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Sydney universities launch database to tackle information disorder

Researchers from three Sydney universities in Australia have developed an online database to track policies and regulations from 50 countries dealing with misinformation, AI...

2024: Experts berate Nigerian govt for budgeting N24.5 million to tackle fake news

Experts in the information ecosystem have criticized the Nigerian Government's N24.5 million budget proposal to tackle fake news in 2024, despite its acknowledged threat...

Stakeholders urge media organisations to uphold ethical reporting to combat misinformation, hate speech

Stakeholders in the Nigerian information space have urged media organisations to play crucial role in countering misinformation and hate speech by upholding ethical standards...

Online disinformation: UNESCO announces plan to regulate social media platforms

THE Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has said the regulation of social media platforms is imminent to protect access to information "while at the...

Nigerian information minister calls for more funding to tackle fake news

NIGERIA's minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has called for an upward review of the budgetary allocation for the ministry of information and...

2023 election: Jonathan urges Nigerians to shun fake news, hate speech

FORMER Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerians to shun fake news, hate speech and propaganda ahead of the nation's 2023 general election. Jonathan made...

UNESCO confab to boost war against fake news, misinformation – Lai Mohammed

NIGERIA's Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the 2022 Global Media and Information Literacy (GMIL) Week of UNESCO, will give a...

Nigerian government to collaborate with Google to tackle hate speech, disinformation

THE Nigerian Government says it is collaborating with Google to curb the spread of hate speech and disinformation on YouTube channels. The Minister of Information...

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Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

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Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

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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...

Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

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