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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...

Fact-checking Buhari’s national broadcast on currency swap, cash crunch

NIGERIA's President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, February 16, 2023, addressed the nation on the redesigned naira notes amidst its scarcity and the government's currency swap...

Fact-checking Peter Obi’s claim on monthly salary of professors in Nigeria

PETER Obi, Labour Party's  presidential candidate in Nigeria's 2023 general election, has claimed that a Professor in the country receives N400,000 as monthly salary,...

Fake circular on Nigeria Immigration Service staff replacement circulates on WhatsApp

A press release attributed to the Civil Defense, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) has claimed that the application for the Nigeria Immigration...

Claim that Sokoto govt approves death penalty law for blasphemy is FALSE

MULTIPLE posts circulating on social media claimed that the Sokoto State Government has enacted a law, approving the death penalty as punishment for the...

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