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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...

INSIGHT: How much does Nigeria spend yearly to maintain, repair pipelines?

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on July 6, 2021 said the Federal Government spends N60 billion yearly to repair vandalised pipelines. Mohammed...

COVID-19: Reading fake news changes people’s behaviour, study reveals

A study around COVID-19 misinformation says fake stories can change people's behaviour which can have bigger effects on health. The online study which was conducted...

Emotionally intelligent people better at spotting fake news

By  Tony Anderson, University of Strathclyde and David James Robertson, University of Strathclyde The spread of misinformation – in the form of unsubstantiated...

Can neem, bitter leaves, Tagiri, others prevent, cure COVID-19?

TWO videos tweeted by one of the first-class traditional rulers in Nigeria claimed that a combination of African herbs, roots and leaves was the...

Will salt water gargling, nose rinsing wash COVID-19 away?

A man in a video that went viral prescribed a salt solution as a cure for COVID-19. He said rinsing the nose and gargling salt...

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