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How true is the claim that eating Beans with ripe Plantains is ‘food poison’?

A claim that eating beans with ripe plantain, a popular food combination in Nigeria, is considered poisonous and unhealthy has resurfaced online. The combination is...

Obinna Nwosu makes false claim about Indomie production

ON May 1, 2023, Obinna Nwosu, a House of Representatives candidate for African Democratic Congress (ADC)  in Abia State at the just concluded general...

Old video of World Doctors Alliance on Covid-19 resurfaces online

A video of a press conference where a European-based group of medical practitioners were seen discrediting the COVID-19 pandemic has resurfaced on social media. The...

Does excessive sugar cause diabetes? Analysing Nigeria’s claim for taxing sugar beverages

By Joseph Olaoluwa   Mama Risikat Kasali's back burned from the welts of the scorching sun as she dropped the ice cold bowl of cold drinks...

How true is the claim that drinking pineapple with hot water cures cancer?

A video has circulated online claiming that drinking pineapple with hot water can cure cancer. A Facebook user, Oyindamola Adeniyi, posted the video on the...

Did US-funded Biolabs in Nigeria lead to monkeypox outbreak?

The media space, especially social media platforms, has been inundated with claims that the current spread of monkeypox was linked to at least four...

Cholera did NOT kill 938 people in 22 states as claimed by minister

The minister of environment Mohammed Mahmood Abubakar on Monday, August 23, 2021 claimed that the cholera outbreak has so far led to the death...

Does drinking onion juice prevent, treat prostate diseases?

A message shared with the FactCheckHub via WhatsApp on April 20, 2021 claimed that onion juice can prevent and treat prostate diseases. The message which...

Claim that warm water is effective in curing epilepsy, others is FALSE

By Olayinka SHEHU. A VIRAL post on WhatsApp retrieved on August 16 claims that drinking warm water ‘will resolve’ many health conditions, including epilepsy and high...

Can walking barefoot increase the size of a man’s genital?

A viral blog post claims that walking barefoot may increase the size of a man’s genital. The report, published on June 3, 2020 on Globalnea.com,...

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