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Is Nigeria, 4 other countries responsible for 80 per cent COVID-19 cases in West Africa?

PROF Stanley Okolo, the Director-General of West African Health Organisation (WAHO) claimed that Nigeria and four other countries are responsible for over 80 per...

Does Nigeria account for 5 per cent COVID-19 deaths in Africa?

BOSS Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) of Nigeria on Thursday, July 23, announced that the country has recorded 5 per...

Was a baby born holding the mother’s failed IUD?

A REPORT alluding that a newborn baby was born holding the mother’s intrauterine device, IUD, has gone viral on the social media. Aside the social...

Did WHO share viral message on ‘7 biggest brain-damaging habits’?

A  MESSAGE with the headline “7 biggest brain-damaging habits”, attributed to the World Health Organisation (WHO), has been trending on social media. This message has...

Was Access Bank in Onne, Rivers State shut down due to COVID-19 infection?

A viral voice note on WhatsApp last June claimed that Access Bank in Onne, Rivers State has been shut down due to the coronavirus...

Did Lagos teaching hospital admit 500 COVID-19 patients daily?

A VIRAL post on WhatsApp claimed that the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) admits not less than 500 COVID-19 patients on a daily basis. The...

Was Abba Kyari flown to UK for treatment and cremated?

By ‘Kunle Adebajo On Sunday, April 19, two days after the death of Nigeria’s former Chief of Staff Abba Kyari was announced, a Twitter user...

No, study does not show staring at women’s breasts prolongs lifespan …NAN shares two-decade-old hoax

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO A 20-year-old hoax suggesting that staring at female breasts has the effect of promoting longevity in men has been circulated by the News...

Ngige’s claim about surplus doctors in Nigeria is FALSE

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO. NIGERIA’s Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said there is nothing worrisome about the population of doctors in the country as there are...

Did Buhari promise to revitalise 10,000 PHCs, as denied by Adewole?

On Sunday, Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, said the Federal Government never promised to revitalise 10,000 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the country. While saying this on...

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