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New study reveals ways to safeguard elections against digital threats

A new study by the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) has identified four important steps in mitigating digital threats to elections while engaging with...

How YouTube approved ads promoting disinformation on India’s election – Report

A new investigation by Access Now and Global Witness has found that YouTube, a Google-owned video-sharing platform appears unprepared to screen ads especially ones...

Despite policies, AI-tools still generate misleading election-related images – Report

IMAGE creation tools powered by artificial intelligence from companies including OpenAI and Microsoft can be used to generate images that could promote election or...

Germany uncovers pro-Russia disinformation campaign on X – Report

DIGITAL forensic experts in Germany have uncovered a vast, pro-Russia disinformation campaign against the government using thousands of fake accounts on X. The revelations come...

OpenAI sets to introduce tools to counter election disinformation globally

ChatGPT creator, OpenAI, has announced plans to launch tools to fight disinformation and ban the use of its technology for political campaigns ahead of...

Key Nigerian political figures fact-checked during off-cycle governorship elections in Imo, Kogi, Bayelsa

SOME influential Nigerian politicians shared false information in the build-up, amid and after the just concluded off-cycle elections in Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi states held...

Effective measures required to curb spread of disinformation, misinformation via text message

THERE are more conversations about how to combat election disinformation and misinformation on social media, but there seems not to be a comparable effort...

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Did Obi fail to conduct local government elections as Anambra governor?

A former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed...

Coordinated disinformation networks flooded social media before EU elections – Report

Dutch researchers have revealed that coordinated networks of accounts...

Claim that Burkina Faso will no longer import military uniforms is FALSE

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...

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Did Obi fail to conduct local government elections as Anambra governor?

A former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed...

Coordinated disinformation networks flooded social media before EU elections – Report

Dutch researchers have revealed that coordinated networks of accounts...

Claim that Burkina Faso will no longer import military uniforms is FALSE

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...