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False claim circulates on tenure elongation for FCT chairmen, councillors

A claim that the tenures of FCT Area Council Chairmen and Councillors will be extended is circulating on WhatsApp. The claim was contained in a broadcast...

Shehu Sani makes false claim about museums in Abuja

A former federal lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has claimed that Nigeria is the only country without a museum in its capital city. Senator Sani made the...

ICIR, FactCheckHub train FCT teachers, students on fact-checking

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) in collaboration with the FactCheckHub on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 trained some teachers and students of Government...

Does a woman need the approval of a male relative before she can adopt a child in Nigeria?

A tweet circulated online claims that in Nigeria a woman cannot adopt a child without getting a male relative to approve the adoption. The post...

Report that Osinbajo advised FG to suspend NYSC for two years is FALSE

ON June 16, several news platforms and blogs reported that the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC), Chaired by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, recommended...

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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...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...

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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...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...