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IFCN announces application for ENGAGE phase of the Google’s Global Fact Check Fund

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute has announced that applications for the ENGAGE phase of Google-backed Global Fact Check Fund is...

Fact-checkers, researchers urged to balance reportage to combat fake news effectively

FACT-CHECKERS have called on academic researchers to put more efforts in making their output relevant to disinformation experts. Academic researchers on the other hand have...

DUBAWA’s report on ‘Baba Aisha herbal medicine’ wins at Global Fact 10

Dubawa has emerged winner of the highest impact fact-check at the Global Fact 10 awards held in Seoul, South Korea on Friday. Announcing the winners...

Global Fact-Check Fund: FactCheckHub, Dubawa, 33 others get Google/YouTube grant

THE FactCheckHub and Dubawa were among the 35 organisations named on Thursday as recipient of the Global Fact-Check Fund which is run by the...

Limited human resources is hindering fight against misinformation – Report

LACK of enough human resources is affecting the capacities fact-checking organisations to tackle misinformation effectively, a report by the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has...

IFCN condemns Philippine government’s decision to shut down Rappler

FACT-CHECKERS across the globe under the auspices of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) have condemned the decision of the Philippine government to revoke Rappler’s...

Fact-checkers head to Oslo for ninth edition of Global Fact conference

JOURNALISTS, fact-checkers, policymakers, tech and media experts will converge in Oslo, Norway between June 22 - 25, 2022 to attend the ninth edition of...

IFCN, Meta offer grants to help fact-checkers fight misinformation on WhatsApp

The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has revealed plans to assist fact-checkers globally to tackle misinformation on WhatsApp, the world’s largest messaging app, through grant...

Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, global fact-checkers unite to battle disinformation

WHEN Russia invaded Ukraine last week, several disinformations were in circulation which prompted the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) to swing into action. The IFCN is...

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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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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,...