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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...

‘Blue Check’ verified accounts are flooding Twitter with misinformation – Report

A News Guard’s ‘misinformation monitor’ report has revealed that Twitter's "blue check" which was previously an indication of an account's authenticity, has now become...

2023 election: How false attributions on social media contribute to misinformation

As part of their strategy to undermine Nigeria's 2023 general elections, fake news merchants are now attributing unfounded statements to public figures to dissuade...

How Charly Boy spreads disinformation to promote Peter Obi’s candidacy

NIGERIAN music artiste, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa also known as Charly Boy, is fond of using manipulated videos and photos to promote the presidential bid...

2023 election: How dearth of data threatens fact-checking, exposes citizens to political misinformation in Nigeria

ON August 20, 2022, the presidential candidate of Accord Party, Christopher Imumolen said Nigeria has about 350,000 police personnel while speaking about his plan...

#NigeriaDecides2023: 10 disinformation trends in election season

By Allwell Okpi   Nigeria’s 2023 elections are only weeks away. Voters are set to pick a president and members of the national assembly on 25...

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