HomeTagsFake news

Tag - Fake news

Osun sets up committee to combat fake news, cyber bullying

THE Osun State Government has established a Cybercrime Action Committee amidst moves to address the increasing spate of fake news and cyber bullying in...

Study reveals new way to combat disinformation on social media

AT a time where social media platforms have evolved into battlegrounds for information integrity, a recent study has identified the mechanisms for disinformation and provided countermeasures to...

Did a boy from Enugu state build hydro-metallic bomb?

A photo showing a young boy standing behind a podium has surfaced online with a claim that a boy from Enugu State built a...

Video of people scrambling for bread in Ilorin is not recent

THE candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives for Dekina/Bassa Fender Constituency in Nigeria's 2023 general elections, Austin Okai has posted a...

Nigerian police to clamp down on fake news purveyors

THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, has asked Nigeria Police Force Cyber Crime Centre (NPF-NCCC) to clamp down on persons spreading fake news...

How to help children deal with misinformation

AFTER teaching children how to spot fake news, it is important to also know how to help them navigate dealing with misinformation and disinformation...

Tepak launches anti-disinformation centre in Cyprus

THE Social Computing Research Centre of the Cyprus University of Technology (Tepak) has announced the launch of the Anti-Disinformation Centre in Cyprus named Fact-Check...

Meta oversight board member urges actions against fake news on WhatsApp

Helle Thorning-Schmidt, a Meta oversight board member, has urged the tech giant to take further steps to stop the spread of false information on...

Five AI tools used in generating disinformation visuals

IN a recent report, the World Economic Forum (WEF) listed Artificial Intelligence-generated misinformation as one of the top immediate risk to the global economy...

Cholera misinformation killed 23 in Mozambique – Police

THE Mozambican Police have confirmed the death of at least 23 people due to a wave of misinformation about cholera disease in the country. According...

Most Read

CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has...

Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...

Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding...

How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...

Recent Check

CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has...

Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...

Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding...

How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...