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Four tips to identify, debunk false health claims shared on social media

The internet has become a breeding ground for health misinformation and thus poses a significant threat to public health. False health-related claims make up a...

Can ulcer be cured with honey, milk and citrus mixtures?

A claim that stomach ulcer can be cured with a mixture of lime, oranges, eggs, milk, honey and some other items has surfaced on...

Doctored video circulates that Nigerian doctor has found cure for high blood pressure

A video which claims that a Nigerian doctor has found cure for high blood pressure (HBP) has circulated multiple times on the internet. The claim...

Ahmed Isah’s false claims about HPV vaccine go viral in Nigeria

A claim that the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is dangerous for young girls and intended to depopulate Nigeria is making rounds both online and...

How true is the claim that eating Beans with ripe Plantains is ‘food poison’?

A claim that eating beans with ripe plantain, a popular food combination in Nigeria, is considered poisonous and unhealthy has resurfaced online. The combination is...

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Again, Okonjo-Iweala debunks viral post on Nigeria’s debt profile attributed to her

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has...

FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...

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Again, Okonjo-Iweala debunks viral post on Nigeria’s debt profile attributed to her

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has...

FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...