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Video does not show INEC REC for Adamawa brutalized

A video showing a lynched man inside a vehicle has surfaced online with a claim that it shows the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC)...

Claim that Alex Otti secures $50 million dollars for road construction in Abia is FALSE

A Twitter user, @CossyCosydiva, has claimed that Abia state Governor-elect, Alex Otti, has secured a $50million dollars funding for the construction of a 500km...

Claim that money, fabrics and food were shared at Kebbi supplementary election is TRUE

A claim that money, textile fabrics and foodstuffs were distributed to the electorate during the governorship supplementary election held in Kebbi state on Saturday,...

Beware of online platforms claiming to be doing fact-checks, fact-checkers warn

Nigerians have been warned to be wary of several online platforms claiming to be credible fact-checking platforms in the country. Members of the Nigerian Fact-checkers'...

Experts call for increased media literacy, collaborations to tackle fake news

EXPERTS drawn from the legal and media industry have called for increased media literacy and awareness for citizens including the implementation of a comprehensive...

False claim circulates that Atiku is retiring from politics, congratulates Tinubu

A claim has circulated online that Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nigeria's 2023 general election, is retiring...

Lagos guber poll: False claim circulates that Adediran used derogatory words for Rhodes-Vivour

A claim circulating on social media says Abdulazeez Olajide Adediran, the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Lagos state, used some derogatory words...

Is Babajide Sanwo-Olu disbursing N20,000 campaign fund per voter in Lagos?

A claim that the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is disbursing campaign funds to the electorate in Lagos is circulating on WhatsApp. Sanwo-Olu, who is...

Dino Melaye spreads false claim about INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

A former Nigerian lawmaker and spokesperson of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Senator Dino Melaye, has shared a photo alongside a claim that suggests...

Is Baze the costliest university in Nigeria? 

A tweep simply identified as Ify Ella has claimed in a tweet archived here that Baze University owned by Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed is the...

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Clip of Salama Mohamed speaking about abuse on a podcast is NOT about her divorce

A viral clip from a podcast featuring Salama Mohamed,...

Manipulated image of Kanye West’s wife wearing long fur coat circulates online  

AN X user @Am_Blujay, has posted a digitally manipulated...

Cybersecurity firm cautions organisations, individuals against deepfakes increase

A cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky has cautioned organisations and individuals...

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Clip of Salama Mohamed speaking about abuse on a podcast is NOT about her divorce

A viral clip from a podcast featuring Salama Mohamed,...

Manipulated image of Kanye West’s wife wearing long fur coat circulates online  

AN X user @Am_Blujay, has posted a digitally manipulated...

Cybersecurity firm cautions organisations, individuals against deepfakes increase

A cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky has cautioned organisations and individuals...