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ICIR, FactCheckHub unveil trivia game to curb political misinformation

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) in collaboration with the FactCheckHub has launched an online trivia game to checkmate the spread of misinformation...

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...

ICIR, Mac-Arthur raise concerns over state-sponsored misinformation in Nigeria

By Harrison Edeh AHEAD of Nigeria's 2023 general elections, the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (The ICIR) and Mac-Arthur Foundation have raised concerns over state-sponsored...

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...

Two ICIR fact-checks shortlisted for Global Fact 9 award in Norway

TWO fact-checks published by the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), have been shortlisted for the Global Fact 9 award in Norway. The reports were...

ICIR/ICFJ to hold social media regulation webinar

THE International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), in collaboration with The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), is organising a webinar on social media regulation...

Ezekwesili, others mull new approach against fake news

NIGERIA’s former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Wednesday, disclosed the need to consider motivating purveyors of factual information, through incentives as a...

Ezekwesili, others headline ICIR, ICFJ Knight Fellowship webinar on misinformation

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) in conjunction with the ICFJ Knight Fellowship in Nigeria will on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021, hold a...

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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...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan,...

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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...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan,...