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FACT CHECK: Trending video of South African Police Deputy Minister is from 2017

By Olugbenga ADANIKIN. ON September 2, Signal, an online newspaper designed to produce exclusive reports on politics, policy, governance among others posted a claim that projected Bongani Mkongi, former...

Two recently shared pictures, video are not from fresh xenophobic attacks

By Rebecca Akinremi. XENOPHOBIC attacks in South Africa have become more prominent, particularly in the past one week, with many foreign nationals killed, threatened, and their...

G7 2019 summit: Why Nigeria was not invited

By Damilola OJETUNDE. THE G7 2019 summit held in France between August 24 and  26 had come and gone.  The G7 annual meeting is attended only by...

NYSC says it’s at ‘forefront’ of total compliance with FOI Act, but it’s not true

THE Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim on Friday says the Corps has been at the forefront of  total...

Report of Nigeria topping Africa contradicts FG’s claims on local rice production

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO. IN JULY 2014, Akinwumi Adesina, then minister of agriculture and rural development, predicted that Nigeria would become Africa’s largest rice exporter ‘in five...

Fact Check: No public evidence showed President Buhari supported Anti-Open Grazing Law

By Olugbenga ADANIKIN. THE Presidency may not entirely be right about President Muhammadu Buhari’s support for the Anti-Open Grazing Law enacted by the Benue State Government...

FACT CHECK: Scrutinising Osinbajo’s misrepresentation about free trade agreement, and other claims at VP debate

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO. VICE President Yemi Osinbajo was not entirely truthful about the African Continental Free Trade Area during his presentation at Friday’s Vice Presidential debate,...

FACT CHECK: Ita Enang lied, Buhari already approved funds for arms purchase before seeking legislators’ consent

By Kingsley OBIEJESI. President Buhari had already approved the withdrawal of the sum of $496 million (N151 billion) from the Excess Crude Account (ECA), before seeking...

FACT CHECK: Has Buhari reduced rice importation by 90%? NO!

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO. President Muhammadu Buhari apparently considers the huge cut to rice importation from Thailand one of his administration’s greatest achievements. During his ongoing visit...

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