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Daniel Bwala, other X users share old CBN press release as recent

A press release from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) stating that the apex bank would convict any individual transacting with foreign currency has...

Claim that banks are seizing funds of unregistered community accounts is MISLEADING!

A claim that commercial banks are deducting monies from unregistered community savings accounts is circulating on social media, particularly on WhatsApp. The claim was made...

Claim that bank verification number expires after 10 years resurfaces online

A claim that the Bank Verification Number (BVN) issued to customers by banks in Nigeria expires after 10 years has resurfaced on social media. The...

[SPONSORED] – Misleading video circulates about fintech company Palmpay

Claims that PalmPay is arresting and harassing its loan defaulters in public spaces are circulating on social media. One of such claims is contained in...

No, photo does not show Mamman Daura giving orders to Emefiele

A popular columnist with The Nation newspaper, Sam Omatseye has tweeted a photo with a claim that it shows Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari's nephew,...

Has CBN authorised the use of cryptocurrency ‘like naira’?

IN June 2021 a post which alleged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has authorised the use of cryptocurrency "like the naira in Nigeria"...

Checking Moghalu’s claims on voters turn-out for 2019 elections

A FORMER Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, said that only 28 million Nigerians voted out of the 84...

Report that Nigeria plans to power 5 million homes with N2.3 trillion is MISLEADING

THE Vanguard newspaper, one of Nigeria’s national dailies had on September 3, reported that the Nigerian Government  has concluded arrangements to expend N2.3 trillion...

FALSE claim circulates online in Nigeria discouraging public from using rival ATMs

A WhatsApp message forwarded  and shared numerous times in August 2020 claim that banks have advised their customers to avoid the use of Automated...

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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...

Nearly 100 people drowned after Cholera misinformation spread in Mozambique – officials

MOZAMBICAN officials have said that misinformation about the cholera...

Video of Nigerians carting away goats from trailer is three years old

A video showing people carting away goats from a...

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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...

Nearly 100 people drowned after Cholera misinformation spread in Mozambique – officials

MOZAMBICAN officials have said that misinformation about the cholera...

Video of Nigerians carting away goats from trailer is three years old

A video showing people carting away goats from a...