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Viral video does not show bundles of naira notes in warehouse

A video with a caption that states that bundles of new naira notes were found in a warehouse in northern Nigeria has been circulating...

AFCON 2023: Photo does not show Ivorian goalkeeper with charm at final match

AN Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati and other social media users have shared a photo showing a goalkeeper with a black object strapped to...

How to use Wayback machine to view deleted web pages

THE Internet Archive's Wayback Machine is a digital storage of information on the internet. The platform enables users to access archived versions of webpages with...

Bolivian journalists develop chatbot to counter misinformation

JOURNALISTS and developers at ChequeaBolivia have developed Checki, a chatbot that uses multimedia content and games to fight misinformation among young people. The project was...

Poynter launches Teen Fact-Checking Network in Spain

THE Poynter Institute has launched the Teen Fact-Checking Network (TFCN) to protect teenagers from falling for online misinformation in Spain. The innovative programme led by...

Nigerian police to clamp down on fake news purveyors

THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, has asked Nigeria Police Force Cyber Crime Centre (NPF-NCCC) to clamp down on persons spreading fake news...

Disinformation: How social media users launder suspended Nigerian minister Betta Edu’s image on X

IF you were active on X in January 2024, you must have noticed that the word “Dr Betta Edu” trended for days on the...

How true is the claim that anyone who contracts typhoid fever must have ingested human faeces?

AN Instagram user, Adefunke Arowolo, has claimed that anyone that contracts typhoid fever must have ingested human faeces directly or indirectly. The claim, posted on...

How to help children deal with misinformation

AFTER teaching children how to spot fake news, it is important to also know how to help them navigate dealing with misinformation and disinformation...

Photos do not show Nwabali and his wife

THREE photos showing Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali and a woman have surfaced online with a claim that they show the footballer with his...

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Video of people scrambling for bread in Ilorin is not recent

THE candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of...

NewsGuard tracks over 700 AI-generated online ‘news’ sites

NewsGuard Technologies Inc. has tracked 713 AI-generated news and...

Video of naked women protesting is NOT from Lagos

A claim that women in Lagos state are protesting...

How Russia runs disinformation campaign against Zelensky – Report

A recent Washington Post report based on Kremlin documents...

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Video of people scrambling for bread in Ilorin is not recent

THE candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of...

NewsGuard tracks over 700 AI-generated online ‘news’ sites

NewsGuard Technologies Inc. has tracked 713 AI-generated news and...

Video of naked women protesting is NOT from Lagos

A claim that women in Lagos state are protesting...

How Russia runs disinformation campaign against Zelensky – Report

A recent Washington Post report based on Kremlin documents...