The artificial intelligence (AI) company disclosed in its report...

No! Video does not show Igbos killed in Mozambique over money rituals

A graphic video showing young men being set ablaze on the street after being beaten by mobs has surfaced online with a claim that...

Claim that bandits ordered Nigerian churches to close down resurfaces online

A video showing a former commissioner of Police in Zamfara State, Ayuba Elkana, confirming the receipt of a threat letter from suspected bandits, directing...

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...

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...

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