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Edo/Ondo elections: INEC urges journalists to guard against fake news

THE Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has urged journalists to be resolute against fake news and misinformation ahead...

Nov 11 polls : INEC warns against election-related misinformation

AHEAD of the November 11 governorship election in Bayelsa, Kogi, and Imo States, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again expressed concern over...

Video does not show INEC REC for Adamawa brutalized

A video showing a lynched man inside a vehicle has surfaced online with a claim that it shows the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC)...

False claim circulates that Mike Ozekhome to appeal ex-convicts’ cases

A claim that Mike Ozekhome, a Nigerian lawyer and human rights activist, said that ex-convicts are approaching him to appeal their cases in court...

INEC seeks Meta’s collaboration to tackle election disinformation

NIGERIA's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is in talks with the management of Meta (Facebook parent company) to combat the menace of election disinformation...

2023 election: INEC disowns fake ad-hoc staff recruitment website

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disowned a website advertising ad-hoc staff positions for the agency for the 2023 general election. It will be...

INEC urges media organisations to fact-check stories before dissemination

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has tasked media organisations in Nigeria to always fact-check stories before processing them for public consumption. INEC chairman, Professor...

Claim that INEC is conducting house-to-house voter’s registration in Northern Nigeria is FALSE

A VIRAL photo of a woman who appears to be undergoing biometric capturing in front of her residence has surfaced online with a claim...

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No! Video does not show Igbos killed in Mozambique over money rituals

A graphic video showing young men being set ablaze...

No! TETFund is not recruiting

A claim that Nigeria's Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)...

Claim that bandits ordered Nigerian churches to close down resurfaces online

A video showing a former commissioner of Police in...

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...

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No! Video does not show Igbos killed in Mozambique over money rituals

A graphic video showing young men being set ablaze...

No! TETFund is not recruiting

A claim that Nigeria's Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)...

Claim that bandits ordered Nigerian churches to close down resurfaces online

A video showing a former commissioner of Police in...

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...