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Claim that Burkina Faso will no longer import military uniforms is FALSE

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim Traore, announcing that the country will no longer be importing uniforms for its police and...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) in Nigeria, George Akume warned communication managers across all Ministries, Departments...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement by the Nigerian government, a letter allegedly written by Ex-President Muhammadu Buhari to a former...

Fact-checking multiple claims about development indices in Anambra

AN X user, @uptownoflagos, has made multiple claims about development indices in Anambra State. The claim was made in a post thread in response to...

Social media: How fake news fuels Nigeria’s farmers-herders conflict

Syvaniah Ezekiel had no idea what her life would turn into when she woke up on December 24, 2023. She was completely unaware that...

New study reveals ways to safeguard elections against digital threats

A new study by the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) has identified four important steps in mitigating digital threats to elections while engaging with...

41 accounts use AI to mass-produce political misinformation on TikTok – Report

A new report by NewsGuard has uncovered how 41 TikTok accounts are using AI-generated narration to disseminate political misinformation at scale. The platform described it...

Video does NOT show Kenyan lawmakers hiding in the bush

A Nigerian music artiste, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa popularly called Charly Boy has posted a video online alongside a claim that Kenyan lawmakers were seen...

Video does not show flooding in Austria 

RESIDENTS of Lagos State recently experienced heavy floods following the torrential rain that left many families homeless for days. The development sparked criticisms from the...

US exposes alleged AI-driven Russian ‘bot farm’

THE United States has uncovered an AI-powered information operation run from Russia involving about 1,000 social media accounts posing as Americans. The accounts on X...

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