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No, Saliu Mustapha does not own or run online grant scheme

A claim has been circulating via Short Messaging Services (SMS) that Saliu Mustapha, the Kwara Central Senator-elect is giving out N10,000 as an election...

Photo does not show Peter Obi, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour drunk at Lagos airport

A photo showing the Labour Party's presidential candidate in Nigeria's 2023 general election, Peter Obi and the gubernatorial candidate of the party in Lagos...

Dino Melaye shares misleading video of Nigerian Army accusing Wike of attempting to compromise election

A former Nigerian lawmaker and spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council, Senator Dino Melaye, has tweeted a video with a claim...

#NigeriaDecides2023: Buhari’s aide Ajuri Ngelale makes false claims about disputed election in CNN interview

Nigeria’s February 25, 2023 presidential and national assembly elections were the freest and fairest with only a few glitches, according to Ajuri Ngelale, President...

False claims attributed to European Union delegation, NDI/IRI election observers circulate online

A joint press statement attributed to the European Union (EU) delegation and the NDI/IRI Election Observation Mission to Nigeria calling for the stepping down...

LIVE-CHECK: Misinformation soars aftermath of Nigeria’s 2023 Presidential, NASS elections

There has been a surge in misinformation and disinformation as the collation of results of Nigeria's 2023 Presidential and National Assembly Elections conducted on...

LIVE-CHECK: Claims about results of Nigeria’s 2023 Presidential, NASS elections circulate online

Since Nigeria's 2023 Presidential and National Assembly Elections were conducted on Saturday, February 25, 2023, there have been many claims circulating online and on...

LIVE-CHECK: Results from Nigeria’s 2023 Presidential, National Assembly elections trickle in

RESULTS from various polling units across the country have started trickling in from several collation centres following the conduct of Nigeria's 2023 Presidential and...

LIVE-CHECK: Nigeria’s 2023 Presidential and National Assembly Elections

As Nigerians head to the poll on Saturday, February 25, 2023, for Nigeria's 2023 Presidential and National Assembly Elections, the Nigerian Fact-checkers' Coalition (NFC)...

Does Nigeria’s electoral law say a contestant for House of Reps seat must possess N70 million cash?

The majority leader of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Alhassan Doguwa, has claimed that the electoral law permits a contestant for the House of Representatives...

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