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Electricity: Claim that national grid has collapsed eighteen times in 2022 is FALSE

FOLLOWING the collapse of Nigeria's national electricity grid last week, a viral claim has circulated online. The report, which was published by several blogs in...

How true is claim attributed to Charles Soludo on Peter Obi’s investment in Anambra?

A claim circulating on social media attributed to the Anambra State Governor, Charles Soludo, says the investment made by Peter Obi, ex-governor of the...

Amaechi makes false claim that money left by Jonathan administration could not sustain Nigeria for three weeks

ON DECEMBER 26, 2021, Nigeria's Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said the money left behind by former President Goodluck Jonathan's administration could not sustain...

False claim circulates that Nigeria’s State House set out N1.7bn for refreshment in 2022 budget

A TWITTER user, Health is wealth, with the user ID @AdenikeAwe1 on Monday, January 10, 2022 claimed that Nigeria's State House, otherwise known as...

Nigerian journalist makes false claims over numbers of U.S. refineries

A NIGERIAN broadcast journalist, Oseni Rufai, on Sunday, January 30, 2022 claimed that there are over 136 refineries in the United States of America,...

Is Nigeria the largest producer of rice, sorghum in Africa?

THE Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in Nigeria, Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, stated that Nigeria has become the largest producer of rice and sorghum...

Did Nigeria’s inflation rate trend downwards?

The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo on Monday, October 11, 2021, said Inflation in the country trended downwards over the last five months.  This...

Fact-checking Reno Omokri’s claim on Nigeria’s debt profile

A FORMER aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, on Wednesday, September 29, said Nigeria's national debt as of 2015 was N12 trillion naira.  This...

Are SIM cards made in Nigeria?

MINISTER of Communication and Digital Economy Isa Pantami told the press that Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards are now manufactured in Nigeria, this was...

Claim by FIRS that Nigeria is the only country that collects VAT at subnational level is false

LEAD of the Special Tax Operations Group at the Federal Inland Revenue Service  (FIRS) Mathew Gbonjubola claimed that there was nowhere in the world,...

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