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“We can’t do this alone”: Nigerian fact-checkers teamed up to debunk politicians’ false claims at this year’s election

Misinformation played a key role earlier this year during Nigeria’s 2023 general elections. The election cycle, held between February and March, ended with the...

5 common types of phishing and how to prevent being a victim

PHISHING attacks are fraudulent emails, text messages, phone calls or websites designed to trick users into downloading malware, sharing sensitive information or personal data...

FactCheckHub at 3: Experts proffer solutions to tackling AI disinformation campaigns

Experts working in the disinformation space on Friday identified the need for more advanced methods in addition to the traditional fact-checking process to check...

EXPLAINER: What you need to know about QR code phishing

RECENTLY, the  Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced the suspension of Ejikeme Mmesoma from writing its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for three...

EXPLAINER: Twitter checkmarks and what they symbolise

Upon acquiring the social media platform, Elon Musk, the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, announced that the verification checks that serve as a symbol...

Explainer: Can Nigeria’s President-elect be sworn in without asset declaration?

REACTIONS have continued to trail the statement of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) saying that asset declaration is an integral part of the...

Parody accounts surface on Twitter after Hilda Baci’s cook-a-thon for Guinness World Records feat

FOLLOWING the attempt by the Nigerian chef, Hilda Baci, to beat the last Guinness World Records (GWR) of cooking for the longest hours, several...

Fact-checked: A look at some of Buhari’s claims during his 8 years reign as Nigeria’s president

AS Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure ends on May 29, 2023, it is worth noting that during his eight years tenure as Nigeria’s president, he frequently...

Typological analysis of fact-checking by the Nigerian Fact-checkers’ Coalition during Nigeria’s 2023 general election

Introduction Nigeria’s 2023 general election have come and gone with sprinkles of victory, controversies, and, expectedly, the circulation of false information. The elections, which produced...

Buhari’s scorecard: Analysing Lai Mohammed’s multiple claims as Nigeria’s Information minister

AS the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime comes to an end on May 29, 2023, a prominent member of his cabinet and minister of...

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