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2023 Off-cycle elections: Claims fact-checked ahead of Nov. 11 governorship polls

The off-cycle governorship elections announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are set to be held on Saturday, November 11, 2023 in Bayelsa,...

2023 Elections: EU observers list Keyamo, Fani-Kayode as purveyors of fake news

THE European Union (EU) Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Nigeria, has listed two prominent Nigerians, Festus Keyamo and Femi Fani Kayode (FFK), as purveyors...

Did Antony Blinken name Peter Obi, Wike, Keyamo, others in US visa ban announcement?

FOLLOWING the United States' announcement of visa restrictions on Nigerians allegedly involved in undermining the democratic process during the just-concluded Nigeria's 2023 general election,...

False claim circulates that Alex Otti is the first elected Labour Party governor in Nigeria

Following the declaration of Alex Otti as the winner of Abia State gubernatorial election held on March 18, 2023, netizens have repeatedly shared a...

TikTok vows to uphold Nigeria’s poll integrity, launches in-app election guide

TIKTOK has announced the launch of the Nigeria Election Hub, an in-app election guide, with promises to uphold the integrity of the country's general...

2023 polls: Seven ways to avoid election misinformation

THE impact of information disorder has begun to play out in the build-up to Nigeria's general election, holding in February and March this year....

False claim that Nyesom Wike has defected to APC resurfaces online

A video showing the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, in a virtual meeting has resurfaced online with a claim that he has defected...

Misinformation, disinformation could mar Nigeria’s 2023 elections, CDD warns

THE Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said the proliferation of electoral disinformation, misinformation and weaponisation of fake news, pose threat to the...

Charly Boy makes false claim about October 1 rally held by Peter Obi’s supporters

NIGERIAN music artiste, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, on Sunday tweeted a footage, claiming that the video shows Peter Obi's supporters in the riverine areas holding...

Panellists at fact-checkers conference task Facebook, Twitter to halt fake news

By Harrison Edeh PANELLISTS at the Nigerian Fact-checkers Coalition Conference in Abuja on Tuesday asked social media companies, including Twitter and Facebook to take more...

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No! Makinde is not the first governor to break second term jinx in Oyo State

An Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati, has claimed that...

Video of Shettima disparaging call for restructuring resurfaces online

A video showing Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima, disparaging...

Video of ‘Namibia cultural practice’ is from Uganda!

A claim that a cultural practice in Namibia which...

Video of Sanusi criticising Nigerian government is not recent

A video showing the reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi...

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No! Makinde is not the first governor to break second term jinx in Oyo State

An Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati, has claimed that...

Video of Shettima disparaging call for restructuring resurfaces online

A video showing Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima, disparaging...

Video of ‘Namibia cultural practice’ is from Uganda!

A claim that a cultural practice in Namibia which...

Video of Sanusi criticising Nigerian government is not recent

A video showing the reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi...