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Scam Alert: Viral WhatsApp contact does not belong to Lagos governor, Sanwo-Olu

A telephone number attributed to the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has surfaced online with a claim that the governor makes his WhatsApp contact...

False claim circulates that Ireti Kingibe is the first elected female FCT senator

A claim that Ireti Kingibe is the first female senator to be elected in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) into Nigeria's National Assembly (NASS)...

No! 19-year-old man did not commit suicide after Peter Obi lost 2023 presidential election

A claim has circulated online alongside an image that a 19-year-old young man from Plateau State had committed suicide following Peter Obi, the presidential...

No, Saliu Mustapha does not own or run online grant scheme

A claim has been circulating via Short Messaging Services (SMS) that Saliu Mustapha, the Kwara Central Senator-elect is giving out N10,000 as an election...

Dino Melaye shares misleading video of Nigerian Army accusing Wike of attempting to compromise election

A former Nigerian lawmaker and spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council, Senator Dino Melaye, has tweeted a video with a claim...

#NigeriaDecides2023: Buhari’s aide Ajuri Ngelale makes false claims about disputed election in CNN interview

Nigeria’s February 25, 2023 presidential and national assembly elections were the freest and fairest with only a few glitches, according to Ajuri Ngelale, President...

False claims attributed to European Union delegation, NDI/IRI election observers circulate online

A joint press statement attributed to the European Union (EU) delegation and the NDI/IRI Election Observation Mission to Nigeria calling for the stepping down...

ICIR, FactCheckHub unveil trivia game to curb political misinformation

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) in collaboration with the FactCheckHub has launched an online trivia game to checkmate the spread of misinformation...

2023 election: How dearth of data threatens fact-checking, exposes citizens to political misinformation in Nigeria

ON August 20, 2022, the presidential candidate of Accord Party, Christopher Imumolen said Nigeria has about 350,000 police personnel while speaking about his plan...

Claim that INEC is conducting house-to-house voter’s registration in Northern Nigeria is FALSE

A VIRAL photo of a woman who appears to be undergoing biometric capturing in front of her residence has surfaced online with a claim...

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67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan,...

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

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

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67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan,...

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

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