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Nigeria did NOT approve the cessation of South eastern states!

A claim that the Nigerian government has approved the cessation of five South Eastern states from Nigeria has surfaced on TikTok. The claim was contained...

Simon Ekpa shares fake images of weapons allegedly recovered by pro-Biafra fighters from police

A pro-Biafran agitator, Simon Ekpa, has posted images showing weapons with a claim that they were seized by Biafra Resistance Fighters (BRF) during an...

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),...

Biafra: How IPOB uses disinformation to push secession agenda

By Ebunoluwa Olafusi   THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a separatist group in Nigeria, is pushing for the establishment of a sovereign state for the...

Doctored image of P-Square wearing Biafra outfits circulates online

AN IMAGE showing Nigerian artistes Peter and Paul Okoye, popularly called P-Square, dressed in sweatshirts with colours of the Biafran flag has been shared...

Anambra Election: Did Andy Uba sponsor the Prison Reform Bill?

CANDIDATE of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the forthcoming November 6, governorship election in Anambra, Andy Uba, says he sponsored the Prison Reform...

Is FG seeking Chinese loan to fund Nnamdi Kanu’s prosecution?

ON October 21, 2020, at about 8:26 pm an online publication, Eastern Telegraph shared a controversial quote attributed to the Nigeria's Minister of Information...

Did Bishop Kukah praise separatist leader, Kanu, as man of truth?

A news report shared online claimed that the current Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto Matthew Hassan Kukah recently described the leader...

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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...