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Should government regulate social media? Stakeholders react

THE Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative Gbenga Sesan has urged the Nigerian government to channel the energy directed at social media regulation to carrying...

ICIR/ICFJ to hold social media regulation webinar

THE International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), in collaboration with The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), is organising a webinar on social media regulation...

NDA attack: Facts about viral video in circulation

A viral video, on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, emerged on social media shortly after local media reported news of the bandits' attack on the...

Facebook has removed 18 million posts with COVID-19 misinformation – Zuckerberg

FACEBOOK  has removed 18 million posts containing misinformation about COVID-19, the  founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg said. Zuckerberg told "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King...

COVID-19: Claims about transmission via water, vaccine death toll fact-checked

AS the world battle ongoing concerns around COVID-19 vaccine safety, side effects, vaccine hesitancy and refusal, a Twitter user posted that reports related to...

FactCheckHub masterclass on identifying, debunking misinformation

To commemorate its one year anniversary, The FactCheckHub held a verification masterclass. The masterclass titled, “How to identify and debunk misinformation,” took place on Zoom...

Website offering commonwealth scholarship is a scam, here is why

The Commonwealth is offering scholarships, however, a misleading website is being circulated on WhatsApp. This is a trend observed by The FactCheckHub overtime whereby scammers...

Twitter partners news platforms to tackle misinformation

IN a bid to tackle misinformation on its micro-blogging platform, Twitter has partnered with two international news platforms, the Associated Press (AP) and Reuters. Making...

FactCheckHub set to host masterclass to commemorate 1st anniversary

IN commemoration of its one year anniversary, The FactCheckHub is set to host a verification masterclass. The matersclass titled, "How to identify and debunk misinformation,”...

Fake News: Lai Mohammed seeks partnership with Nigerians in Diaspora

AS part of efforts to check the spread of fake news, the Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, sought partnership with...

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