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False claim circulates that minimum wage application portal is now open

A claim that the Nigerian government has opened an application portal for the payment of minimum wage has been circulating on WhatsApp. During Nigeria's 63rd...

False claim circulates that Oyo State government is recruiting medical personnel, charges N2,500 for application form

A claim circulating widely in WhatsApp groups says the Oyo State government is currently recruiting medical personnel and has asked each prospective applicant to...

Claim that banks are seizing funds of unregistered community accounts is MISLEADING!

A claim that commercial banks are deducting monies from unregistered community savings accounts is circulating on social media, particularly on WhatsApp. The claim was made...

How true is the claim that Nigeria has not signed the EU-ACP agreement?

ON November 16, 2023, the Spokesperson of Nigeria’s ministry of Foreign Affairs, Francisca K. Omayuli, signed a Press Release posted on X (formerly Twitter) by...

False claim that Nigerian govt bans ‘Ghana must go’ bags at all airports circulates online

ON December 1, 2023, several Nigerian media platforms reported that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) had instituted a ban on the use...

Is FG giving each Nigerian N25,000 under the Conditional Cash Transfer initiative?

A link to a website with the tag: “FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 25,000 NAIRA CONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFER” is circulating widely in closed WhatsApp groups in Nigeria. The message is...

Claim that bank verification number expires after 10 years resurfaces online

A claim that the Bank Verification Number (BVN) issued to customers by banks in Nigeria expires after 10 years has resurfaced on social media. The...

Did Antony Blinken name Peter Obi, Wike, Keyamo, others in US visa ban announcement?

FOLLOWING the United States' announcement of visa restrictions on Nigerians allegedly involved in undermining the democratic process during the just-concluded Nigeria's 2023 general election,...

Claim that Alex Otti secures $50 million dollars for road construction in Abia is FALSE

A Twitter user, @CossyCosydiva, has claimed that Abia state Governor-elect, Alex Otti, has secured a $50million dollars funding for the construction of a 500km...

Did Patience Jonathan fight for female cadets’ admission into Nigerian Defence Academy?

A claim that Dame Patience Jonathan, the former Nigerian first lady and wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan,  fought for females to be admitted into...

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