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UPDATED: Is Peter Obi the first presidential candidate to give an account of his campaign expenses?

AN X handle @Igbohistofacts has claimed that Peter Obi is the first Nigerian presidential candidate to publicly give account of his election campaign funds. The...

2023 in Review: Major fake news that clouded Nigeria’s media space

MAJOR events like the 2023 general elections had their fair share of misinformation and disinformation that contributed to the malaise in Nigeria's media space. ...

Top 10 political claims we fact-checked in 2023

NIGERIA's general election is arguably one of the biggest events of 2023. The election was characterized by various forms of inaccurate and misleading claims...

Off-cycle election: Does INEC’s iReV show an over-voting of 174,183 votes in Adavi, Okehi and Okene LGAs of Kogi state?

An image showing the analysis of over-voting in three local government areas of Kogi state has circulated on social media following the conclusion of...

Stakeholders urge media organisations to uphold ethical reporting to combat misinformation, hate speech

Stakeholders in the Nigerian information space have urged media organisations to play crucial role in countering misinformation and hate speech by upholding ethical standards...

No! Video does not show Dino Melaye fainted after Kogi governorship election

A video clip showing the candidate of the People Democratic Party(PDP) in Kogi State governorship election, Dino Melaye, has surfaced on Facebook with the...

Key Nigerian political figures fact-checked during off-cycle governorship elections in Imo, Kogi, Bayelsa

SOME influential Nigerian politicians shared false information in the build-up, amid and after the just concluded off-cycle elections in Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi states held...

Online misinformation trails Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi governorship polls

Online misinformation has continued to trail the collation of governorship poll results and the announcement of winners by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),...

LIVE-CHECK: Governorship polls hold in Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi today

The electorate in 3 States of the Nigerian federation will today elect their respective state's chief executives in an off-cycle governorship election. The states...

All you need to know about Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi off-cycle elections

RESIDENTS of Kogi, Bayelsa, and Imo States will choose their new governors on November 11, 2023 respectively, when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...

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Did Obi fail to conduct local government elections as Anambra governor?

A former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed...

Coordinated disinformation networks flooded social media before EU elections – Report

Dutch researchers have revealed that coordinated networks of accounts...

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

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government...

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

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...

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Did Obi fail to conduct local government elections as Anambra governor?

A former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed...

Coordinated disinformation networks flooded social media before EU elections – Report

Dutch researchers have revealed that coordinated networks of accounts...

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

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government...

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

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...