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2023 polls: Nigerian fact-checkers warn politicians against misinformation

A coalition of fact-checkers working in Nigeria has issued a strong warning to politicians to abstain from misinformation and disinformation as the 2023 general...

FactCheckHub joins global Fact-Checking body

THE FactCheckHub, the fact-checking arm of the International Centre for Investigative Reporting  (The ICIR), has officially become a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network. Established...

No! Kenyan government official did not threaten Larry Madowo on TV

POPULAR Nigerian blog, Instablog9ja, on Thursday, 26th August 2021, posted on its Instagram page a viral video that claimed that a Kenyan government official...

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...

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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...