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Did Tinubu win only two out of 23 LGAs in Kaduna State?

ON June 7, 2023, a Twitter user, Chigozie Valuation, with the username: @Chigozok claimed that Nigerian President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, only won in two...

Typological analysis of fact-checking by the Nigerian Fact-checkers’ Coalition during Nigeria’s 2023 general election

Introduction Nigeria’s 2023 general election have come and gone with sprinkles of victory, controversies, and, expectedly, the circulation of false information. The elections, which produced...

Charly Boy shares fake chart about Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election result

ON May 17, 2023, a Nigerian music artiste, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, shared a chart with a claim that it shows the percentages of votes...

2023 Election: Did Obasanjo hire Russian lawyer ‘Natalia Veselnitskaya’ for Peter Obi?

Several social media posts have claimed that former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has flown in a Russia-based lawyer to reclaim the mandate of the...

No, Peter Obi has not deleted his tweet about resignation from PDP!

ON April 11, 2023, a Twitter user, Imran Muhammad, with the username: @imranmhudz, claimed that Peter Obi, the Labour Party's (LP) flag-bearer in Nigeria's...

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...

No, US government did not criticize Nigeria’s presidential election!

A Nigerian music artiste, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has shared a video alongside a claim that the United States had...

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...

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...

FACTSHEET: What you need to know about Nigeria’s pivotal 2023 general elections

By Allwell Okpi and Oluseyi Awojulugbe.   Official campaigns for Nigeria’s 2023 general elections – expected to be among the most important in its recent democratic...

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Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

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How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...

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CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

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Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding...

How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...