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False claim circulates that nobody was arrested, prosecuted for terrorist attacks in Northern Nigeria

AN X user, Shehu Ghazali Sadiq with the username: @shehusky, has claimed that the Nigerian government has never arrested and prosecuted anyone for all...

Buhari’s scorecard: Analysing Lai Mohammed’s multiple claims as Nigeria’s Information minister

AS the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime comes to an end on May 29, 2023, a prominent member of his cabinet and minister of...

Fact-checking Buhari’s claims on Nigerian Army’s progress

Following the Nigerian Army’s Unveiling and Presentation of New Colours ceremony held on April 27, 2023, President Muhammadu Buhari made several claims regarding Nigeria’s...

Claim by Shehu Sani that Borno student died on January 26, 2017 is MISLEADING

FORMER Nigerian lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, on Thursday, January 26, 2023 tweeted an image of Yakubu Muhammad Fannami alongside some texts in honour of...

Reno Omokri makes false claims about terrorism in Nigeria, Lagos’ debt

SPEAKING during a virtual interview with Arise TV on the 9th of August, 2022, Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan said...

Photo shared by Nnamdi Kanu, not of ISWAP, Boko Haram in Nigeria

A TWITTER post shared on May 24, by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of a separatist group in Nigeria known as the Indigenous People of Biafra...

Viral photos of helicopters are in USA not Nigeria

A  Twitter post shared thousands of times claim three photos of unmarked helicopters were taken "flying over forest in Maiduguri air dropping packages".  It...

Viral image of Nigerian soldiers lowering Boko Haram flag is old photo – not 2021 operation

A photo of what appears to be Nigerian soldiers taking down a flag hoisted by Boko Haram insurgents was shared on social media as...

Did WAEC conduct Senior School Certificate Examination in Chibok?

ON September 14, Kelvin Odanz @MrOdanz shared a tweet claiming that the West African Examination Council (WAEC) senior school certificate examination held in Chibok,...

Is Nigeria safer than five years ago as claimed by its Army Chief?

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, had on Sunday, July 26, 2020 claimed that the country is safer than...

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Again, Okonjo-Iweala debunks viral post on Nigeria’s debt profile attributed to her

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has...

FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

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

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

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Again, Okonjo-Iweala debunks viral post on Nigeria’s debt profile attributed to her

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has...

FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

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

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