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How Twitter stirred inter ethnic crisis in Oyo amidst pandemic

FEBRUARY 15, 2021. Ajani Olaide, a resident of Shasha community narrated how his uncle was killed during the ethnic crisis that ensued between Hausa...

Has First Bank closed its South East branches?

A Special Assistant on New Media to Nigeria's Senate President Abubakar Usman on June 2, 2021 claimed that First Bank of Nigeria has closed...

Ezekwesili, others mull new approach against fake news

NIGERIA’s former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Wednesday, disclosed the need to consider motivating purveyors of factual information, through incentives as a...

Ezekwesili, others headline ICIR, ICFJ Knight Fellowship webinar on misinformation

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) in conjunction with the ICFJ Knight Fellowship in Nigeria will on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021, hold a...

With 55 per cent slash in Education, 42 percent in Health, Executive undercuts development priorities

By, Paul ADEYEYE A REVIEW of the Revised 2020 Budget exclusively obtained by DATAPHYTE indicates that the Federal Government has reduced the total budget size by only ₦84.71...

World Population Day 2019: How many people really live in Nigeria?

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO. DIRECTOR-GENERAL of the National Population Commission (NPC), Ghaji Bello, on Wednesday, said the estimation of Nigeria’s population presently stands at about 198 million. The...

Ezekwesili faults ICIR’s fact check on her out-of-school children’s claim

By Chikezie OMEJE. OBY Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has faulted The ICIR’s fact check on her claim that from the...

ICIR’s Chikezie Omeje wins Africa Check’s fact check award

CHIKEZIE Omeje, a Senior Investigative Reporter with the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), has emerged winner of the 2018 fact check award which...

NBS pulls down misleading education statistics after fact check by ICIR

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has secretly pulled down inaccurate and misleading ‘Education Statistics’ uploaded on its website after the ICIR fact-checked the...

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