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EU probes Meta over election disinformation concerns

THE European Union (EU) has launched an investigation into Meta-owned Facebook and Instagram over the failure of the platforms to counter disinformation ahead of...

EU warns Elon Musk over ‘disinformation’ on X about Israel – Hamas conflict

THE European Union (EU) has warned Elon Musk over alleged disinformation about the Hamas attacks on Israel, including fake news and “repurposed old images”,...

EU decries increased disinformation posts on X

THE European Union (EU) Commission has declared X (formerly Twitter), the social media platform with the largest ratio of misinformation and disinformation posts. The Commission’s...

Fact-checkers, journalists urged to curb misinformation to safeguard democracy in Africa

Fact-checkers and journalists in Africa have been urged to utilize their verification skills to ensure free flow of factual information in public so as...

False claims attributed to European Union delegation, NDI/IRI election observers circulate online

A joint press statement attributed to the European Union (EU) delegation and the NDI/IRI Election Observation Mission to Nigeria calling for the stepping down...

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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...

Fact-checking multiple claims about development indices in Anambra

AN X user, @uptownoflagos, has made multiple claims about...

Social media: How fake news fuels Nigeria’s farmers-herders conflict

Syvaniah Ezekiel had no idea what her life would...

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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...

Fact-checking multiple claims about development indices in Anambra

AN X user, @uptownoflagos, has made multiple claims about...

Social media: How fake news fuels Nigeria’s farmers-herders conflict

Syvaniah Ezekiel had no idea what her life would...