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How PEPT judgement, Niger and Gabon coups fuel misinformation on X

THE just concluded Nigeria's presidential election petition tribunal (PEPT) alongside the coups in Niger and Gabon have attracted audiences from different parts of the...

EXPLAINER: Twitter checkmarks and what they symbolise

Upon acquiring the social media platform, Elon Musk, the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, announced that the verification checks that serve as a symbol...

‘Blue Check’ verified accounts are flooding Twitter with misinformation – Report

A News Guard’s ‘misinformation monitor’ report has revealed that Twitter's "blue check" which was previously an indication of an account's authenticity, has now become...

How Twitter’s Elon Musk amplifies misinformation – Report 

A report by the Agence France-Presse (AFP) has alleged that the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Elon Musk, repeatedly used his account to amplify...

How job cuts by major social media companies is affecting global fight against misinformation, disinformation

JOB cuts by major social media companies is affecting many teams saddled with the task of curbing misinformation and disinformation on those social platforms. It...

Did Elon Musk say he would delete Twitter, Facebook and buy Nigeria?

FOLLOWING the successful acquisition of Twitter by billionaire investor and businessman Elon Musk which has elicited mixed reactions on social media, several images which...

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Video of ‘flooding in Italy’ shared by Joe Igbokwe is from mudslide in Japan

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in...

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...

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Video of ‘flooding in Italy’ shared by Joe Igbokwe is from mudslide in Japan

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in...

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...