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Mike Arnold makes false claim about Nigeria’s security

MAYOR of Blanco, Texas and founder of Africa Arise International, Mike Arnold has claimed that the latest Global Terrorism Index (GTI) report showed that...

Video of crowd fleeing their homes is from Burkina Faso not Zamfara

AN X user, Serah Ibrahim (@TheSerahIbrahim), has posted a video showing a huge crowd of mostly women with a claim that the footage shows...

Video does not show robbery scene in Abuja

A video showing five unidentified men attacking motorists on a road has surfaced on social media with a claim that it depicts a robbery...

Old video of customs official admitting giving rice to bandits resurfaces online

A video showing an official of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) narrating how they gave bags of rice to bandits has surfaced online with...

Video does not show students kidnapped by bandits in Kaduna

A video showing young girls wielding guns inside a bush have surfaced online with a claim that it shows the students kidnapped by bandits...

Ndume makes false claim about Nigeria’s military strength

THE Nigerian Senate Majority Chief Whip, Ali Ndume, has claimed that Nigeria has only 200,000 armed forces personnel across the country. Ndume stated this on January...

Nigerian police spokesman makes misleading claim about firearms recovered in Anambra

On December 19, 2023, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) spokesperson in Abuja, Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi shared images of firearms on X (fomerly Twitter), with a claim...

How disinformation actors fuelled violence, voter apathy in Imo governorship election

On November 11, 2023, off-cycle gubernatorial elections were held in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi states in Nigeria. The electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),...

Fact-checking claims in Buhari’s presidential farewell speech to Nigerians

THE immediate-past president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, on May 28 delivered his farewell speech in a televised broadcast to Nigerians prior to his handing...

May 29: DSS warns citizens, media against fake news, false alarms

NIGERIA's Department of State Services (DSS) has urged the citizens, media and Civil Society Organisations to shun fake news, false alarms, and sensationalism ahead...

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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?

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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...