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Avoiding false and misleading information

The advancement in technology and access to the internet over time has aided in amplifying misinformation. The tools and means for disseminating information are...

Claim that Nigerian government is giving out free N50,000 lockdown funds to each citizen is FALSE

A viral WhatsApp message which promises Nigerian citizens free N50,000 lockdown funds allegedly by the Federal Government has been shared widely. The message was forward...

Claim that Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed WTO Director-General is FALSE

Multiple viral posts claiming that Nigeria’s nominee for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed...

Edo Election: Misleading images flood the internet

Edo, a state in Southern Nigeria is set to hold its gubernatorial election on September 19, 2020. As the election holds on Saturday, misleading...

Can walking barefoot increase the size of a man’s genital?

A viral blog post claims that walking barefoot may increase the size of a man’s genital. The report, published on June 3, 2020 on Globalnea.com,...

Claim that Nigerian-born Kaycee Madu is Canada’s Minister of Justice is MISLEADING

A tweet by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) via its official Twitter handle: @nidcom_gov had on August 26 referred to the Nigerian-born Kaycee...

Is Nigeria safer than five years ago as claimed by its Army Chief?

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, had on Sunday, July 26, 2020 claimed that the country is safer than...

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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...